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Sahara Chief Subrata Roy Gets Conditional Bail

The Supreme Court has ruled that he has to first deposit Rs. 10,000 crore with market regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India

Dendroid' Virus Threatening Android Phones in India

ndian cyber security sleuths have alerted users of Android smartphone about the malicious activities of a tricky virus called 'Dendroid'.

The Dark Side of EB-5 US Visa

Exercising caution while pursuing the American dream

Mango Down

EU member states block 5 Indian fruit and vegetable

Great News for Indians Applying for a British Visa

The service will allow Indian applicants to keep their passport while their visa is being processed.

The Capital’s Real Queens

Stereotypes of the city’s changing women are only a part of the unfolding reality

The Disappearing Tribe of India's Letter Writers

For centuries, professional letter writers have helped millions of illiterate Indians

The Man Who Wrote His Own Epitaph

Khushwant Singh, one of India's best known writers won fame for a searing book on partition of the subcontinent as well as his once-daring descriptions of sex.

On The Verge

We often value life, moments, people only on the verge of losing them.

Delhi’s Indo-Western Style

In this happening neighborhood, Indians embrace a mix of traditional and Western styles.

How India is Building Asia's Largest Secure Forest Network

A landmark effort by the Indian state of Karnataka to connect isolated protected forests could lead to the building of Asia's largest unbroken fores

Khushwant Singh, Writer Who Targeted All With Wit, Dies

He shrugged off intellectual trappings and promoted jokes in a way that no other writer had ever done before him, or since.

Indian Widows Challenge Tradition and Attend Holi

Thousands of Indian widows have challenged traditional taboos by attending the Holi festival.

Fauja Singh Run On, You Crazy Diamond

He’s a few days shy of 103, and still lacing up for his daily run. It’s the closest you can come to immortality

Dead Indian Guru Frozen by Devotees

Devotees of a dead guru in India have told they put his body in a freezer to preserve him as they believe he will return to life to lead them.

In Varanasi, a Lifetime Spent in a World of Death

Her life, and her livelihood, was all about waiting for death.

Facebook Emotions Can be Contagious

Positive posts beget positive posts and negative posts beget negative ones

World’s Largest Charter Plane Company Eyes India Entry

The huge spurt in demand for hiring business jets in India has now prompted the world's largest charter company to have a subsidiary here.

Plane Diverted to Carry out Terrorist Activities in India

The airline Boeing 777-200ER has not been found since it had vanished on March 8, 2014.

Plane Hunt in Indian Ocean

Search area goes from 'chessboard to football field.

One Man's Extraordinary Mission to Uplift Tribal Children

He is hailed as a "god" by children of poor tribals of Odisha.

Retail Chains Open Up India's Dental Market

The surest sign that dental chains are a rapidly growing area comes in the form of interest from the private equity industry.

How India Is Helping in Hunt for Missing MH370

India joins 10 other nations in the search for the missing MH370 jet including China, the U.S. and Vietnam.

In Kerala Temple, Devotees Offer Chocolates

Ever heard of a temple where mouth-watering chocolate bars are offered by devotees to the presiding deity

Ultra-cheap Origami Microscope Developed

A microscope seems like a complex piece of kit so the idea that one can be printed on to A4 paper for around 50 cents (30p) seems incredible.

Malaysia Seeks India’s Help in Search For Missing Plane

Search for flight MH370 expands to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea

US, UK, India Bodies Among Worst Online Spies

Three of the government bodies designated as ‘Enemies of the Internet’ are located in democracies that have traditionally claimed to respect fundamental freedoms.

India's Vibrant Holi Festival

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

Miraculous Temples of India

Facts about Indian temples that can keep you up at night.

Auspicious Signs

Astrologers look to the stars to help Indian businesses

Global Recognition of Indian Degrees Soon

India is set to get full-fledged membership status of the Washington Accord by June, enabling global recognition of Indian degrees and improving mobility of students and engineers.

Tourists Lose Thousands in Goa Gemstone Scam

The gemstone scam had originated in Thailand two decades ago, and is still quite rampant in Jaipur, Delhi and Agra.

The Doctor With a Razor Blade in India

The ancient practice of bloodletting as a medical treatment continues in India.

Delhi's Deli Boom

Whether it is expats or Indians, specialist farms and businesses are benefiting from customers with a global palate and a wallet to match.

India’s Masquerade For the Gods

For the devout, this festival is more than a tale, it’s a time they can be someone or something else

India’s Conversion Laws Threaten Religious Freedom

The acts of violence are part of a broader pattern of instigating fear into the minorities, sending them a message they don’t belong to this country unless they either keep at the margins or turn to Hinduism.

Why India's Landmark Education Law is Shutting Down Schools

In an unauthorised colony of labourers in Delhi, a class of six-year-olds is reciting English, a language their parents hope will get them jobs in call centres and offices.

Facebook-WhatsApp Deal May Face Detailed Scrutiny in India

Facebook's $19 billion deal (Rs. 1,16,000 crore) to acquire WhatsApp may face a detailed scrutiny especially since both players have significant presence in India.

Why Indians Want to Settle on Mars

I want to meet aliens. I strongly feel that we are not alone in this universe.

Too Much Facebook Use May Fuel Eating Disorders

Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than just party pictures, vacation videos and selfies - they also share a greater risk of eating disorders

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