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2016

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Tuk-tuk Trip From India to UK Halted by Passport Theft in France

An engineer travelling from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk to promote clean energy has been thwarted agonisingly close to his goal after being being robbed in France.

Sep

08

2016

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Dental Graduates Look Towards Foreign Shores

Indian dental graduates can straightway practice dentistry in Canada, UK, Australia and several Middle Eastern countries once they clear their respective licensing exams.

Sep

08

2016

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How IIT-Madras Broke Into World's Top 250

IIT-Madras is the only Indian institution to have bettered its position in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) ranking for 2016-17 released on Tuesday. IIT-Madras moved up from the 254th position in 2015 to 249 this year, entering the global top 250 institutions.

Sep

06

2016

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Miss Japan Won by Half Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa

A half-Indian woman was on Monday crowned Miss Japan, the second year in a row a biracial person has won the beauty pageant.

Sep

06

2016

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Acid Attack Survivor to Model in NY

Reshma Qureshi survived an acid attack two years ago - and began to make beauty tips videos as a way to campaign against the sale of acid.

Sep

06

2016

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How It Feels To Be A Proper Indian

My family fronts the unexpected migrant tale of leaving behind a perfectly privileged life of tea estates and maids in Bangladesh to start anew for the sake of our education

Sep

05

2016

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Mother TeresaDeclared Saint by Pope Francis at Vatican

Mother Teresa, revered for her work with the poor in India, has been proclaimed a saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican.

Sep

05

2016

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Why Attribute Irrational Miracles to Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa should have been made a saint without having so-called miracles associated with her name.

Sep

04

2016

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The Indian Foot in UEFA Europa League

Turning down the glitz of the Indian Super League to carve out an international identity for himself, he became, in 2016, the first Indian ever to play a UEFA Europa League game.

Sep

04

2016

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India, Africa to Boost Collaborations in Medical Research

he statement by the India–Africa Health Sciences Meet said that both India and Africa decided to make efforts to ensure accessible and affordable health services for all among other measures.

Sep

03

2016

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India to Sign Co-production Treaties With Russia, South Africa

Last year itself, 1,000 Indian films did a business of more than USD 2 billion. Now a 43 per cent of the world population (BRICS nations) could be the market for Indian films and even for movies from other four nations.

Sep

03

2016

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India And UK Sign MoU For Cyber Security Cooperation

he MoU is aimed at promoting closer cooperation between India and the UK for exchange of knowledge and experience in detection, resolution and prevention of security-related incidents.

Sep

03

2016

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India, Body And Soul

India's health tourism undoubtedly embraces the ancient practices of yoga and ayurveda. Thousands visit the spiritual and wellness centres there where these usually go hand in hand.

Sep

01

2016

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India to Grant Residency to Rich Foreigners

Investors must put $1.5m (£1.1m) into the nation's economy over 18 months or $3.75m over three years. They must also create jobs for at least 20 Indians each financial year.

Sep

01

2016

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Entrance Test For NRIs Challenged

The entrance test for NRIs for admission to MBBS course has come under the judicial scanner.

Sep

01

2016

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Outwards to Africa

Africa and India together cover about a quarter of the world’s land area, support over a third of its population and harbour about half of its disease burden.

Aug

31

2016

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100-Year-Old Runner From India Gets Gold Medal

Ms Kaur's energy and drive to compete have become an inspiration to participants in the unique international event for athletes over 30.

Aug

31

2016

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From no School to MIT

Seventeen-year-old Malvika Raj Joshi doesn't have a class X or XII certificate but has made it to the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), thanks to her computer programming talent.

Aug

31

2016

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The Woman Who Discovered India's First HIV Cases

Thirty years ago, India discovered the dreaded HIV virus had reached its shores when blood samples from six sex workers tested positive. It was largely due to the efforts of one young scientist - but until now, her pioneering work has been all but forgotten.

Aug

29

2016

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Why India Needs to Get Rid of Its Sedition Law

In India, you can be charged with sedition for liking a Facebook post, criticising a yoga guru, cheering a rival cricket team, drawing cartoons, asking a provocative question in a university exam, or not standing up in a cinema when the national anthem is being played.

Aug

29

2016

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House-hunting in Singapore

Indians who have spent some time in the city-state know that they aren't the first choice as tenants for many landlords.

Aug

29

2016

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In America, Cricket Returns For a Rousing Home Run

Cricket in America is not all that new; baseball evolved from the mother game.A match played between the U.S and Canada in 1844 watched by more than 10,000 spectators, is considered the game's first international - and the oldest international sporting event in the modern world.

Aug

28

2016

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India’s Time Starts Now if it is Serious About Mission Olympic 2020

Despite its great importance, cricket never gave India — the nation — any significant international triumph until well after independence.

Aug

28

2016

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Surrogacy Bill: Modi Govt Sets New Terms

By shutting down commercial surrogacy—as this new bill seeks to do—the state, instead of helping the woman apply her agency in a more equitable environment, takes it away altogether.

Aug

28

2016

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Being LGBT in India

One of the major factors that results in the stigmatization of LGBT people is parental reaction towards homosexuality.

Aug

26

2016

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Reinventing The Gamchha

Much like the lungi, the gamchha has been central to the lives of India’s male working class. Of course, the elite class doesn’t look twice at it because it’s the ‘poor man’s cloth’ after all.

Aug

26

2016

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India Unveils Plans to Ban Surrogacy

The Indian government has unveiled a draft law which would ban commercial surrogacy.

Aug

26

2016

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USA Looking Forward to India-West Indies T20I Clash

The two games involving India and the West Indies are great opportunities to whet the appetites of the fan bases of both teams.

Aug

25

2016

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Only Genuine NRIs to Get Medical Seats

Most NRI seats were taken by local students who were sponsored by NRIs living abroad. Now, the seats that remain after giving admission to genuine NRIs will be coopted into the management quota.

Aug

25

2016

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India Plans Surrogacy Ban For Foreigners, Unmarried Couples

The Indian government plans to ban foreigners, single parents and gay couples from using India’s surrogacy services under a proposed law intended to protect poor women from exploitation.

Aug

25

2016

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Piers Morgan Being a Jerk About India’s Olympic Performance. Twitter Shuts Him Up

The Olympics must have ended but the people badmouthing about our performance are still going on.

Aug

25

2016

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Indian Desserts Aren't Faring Well in Fusion Cuisine

Even with a modernised dessert, the very first bite should make you believe you are sampling the classic — with the addition of an element you haven’t experienced before.

Aug

25

2016

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Ghosts of a Glorious Past: Kolkata’s Most Haunted

A mention of the most haunted places in Kolkata brings alive its fascinating past as well. A city that was much loved by the Mughals, French, British and Dutch.
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Aug

24

2016

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Floods Stop Funerals in India Holy City

Floods in India's holy city of Varanasi in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh have forced a halt to cremations along the banks of the river Ganges

Aug

24

2016

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Despite Sporting Glory, Indian Women Struggle to Rise

Women saved the day for India at Rio, and their growing presence was reflected in the 54 female Indian athletes -- the largest number ever -- at an Olympiad.

Aug

24

2016

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Rose Growers Face Competition From India

Two thirds of the roses sold in Europe are grown in Kenya and Ethiopia, and India is becoming increasingly important as well.

Aug

23

2016

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Desi Restaurants Going Overseas to Cater To Global Audience

The trend of Indian cuisine gaining popularity around the world is expected to gain momentum in the next few years, creating opportunities for entrepreneurs and established Indian based restaurant chains to expand internationally."

Aug

23

2016

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Innovations For Which Future Is Now

Innovation today has become quite subjective, defined differently by different people.

Aug

20

2016

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Spain's Marin Wins Badminton Gold Over India's Sindhu

Sindhu, ranked world No. 10, made a strong run through the tournament, beating higher-ranked Nozomi Okuhara of Japan in the semifinals. Her silver medal makes up somewhat for the disappointing run of fellow Indian Saina Nehwal

Aug

19

2016

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Meet One Indian Ad Firm's Top Dog

Goofy, the canine worker of an advertising firm in the southern Indian city of Chennai, has a visiting card and a "corner seat", and he performs multiple roles in the office.

Aug

19

2016

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Indians Wouldn't be Drinking Milk if it Weren't For Europeans

We modern Indians, ie those of us who have a tradition of drinking milk, carry the mutation 13910T. We count, therefore, among our ancestors that are Hungarian.

Aug

19

2016

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Indians Come Off Best in Grim UK Race Report

Britain’s Indian community is among the best performing communities on several social indicators, according to a major report on race relations

Aug

19

2016

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Sacrilege Incident Rocks UK Gurdwara

A week after a Sikhs' holy book was desecrated in the US, a similar incident has been reported in the UK.

Aug

19

2016

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Tourism Malaysia Offering Kabali Packages to Tourists From India

Kollywood superstar Rajinikanth's 159th movie is a big hit and it has indirectly promoted Malaysian locations to his fans in India and across the world.

Aug

18

2016

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ICC Test Cricket Ranking: Australia Hand No. 1 Spot to India

Australia handed over the number-one ranking to India after they lost the Test cricket series against Sri Lanka in Colombo. Pakistan are at No. 2 position

Aug

18

2016

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The Female Wrestler Who Got India's First Medal

Female wrestler Sakshi Malik has delivered India its first medal of the 2016 Rio Games, sending a nation into ecstasy. But her journey to the Olympic podium has not been easy.

Aug

18

2016

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India's Internet Users to Double by 2020 Leaving US Far Behind

Buoyed by Internet penetration in rural areas, the number of web users in India will see a two-fold rise at 730 million by 2020 against 350 million at the end of 2015

Aug

17

2016

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How Facebook, Twitter Enable And Empower Rage

The very things that characterise social media — its contagiousness, wide reach and ability to ‘organise’ people — are what makes it so easy for outrage to spread on it.

Aug

17

2016

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10 Things Us Indian Millennials Are Doing That Are Driving Our Parents Nuts

We millennials are a complicated lot. We decide to pursue a course of our dreams, but later take up jobs that have nothing to do with what we studied.

Aug

17

2016

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Eating The Monsoon

The rains, the festivals, the fasts – the bowl runs over in Gujarat in the month of Shravan

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