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History of the Koh-i-Nur Diamond

This diamond, as related by Tavernier, was obtained in the mine of Kollur on the Kistna.

The App For Your Happiness

There are some apps to help you become happier.

Vietnam Keen to Tap India's Bollywood Tourism

India and Vietnam could see a welcome jump to the poor tourist figures to each other's countries.

India-Born Author Brings Mirza Ghalib to Americans

India-born author Surinder Deol has penned a new English translation of Mirza Ghalib's works to bring the famous Urdu poet to North Americans

How to Snag an IIT-IIM Husband

The definitive guide for the ambitious Indian girl

Why India Has a Touchy Relationship with English

Recent street protests over a test aspiring bureaucrats must take shines a light on India's touchy relationship with English

Why We Work

Religious Head would rather Dawoodi Bohra women learn home science instead of pursuing careers and callings.

A Rejuvenating Career

Improved health awareness and exposure to global beauty and ­fashion trends are driving growth in the wellness space.

India’s Giant Leap a Month Away

With exactly a month left for the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) to enter the Red Planet's orbit, Isro on Sunday activated a navigation technique to check the spacecraft's position on a daily basis.

Hyderabad's Desi Rival to Ice Bucket Challenge

The Ice Bucket Challenge has a desi rival, Rice Bucket Challenge.

An Open Door For Those in Search of Moksha

As per Hindu mythology, those who die here go to heaven.

End of the Line for India’s Ambassdor

Impervious to history or nostalgia, waits for no one and marches relentlessly on.

F1 Will Not Return to India in 2015

Formula One fans in India will have to wait another year to indulge in some live-action, if at all.

Tapping the Pulse of Generation Now

What do our youth feel about politics, religion and family?

No-poo Movement Reaches India

The latest fad is really radical — it says `no' to shampoo.

Why India is Struggling to Attract Tourists

With competition for tourists increasing from countries across the region, it is getting harder to attract visitors to India.

Man Who Took Yoga to the World Dies at 95

BKS Iyengar, the world’s best known and most widely followed yoga guru, died at the age of 95 in Pune

What India Can Teach UK About Further Education

Whether it's the use of simulators in lessons or fingerprinting to track attendance, there's much UK colleges can learn from their Indian counterparts

Indain Makes Google Glass Clone for $100

While it took Google over a year to build its augmented-reality goggles, Google Glass, Arvind Sanjeev says he was able to replicate it in less than a month.

Former Players Want Fletcher Out

India`s beleaguered cricketers have come under sharp criticism from former players who called for coach Duncan Fletcher`s immediate ouster.

Hindus Celebrate Krishna's Birthday

Hindus around the world are celebrating the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in Hinduism.

Egg Whites or Whole eggs for a Healthy You

Whole eggs don't raise your risk of heart disease

Haj goes High-tech For Indian Pilgrims

The Indian Haj mission has introduced several high-tech measures to facilitate the pilgrimage of 136,000 Indians coming for Haj this year.

Sporting Shame

India's performance in the final Test against England was less than satisfactory

Eating Out The Old Delhi Secret

A tour of this food paradise shows how and why it changed her life.

The Magnificent Forts of India

Silent and stunning reminders of a rich past, these forts in India are replete with sagas of romance, chivalry, valour, inevitable deceit and the intrigues of court politics.

India Heading to an Anti-antibotic Era

India Heading to an Anti-antibotic Era

How Can 100 New Cities Change India

Howw India can make its cities and towns - those that exist, those that are planned - liveable.

US Immigration Bill Can Lead to $30 Billion Per Year Loss

The Indian economy could lose $30 billion annually with the IT industry being the hardest hit if the Immigration Bill under consideration in the US Congress becomes a law.

Google’s Doodle Features Independent India’s First Stamp

The blue colour stamp with the Indian tricolour is the doodle that comes up when you open the Google’s India homepage.

India's Falling Tourism Numbers

India relies on tourism for around 7% of its economy, and yet visitor numbers have dropped sharply over the past years.

Dhoni's Captaincy Illogical

Mahendra Singh Dhoni will become the most-capped India captain against England.

To Study or Not to Study English

Adebate is still raging on the suitability of what many describe as a "foreign language" in a polyglot nation that has 22 official languages and over 350 dialects.

Rupert Murdoch Reboots Internet Play in India

The media giant is rebooting tactical investments as part of a strategy to aggressively expand the group's digital play in markets like India.

Nobody Beats Indian Cows

The Indian cow has an intestine that’s unique in the animal world, more like the human intestine.

How We Discovered Sex in FreeIndia

After 67 years of independence, with a population of over 1.2 billion, Indians clearly know a bit about sex.

Animal Farm

George Orwell is one of the UK's best-known 20th Century authors but he's also claimed by a town in north-eastern India.

The Monk Who Sold a Love Cure

Armed with peacock feathers and blessed water, a Saharanpur godman is on a love jihad to 'save' Hindu girls

When a Sleepy Driver Almost Killed Indian Legend

Sunil Gavaskar was lucky to escape unhurt in a car crash while travelling from Manchester to London on Sunday after the completion of the third Test between India and England.

11 Stunning Indian Hotels

11 stunning Indian hotels you probably haven't stayed at but should.

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