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Get My Peon: India Outsources House Chores

New Indian companies are offering to do your chores and errands in a country traditionally reliant on full-time servants.

Jul

23

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Singapore Invites Indian Firms to List on SGX

The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) is inviting Indian companies to list on their exchange and raise capital.

Jul

22

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Road to Riches

Ecommerce firms like Flipkart, Snapdeal say they too can make their low-level workers millionaires

Jul

22

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Delhi Gets its First Internet De-addiction Centre

In the post-digital world, here's a first for the capital. An NGO has launched Delhi's first internet de-addiction centre.

Jul

22

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Chicken Khausa and Sosyo at Rander

There is something of sobriety and modesty about the rich Gujarati (treat the outrageous Antilia as an exception) that the Punjabi will never be able to approach.

Jul

22

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India Hails Historic Cricket Win at Lord's

India has hailed its cricket team's historic win against England in the second test at Lord's by 95 runs.

Jul

22

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Morning People Less Moral at Night

Early risers are more likely to cheat and behave unethically in the night hours, scientists, including one of Indian-origin, have found.

Jul

22

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Lord's Win Can Spur India in Overseas Tests

India's 95-run victory over England - only the second win in 17 starts at Lord's - is much more than a couple of monkeys off their backs.

Jul

21

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These Indians are Among Asia's Top Givers

A Forbes' June 2014 list of 48 notable philanthropists in the Asia-Pacific region contains four names from India.

Jul

21

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Rediscovering Bengali Recipes of an Earlier Era

It's surprising how vignettes of history often turn up on a foodie's trail.

Jul

21

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Why Indians Upset Over Trent Bridge Brawl

The Indians have alleged that James Anderson pushed and abused Ravindra Jadeja, while the English have also counter-charged the visiting all-rounder.

Jul

21

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India's Original Conservationists

Bishnois are described as the originla ecologists from India.

Jul

20

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The Swimming Pool With a Seven-hour Wait to Get In

Getting access to the public swimming pool takes dedication, perseverance and an 04:00 wake up call.

Jul

20

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A Biased Urdu Press Can Harm India's Secular Image

As much as the Urdu media is guilty of unethical professional conduct in peddling a one-sided picture of a very complex situation it reveals a disturbingly sectarian worldview that critics are likely to seize on to question the secular claims of Indian Muslims.

Jul

20

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Doctors Back Right to Die

The Indian Society of Critical Care Medicine has filed a petition in the Supreme Court to be impleaded as a party in the case on withdrawal of life support to terminally ill patients.

Jul

18

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Delhi’s Infamous Tihar Jail Opens a Restaurant for the Public

New Delhi’s infamous Tihar Jail—home to more than 13,000 inmates—has opened a restaurant that serves comfort food crafted by criminals.

Jul

18

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Between Life and Mere Living

It was heartening to read that the Supreme Court (SC) has finally opened the debate on the controversial subject of euthanasia.

Jul

17

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Indian Club’s Ban on Dhotis

A regional leader in southern India condemned “sartorial despotism” after a posh English-style cricket club denied entry to several men wearing traditional Indian wraparound garments.

Jul

17

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Liquid Gold

Milk banking can help tackle child mortality as long as it is part of a larger strategy to promote breastfeeding

Jul

17

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Life in Exile

Twenty years after she was expelled from Bangladesh, controversial author Taslima Nasreen still has no idea whether she will ever return home, but she refuses to give up trying

Jul

17

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India Blowing Things Out of Proportion

Former England captain Michael Vaughan said the visiting Indians were blowing things out of proportion in an attempt to unsettle the home team.

Jul

17

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Tuk-tuk to London

In 2015, one ambitious Indian engineer plans to take his solar-powered tuk-tuk all the way from Bangalore to London in 90 days.

Jul

15

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The Inquisitors Arrive

Hindu fundamentalists have viewed Goa’s Catholics as an impediment to their larger aim of ‘Bharat’ becoming a ‘Hindu nation’.

Jul

15

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Understanding the New Rules of Digital Journalism

In a changing media landscape, no newspaper has the final say on anything.

Jul

15

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Soot On The Melting Pot

The Jains want their pilgrimage spot, Palitana, declared a vegetarian zone. Is that justified?

Jul

15

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Why Corporate Honchos Are Keen to Set Up Universities

There were few examples of success of large companies in education. The Tatas and Birlas did it half a century earlier. The rest did not inspire

Jul

15

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Soon, Crash Test Must For Indian Cars

The government has begun consultations with the auto industry to introduce safety features in a bid to reduce fatalities in road accidents.

Jul

14

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What Makes And Unmakes Our Gods

It is our belief that makes and unmakes the gods, not our texts

Jul

14

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The Spread of Caste Discrimination

Caste discrimination is a growing problem in England too

Jul

14

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Indian-American Pleads Guilty to Funding Al-Qaeda Groups

A 31-year-old Indian-American A 31-year-old Indian-American faces up to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to providing thousands of dollars in material support to three terror groups.

Jul

13

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What Prompts Kerala Nurses to Leave India?

Kerala is known for giving the finest theoretical and practical training to its nurses but there is no value for their specialisation,
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Jul

13

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Stringent New Visa Rules for Foreign Spouses

The UK Court of Appeal has cleared the way for a minimum income threshold of 18,600 pounds for British citizens bringing foreign spouses to live with them in the country

Jul

11

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Air India Officially Joins Star Alliance

Air India has become the 27th member of Star Alliance, greatly increasing the alliance's reach on the sub-continent.

Jul

10

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Why Starbucks Will Excel in Chennai

Starbucks may be the world's biggest coffee chain but it could be in for one of its toughest battles yet as it seeks to make a dent in the filter kaapi capital of India — Chennai.

Jul

10

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A Taste of Bombay

The Capital’s long-standing vendor of a Mumbai street staple

Jul

10

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The Rickshaw Drivers of Kolkata

The rickshaws of Kolkata, India, remnants of British imperialism, are among the last in the world, but phasing them out has been far from simple.

Jul

10

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An Epitaph For India's Appalling National Car

Modelled on the Morris Oxford, the car's design has changed little since it first went into production in 1957

Jul

09

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Bullet Trains Will Finally Start in India

The joint feasibility study done in partnership with Japan will be ready next month

Jul

09

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Sim Bhullar Becomes First Indian-origin Player to Join NBA

Sim Bhullar has become the first player of Indian origin to be a part of the National Basketball Association (NBA) after he signed a summer contract with the Sacramento Kings

Jul

07

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Historic Cricket

Why India start as underdogs against England

Jul

07

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Wristband by Indian-American Shocks You Into Working

An Indian-American has invented a wristband that nudges people wearing it to finish work on time and remain fit by giving a mild electric shock if they fail to achieve their fitness goals or miss deadlines.

Jul

07

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New York Times Shuts India-specific Blog

The New York Times has shut its India Ink blog, “the first-ever country- specific” news site after a nearly three-year run, as it no longer wants to “direct its resources” towards blog-style content.

Jul

07

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India to Ease Visa Application Process

India’s tourism bosses are hoping a relaxation of the visa regime will drive a growth in tourism.

Jul

07

2014

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Islamic Law Holds No Legal Sway in India

Islamic courts have no legal authority in India, the country's Supreme Court ruled Monday, saying Muslims cannot be legally subject to a parallel religious authority.

Jul

03

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Passport Delivery to Become Hassle-free

Mumbai may lead the way to do away with cumbersome processes that currently delay the issuance of a passport.

Jul

03

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Delhi-Agra Just 90 Minutes Apart

The Railways on Thursday successfully conducted a trial run of semi-high speed trains on Delhi-Agra section.

Jul

02

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What Do You Do With Millions of Extra Graduates

Rising joblessness among new university graduates in China and India is creating an army of educated unemployed that some fear could destabilise these huge economies.

Jul

02

2014

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India Figures Out Science of Rocket Dollars

When Modi quipped that India's Mars mission cost less than the Hollywood movie 'Gravity', what was left unsaid was that the government's space commerce company has been making more money every year.

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