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Why Stampedes Occur Again and Again in India

India is vulnerable to stampedes, especially at large religious gatherings, because of poor implementation of the NDMA crowd management guidelines

Aug

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America, No More the Land of Opportunity

In the United States, there is now less economic mobility than in Canada or much of Europe.

Aug

10

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Goddess Kali on New York's Empire State Building

In a breathtaking spectacle, Goddess Kali was projected on the Empire State Building in New York.

Aug

10

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Indian Singer Disappears in Pakistan

Indian pop singer Sukhbir Singh on Sunday fled from the Karachi airport after authorities found $27,000 in his luggage

Aug

10

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India Off The Beaten Track

Can we really experience the beauty, benevolence and uniqueness of India in one lifetime?

Aug

07

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Is Kama Sutra a Feminist Book of Erotic Love

Does the world's oldest textbook of erotic love need to be redeemed and accorded its proper place as a literary landmark of India's rich heritage?

Aug

07

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Next Himalayan Quake May Affect India

There is an increased risk of a future major earthquake in an area that straddles the west of Nepal and India, scientists warn.

Aug

07

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Man, the Booker

Why Indians feel a certain pride about this prize, and how this might change soon.

Aug

07

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Story of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s Disappearance

Guru Gobind Singh Ji left his physical body in 1708, at Abchal Nagar, Hazoor Sahib (in Nanded, Maharashtra, India).

Aug

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Selfie Stop

A selfie point shatters the calm of a park, and may be symbolic of a wider trend of skirting bigger issues by using a quick-fix method to appease the electorate.

Aug

05

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Country's Famous Pre-Independence Eateries

These restaurants witnessed India's Independence and are still going strong

Aug

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10 Indian Alternatives to International Wonders

A snapshot of a few places in India that'll remind you of their overseas counterparts, minus the hefty travel expenses.

Aug

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India Lifts Porn Ban After Widespread Outrage

India will restore free access to 857 pornographic websites, following widespread outrage over the move.

Aug

04

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12 Stops, 50 Markets

A cross-country bazaar trail, from Imphal and Mumbai to Srinagar and Chennai—the best buys, the quirkiest shops, and the most delicious food

Aug

04

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US is Taking ISRO's Help to Launch its Satellite

Many may find it a crowning glory, but Indian Space Research Organization (Isro) scientists think it's just an acknowledgement long due.

Aug

04

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Sai Baba Decision to Never Leave Puttaparthi

When Sathya Sai Baba came into this world, he was the second part of what is known as the “Triple Avatar” in Hindu scriptures.

Aug

03

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India's Tea-selling Author

Thousands of people make a living selling tea on the roadside in Delhi, but one man stands out. Laxman Rao is not only a tea seller but also a prolific author.

Aug

03

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Amazon India Couture Week

Why Indian fashion buyers will never tire of beautiful excess.

Aug

03

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Rasagolas Are Not Bengali After All

The unkindest cut for Bengalis is that several Bengali authors and researchers have now accepted that the sweet dish originated in Odisha.

Jul

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One Call That Put India on Mobile

India’s mobile revolution started with one symbolic call on this day 20 years ago.

Jul

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Why Britain Doesn’t Owe India Reparations

The Indian lawmaker’s arguments on why he thinks the British government should give back what it took during centuries of colonial rule in the subcontinent have been endorsed by many of his countrymen.

Jul

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Roti-Making Machine in Action

The inventors claim it is capable of producing hot, round Rotis, also known as ‘chapattis,’ at a rate of one-a-minute.

Jul

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Delhi’s Fifth Estate

The story of the legendary newspaper agency in Connaught Place through the life of a family patriarch.

Jul

31

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Indian Teachers Kidnapped in Libya

Four Indian teachers have been kidnapped in Libya, India's foreign ministry has said.

Jul

31

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Indian Doctor’s Legal Troubles Bedevil World Medical Association

Dr. Ketan Desai, who is scheduled to be inaugurated as president of WMA next year, faces charges of conspiracy and cheating in two cases registered against him

Jul

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India to be Most Populous Nation by 2022

India is on course to be the world’s most populous nation by 2022, surpassing China sooner than previously estimated.

Jul

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Plane Debris in Indian Ocean Same Type as MH370

If the part is from Flight 370, it would be the first debris found from the vanished airliner.

Jul

28

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Madras is Changing The Future Course for IITs

A five-year dual-degree course introduced by IIT-Madras is slowly changing and challenging the status quo.

Jul

27

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Who After Mary Kom

Women’s boxing in India was supposed to explode with Kom’s success at the Olympics. Why has it gone down instead?

Jul

27

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61,000 Indian Millionaires Shifted Overseas

India has seen the second-biggest outflow of high net worth individuals (HNWI) in last 14 years

Jul

23

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Why India is Lagging in Disruptive Innovation

Observers point to the role — or lack of — of the Indian government as one of the major reasons why risky and good technology products fail in India.

Jul

23

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Putting The Fizz into Indian Wine

Right now one particular type of drink is getting plenty of attention from both consumers and investors.

Jul

23

2015

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Life in a Metro

This Quora thread brilliantly captures life in different Indian cities.

Jul

22

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How India Makes Parsi Babies

The Parsis of India are a unique community, but their numbers are declining fast.

Jul

22

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Aarushi Talwar Murder: Botched Inquiry

Was Aarushi Talwar murder verdict a miscarriage of justice

Jul

22

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Oldest Koran Found in Birmingham University

What may be the world's oldest fragments of the Koran have been found by the University of Birmingham.

Jul

22

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Caste Census Findings Need to be Taken to Nairobi

A simple but powerful case can be made that here is a comprehensive census which shows that the Indian farmer is entrenched in deep poverty.

Jul

20

2015

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What Indian Parents Want Most For Their Children

Most parents in India rank professional success more important than a happy life.

Jul

20

2015

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Chennai’s Changing Food Scene

A Russian restaurant in India’s most conservative metro calls for a reassessment of the city’s dining-out culture.
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Jul

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Can TV Ads Join The Fight For Equality

Not in the 1990s, but things are looking up. Now there’s even an ad that says household chores have no gender

Jul

16

2015

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India’s Most Stunning Lakes

India certainly charms you with its multitude of stunning lakes.

Jul

15

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What do The IPL Suspensions Mean for Cricket

A panel appointed by India's Supreme Court has suspended two top Indian Premier League teams for two years over a corruption scandal.

Jul

15

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IPL Verdict

Lodha committee's decision is exemplary, but bigger job is reforming BCCI.

Jul

15

2015

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New UK Crackdown on Students Visa Soon

Indian and other non-EU students at British colleges will be banned from working during the period of their courses as part of a new crackdown on student visa fraud.

Jul

14

2015

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7 Indian Fashion Staples That are a Hit in the West

People across the world are increasingly getting drawn to ethnic Indian fashion,

Jul

13

2015

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Living And Dying in Dover Lane

A campaign to save Kolkata’s eccentric architecture hits home.

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