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The Sartorialist Sweeps Into New Delhi

From New Delhi taxi drivers in crisp white linen suits to delivery men in Mumbai who mix plaids with apparent ease, the way Indians dress has surprised Scott Schuman.

Nov

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Goddess Durga's Army

Inside an Indian camp for radical Hindu women

Nov

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Why Australia, Brazil Want Indian Cattle

Climate change is spurring something positive for India: growing overseas demand for indigenous cattle,

Nov

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Was Greg Chappell India’s Worst Foreign Coach

Clearly, Gary Kirsten was the best, but Greg Chappell didn’t do too badly in Tests.

Nov

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The World's Most Well Guarded Recipes

In the world of food, a handful of companies have not only managed to keep their secrets safe, they've managed to build an empire out of them.

Nov

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Lost Jain Text on Indian Philosphy Reconstructed

Analyses contained in Dwadasharnayachakra are key points of reference for scholars from across the globe who come to Gujarat to study Indian religious thought.

Nov

10

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Southern Pride

A musical guide to southern India is a YouTube hit.

Nov

10

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The Students Feel They Have Right to Cheat

Students are often keen to exercise their rights but recently there has been an interesting twist - some in India are talking about their right to cheat in university exams.

Nov

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India Stun World Champions Australia

India beat Australia 3-1 Down Under to win a historic hockey Test series.

Nov

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Allan Border Fans the Fire

The furore over the infamous Monkeygate episode refuses to die with Allan Border now saying that Cricket Australia should have called “India’s bluff” instead of letting its own players down.

Nov

07

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Starbucks Outshines Coffee Chain Rivals

Starbucks, the world's largest coffee retailer, posted nearly three times more per-store sales than established rivals in India in its first full year of operations in the country.

Nov

07

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Unsung Heros

Custodians' of India's vast rail network

Nov

07

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Indians Suffering From Vacation Deprivation

Indians are the fourth most vacation deprived nation globally with 67% polled saying that they took only 15 days of leave in a year.

Nov

07

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The Problem With The English Language In India

Aperson’s socioeconomic status in Indian society is approximately in line with his or her fluency in the language. In other words: a new caste system.

Nov

06

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Al Qaeda Grooming Indian Militants for Big Attacks

Allegiances between Islamist militant groups can be murky and fleeting, and providing concrete proof of operational ties is notoriously difficult.

Nov

05

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Burger King Opens in India

Founded in 1954, Burger King has 13,000 stores across 98 countries.

Nov

05

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Plan for a Times Square in Mumbai Stirs Criticism

In an effort to bolster tourism, India's new central government laid out plans last month to transform parts of one of Mumbai's oldest and most charming neighborhoods into a "cultural hub."

Nov

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India Leads the World in Blocking Facebook Content

Facebook has restricted access to nearly 5,000 pieces of information on its website in India in the first six months of 2014.

Nov

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Missing the Indian Spirit

At a time when national spirit is high, shouldn’t we consider a signature spirit as well?

Nov

05

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Sachin Calls Book His Second Innings

Calling it the second innings of his life, Sachin added," I owe it to people across the world who supported me. This is a sincere effort."

Nov

04

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Google Targets India's Next Billion With Hindi Website

Google has launched a Hindi website designed to highlight some of the best internet content in the language.

Nov

04

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Trademark War: Khadi Registered in Germany, Spain

After haldi and basmati, this is the latest instance of infringement of intellectual property rights, which is essentially traditional knowledge.

Nov

03

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Tendulkar Says He's No Cheat

Former India captain Sourav Ganguly supported Sachin Tendulkar, who has written in his autobiography that he felt humiliated to be branded a cheat by match referee Mike Denness in 2001.

Nov

03

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India's Gun-violence Widows

Campaigners in Manipur have been demanding that authorities withdraw a controversial anti-insurgent law which gives the security forces the powers of search and seizure.

Nov

02

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Chicken Tikka Masala Now Conquering French Palates

It may have Indian origins, but ‘chicken tikka masala’ is an outright British invention that has become a ‘national dish’ here.

Nov

02

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Harrogate Graduate Sets Out to Fight Poverty in India

Fighting to beat poverty at its source, a Harrogate graduate is joining a troop of young travellers determined to make a difference in India.

Nov

02

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Pay Up

India want the West Indies to shell out £26 million in compensation for pulling out of their October tour.

Nov

02

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Using Pop Culture to Challenge Gender Inequality

Violence against women and girls is “the single largest human rights pandemic on this planet.”
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Nov

01

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Why Sadness Lasts Longer

Why sadness lasts 240 times longer than other emotions.

Nov

01

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The Spoils of Royalty

Why do we cling on to the idea that it is the royal that is luxurious? Real Indian luxury is not the objects, but the service

Nov

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A Short History of the Kiss in India

On a busy street in the southern state of Kerala, a protest will see couples gather to do something Indians very rarely do in public: kiss.

Nov

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Big Fat Indian Weddings Get Made in China Tag

Tying the knot at Kunming or taking the path to marital bliss at Dali could soon become a fad as the big fat Indian weddings get the Made in China tag.

Oct

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Childless Stigma

Why Indian women are risking motherhood in old age.

Oct

31

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A Final Trial Before the World Cup

The hastily arranged tournament against Sri Lanka will be the last chance to get into the Cup squad

Oct

29

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Love, Cell & Dhokha

Heaven’s lost the prerogative, relationships are now being made and broken on mobile phones.

Oct

29

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Tea or Coffee

Tea is by far the most preferred drink in India even in traditional coffee guzzling states

Oct

29

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India's Role in the World's Largest-Ever Scientific Project

The reactor will weigh about 23,000 tons - as much as three Eiffel Towers.

Oct

29

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Google Developing Cancer and Heart Attack Detector

Google is exploring a way to search inside people's bodies for early signs of deadly illnesses such as cancer or heart disease.

Oct

27

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Indian Fantasy

It has been an exceptionally fertile year for erotic writing in English for Indian publishing.

Oct

27

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Round The Bend

The hardship posting to end all hardship postings

Oct

27

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Past Glory

One of India's oldest football teams, Mohammedan Sporting, is facing the threat of closure.

Oct

27

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Sania Mirza Creates History

Indian ace Sania Mirza and her Zimbabwean partner Cara Black ended the season and their partnership on a remarkable high.

Oct

24

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Mumbai University 9th in List of Billionaire Alumni, Above MIT

In an interesting finding, the University of Mumbai has emerged as the only entry in the top 10 list of universities that is not American.

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