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Why More IITs Are a Bad Idea

Opening new IITs and IIMs in all states is too geographically focused, extravagant and wrong-headed.

Jun

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Top Five Mango Must-Haves

Every region in India is divided on which kind of mango trumps the other in taste.

Jun

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India Pilgrims Back a Year After Floods

Thousands of people were swept away in last June's devastating floods and landslides in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Jun

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India Asks its Citizens to Avoid Travel to Iraq

With tension escalating in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs or MEA has issued an advisory asking Indian nationals to avoid all travel to Iraq.

Jun

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In Kashmir There's Bread For Every Season

Though the unique tradition of baking is in decline, Kashmiris will continue to have tandoor fresh bread for a pretty long time to come because many of them have not got over the fact that the slices of English bread were fed only to the hospitalised sick.

Jun

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Shocking Science Behind Hindu Tradition

Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions are based on some scientific knowledge

Jun

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Food Packaged as Organic or Natural Might be Unhealthy

Food marketers are exploiting consumer desires to be healthy by marketing products as nutritious when, in fact, they are not.

Jun

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The Story of India’s Forgotten Coolie Women

That history deserves to be remembered, especially in these times when many try to turn the challenges faced by women in India as the story of some new 21st century clash between Bharat and India.

Jun

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Indian Paan Leaves Under EU Scanner

After Alphonso mangoes, paan leaves from India are now under the European Union's scanner.

Jun

13

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Fond Memories of India’s Ambassador Car

It’s the end of the road for India’s iconic Ambassador car and we asked for your best and worst memories of the bulbous beauties

Jun

13

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Welcome a Summer of Unusual World Wines

From Brazil to Russia, India to Slovenia, there are lots of pleasant global surprises on supermarket shelves this summer

Jun

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The Loneliest Library in the World

Chinnathambi keeps it active, serving the reading and literary hunger of his impoverished clientele.

Jun

12

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Indian Doctors Come Home to Medical Tourism Hub

Now (doctors) have an opportunity to use their expertise in their own place... and pull the patients from abroad also.

Jun

12

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MS Dhoni in Forbes List of World's Highest Paid Athletes

India skipper MS Dhoni is ranked 22nd in a list dominated by the likes of American boxer Floyd Mayweather, golfer Tiger Woods and tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Jun

12

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Fixing India’s Deadly Roads

When Indians meet with an accident, they exhibit an emotion that is bizarre considering how they drive — they are startled.

Jun

11

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An Ancient Form of Wrestling Fades in Mumbai

The demands of Kushti set it apart from most contemporary sports in India, as its practitioners lead an ascetic lifestyle.

Jun

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World Cup Fever Grips India

Indian fans paint their icons on walls, form fan clubs and celebrate raucously when their favourite foreign team wins.

Jun

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Yoga in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone may not be the kind of place you expect to find yoga. But thanks to a group called Yoga Strength, it is becoming increasingly popular.

Jun

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India Up One Slot, 15th On Millionaire Households List

India had 175,000 millionaire households in 2013, ranking 15th in the world, according to a wealth report which said the total number of millionaire households in the world rose to 16.3 million last year.

Jun

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Surat First City in India With Full Real-time Surveillance Network

Surat is the first city in the country to have a modern, real-time CCTV surveillance network.

Jun

10

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Man-made Disaster in Himalayas

Media in India say that more than 20 students are feared dead in Himachal Pradesh state due to the "appalling negligence" of authorities at a hydropower dam.

Jun

10

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Hunger Games: The Roti Riddle

Our mums and grandmums had communed with us frequently over food but, obviously, we weren’t receptive to the wisdom at that time of our lives.

Jun

10

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World Cup 2014: Who do you love

For the Indian fan, loyalties can travel fluidly from north Kolkata to north London, with a nimble leap into South America every four years

Jun

09

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Indian Airports Among World's Best Service Providers

Delhi and Mumbai airports have featured in the list of top five airports in the world

Jun

09

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Modi 101 in Indian MBA Classes

Cashing in on the popularity of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, some of the top business schools in the country are using his rise in Indian politics to teach management principles.

Jun

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Living With Dignity

The concept of retirement homes is catching on with the changing mindsets of people.

Jun

09

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More Indians Fancying Foreign Vacations This Summer

"A lot of people now make travel decisions based on their friends' vacation pictures on Facebook, peer feedback on travel destinations and even feedback on the experience with the service provider

Jun

09

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Indian Market to Thailand Remains Strong

India is one of Thailand’s fastest growing source markets and the biggest market from South Asia. In 2013, Indian visitors to Thailand totalled 1,049,856, up 3.61 per cent over 2012.

Jun

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Food-related Start-ups Catching the Eye

The way to making good money, may just be through people's stomachs.

Jun

08

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Holy Sites May Offer Clues to Antibiotic Resistance

The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.

Jun

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Varanasi's Zardozi Market Eroded by Pakistan

Ten years down the line you might not find the art practiced any more in Varanasi

Jun

06

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Right to be Forgotten Poses a Legal Dilemma in India

The “right to be forgotten” judgment has raised a controversy, while some argue that it upholds an individual’s privacy, others say it leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

Jun

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Bhangarh Fort, Rajasthan - The Most Haunted Place in India

Locals say whoever has tried to stay inside after sunset was never found.

Jun

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India Sikh Groups Clash at Golden Temple

Several people have been injured after Sikh groups brandishing swords clashed at India's Golden Temple

Jun

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US State Department Needs to Pipe Down About Badaun

There is a compulsive need to comment, advise, and worst of all, essentialise -- where specific incidents become excuses for broad scale generalisations about Indian men, women, society.

Jun

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Smartwear Revolution Promises Healthier Lives

A new generation of wearable technology is promising not only to log data about users' health but to predict and avert crises

Jun

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Prix Emile Hermès: Mola Musings

Two Kolkata designers get a special jury recommendation at the Hermès biennial design award for a chair inspired by a mother’s lap

Jun

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Keepy Uppy in Kerala

The Nainamvalappu Football Fans Association (NFFA) even plans to host its own mini World Cup in which 'teams' representing eight countries will play each other today. The winners will be presented with a gilt replica of the FIFA World Cup.

Jun

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Australia Want Their Own Indian Soil

Cricket Australia has come up with a novel plan to improve the team's performance on Indian soil: import some of their own.

Jun

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Rediscovering Yoga’s Soul

Are we just too conceited to admit that the practice can add a new dimension to our lives?

Jun

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Tinker, Solder and Engineer

The Great Indian Jugaad—that unique desi talent for cobbling together disparate items and producing something that may look incredible, but somehow gets the job done. In fact, this is the dream that is driving a handful of Indian techies to usher in the Makerspace culture.

Jun

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Ancient Hindu Temple Statues Returned to Cambodia

Cambodia has welcomed home three ancient Hindu statues, which were stolen from a temple decades ago.

Jun

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PIOs to be Treated as Indians for Adoption of Kids

The Ministry to change the guidelines for adoption of children so that persons of Indian origin (PIOs) are treated as Indians and not foreigners in the matter.

Jun

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The Mango Heartland

Malihabad: in the land of famous Dussehri mangoes.

Jun

03

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Style Legend White is right

A summer staple, style classic, social barometer, political statement—the white shirt’s Indian evolution is a story of our times.

Jun

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The Indian Miracle-buster Stuck in Finland

An Indian man who made his name exposing the "miraculous" feats of holy men as tricks has fled the country after being accused of blasphemy.

Jun

03

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Indian Businessmen to Promote Hindi in Israel

In a major boost to promotion of Hindi in Israel, Indian businessmen here have announced a grant of about USD 33,000.

Jun

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India: The Power of One Billion

The world's fastest growing mobile market remains relatively untapped - but tread lightly, there still be dragons

Jun

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India’s Growing Market for Leisure Biking

The number of Indians with money to burn on leisure biking is growing fast, and the world's most revered motorcycle brands are gearing up to equip them.

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