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School in India Ensnared in U.S. Diplomatic Spat

A handout for new teachers at this city’s exclusive American Embassy School offers some unusual guidance to female teachers whose husbands will also be teaching at the school.

Jan

17

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Golden Temple SAS Claims Overlooked in India

Claims that Britain's Special Air Service regiment may have its fingerprints on the bloody storming of the Sikh Golden Temple 30 years ago have been getting a lot more attention back in the UK than here in India.

Jan

17

2014

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Indian Actress Suchitra Sen Dies

Veteran actress Suchitra Sen, known as the Greta Garbo of India, has died in the eastern city of Calcutta.

Jan

17

2014

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Angry Wife Outs Indian Minister’s Affair on Twitter

India’s top-tweeting minister scrambled to save his career Thursday after his wife exposed his alleged adultery on Twitter and revived a cricket scandal that led him to resign from cabinet in 2010.

Jan

17

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Obama Nominates Indian-American to Key Post

US President Barack Obama has nominated Indian-American businesswoman Shamina Singh to a key administration post.

Jan

17

2014

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US Embassy School Under Scanner for Visa, Tax Violations

The elite American Embassy school here is under scanner for suspected violations of tax laws and visa status of some of its staff.

Jan

17

2014

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Honeymoon Threatens to be Brief for Anti-graft Party AAP

From a rally that nearly ended in a stampede, to a rebellious lawmaker and a minister openly duelling police over drug gangs, the honeymoon could be short-lived

Jan

15

2014

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Indian Sikhs Demand probe into British claims in Operation Bluestar

Outraged Sikh organisations and leadersdemanded a thorough probe into reports that the British government colluded with former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi over Operation Blue Star.

Jan

15

2014

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In India, Americans Get a 10 Yrs Business Visa

India's policy to grant visas to foreign citizens wishing to establish an industrial or business venture in the country is skewed in favour of the United States,

Jan

15

2014

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Why the Arvind Kejriwal Effect is Growing

In his first two weeks in office, the new broom sweeping through Indian politics seems to be proving the old rule that if everyone's attacking you, you must be doing something right.

Jan

15

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US Returns Stolen Artifacts to India In Wake of Nannygate

The sculpture and two others – a 600-pounder called “Vishnu and Parvati” and a depiction of a Buddhist “Bodhisattva” or enlightened being – were swiped from the Gadgach Temple in Rajasthan, India, in 2009.

Jan

15

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India-America Relations on Edge

India, its passions fanned by election-year politics, pushed back hard at what many Indians said was American arrogance.

Jan

15

2014

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Indian Nannygate Diplomat Files to Have Charges Tossed

Despite ordering her to leave America, the feds have said the indictment against Khobragade remains pending, and that she could face arrest if she tries to re-enter the country.

Jan

14

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Remains of Another Ancient University Unearthed in Bihar

Remains of "Tiladhak" ancient university are spread in a big area and will take more time for full excavation -- just like Nalanda where the excavation took years.

Jan

14

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A Chance to Shine on Wimbledon’s Grass

Four-time Wimbledon semi-finalist Tim Henman is in Mumbai scouting for young Indian players to take on the best in the UK

Jan

14

2014

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UK Probe Into India Golden Temple Attack Role

British PM David Cameron has ordered a probe into claims by an MP that Margaret Thatcher's government assisted India in the controversial raid on the Golden Temple in Amritsar 1984.

Jan

14

2014

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Ranbaxy Says F.D.A. Lists Possible Violations at Plant

Ranbaxy said it was assessing the document and would work to resolve the regulator’s concerns as soon as possible.

Jan

14

2014

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After Khobragade: Can U.S.-India Relations Recover

Diplomatic dispute over arrested Indian official is the worst moment in India-U.S. relations since India's 1998 nuclear tests

Jan

14

2014

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The Growing Power of India

The potential of the Indian wine market is such that international wine judges and foreign investors are starting to take note.

Jan

13

2014

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Bark to the Future

A veterinarian couple finds foreign homes for Indian street dogs

Jan

13

2014

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The Real Naked Fakir

The little-known shrine of a Sufi ascetic and poet whose life was a revolt against traditions

Jan

13

2014

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WHO Set to Declare India as Polio Free Nation

The World Health Organisation is set to officially declare India a polio free nation as no polio cases have been detected in the country for the past three years.

Jan

13

2014

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Cost of Cool in India? An iPhone

What ought to make Apple executives uneasy is that competition is building in the premium segment.

Jan

13

2014

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Dream of Gold Leads to Government Excavation in India

A dig for treasure begins after a man dreams of a huge amount of gold hidden under a fort in the north of India.

Jan

13

2014

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Indian-Origin Girl Takes On UK Varsity Gender Segregation

Bhatt, a 19-year-old first-year history student, believes that the UUK guidance is a threat to women of all backgrounds.

Jan

13

2014

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Expelled US Official a Bleeding Heart or an Ugly American

In their three years in India, Wayne May and his wife Alicia Muller May revealed conflicting impulses and contradictory outlook towards the people and country they served in.

Jan

12

2014

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Love in the Time of Nehru

Recovered from a trash bag, the intimate letters between an Indian diplomat and his wife reveal the life and times of the elite of Nehru’s India

Jan

12

2014

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Indian Tribe Protects Land From Mining Giant

A small tribe in eastern India has managed to prevent a British-Indian mining giant from exploiting the aluminium ore rich hills in which they live.

Jan

12

2014

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Laughter Yoga

Can having a good laugh or even making a complete fool of yourself with colleagues really help you at work?

Jan

12

2014

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Delhi Says No Stand-off With US

India's Foreign Minister Salman Khurshid has sought to downplay the row with Washington over an Indian diplomat who was arrested in the US.

Jan

12

2014

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Liar for Hire? Fake CVs Flood Indian Job Market

Forging qualifications, faking experience, and inventing companies -- desperate candidates are resorting to all sorts of fraud to land jobs in a tough Indian employment market.

Jan

12

2014

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Kolkata's Armenians Celebrate Christmas

The Armenians follow the orthodox Julian calendar, which marks the birth of Jesus Christ as Jan 6.

Jan

12

2014

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Can Kejriwal Capture Imagination of Indians Across the Country

As the party prepares to move out of its capital comfort zone and go national, political pundits and the person in the street alike are wondering if Kejriwacan capture the imagination of Indians across the country.

Jan

12

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Archaeological Survey of India team to visit Kabul for Buddha’s bowl

Two experts are being sent to Kabul to examine a begging bowl said to be used by Lord Buddha, and initiate the process of bringing it back to India.

Jan

12

2014

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NRIs Cannot Vote From Outside India

Non-Resident Indians (NRIs) can vote in Indian elections only if they are present in their constituencies

Jan

10

2014

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AAP’s Muddled Horizons

The euphoria around AAP may turn into despair if it doesn’t change its course

Jan

10

2014

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10 Big Names Who Have Decided to Join Hands With Kejriwal

With the rookie party going strong on its anti-corruption plank, some big names have decided to join hands with Arvind Kejriwal.

Jan

10

2014

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Indian Scientists Use Plant Molecules to Fight Cancer

Indian scientists have shown how certain naturally-occurring plant chemicals when used in combination with routine cancer drugs can actually lower the dosage of the medication.

Jan

10

2014

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Illiterate, But in Love With Books

Since the vast majority of those who visit the library are tourists, he has named it the Travelers Library.

Jan

10

2014

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Indian Surgeons Refuse to Operate in Pakistan

A team of Indian surgeons collaborated with their Pakistani counterparts for liver transplants throughout the summer last year.

Jan

10

2014

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A Stick in Time for India

India shall look to begin their Hockey World League campaign on a winning note when they take on England in their inaugural match of the Hockey World League.

Jan

10

2014

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Indian Adventure in a Rickshaw

If you have ever been to India you will instantly recall the noise, the people and the traffic.

Jan

10

2014

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Indian Visa Row Diplomat Devyani Khobragade Leaves US

An Indian diplomat whose arrest in the US has sparked a diplomatic row has left for India

Jan

08

2014

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Sochi 2014: India's Answer to Cool Runnings

For Shiva Keshavan, the trek he has taken from the foothills of the Himalayas to Sochi must at times feel like trying to conquer his own personal Mount Everest.

Jan

08

2014

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Congress Calls in the Spin Doctors

The party has engaged U.S.-headquartered Burson-Marsteller, the public relations firm that represented American pop star Lady Gaga.

Jan

08

2014

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Aam Aadmi Party Tries to Transform Campaign Finance

The Aam Aadmi Party, having shaken up the political order in India is also making an attempt to change the way the country’s political campaigns are financed.

Jan

08

2014

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India Asks US Embassy to Shut Down Club by January 16

Stepping up its offensive, India has asked the US embassy to stop certain commercial activities.

Jan

08

2014

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Facebook Makes First Acquisition of Indian Start-up

The startup, which builds mobile app analysis tools for app developers and testers, announced announced that the deal had been completed.

Jan

08

2014

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An Indian Diplomat Pays a Pice for Judicial Grandstanding

India had handled American diplomats with a generosity of spirit that it felt the bilateral relationship deserved. Now, with the same spirit shown to be lacking from the other side, the friendship has suffered.

Jan

08

2014

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Diplomat Berates Bharara for Going Public on Plea Discussions

Senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade has berated US Attorney Preet Bharara for publicly disclosing plea discussions underway to resolve the visa fraud case against her

Jan

08

2014

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Manmohan to Diaspora: No Reason to Worry About Future

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh sought to dispel apprehensions of the Indian diaspora on the state of the economy

Jan

07

2014

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The Man Who Forgot He Was Prime Minister

In political life, perhaps there is no public reaction more denigrating than ridicule.

Jan

07

2014

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YouTube Channel Becomes Rallying Point for India's Dalits

Dalit Camera, a popular YouTube channel dedicated to India's Dalits (formerly untouchables), has become a rallying point for the community.

Jan

07

2014

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Indian Media Discuss AAP's National Policies

Media are discussing the Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) policies on national issues after one of its leaders urged a referendum on the army's presence in Indian-administered Kashmir.

Jan

07

2014

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Indian Tailor Wins Luxury Cars, 100,000 Dirhams in Dubai

Mr Kuttipalakkal had been trying his luck at the raffle for the past 10 years without success.

Jan

07

2014

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BJP Push for Postal Ballots for NRIs

BJP on Monday said it would move the Election Commission within the next three days to allow eligible NRIs to vote through postal ballots in the 2014 elections.

Jan

07

2014

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Mumbai’s T2 Could Become World’s Most Visited Museum

Unlike other museums, though, you would need an international air ticket to enter — this museum with nearly 7,000 artefacts, a 3km long art wall and works by over 1,500 artists is actually housed inside an airport.

Jan

07

2014

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The Death of Indian IT Services

Thanks to the cloud, Indian IT services face a bleak future if they don't embrace change.

Jan

07

2014

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A Dispute best Handled by India

India’s demands are not unreasonable. These include respecting Indian legal processes and affording our diplomats the same immunities and courtesies under the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations that the U.S. government seeks for its officials posted abroad.

Jan

07

2014

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Plan for a New Indian Time Zone Shows How Strange Time Zones Are

A new push for a second Indian time zone illustrates the strange political nature of how the world counts its time

Jan

07

2014

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India’s New Law Could Cost the UK Millions

UK food and drink manufacturers could lose millions of pounds as exports to India languish at Mumbai docks after authorities blocked shipments following sudden regulatory changes.

Jan

06

2014

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After Fleeing Violence, Many Indian Muslims Refuse to Return Home

An estimated 15,000 Muslims remain in sprawling makeshift tent cities in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, refusing to believe it is safe to return.

Jan

06

2014

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5 Things to Watch Out for in 2014

From politics to Bollywood, here’s what to watch out for in India this year.

Jan

06

2014

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AAP Unmoved By India Inc.’s Support

The Aam Aadmi Party is not letting recent electoral success in Delhi go to its head as it attracts a new breed of supporters: India’s corporate bigwigs.

Jan

06

2014

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Why is #oomf So Popular on Social Media?

There is an enigmatic hashtag - #oomf - that repeatedly trends on social network sites, and in particular Twitter.

Jan

06

2014

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Life on India-Pakistan Border

he de facto border between India and Pakistan, also known as the Line of Control (LoC), is one of the most militarised boundaries in the world

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