This diamond, as related by Tavernier, was obtained in the mine of Kollur on the Kistna.
There are some apps to help you become happier.
India and Vietnam could see a welcome jump to the poor tourist figures to each other's countries.
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
The definitive guide for the ambitious Indian girl
Recent street protests over a test aspiring bureaucrats must take shines a light on India's touchy relationship with English
Religious Head would rather Dawoodi Bohra women learn home science instead of pursuing careers and callings.
Improved health awareness and exposure to global beauty and fashion trends are driving growth in the wellness space.
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.
The Ice Bucket Challenge has a desi rival, Rice Bucket Challenge.
As per Hindu mythology, those who die here go to heaven.
Impervious to history or nostalgia, waits for no one and marches relentlessly on.
Formula One fans in India will have to wait another year to indulge in some live-action, if at all.
What do our youth feel about politics, religion and family?
The latest fad is really radical — it says `no' to shampoo.
With competition for tourists increasing from countries across the region, it is getting harder to attract visitors to India.
BKS Iyengar, the world’s best known and most widely followed yoga guru, died at the age of 95 in Pune
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
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.
India`s beleaguered cricketers have come under sharp criticism from former players who called for coach Duncan Fletcher`s immediate ouster.
Hindus around the world are celebrating the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in Hinduism.
Whole eggs don't raise your risk of heart disease
The Indian Haj mission has introduced several high-tech measures to facilitate the pilgrimage of 136,000 Indians coming for Haj this year.
India's performance in the final Test against England was less than satisfactory
A tour of this food paradise shows how and why it changed her life.
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
Howw India can make its cities and towns - those that exist, those that are planned - liveable.
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.
The blue colour stamp with the Indian tricolour is the doodle that comes up when you open the Google’s India homepage.
India relies on tourism for around 7% of its economy, and yet visitor numbers have dropped sharply over the past years.
Mahendra Singh Dhoni will become the most-capped India captain against England.
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.
The media giant is rebooting tactical investments as part of a strategy to aggressively expand the group's digital play in markets like India.
The Indian cow has an intestine that’s unique in the animal world, more like the human intestine.
After 67 years of independence, with a population of over 1.2 billion, Indians clearly know a bit about sex.
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.
Armed with peacock feathers and blessed water, a Saharanpur godman is on a love jihad to 'save' Hindu girls
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 you probably haven't stayed at but should.