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Tendulkar And Warne Sell Cricket to New Yorkers

When Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne walk the streets of New York, they create an odd phenomenon.

Why The Devil Wears Gold

The story behind the costumes at one of Delhi’s oldest Ramleela ballets

Why Pakistani Hindus Leave Their Homes For India

Pakistani Hindus, who have arrived in the Indian capital in recent months say they fled their homes to escape discrimination and religious persecution.

The Shrinking World of The Healthy Eater

Middle-class India has forgotten healthy eating. The solutions lie at home

A Riot of Scents at Delhi's Oldest Perfumery

Delhi's oldest perfumery is steeped in history and is a riot of scents. It also has a long list of celebrity clients.

Will South Africa Outbat India on Indian Tracks

With one of the most formidable batting line-ups in decades, South Africa don’t seem to mind foreign conditions

India to Ban Foreign Surrogate Services

The Indian government has said it plans to ban surrogate services for foreigners wanting babies in a move which will hit a thriving industry.

India Crucial to Next Billion Online

Facebook boss Mark Zuckerberg has said India will be crucial to getting "the next billion online" and helping to combat poverty.

Beef Raid on Causes Outrage

The canteen of a Delhi guesthouse belonging to the southern Indian state of Kerala was visited by police after a rightwing Hindu group complained it had beef on its menu.

Indian Mystery Woman

An Indian woman who was stranded in Pakistan for a decade has returned home, but says the family she had identified in photos is not hers.

Will Durga Conquer Evil

Is Delhi turning into Mumbai, where the Jain community successfully imposed a city-wide ban on meat during the Jain festival of Paryushan

The Rise of Sanatan Sanstha

In ground zero -- the Sangli-Kolhapur belt – the rationalists are preparing for a long battle with the Sanstha.

Indian Village Awaits Return of Mystery Girl

An Indian woman found on the Pakistani side of the border more than a decade ago is on her way home.

In The Lion's Den

The Indian women who answer cat calls.

Beef Politics And Religion

The idea needs to go beyond just cow protection.

World's Tallest Idol of Goddess Durga

The idol is made with cement and fiberglass and not from traditional clay due to its unprecedented height

India's Wine Industry Flowing Faster

India and wine might not be two words that traditionally go together, but the country's wine industry has been growing slowly for a decade.

India Literary Council Condemns Attacks on Writers

India's Sahitya Akademi, which bestows literary honours, has condemned recent attacks on writers and rationalists.

In Kolkata, Smashing The Sex Barrier

How the city is leading the way in bringing transgender people into the mainstream

Indians Working in US Find Their Job Less Stressful

A majority of Indians who live in the US and send money home say they are overqualified for their jobs here and find their US workplace to be less stressful than workplaces in India

Why Are Indian Sikhs Angry

Sikhs in the northern Indian state of Punjab have staged protests, enforced strikes and blocked roads in several towns and cities in the past week.

How to Cook a Goat Head

The first printed cookbook in India, with recipes that go back nearly two millennia.

Women Power

The women have taken on not only the company that employs them but also the trade unions supposed to represent them

In Indian Fashion, Grey Now Sells

We used to only like explosions of colour. Now Indian prêt is discovering unembellished ‘greige’.

What is it Like to be an Indian Muslim

It is a fine thing to be a male, middle-class Hindu in India, and not have to face segregation, writes Aakar Patel

Why Desis Feel at Home in Mauritius

A lot of Indians made Mauritius their new home and now, they’re a happy majority.

Best Indian Food Festivals

The passion for great food may be universal, but New Delhi is known to take its food very seriously.

Claiming Delhi's Streets to Break The Cage

Young female students in the Indian capital, Delhi, are fighting to assert their right to public spaces with a campaign called Pinjra Tod

India's Most Polarising Animal

Why the humble cow is India's most polarising animal.

China's Traffic Jam Makes India's Road Troubles Seem Trivial

When it comes to traffic jams, we are amateurs compared to the Chinese.

Is it a Lehenga? Is it a Gown?

Eventually, most people end up buying something in which they may cringe and twist in discomfort for the entire duration of the function

Rebranding India’s Rural Cigarette

Popular in rural areas, manufacturers are trying to change its image and attract city smokers too.

Maharajas’ Express: World’s Leading Luxury Train

Maharaja Express, the luxury train that offers royal tour on five routes, including Agra and Varanasi, was recently conferred the coveted 'Seven Star Global Luxury Award'.

India's Costly Feng shui Consultants

many homeowners are bringing in outsiders for help with the ancient tradition of vaastu - despite the steep pricetag.

Is Cultural Fit A Disguise For Bias

It is an incredibly vague term, and it’s a vague term often based on gut instinct

Shakespeare in Modern English Now

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival has decided that Shakespeare's language is too difficult for today's audiences to understand.

Mumbai World's Cheapest City

Mumbai has emerged as the world's cheapest city to live and work in, among 12 top metropolitan cities of the world.

Philanthropy: Money For The Mind

According to WHO, one in seven Indians is depressed. India also has the highest number of suicides. Yet mental health is not a cause favoured by philanthropists.

A Few Good Men And Women

They believe their efforts are more about social justice than philanthropy

Delhi I Love You

Delhi I Love You is a 30-month-long festival to let people show their love for the Indian capital,

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