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Indian Fantasies Take Wings

A recent online sales survey of 'fun adult products' shows how adventurous and experimental they can get in private.

India Police Vow to Arrest Guru

Police in India's Haryana state are continuing an operation to arrest a Hindu guru.

How One Man Transformed This Gujarat Village

Punsari village, barely 100 km from Ahmedabad, could be a textbook case of development.

Who's the Most Powerful Indian of Them All

s Narendra Modi more powerful than Mukesh Ambani or Gautam Adani?

Music Gives India's Slum Children a Voice

India is home to some of the richest but also some of the poorest people in the world.

How Technology is Checking Health Corruption in India

The most important thing is to get back the patient-doctor trust in India.

Vape is Word of the Year for Oxford Dictionaries

The word, which was first used in the 1980s, can be employed as a verb to mean inhaling and exhaling the vapour produced by electronic cigarettes

Indian Police Storm Ashram in Hunt For Godman

Supporters of a controversial Indian guru have clashed with police who tried to storm his fortified ashram and arrest him.

India Has World's Largest Youth Population

With 356 million 10-24 year-olds, India has the world's largest youth population

Phone Use May Lead to Brain Cancer

The longer someone talks over the phone - in terms of hours and years - the more likely is he/she to develop glioma, a deadly form of brain cancer

Ideal Winter Holiday Destinations in India

From the Himalayan peaks blanketed in glistening snow to verdant hill towns down south, here are some of the best escapes in India that are ideal for your winter vacation.

India Cashing in on Ancient Remedies

India’s new government has launched a drive to promote the country’s ancient therapies as it seeks to cash in on the multi-billion dollar global market for holistic medicine.

Government Launches Initiative to Send 25,000 Students to India

Starting from 2015/16, the campaign 'Generation UK-India' will pave the way for up to 25,000 young people to secure work placements and teaching opportunities in India

A Sweet Record

A shop owner from Tapeswaram in Andhra Pradesh prepared a gigantic laddu weighing a whopping 17323 pounds.

Jump in Indian Student Enrollment Supports U.S. Graduate Schools

More foreign students are enrolling in U.S. graduate schools, with an influx of Indians making up for a slowing flow of students from China

Why Sterlize

Deaths focus attention on India's birth control policies.

No Women or Dogs Allowed in Library

Aligarh Muslim Univ ban on girl students is a shame.

Arnab Goswami: Meme For Our Times

What makes Goswami the cultural icon he is today?

Silent Suffering: India's Women Are on Their Own

Patriarchal mindsets that treat women as second-class citizens will not change unless and until families change their own belief systems.

Prostitution in Ancient India

In Indian mythology there are many references of high-class prostitution in the form of celestial demigods acting as prostitutes.

The Sartorialist Sweeps Into New Delhi

From New Delhi taxi drivers in crisp white linen suits to delivery men in Mumbai who mix plaids with apparent ease, the way Indians dress has surprised Scott Schuman.

Goddess Durga's Army

Inside an Indian camp for radical Hindu women

Dan Brown Couldn’t Crack Delhi

The bestselling author was less racier than his novels.

Why Australia, Brazil Want Indian Cattle

Climate change is spurring something positive for India: growing overseas demand for indigenous cattle,

Was Greg Chappell India’s Worst Foreign Coach

Clearly, Gary Kirsten was the best, but Greg Chappell didn’t do too badly in Tests.

The World's Most Well Guarded Recipes

In the world of food, a handful of companies have not only managed to keep their secrets safe, they've managed to build an empire out of them.

Lost Jain Text on Indian Philosphy Reconstructed

Analyses contained in Dwadasharnayachakra are key points of reference for scholars from across the globe who come to Gujarat to study Indian religious thought.

Southern Pride

A musical guide to southern India is a YouTube hit.

The Students Feel They Have Right to Cheat

Students are often keen to exercise their rights but recently there has been an interesting twist - some in India are talking about their right to cheat in university exams.

India Stun World Champions Australia

India beat Australia 3-1 Down Under to win a historic hockey Test series.

Allan Border Fans the Fire

The furore over the infamous Monkeygate episode refuses to die with Allan Border now saying that Cricket Australia should have called “India’s bluff” instead of letting its own players down.

Starbucks Outshines Coffee Chain Rivals

Starbucks, the world's largest coffee retailer, posted nearly three times more per-store sales than established rivals in India in its first full year of operations in the country.

Unsung Heros

Custodians' of India's vast rail network

Indians Suffering From Vacation Deprivation

Indians are the fourth most vacation deprived nation globally with 67% polled saying that they took only 15 days of leave in a year.

The Problem With The English Language In India

Aperson’s socioeconomic status in Indian society is approximately in line with his or her fluency in the language. In other words: a new caste system.

Al Qaeda Grooming Indian Militants for Big Attacks

Allegiances between Islamist militant groups can be murky and fleeting, and providing concrete proof of operational ties is notoriously difficult.

Burger King Opens in India

Founded in 1954, Burger King has 13,000 stores across 98 countries.

Plan for a Times Square in Mumbai Stirs Criticism

In an effort to bolster tourism, India's new central government laid out plans last month to transform parts of one of Mumbai's oldest and most charming neighborhoods into a "cultural hub."

India Leads the World in Blocking Facebook Content

Facebook has restricted access to nearly 5,000 pieces of information on its website in India in the first six months of 2014.

Missing the Indian Spirit

At a time when national spirit is high, shouldn’t we consider a signature spirit as well?

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