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Taj Mahal Gets Mud-pack Treatment

India's iconic Taj Mahal monument is to be given a mud-pack to remove yellow pollution stains, archaeologists say.

Jun

09

2014

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Indian Market to Thailand Remains Strong

India is one of Thailand’s fastest growing source markets and the biggest market from South Asia. In 2013, Indian visitors to Thailand totalled 1,049,856, up 3.61 per cent over 2012.

Jun

08

2014

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Food-related Start-ups Catching the Eye

The way to making good money, may just be through people's stomachs.

Jun

08

2014

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Holy Sites May Offer Clues to Antibiotic Resistance

The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.

Jun

06

2014

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Varanasi's Zardozi Market Eroded by Pakistan

Ten years down the line you might not find the art practiced any more in Varanasi

Jun

06

2014

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Why is AAP Self Destructing

Does AAP have a future? Yes. But only if it can put a leash on Kejriwal.

Jun

06

2014

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Right to be Forgotten Poses a Legal Dilemma in India

The “right to be forgotten” judgment has raised a controversy, while some argue that it upholds an individual’s privacy, others say it leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

Jun

06

2014

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India’s Snooping and Snowden

It is not actually snooping. This was the Indian foreign minister’s response to the U.S. mass surveillance programs that also targeted India.

Jun

06

2014

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Narendra Modi's US Visit

Media in India feel Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposed meeting with US President Barack Obama is likely to open a "new chapter" in Washington-Delhi ties.

Jun

06

2014

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Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan - The Most Haunted Place in India

Locals say whoever has tried to stay inside after sunset was never found.

Jun

06

2014

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Why Infosys' Loss is Dell's Gain

Prasad Thrikutam, who was in charge of strategic sales, marketing and alliances at Infosys, will join Dell Services as president and global head of its Application Services division

Jun

06

2014

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India Sikh Groups Clash at Golden Temple

Several people have been injured after Sikh groups brandishing swords clashed at India's Golden Temple

Jun

06

2014

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HRD Minister Smriti Irani Meets IIT Directors

Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani met directors of six elite Indian Institutes of Technology over two hours this week and reportedly plans a "retreat" with them for more discussions.

Jun

05

2014

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US State Department Needs to Pipe Down About Badaun

There is a compulsive need to comment, advise, and worst of all, essentialise -- where specific incidents become excuses for broad scale generalisations about Indian men, women, society.

Jun

05

2014

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Smartwear Revolution Promises Healthier Lives

A new generation of wearable technology is promising not only to log data about users' health but to predict and avert crises

Jun

05

2014

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Prix Emile Hermès: Mola Musings

Two Kolkata designers get a special jury recommendation at the Hermès biennial design award for a chair inspired by a mother’s lap

Jun

05

2014

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Foreign Media on the Modi Kurta

Never before has there been such a strong convergence between what a politician in India stands for and his clothing.

Jun

05

2014

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Tree Temple Houses 800 Varieties of Fruit Trees

A Tree temple, spread in 10 acres of area in Badgaon Mafi village in Burhanpur, is housing 800 varieties fruit trees and is maintain a fine balance in the environment.

Jun

05

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Keepy Uppy in Kerala

The Nainamvalappu Football Fans Association (NFFA) even plans to host its own mini World Cup in which 'teams' representing eight countries will play each other today. The winners will be presented with a gilt replica of the FIFA World Cup.

Jun

05

2014

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Modi, Obama Will Meet in Washington in September

Narendra Modi has confirmed to US President Barack Obama that he will have a bilateral meeting with him in Washington in the last week of September this year.

Jun

05

2014

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Australia Want Their Own Indian Soil

Cricket Australia has come up with a novel plan to improve the team's performance on Indian soil: import some of their own.

Jun

05

2014

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Rediscovering Yoga’s Soul

Are we just too conceited to admit that the practice can add a new dimension to our lives?

Jun

04

2014

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US Judges India

The US should seek to work with the new BJP government to enhance India's role in demonstrating America's commitment to the Asia Pacific.

Jun

04

2014

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Flipkart to Recruit Talent From Harvard, Wharton and Stanford

This is part of its plan to acquire management and technology talent from global campuses.

Jun

04

2014

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Tinker, Solder and Engineer

The Great Indian Jugaad—that unique desi talent for cobbling together disparate items and producing something that may look incredible, but somehow gets the job done. In fact, this is the dream that is driving a handful of Indian techies to usher in the Makerspace culture.

Jun

04

2014

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Ancient Hindu Temple Statues Returned to Cambodia

Cambodia has welcomed home three ancient Hindu statues, which were stolen from a temple decades ago.

Jun

04

2014

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Saarc is the Land of milk and Honey For Indian Startups

Indian startups, especially in the e-commerce and mobile solutions sector, are expanding to Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Jun

04

2014

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PIOs to be Treated as Indians for Adoption of Kids

The Ministry to change the guidelines for adoption of children so that persons of Indian origin (PIOs) are treated as Indians and not foreigners in the matter.

Jun

03

2014

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30 Navjot Singh Sidhu One-liners That Sum Up India

The unrestrained laughter and witticisms have made Navjot Singh Sidhu more popular as a TV personality than he ever was as a cricketer.

Jun

03

2014

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Pakistani Premier in Delicate Dance With India

Pakistan’s prime minister, Nawaz Sharif, returned home from New Delhi to faint praise and considerable criticism.

Jun

03

2014

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The Mango Heartland

Malihabad: in the land of famous Dussehri mangoes.

Jun

03

2014

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Style Legend White is right

A summer staple, style classic, social barometer, political statement—the white shirt’s Indian evolution is a story of our times.

Jun

03

2014

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The Indian Miracle-buster Stuck in Finland

An Indian man who made his name exposing the "miraculous" feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country after being accused of blasphemy.

Jun

03

2014

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Indian Businessmen to Promote Hindi in Israel

In a major boost to promotion of Hindi in Israel, Indian businessmen here have announced a grant of about USD 33,000.

Jun

03

2014

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Indian Minister Dies in Car Crash

Gopinath Munde, India's newly-appointed Rural Development Minister, has died in a car crash in the capital, Delhi.

Jun

03

2014

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India: The Power of One Billion

The world's fastest growing mobile market remains relatively untapped - but tread lightly, there still be dragons

Jun

03

2014

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India Evacuates 1,000 Nationals From Ukrainian City

The first batch of 500 Indians, mostly students, are leaving violence-hit Ukrainian city of Lugansk to Kyiv today as India made arrangements to evacuate close to 1000 of its nationals from that city

Jun

03

2014

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Saudi Arabia bans Indian Green Chilli

Saudi Arabia has started enforcing its ban on import of Indian green chilli (green pepper), with the Customs Department preventing the arrival of a six-tonne consignment last week.

Jun

02

2014

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India’s Growing Market for Leisure Biking

The number of Indians with money to burn on leisure biking is growing fast, and the world's most revered motorcycle brands are gearing up to equip them.

Jun

02

2014

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Swedish Artist Plans to Send First House to Moon

A Swedish artist is raising funds to send the first house to the Moon in 2015, which will self assemble within minutes on the lunar surface.

Jun

02

2014

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Telangana Becomes India's 29th State

Celebrations erupted in the state to mark the historic event that came after a long-drawn-out process of bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh.

Jun

02

2014

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Air India Posts Staff Abroad for Ghost Flights

The carrier has close to 100 employees in America, and an equal number of agents and handlers to oversee its limited operations.

Jun

02

2014

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Indian Spiritual Healer Charged With Fraud in UK

An Indian man, posing as a spiritual healer in Britain, has been charged with blackmail and fraud worth thousands of pounds in a court.

Jun

02

2014

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High-tech Entrepreneurs Flock to India

Today many, including those who were educated and worked in the U.S., have decided to return home.

Jun

02

2014

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Britain Could Get Muslim and Hindu Bank Holidays

Britain could soon get its first Muslim and Hindu Bank Holiday days after a petition to Downing Street reached 119,000 signatures.

Jun

02

2014

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Infosys Investors Lose Faith in Narayana Murthy

Investors who showed confidence when Murthy spelt out a three-year turnaround plan are today worried.

Jun

01

2014

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How Modi Can Drive India Out of Worst Slowdown in 25 Years

The sharp slowdown, coupled with high inflation, has been cited among the many reasons for the Congress Party's worst-ever performance in the recently held elections.

May

31

2014

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Smoking Rates Fall Among Indian Men, Rise for Women

In absolute terms, the number of female smokers in India has more than doubled - from about 5.3 million to 12.2 million.

May

31

2014

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U.S. Sway in Asia Is Imperiled as China Challenges Alliances

The Obama administration's 3-year-old plan to shift its foreign policy focus to Asia was supposed to shore up interests in a critical region.

May

31

2014

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Smaller IT Companies Gain From Infosys’s Talent Exodus

The executive exodus at Infosys is proving to be a blessing for others in the IT industry, especially second-tier companies.

May

31

2014

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Beware the Charm Offensive

In India there are two ancient sources from which we should learn our diplomacy after duly taking a bow: Chanakya & China, in that order

May

30

2014

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The Truth Behind Miss India and the High-price of Beauty

The high-price of beauty that many of girls must pay if they wish to compete in the Miss India contest.

May

30

2014

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Bollywood Film Titles: As Desi as it Gets

It's the desi colloquial flavour that Bollywood has latched on to for its film titles to strike a chord with viewers.

May

30

2014

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15% of the World’s Obese Population Lives in India, China

Almost 37% of the world’s men are overweight or obese, up from 29% in 1980; and almost 38% of the world’s women are, up from 30% in 1980

May

30

2014

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Marginal Shift

The resounding victory of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in India's recently concluded general election is being interpreted by some as a religious vote in favour of the Hindu nationalist party.

May

30

2014

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IPL: Is the Brand Losing its Appeal

After an initial smooth ride, the IPL has been hit by a string of controversies in recent seasons.

May

30

2014

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Take a Ride on Your Suitcase

A Chinese inventor has developed a battery-powered scooter with a suitcase.

May

30

2014

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Indian-Americans Win Spelling Bee, Create History

Sriram Hathwar and Ansun Sujoe won the 87th Spelling Bee making history as the first Indian Americans to win the contest jointly, a first for the championship since 1962.

May

29

2014

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Here Comes Hockey Again

The time to rest on laurels is long gone. The Indian men’s hockey team must reinvent itself to stay relevant, especially in a year that has four big tournaments lined up

May

29

2014

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Indian Court Asked to Decide if guru is Dead or Meditating

The family and followers of one of India's wealthiest Hindu spiritual leaders are fighting a legal battle over whether he is dead or simply in a deep state of meditation.

May

29

2014

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Obama: India competing with US, Rise of the New World

The president of the United States Barack Obama said that the rise of middle-class in countries such as Brazil and India signifies a New World order, and America has to be ready to respond to this competition.

May

29

2014

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PM Modi Issues His 10-point Formula to Develop India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has unveiled his top 10 policy priorities seeking to unblock an investment logjam and setting deadlines for action in order to revive the economy.

May

29

2014

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Avionics Could be the Next Big Thing in India

Setting up in avionics is not easy. It takes at least a year to develop a product and a few more to test it on systems that cost about $1-2 million

May

29

2014

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Srinivas Exit a Major Shock for Infosys

The resignation of Infosys president and board member BG Srinivas has been described as a "major shock" and "big surprise" by analysts

May

28

2014

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Sachin, Shah Rukh Among 100 Most Obsessed-Over People on Web

Indian cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar and Bollywood heartthrob Shah Rukh Khan are among the 100 most "obsessed-over people" on the web,

May

28

2014

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India Second Highest in Shadow Businesses in the World

India has the second highest rate of shadow-economy entrepreneurs operating in the country in comparison to businesses that are registered with authorities.

May

28

2014

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Modi Is Good for U.S.-Indian Relations

Narendra Modi’s rise to the Prime Minister office represents a decisive break from Indian politics of the past.

May

28

2014

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India Special Task Force to Find Black Money

India has set up a special task force to find illicit money, in one of the first decisions taken by the government of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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