Jun

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2017

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Britain Has Become a Haven For Fugitives

Indian high commissioner to the UK YK Sinha was speaking at the launch of a new book on India-UK ties titled ‘Winning Partnership: India-UK Relations Beyond Brexit’ in London.

Jun

28

2017

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BCCI Might Scale Down India's Tour of South Africa

The India tour of South Africa scheduled for later this year may witness its span being cut short.

Jun

26

2017

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A Case For Chutney

A look at the ‘daavi baju’, or left side of a traditional Maharashtrian ‘thali’, where chutneys occupy pride of place.

Jun

26

2017

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Indian Teen Celebrates as Nasa Sends Satellite to Space

Nasa just launched a tiny satellite designed by 18-year-old Rifath Shaarook from India.

Jun

22

2017

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UK Looks to India Again to Meet Shortage of Nurses

Doctors trained in India are the second largest group in the NHS after those trained in the UK. New visa curbs have cut numbers, but the number of Indian health professionals remains very high.

Jun

22

2017

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Mumbai Most Expensive City For Expats

It has moved 25 notes up from being ranked 82 in 2016. Five of the top 10 cities in this year’s ranking are in Asia.

Jun

22

2017

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Great ‘Expat’ations

Bengaluru is home to around 8 per cent of India’s expats, a figure that continues to rise.

Jun

17

2017

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Surfing Life

From sea-faring fishermen to city-dwellers seeking an active lifestyle, India is witnessing a steady rise in the number of surfers.
TAGS: Life

Jun

17

2017

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India's Road to Record Fourth ICC Champions Trophy Final

It has been an all-round performance from the defending champions who will be eager to become only the second team in history to clinch back-to-back Champions Trophy title.

Jun

16

2017

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Uber Faces Lawsuit Over India Rape Investigation

A woman raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for allegedly invading her privacy, after reports that the firm obtained her medical records.

Jun

16

2017

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India's Tolkien' of Hindu mythology

He has been called India's Tolkien and Asia's Paulo Coehlo and has a huge fan following.

Jun

16

2017

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India Coast to Victory Over Bangladesh

India coast to victory over Bangladesh and set up final the world wants to watch against Pakistan

Jun

14

2017

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The Child Marriage Tradition of an Indian Tribe

Defying a ban, a tribe in the western Indian state of Gujarat continues to marry off its children.

Jun

14

2017

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Cruising From Indian Shores to Get Easier And More Exciting

A global consultant appointed by the Union shipping ministry to prepare an action plan for the development of cruise tourism in India has zeroed down on five probable international cruise circuits.

Jun

12

2017

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Uncovering a Story of Ill-fated Romance And Tragic Death

Chennai now has no Jewish community, though some say there are still a few individuals.

Jun

12

2017

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Understanding The Relationship Between Indian Women And Skirts

From school uniforms to dressing feminine for brand positioning— the life cycle of an Indian skirt

Jun

11

2017

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Inside India's Traditional School For Girls

A traditional residential school for girls in India's holy city of Varanasi stands out for its singular history.
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

Jun

11

2017

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India's Mango Diplomacy Has Been Winning Friends And Foes

Mangoes are native to India and we have always adored them. Something so prized would always have made for good gifts, but often with the slight twist shown in one of the oldest printed accounts of them.

Jun

10

2017

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Sri Lanka's Epic Run Chase Stuns India

Sri Lanka staged a superb run chase to stun India and keep alive their Champions Trophy challenge as Kusal Mendis inspired a famous seven-wicket victory over the holders.

Jun

09

2017

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IIT-B, IIT-D, IISc Among World's Best Institutes

The premier IIT-Bombay entered the big league of institutes globally by bagging the 179th position in the QS World Rankings.

Jun

08

2017

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Food Politics

Is India's ban on cattle slaughter 'food fascism'

Jun

08

2017

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Indian-American Among 12 New Astronauts Chosen by Nasa

American space agency Nasa has chosen 12 new astronauts, including an Indian-American, from a record number of over 18,000 applicants, who will be trained for missions into Earth orbit and to deep space.

Jun

08

2017

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US Based NRIs to Adopt 500 Villages in India

These 500 villages have been selected based on the highest farmers suicide rates, high unemployment rates and need immediate support.
TAGS: NRI | Life | Bigger India

Jun

08

2017

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Big Jump in Visa Applications From India After E-visa Services implemented

The number of tourists from China and India has seen huge improvements after e-visa services were made available,

Jun

05

2017

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India Rout Pakistan in Cricket Champions Trophy.

India v Pakistan: Virat Kohli leads his side to win in Champions Trophy

Jun

05

2017

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India Successfully Test-fires Indigenous Missile Prithvi-II

India achieved a successful test-firing of Prithvi-II; an indigenous, nuclear capable missile from a special test range in Odisha.

Jun

01

2017

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India's Leading Gourmet Coffee brand DEVI Now in USA

Based in Goa, India, Sussegado specializes in gourmet, specialty and artisan coffees.
TAGS: Food | Life | Bigger India

Jun

01

2017

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Islamic Preacher Zakir Naik Seeks Citizenship in Malaysia

Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik, wanted by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) on terror charges, has applied for Malaysian citizenship
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

Jun

01

2017

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Virat Kohli Only Indian in Top 10 of ICC ODI Rankings

The top three batsmen in International Cricket Council’s (ICC) players rankings - South Africa’s AB de Villiers (874 rating points), Australian David Warner (871) and India’s Virat Kohli (852) - are separated by just 22 points.
TAGS: Bigger India | Life

May

31

2017

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More Indian Expats Seek Costlier Houses Back Home

More expat Indians in the UAE are aiming for pricier properties back home
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

May

31

2017

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Global Fashion Giants Fret Over India Cow Crackdown

Indian exporters were scrambling Tuesday to assure global clients like Zara and Giorgio Armani their shipments would arrive despite a government crackdown on cattle slaughter which threatens the lucrative leather industry.

May

31

2017

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Indian Government Rejects Pakistan Cricket Series

India’s sports minister Vijay Goel said: “India, Pakistan cannot play bilateral series till cross-border terror from Pakistan (stops).”

May

31

2017

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India’s Ethical Hackers Rewarded Abroad, Ignored at Home

India produces more ethical hackers -- those who break into computer networks to expose, rather than exploit, weaknesses -- than anywhere else in the world.

May

29

2017

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How Indian IT Can Compete With Google And Facebook

The world's major societies are now wrestling with the enormous social power wielded by the internet's “platform companies“.

May

29

2017

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A Tale of Two Passovers

ow an American girl’s celebration of a ritual feast in Mumbai, far away from her home in New York, puts Jewish history and food traditions in perspective

May

29

2017

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Inside India's New Homemade Luxury Train

The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.

May

29

2017

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India Leads Globally In Adoption Of Biometric Technology

The government first launched the Aadhaar Project, a biometrics programme, in 2009, creating the world's largest biometric data set.

May

29

2017

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Bill Seeking H-1B Limits Exemption For Foreigners With US PhD Introduced

The bill is likely to benefit Indians given that they constitute the largest number of students doing PhD in the US.

May

29

2017

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A Model Co-operation Offered by The UK to India

Chevening’s India scheme is the largest of the 160 participating countries, with a budget of £2.4million funded by UK’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office, since inception in 1983 there are 2,400 Indian alumni.

May

26

2017

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Donald Trump Blamed For Job Losses as India Tech Workers Face Cuts

In cities like Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad and Kolkata, thousands of engineers who have been axed or face dismissal are banding together on social networks and WhatsApp groups to decry Trump’s policies.

May

26

2017

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Why Gaggan, The Best Restaurant in Asia, is Shutting Down

Gaggan’s owner-chef plans to shut down the restaurant, which registered its third straight win in the Asia’s 50 Best awards, as he believes in an expiration date.
TAGS: Food | Life | Bigger India

May

26

2017

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India's New Homemade Luxury Train

The Tejas Express has begun running between Mumbai and the tourist state of Goa.

May

24

2017

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American Journalist Victoria Lautman’s Quest to Find India’s Forgotten Stepwells

The Vanishing Stepwells of India’, published recently, is a welcome non-scholarly addition to existing academic research on the ancient architectural marvels
TAGS: Bigger India | Life

May

24

2017

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NRI Tourists Footfall Ups India's Ranking in International Arrivals

The decision of the Ministry of Tourism to count arrivals of Non-Resident Indians (NRI) tourists under a separate head has boosted the ranking of India in the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO).

May

24

2017

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Goa, Singapore Most Preferred by Indian Tourists This Summer

While travelling overseas, short haul destinations were among the most preferred among Indians this summer.

May

22

2017

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What Needs to be Done to Employ More Indians

There are no quick answers to creating jobs but the government in its fourth year realises the gravity of the situation.

May

22

2017

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An Indian Police Force Meme Crusade

A police force in India is using the fictional baddie to drive home a traffic safety message.
TAGS: Life | Bigger India

May

22

2017

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Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in London

The Jaipur Literature Festival was inaugurated in London to present a sumptuous showcase of South Asias literary heritage, oral and performing arts, books and ideas, dialogue and debate.

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