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First Ever Pomegranates From India to USA

The Bhagwa variety, renowned for its soft seeds and sweet taste, has finally managed to reach the USA after sustained efforts by the Indian NPPO (National Plant Protection Organisation).

May

09

2016

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Indians Getting Hungry For Gourmet Vacations

Indians are no longer travelling for just shopping and sightseeing. We have witnessed a lot of demand for gourmet food and beverage experiences, which offer more of an insider's perspective for the traveller,

May

09

2016

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Biometrics No Deterrent For Europe-bound Travellers

Switzerland continues to be one of most sought after tourist destination in Europe for Indians.

May

09

2016

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India, UK to Launch 100 Foot Journey Club

As part of an initiative to take bilateral cooperation in the education sector forward, India and the United Kingdom will launch the "100-foot Journey Club" on May 10 .

May

06

2016

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India’s New Line in Budget Medical Tourism

A small but steadily increasing number of transgenders are travelling to India for sex-change surgeries, which are cheaper than those in their homelands.

May

06

2016

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Malaysian Cuisine Closest Cousin to South Indian food

Malaysian cuisine can be termed the closest cousin of South Indian cuisine. Nevertheless, Malaysian dishes taste different.

May

06

2016

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Navtej Sarna Meets Indian Academics in UK

India's High Commissioner to the UK Navtej Sarna today interacted with more than 75 Indian academics and students here to explore Indo-UK cooperation in the field of education.

May

06

2016

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The Battle For The Indian Mind

What do protests at the University of Hyderabad and Jawaharlal Nehru University tell us about India’s ‘messy democracy’?

May

05

2016

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India to Become More Attractive to Kiwi Travellers

Travel to India is expected to become easier and more attractive to Kiwis as the result of a new air services agreement between India and New Zealand.

May

05

2016

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Religious Freedom Has Deteriorated in India, Says US Report

Members of USCIRF were denied visas by Indian government early this year on the argument that religious freedom is enshrined in the constitution and any foreign third party has no locus standi to comment or investigate on it.

May

05

2016

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We Complain Too Much About Air India

For four decades and past an endless stream of managing directors, each with his own agenda, the Maharajah was defrocked and disgraced.

May

04

2016

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India Junks US Report on Religious Freedom

nited States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has said in its 2016 annual report that "India is on a negative trajectory in terms of religious freedom".

May

04

2016

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Delhi’s IGI Jumped From Rank 101 To Being The No. 1 Airport In The World

For the second consecutive year, Indira Gandhi International airport was ranked as the world's number 1 airport. IGI scored an impressive 4.96 on a scale of 1 to 5 in the ASQ (Airport Service Quality) survey.

May

04

2016

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A Real Life Swades Story

Areal life Shah Rukh Khan right out of Swades and we didn't even know about it.

May

04

2016

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US Watch List May Hit Affordable Drug Business

United States Trade Representative's 2016 'Special 301 Report' targeting countries including India, by putting these on a 'priority watch list' has been criticized by health activists.

May

04

2016

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In Crisis, BPOs Cut Home Drops, Arrange Stays

Desperate measures are being deployed to tide over desperate times that the ban on diesel cabs has brought on software and BPO firms and MNCs in Gurgaon that pick up and drop employees from home.

May

04

2016

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Kerala Best Place in India to Die

Kerala has more palliative care centres than the rest of the country put together and its extensive programme is bolstered by thousands of volunteers who give up their time to tend to those who are incurably ill, bedridden or nearing the end of their lives.

May

03

2016

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The Caveman Approach to Tantrums

An Indian journalist-mother bridged cultural gaps in China and Europe, and found solace in Karpian toddler-ese.

May

03

2016

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India’s Lost History of Mathematical Genius

Many of the discoveries which are attributed to European scholars had previously been worked out in India—in some cases centuries earlier. One of the most glaring examples is the Pythagorean theorem.

May

03

2016

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Indian Freedom Speech Become a Viral Remix

When an Indian university student leader charged with sedition chanted slogans about "freedom", it struck a chord in the country.The speech has been set to music, mixed with dubstep and inspired a crop of anthems.

May

02

2016

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Forging a Path for Women, Deep Into India’s Sacred Shrines

Public attention has forced the government in state of Maharashtra to enforce a court judgment allowing women into any part of a temple a man can enter.

May

02

2016

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Buddha in The City

Bengaluru-based psychiatrist red-flagged India’s impending mental health crisis,

May

01

2016

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India Wants to Show Off Its Culinary Pride

India is taking the cue from many Southeast Asian nations to promote food tourism through festivals and global events, such as the World Food Congress. Read More : http://www.nst.com.my/news/2016/04/142567/india-wants-show-its-culinary-pride

May

01

2016

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India Races Ahead of US in Smartphone Market

India's smartphone market grew 23% in Q1 2016, surpassing the US market in terms of users even as sales remained flat globally.

Apr

30

2016

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Jai Ho Meets Waka Waka at Africa’s National Day

It was an evening of dance, music and laughter when diplomats and politicians came together to celebrate South Africa's 22nd National Day.

Apr

30

2016

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Saina Nehwal Seals Semifinal Spot at ABC

Saina Nehwal held her nerves in tricky situations to eke out a 21-16 21-19 win over former World Champion Shixian Wang.

Apr

29

2016

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The Artificial Trappings of Our Gurus

Godmen in India need just a few fraud externals, such as a fancy title and costume, to fool the gullible public

Apr

29

2016

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Five Popular Dishes That Are Surprisingly Not Indian

The next time someone tells you that the kulfi is a desi summer cooler, you know better and can tell him that it isn't. The kulfi is a Middle Eastern import and as are sweets such as jalebi and gulab jamun.

Apr

29

2016

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Tales From the Rails

India's rail network is one of the most extensive in the world, used by some 23 million people each day.

Apr

28

2016

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Rise of Machines Threatens Craft in India

Technology and innovation driving traditional sari makers out of business in Varansai, India.

Apr

28

2016

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Convict Being Transferred Slips through UK Police’s Fingers

A convict of Indian origin managed to escape as he was being extradited to India in the company of two British police officers

Apr

27

2016

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Indian Travellers Among Biggest Spenders Abroad

The Indian globetrotter has emerged as one of the biggest spenders who is being wooed aggressively by the world for his big bucks.

Apr

27

2016

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Sandhu First Indian to Lead Club Team in Europe

24-year-old goalkeeper from Chandigarh captains the reserves team of Norway’s Stabaek FC

Apr

27

2016

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Olympian Seeks to Change History as First Indian-Australian Gold Medallist

Vinod Kumar only became an Australian citizen last year, now he is preparing to represent the country at the Olympic Games in Rio and become the first Indian-Australian gold medallist.

Apr

26

2016

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Indian-Origin Doctor Fired

An Indian-origin doctor at a US Miami hospital has been fired after a video that showed her attacking an Uber driver and his vehicle went viral.

Apr

26

2016

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Delhi's Iconic National Museum of Natural History Destroyed In Fire

A massive fire completely destroyed the iconic National Museum of Natural History in Delhi after it broke out late last night.

Apr

26

2016

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India is The Biggest Virtual Exporter of Water

While the country strives to increase manufacturing exports, care should be taken to maximise water use efficiency lest it ends up virtually exporting more water.

Apr

26

2016

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China Proposes to Build High-speed Rail Line in India

The proposed Chennai-New Delhi corridor could be the second-largest in the world, after the 2,298 km Beijing-Guangzhou line, which was launched three years ago.

Apr

25

2016

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Cursed Temple Scares Off Tourists

Local officials in the western state of Rajasthan say tourists are put off visiting the 12th Century Kiradu temple complex because of a local legend.

Apr

25

2016

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Indian Visitors Among Malaysia's Top Tourist Draws

The Minister said with 722,141 arrivals, tourists from India were one of the country's top 10 visitors in 2015.

Apr

24

2016

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India Gets Its Olympic Goodwill Ambassador

Bollywood actor Salman Khan was on Saturday named goodwill ambassador of the Indian contingent for the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro

Apr

24

2016

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Americans Pay a Pittance For Indian Food

Most Indian restaurants in the US are run by Pakistanis, Bangladeshis and some Indians who are neither very rich, nor fluently Anglophone, nor highly credentialed, which creates the contamination effect for mainstream, middle-class, Americans.

Apr

23

2016

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Lahore: In Search of 150, Anarkali

Following a map of pre-Partition memories, shedding tears in a lost home in Pakistan and bringing back a piece of it to India

Apr

23

2016

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Air India Featured in Queen Elizabeth II’s 90th Birthday Album

Air India has a historical relationship with the UK, with the first flight to London being operated by a four-engine Constellation aircraft on June 8, 1948 via Cairo and Geneva

Apr

22

2016

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Malaysia Introduces E-visa For Indian Tourists

The e-visa facility is available to Indians residing in India only and is valid for a single journey stay of maximum 30 days in Malaysia for tourism purposes

Apr

22

2016

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Ads That Perfectly Capture NRI Emotions

As a desi living in the United States, you will be unable to stop yourself from watching ads with a high emotional quotient because they rekindle fond memories.

Apr

22

2016

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Don’t Call My Child a Third Culture Kid

Today, in media and in popular culture, it seems to me, the “Third Culture Kid” continues to be lauded.

Apr

21

2016

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Narendra Modi Came Face To Face With His Wax Twin

The statue clearly left Modi speechless even as he gave some finishing touches to the sculpture, and Twitter users were rather amused at his somewhat wonderstruck reaction.

Apr

20

2016

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Indian-English: A Bridge Between Two Different Planes of Existence

The choice of English by writers whose mother tongues ranged from Kashmiri to Konkani made people trounce them as elitist “Coca-colanisers”.

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