Oct

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Shades of Africa in India's Social Fabric

Astonishing as it may sou­nd but East Africans were once a part of India.

Oct

16

2014

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Can India Block Ebola Invasion

A second Ebola case on US soil has raised the alarm in India's health establishment.

Oct

15

2014

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Australian Surrogacy Abuse is India's Shame

The refusal by an Australian couple to take one of the twins they sought through surrogacy in India has exposed the sleazy and unethical side of the booming surrogacy industry.

Oct

15

2014

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The Nobel's Noble Battle

At a time when news has been a dark canvas of conflicts and calamities worldwide, the announcement beamed a bright light through the gloom.

Oct

15

2014

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Kailash Satyarthi, The Children’s Man

A look at the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize winner’s fight against child and bonded labour, trafficking, modern slavery and other social evils

Oct

15

2014

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Isro Plans to Send an Indian Into Space

Isro had done a study seven years ago about the requirements of a human flight.

Oct

13

2014

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Sai Baba Devotees Can File Case Against Shankaracharya

Swami Swaroopanand Saraswati had ran down the followers of Shirdi Sai Baba, saying they ought not to worship the 19th century mystic who was no God.

Oct

13

2014

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How Cyclone Hudhud Got Its Name

Cyclone Hudhud, expected to hit India's south-eastern coast on Sunday afternoon, was "born" in Oman?

Oct

13

2014

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The Useful Salwar

A top-selling retail separate, designers subvert the original ‘salwar’ for modern versions on the fashion ramp

Oct

10

2014

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A Happy Homecoming For India's Widows

A group of Indian widows have returned to their home city to raise awareness about the plight of women who are thrown out by their families after their husbands die.

Oct

10

2014

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Dhoni Sole Indian Athlete on Forbes’ List

Mahendra Singh Dhoni is the sole Indian sportsman to figure on Forbes' list of the world's most valuable athlete brands

Oct

08

2014

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This Burger is World’s Costliest

Priced at £1,1237.50 with service the burger took three weeks to develop.

Oct

08

2014

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India And An Overburdened Planet

The lifestyle of an Indian places less demands on the ecosystem than that of the citizens of many other countries.

Oct

08

2014

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New York Times Apologises For Cartoon On India's Mars Mission

NYT apologised for publishing a cartoon on India's successful Mars mission which a large number of readers accused of mocking India.

Oct

07

2014

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Cutting Down India’s Forest of Laws

A multitude of laws is the surest way to create a lawless society

Oct

07

2014

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Skype to Bar Calls Within India

Skype will end support for calling within India, meaning calls to mobiles and landlines from Skype within India will no longer be available.

Oct

06

2014

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Incheon Bares Sordid Sports Saga of India

India’s ranking has gone down from the sixth four years ago to eighth now.

Oct

06

2014

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Why Love is a Four Letter Word

The current jihad against love is only the latest and most visible instance of a virulent Indian misogyny

Oct

06

2014

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Himachal Apple Orchards Beckon Tourists

In a unique initiative to make tourism business more fruitful in Himachal Pradesh, the state Tourism Department is all set to take tourists to apple orchards.

Oct

04

2014

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The Spaniard Who Loves Us

The man who is poking about in our homes to find new ways to make them beautiful and functional

Oct

04

2014

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Is Yoga Really About Exercise

Yoga practitioners are fighting a new sales tax by insisting the activity isn't primarily about fitness.

Oct

04

2014

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Stolen Ganesha in US to Return Soon

The Ganesha will be the third stolen idol that Tamil Nadu is getting back in the Kapoor case.

Oct

04

2014

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NYT's Racist Cartoon

The New York Times cocked a snook at the Mangalyaan spacecraft by publishing a cartoon that showed a turban-wearing man with a cow knocking at the door of the "Elite Space Club".

Oct

03

2014

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India Singer Criticised For Sexist Jeans Remark

Women's groups in the southern Indian state of Kerala have criticised the legendary singer KJ Yesudas for saying women should not wear jeans.

Oct

03

2014

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Indians Shop for Apartments in US

For affluent Indians, U.S. real estate is a security blanket.

Oct

03

2014

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India Beat Pakistan To Win Men's Hockey Gold

IT took Indian men 16 years to reclaim Asiad hockey gold, which also earned them a direct berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct

03

2014

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1,000 US Academics To Teach in Indian Universities

The idea is to invite and host up to 1,000 American academics every year to teach in centrally-recognized Indian universities.

Oct

02

2014

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85% of Indians are Offline

The countries were ranked on the index on the basis of their scores on four kinds of barriers: incentives, low incomes and affordability, user capability, and infrastructure.

Oct

02

2014

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Indian Varsities in World’s top 300

It should be a cause for serious concern that India does not yet have a top-200 entrant, and does not seem to be making enough progress up the rankings.

Sep

30

2014

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Why is Adolf Hitler Popular in India?

The different attitudes that have given Hitler his unique Indian afterlife can surprise those from the West who are confronted by them.

Sep

29

2014

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Photoshopping Federer

Images of the tennis star in India, created by his fans

Sep

29

2014

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Delhi Metro Ranked Second

Delhi Metro has been ranked second among 18 international Metro systems i

Sep

27

2014

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Brain Repair May be Boosted By Curry Spice

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself.

Sep

25

2014

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India's Race For Space Success

ndia's maiden mission to Mars, the Mangalyaan, has arrived in orbit after a 300-day marathon covering over 670 million kilometres.

Sep

24

2014

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Mumbai Ranked 12th Most Expensive City

London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world's most expensive city to live and work in.

Sep

24

2014

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Red-letter Day For India

India created history becoming the first country to succeed on its first Mars mission when Isro's Mangalyaan slipped into Martian orbit after a few nail-biting moments.

Sep

24

2014

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Smoked Meat Deadlier Than Liquor

When meat or fish is cooked directly over fire, it gets covered with cancer-causing carcinogens, making it more dangerous than even smoking or consumption of alcohol,

Sep

23

2014

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Bollywood Cleavage Row Shows India's Crass Side

A clash between India's top newspaper and a Bollywood actress shows no signs of abating.

Sep

23

2014

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Indian Junk Food Scandal

It's a storm in a cup which we all must look into.

Sep

22

2014

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The Mobile Gatekeepers of India's Railways

Some 11,500 of the more than 30,000 railway crossings in India are unmanned.

Sep

22

2014

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Indians Spend Big On Hotels Abroad

It turns out the cliche that Indians are the stingiest travellers is not true.

Sep

22

2014

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Indian Architect Named Leader of Tomorrow

A 28-year-old Indian architect has been named "young leader of tomorrow" by Time magazine for his pioneering work in designing affordable flood-proof houses for slum dwellers.

Sep

22

2014

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Visa On Arrival Facility On The Anvil For US Tourists

The ministry of home affairs is working overtime to finish the work on the VoA proposal to finalize it in time for the Prime Minister's visit.

Sep

22

2014

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Why Indians Bargain With No Apologies

Just because we are known to be brains behind some of the big companies, does not mean we have piles of cash in our accounts.

Sep

21

2014

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To Be or Not To Be English

English is a foreign language and I believe it can never be a language for social inclusion.

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