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Passport Delivery to Become Hassle-free

Mumbai may lead the way to do away with cumbersome processes that currently delay the issuance of a passport.

Jul

03

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Delhi-Agra Just 90 Minutes Apart

The Railways on Thursday successfully conducted a trial run of semi-high speed trains on Delhi-Agra section.

Jul

02

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What Do You Do With Millions of Extra Graduates

Rising joblessness among new university graduates in China and India is creating an army of educated unemployed that some fear could destabilise these huge economies.

Jul

02

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India Figures Out Science of Rocket Dollars

When Modi quipped that India's Mars mission cost less than the Hollywood movie 'Gravity', what was left unsaid was that the government's space commerce company has been making more money every year.

Jul

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Tarun Tejpal: India Tape Case Editor Gets Bail

India's Supreme Court has granted bail to Tarun Tejpal, the former editor of a news magazine who is charged with raping a female colleague.

Jul

02

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Row Over Sai Baba Set to Escalate

The controversy over Shankaracharya of Dwarka Peeth, Swami Swaroopananad Sarswati questioning the worship of Shirdi Sai Baba appears set to escalate further

Jul

01

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No Reverse Osmosis

Competition is driving Indian students to study abroad, and some countries are benefiting

Jul

01

2014

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Priceless Sarod Missing From British Airways Flight

Legendary musician Amjad Ali Khan today said the British Airways had misplaced his "beloved" Sarod, which hasn't been found even two days after he took a flight from London to Delhi.

Jul

01

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English Explodes in India

From hanging out on street corners to "hands-free underpants", English is resurgent in India.

Jul

01

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Google Shutting Down Orkut Social Network

Google said it is shutting down Orkut, its "first foray into social networking.

Jul

01

2014

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E-visa Soon for India

New tourism minister Shri Shripad Yesso Naik to implement as soon as possible e-visa to boost tourist arrivals to the country.

Jun

30

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A Strange Meeting of Minds

An unlikely encounter between two very different poets—Wilfred Owen and Rabindranath Tagore

Jun

30

2014

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The Success Story of Great Himalayan National Park

UNESCO decided to put the Great Himalayan National Park (GHNP) Conservation Area in Kullu district of Himachal Pradesh on the World Heritage List,

Jun

30

2014

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Chai - The Drink India Can't Live Without

In India, chai is more than just a cup of tea to start the day - the thick sweet drink is an integral part of the rhythm of life.

Jun

30

2014

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Fight Against Healthcare Graft to Focus on India

British Medical Journal has announced the launch of a campaign against corruption in medicine, which will begin with its focus on India.

Jun

30

2014

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The Idea of India

Civilisation involves respecting those less fortunate and those who disagree with you.

Jun

30

2014

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Expect Anything From India in England

Only three of the 18 members of the touring party have played a Test in England before as India try to bury the ghost of 2011

Jun

28

2014

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Is There a Distinctive Indian English

Yes, according to a hashtag that's been trending in the country - #IndianEnglish.

Jun

28

2014

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Home Break Hotels

The idea is to take a vacation in the same city that you live in.

Jun

27

2014

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India's Next Billionaires

In a list of cities ranked by how many billionaires live in them, Mumbai features among the top 10 in the world.

Jun

27

2014

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The Hotel's Website States Exclusively for Japanese

A hotel offering a taste of Japan in Bangalore is discouraging all customers who are not Japanese

Jun

27

2014

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11 Dancers You Find at Every Desi Wedding

When it's not the food, alcohol or eye candy, it's these dancers that make a desi wedding truly come alive.

Jun

27

2014

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US Teen Pilot Reaches India Flying Solo

A 19-year-old American attempting to become the youngest person ever to fly around the world solo reached India on Thursday, more than a month into his aerial odyssey.

Jun

27

2014

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Students as Scapegoats

The Delhi University experience should be a major lesson for educational institutions everywhere in the country.

Jun

25

2014

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Sai Devotees Outraged by Dwaraka Pontiff’s Remarks

Outraged at Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand’s controversial comments on their ‘deity’, devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba on Tuesday burned the seer in effigy at Shirdi

Jun

25

2014

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Are We Legitimising Cyber Abuse

Apps like Secrets or Confession pages on Facebook only manage to extend a sense of legitimacy to it.

Jun

25

2014

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Kitchen Karma

Beyond the pretty food photos and the latest cookware

Jun

25

2014

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Coke Losing in India

The last thing Coke needs is to be stopped from making its most famous fizzy drink, in the place it hopes will become its biggest future market.

Jun

25

2014

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Drug From Indian Spices to Fight Hypertension

Some spices and condiments commonly used in Indian soups, curries and rasam, when taken in a specific proportion with white lotus petals, can bring down blood pressure.

Jun

24

2014

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Inside the World of Online Dating in India

Sites like Sirf Coffee and the others try to sell the idea of a mediated experience, instead of online dating.

Jun

24

2014

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Facebook is Becoming Google

Can anyone - including Google - stop the Facebook juggernaut from taking over the internet?

Jun

24

2014

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India Moves to Establish Hospitals Across Nigeria

The new Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria disclosed his government's readiness to establish more Indian hospitals across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

Jun

24

2014

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Indian Story of Kickbacks in British Medical Journal

Corruption in Indian health care has hit the headlines of the prestigious British Medical Journal, which has termed it cancerous and said it is "ruining doctor-patient relationship".

Jun

24

2014

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Another Indian Site Gets Heritage Tag

The Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area located in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, has been added to the World Heritage site list of the UNESCO

Jun

24

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Do Not Worship Shirdi Sai Baba

Sai Baba of Shirdi is not a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity and should not be worshipped because he was a human being, and not a God.

Jun

23

2014

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East India Company Rolls Out Gold Coins to Honour Tendulkar

There's a new memento in the market to commemorate the master blaster's glorious career: a special edition gold coin priced £12,000 from East India Company.

Jun

23

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Commercialization of the Indian Thali

Various factors have influenced urban consumers to shift from homemade products such as curd, pickles and spices to buying these from the marketplace

Jun

23

2014

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Reviving India's Only Chinatown

Despite India and China being neighbours, the number of people of Chinese origin in Calcutta has been dwindling rapidly, but now there are plans to invest money and bring it back to life.

Jun

23

2014

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Delhi, Mumbai Top List of Indian Cities in Drug Trafficking

Balkan and northern routes are the main heroin trafficking corridors linking Afghanistan to the huge markets of the Russia and western Europe

Jun

22

2014

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Can Yoga Improve Your Willpower

The whole point is to find a position where you are able to stay still and do just that: Stay still

Jun

22

2014

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Greatest Indian Novels

This is a list of the greatest Indian novels ever written.
TAGS: Life | Books | June 2014

Jun

22

2014

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India’s Obsession With Lighter Skin

Men are not exempt. They are part of the 'white is right' movement too

Jun

22

2014

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What Happens to India's Railway Children

The last official estimate on the numbers of street children across India was 11,000,000.

Jun

20

2014

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India’s History With Hostage Situations

There has been no request for ransom and it remains unclear who was behind the kidnappings.

Jun

20

2014

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India Cracking Down on Foreign-funded Charities

India is cracking down on foreign-funded charities after receiving an internal report alleging they are costing the country up to 3 percent of its GDP by rallying communities against polluting industries.

Jun

20

2014

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Why Indian Nurses Want to go Back to Iraq

We are very tense about the situation in Iraq but I want to go back to work there.

Jun

20

2014

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Passport Delay Leaves Surrogate Babies Stranded in India

The government has been urged to intervene in the case of a Greater Manchester couple stranded in India due to Passport Office delays

Jun

19

2014

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Ganga Kinare

Rishikesh is known for yoga and meditation, but now people also come for adventure activities

Jun

19

2014

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Chai Pe Kharcha

In a slump, the tea industry needs a perk up

Jun

19

2014

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The Indian Shaadi Getting Ugly

Now there is a new trend growing among India's middle classes. They've started to employ white Western girls to hang out at weddings, doing various weird things purely because they—we—are white and Western.

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