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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

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Eating The Monsoon

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

Aug

17

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Romancing the Darjeeling Himalayan Railway

The narrow gauge track on which the joy ride train goes from Darjeeling to Ghum is a part of the road that connects the two cities just about 7 km apart.

Aug

16

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Why do Students Leave IITs, IIMs

Even as lakhs of students toil to get into the country's most prestigious educational institutions - the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Management (IIMs) - the dropout rates at these institutes are not low either.

Aug

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The Puzzling Disappearance of an Indian Military Plane

On 22 July, an Indian military plane with 29 people on board, including six crew members, went missing over the Bay of Bengal. More than three weeks and a massive search operation later, there is no trace of the plane.

Aug

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Verbose Tweet Inspires Linguistic Laughter From Indians

When Uttar Pradesh tourism board's official Twitter account published a tweet to promote the ancient city of Varanasi, a whole different form of attention was focused of the state.

Aug

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Rio 2016: India's First Female Olympic Gymnast Inspires a Nation

Dipa Karmakar, India's first female gymnast at the Olympics, may have just lost out on a medal but she won the hearts of a nation with her vaulting performance.

Aug

15

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India Surrogate Mothers Talk of Pain of Giving up Baby

India is known as the "surrogacy hub" of the world where infertile couples, many from across the globe, head to rent a womb.

Aug

14

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Adoption: The Nw Digital Way Home

“The decision to adopt a child is a hard, emotional one, but the biggest hurdle remains awareness about adoption itself, and being able to transcend barriers of genes, class, caste.

Aug

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Santoshi Maa: The Celluloid Goddess

How an unexpected hit in the 1970s catapulted a minor local goddess to national fame

Aug

14

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Post-Brexit UK May Compel Indian Students to Eye Other Options For Higher Education

Amid concerns over the Brexit vote and reports that the new UK Prime Minister Theresa May is set to make student visa norms even more strict, it is no surprise that Indian students are looking at other options when planning overseas education.

Aug

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Within Singapore’s Indian Community, Clash Between The Old And The New

he expatriate Indian is often perceived as pushy and aggressive and coming in with a strong sense of entitlement.

Aug

13

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RIO Update: USA on Fire, Shuts out India

he U.S. Women’s Olympic Field Hockey Team may be ranked fifth in the world, but it is playing like the best team after a 4-0 win over India on Thursday pushed it to 4-0 in the Rio Olympics.

Aug

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Why India Cannot be a Hindu Pakistan

To be a good or patriotic Indian one does not have to be a Hindu by birth, religious practice, or cultural affiliation. One does not need to know or speak Hindi, either. And one does not even have to hate Pakistan.

Aug

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Indian-origin Man Charged For Possession of Child Pornography

A 29-year old Indian-origin man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of producing and possessing material depicting the sexual exploitation of a minor.

Aug

12

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Team USA Bests India 3-0, Stays Undefeated

Team USA stays undefeated with the 3-0 win over India behind two goals from Katie Bam.

Aug

12

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Singapore And The Art of Intelligent Living

The India-Singapore “Fever” as Goh Chok Tong, the-then Prime Minister of Singapore had called it in 1993, embraces a wide-range of shared economic and non-economic areas.

Aug

12

2016

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Indian Students Going To UK, US Universities To Go Up By 50 Per Cent

The number of Indian students going overseas for under-graduate and post-graduate studies is expected to increase by 50 per cent over the next five years due to a manifold increase in their family incomes.

Aug

11

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Indian Cricket And The Tace For The No.1 Slot

Two factors would have long-term ramifications: the failure of Australia, and the growth of Ravichandran Ashwin as an all-rounder

Aug

11

2016

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The Sword-fighting Granny Showing The Young How It's Done

A 73-year-old grandmother in Kerala in Southern India has become a social media star after appearing in a video in which she demonstrated her martial arts prowess.

Aug

11

2016

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Why India Needs a Daughters' Day

India has launched a campaign on social media to celebrate daughters, daughters-in-law and granddaughters this week and is observing a Daughter's Day on Thursday.

Aug

09

2016

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Chinese Media Takes on India's Business Visa Policy

India has long since stopped talking about it, but China's state-run media is still harping on about India not getting into the Nuclear Suppliers Group and therefore taking "revenge" on Beijing by being "petty" and by making its business visa policy "a pain in the butt."

Aug

09

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End of World's Longest Hunger Strike

Indian activist Irom Sharmila Chanu is ending her hunger strike against a controversial law after 16 years.

Aug

09

2016

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Will Rio Olympics Bring a Change in India’s Hockey Fortunes

Indian hockey was awesome until Moscow Olympics in 1980, but the slide started soon after as every other nation started using Astroturf and the wins dried up.

Aug

09

2016

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Malaysian Citizenship Given to 7,000 Indians

After years of battling bureaucracy, about 7,000 Indians who were born in Malaya before its independence from Britain have at last obtained Malaysian citizenship.

Aug

09

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Soccer A Way Into History For The Forgotten Immigrants of India

The Siddis are descendants of Bantu people from East Africa, originally brought to India through the Arab slave trade in the seventh century, and then later by the Portuguese and British.

Aug

08

2016

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Baba, The Magnet to World's Best Brains

The temple belongs to Neeb Karori Baba, a magnet to tech honchos like Mark Zuckerberg and Steve Jobs.

Aug

08

2016

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Rio Olympics: India’s Dipa Karmakar Qualifies For Vault Finals, Makes History

The Tripura girl managed to perform her much-appreciated ‘Produnova’ vault cleanly to secure 14.850 points after two attempts

Aug

08

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Olympic Losers: Why is India so Bad at Sport?

The world's second most populous nation has the worst Olympic record in terms of medals per head.

Aug

08

2016

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India's Stunted Children

India has the highest number of children suffering from stunted growth in the world, the charity WaterAid says in a new report.

Aug

08

2016

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India to The Rescue: Wikipedia Turns To Multi-Lingual Techies For Help

India might seem like the Tower of Babel with its many diverse tongues but modern-day skills of young techies here are helping solve linguistic problems in computing from across the globe.

Aug

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Rio Olympics: Leander Paes, Rohan Bopanna Ousted in Opening Round

Paes’s dreams of winning a second Olympic medal went up in smoke as he and Bopanna made an inglorious exit in the opening round of the men’s doubles.

Aug

06

2016

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A Trim, a Shave And a Chat

The barbershop has made itself into a unique Indian institution. Apart from the usual business of shaving and hair cuts, it also serves other social purposes.

Aug

05

2016

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Indian-origin Cancer Expert Warns of Brexit Impact

An Indian-origin cancer expert who was recently knighted by Queen Elizabeth II today warned against London losing out on scientific talent in the wake of Brexit.

Aug

05

2016

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African Medical Students to Get Training in Indian Hospitals

Medical students from African countries will soon get training in Indian hospitals, under an initiative designed to strengthen India-Africa relations.

Aug

04

2016

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The Chennai Woman Who Runs A Hindu Crematorium

Praveena Solomon is challenging tradition and winning hearts by taking on the traditionally male role at Chennai's busiest funeral ground.

Aug

04

2016

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Singapore Model For Gurgaon

the Haryana government may introduce a new governing model for Gurgaon on the lines of Singapore or Greater London.

Aug

04

2016

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India May Gain Usd 80 Billion Per Year On Relaxing Visa Regime

If India moves to tighten visas for Chinese, it would mean a loss of billions of dollars in income every year.

Aug

03

2016

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Handwoven Fabrics of India

A campaign to support Indian weavers and their products has gone viral with around 3,700 shares 3604 and 6,772 likes in less than 24 hours.

Aug

03

2016

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Dalits in Narendra Modi's India Are Angry

Anger among Dalits in Gujarat has been mounting in recent weeks.

Aug

03

2016

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India, West Indies to play T20s in U.S.

The Indian cricket team, for the first time, will be playing an international match in the United States of America.

Aug

03

2016

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India To Bring Back Thousands Of Starving Citizens From Middle-East

The external affairs ministry has stepped up efforts to bring back its citizens in Saudi and Kuwaiti who have been without food after they lost their jobs.

Aug

02

2016

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After Merger With Didi, India to Become Uber's Main Battleground

Uber and China's Didi Chuxing have struck an unexpected trans-Pacific partnership which signifies the American company's capitulation in the Middle Kingdom and portends an intensification of its drive to conquer India.

Aug

02

2016

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Tech Giants Google, Microsoft to Soon Provide Desi Email Addresses

If the Indian government has its way, American tech giants Google, Microsoft and homegrown providers like Rediff could soon be signing you up for email addresses in the desi language of your choice.

Aug

02

2016

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Indian-Origin Chef To Delight Athletes at Rio Olympics

An Indian-origin chef will be part of South Africa's Olympic squad and will charm the country's athletes with his sumptuous dishes during their stay in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro.

Aug

02

2016

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Foreign Media on Sushma Swaraj's Effort to Rescue Stranded Indians

Large numbers of Indian workers have lost their jobs in recent months and have neither the money nor the required exit visas to leave Saudi Arabia.

Aug

02

2016

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Money or Dignity: The Dilemma of Indians in The Gulf

Middle East is great as long as the going is good. But things can go horribly wrong if you find yourself at the wrong side of law, or someone influential.

Aug

02

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India, Saudi in Talks to Bring Home Stranded Workers

India said it is negotiating with authorities in Saudi Arabia to repatriate thousands of migrant workers after they lost their jobs, leaving them destitute and with no money to return home.

Aug

01

2016

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The Real Life Slumdog Multi-millionaire

Ambarish Mitra, founder and boss of Blippar, a mobile phone app business valued at $1.5bn (£1.2bn), ran away from home at the age of 15 to live in New Delhi's slums.

Aug

01

2016

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India Rushes to Expat Workers’ Aid in Saudi Arabia

Indian government assists about 10,000 Indian workers who are without a job, pay and food.

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