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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

2014

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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

Jan

06

2014

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Why Corporate Honchos are jJining Aam Aadmi Party

Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party is now charming hotshot corporates into exchanging their business suits for the white Gandhi cap.

Jan

06

2014

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Taking Care of India’s Rich Biodiversity

For noted environmentalist Alka Tomar, the need to preserve the country’s biodiversity is of utmost importance.

Jan

06

2014

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Indian-Americans To Garner Support for BJP

Taking cue from Barack Obama's successful campaigning strategy, the overseas friends of BJP has decided to create an army of Indian-American volunteers to call their friends and relatives back home seeking their support for Narendra Modi in the next Lok Sabha polls.

Jan

05

2014

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A Cult Motorcycle from India Takes on the World

The Royal Enfield Bullet, often described as the oldest continuously produced motorcycle in the world, is a cult product for enthusiasts who love it for its vintage feel as much as for the thrum of its engine.

Jan

05

2014

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India Pulls Down Curtains on US Embassy Movie Screenings

This is yet another step by India in retaliation for the arrest and humiliation of its Deputy Consul General in New York Devyani Khobragade, a 1999-batch IFS officer.

Jan

05

2014

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2014: Reviving the French Connection

Nearly 20 percent of all delegates participating in the event hail from the Francophone world - the French-speaking nations around the world which number over 55.

Jan

05

2014

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Rocket Carries India Into Select Space Club

India Sunday joined the select league of space-faring nations with indigenous cryogenic engine technology, successfully launching its rocket that put a communication satellite in orbit.

Jan

03

2014

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Bihar: The New Indian Consumer Economy

Bihar has seen a spurt in consumption, even in the rural areas, though the state continues to remain at the bottom of the heap when it comes to social indices such as sanitation and literacy.

Jan

03

2014

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India’s Fence of Shame

A wall separates much of India and Bangladesh, which share a border that spans more than two thousand five hundred miles.

Jan

03

2014

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What India Did With Its Smartphones in 2013

Emerging markets like India are at the forefront of the mobile video revolution

Jan

03

2014

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What India Did With Its Smartphones in 2013

Emerging markets like India are at the forefront of the mobile video revolution

Jan

03

2014

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India Gets Its Second Time Zone

After 66 years of being on the Indian Standard Time or IST, Assam has decided to follow garden time or a daylight-saving schedule British tea planters introduced more than 150 years ago.

Jan

03

2014

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India Eyeing Global Satellite Market

A successful GSLV-D5 launch could make India the 6th nation with cutting edge technology

Jan

03

2014

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Sholay Returns, After 38 Years

The epic friendship between Jai and Veeru, Basanti-Dhanno duo and the Indian cinema’s greatest villain Gabbar Singh will all come alive on the big screen in 3D format

Jan

03

2014

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Devyani Khobragade Scandal: Why India Still Won’t Back Down

Will Washington and New Delhi dig their heels further into the sand, or find, as it were, a diplomatic solution?

Jan

02

2014

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Why India's Brick Kiln Workers Live Like Slaves

Just outside of the southern Indian city of Hyderabad, by country roads in a flat green landscape, smoke rises off huge furnaces.

Jan

02

2014

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New Clothes for Air India's Airhostesses

The ailing airline’s airhostesses could soon sport kurtis, churidars and trousers as the national carrier plans a more contemporary look for its cabin crew

Jan

02

2014

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Infosys Ex-board Member Balakrishnan Joins AAP

His move to dabble in politics comes three weeks after his sudden exit from India's second largest software services exporter, Infosys.

Jan

02

2014

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Gulf Beckons Desi Pilots With Mega Dollars

The New Year will see Indian airlines remaining a tense lot, trying to protect their prized pilots from being poached.

Jan

01

2014

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The Wolf of Wall Street Will Arrive in India Minus 6 Saucy Minutes

The film has been gathering steam on social media networking sites over its sensational story treatment

Jan

01

2014

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American-Style Start-Ups Take Root in India

Despite challenges, some American technology entrepreneurs are seeking to pursue the country’s untapped opportunities, even without the clout of a multinational corporation backing them.

Jan

01

2014

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Tesco's $110m India Expansion Given Go-ahead

Tesco's plans for expansion into India have been approved by the country's government.

Jan

01

2014

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G1 Visa Will Prove US Keenness to End Row

The State Department spokesperson did not give a time-frame on when Devyani’s G-1 visa and identity card documents, which will formally give her full immunity, will be okayed - but said it was “under review”.

Jan

01

2014

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The End of the U.S.-India Honeymoon

With the so-called Khobragade affair stretching into its third week with little sign of resolution, it looks increasingly likely that the damage to U.S.-India ties will be long-term

Jan

01

2014

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VVIP Chopper Scam: India Cancels Deal With AgustaWestland

The 12-chopper deal was reportedly cancelled because of "violation of the pre-contract integrity pact," sources in the Defence Ministry have said.

Jan

01

2014

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15 PIOs in UK Queen’s Honours List

Fifteen Indian-origin men and women, including a prominent educationist Asha Khemka, have been named in Queen Elizabeth's New Year's Honours List for the year 2014.

Dec

31

2013

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Connaught Place Returned to its Pristine Glory

Built in classical, Georgian style, it was the largest such in India at that time and even today is a premier hangout destination of the capital.

Dec

31

2013

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It All Happened in India's IT Industry in 2013

In 2013, India's information technology outsourcing industry was witness to several notable events.

Dec

31

2013

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Indians in US Missions Grossly Underpaid

Indian employees of the US Embassy and consulates in India are being grossly underpaid in comparison to their American counterparts working in these missions.

Dec

31

2013

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Rich Indians Warming up to Angel Investing

It's a relatively new concept in the high-tech industry, and at the end of the day, they are all angels.

Dec

31

2013

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Swirls Of Yearning

What takes people to shrines that grant what they seek? A look at wish-making.

Dec

31

2013

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The Two Best Indian Ads of 2013

Forget about selling and focus, simply, on story-telling. The selling will happen on its own.

Dec

31

2013

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Devyani Khobragade Case: US to Proceed With Her Prosecution

The US is reportedly proceeding with the prosecution of senior Indian diplomat Devyani Khobragade and has no intentions of withdrawing the case of visa fraud against her.

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