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Bard More Popular in India Than in U.K.

William Shakespeare is understood far better in India than his birth country and the iconic playwright’s popularity in the emerging economies exceeds his fame in the UK.

Apr

19

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Stories From The Jaipur Court

The commonly held notion that everything about medieval India was about Mughal or Deccani patronage and ownership shattered.

Apr

19

2016

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Earth on Quake Mode Again

While it seems too early to sound the alarm against a new wave of disastrous earthquakes, some scientists insist that certain "high risk zones" do require a close watch.

Apr

19

2016

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6 Truths about Indian Expats

An interesting finding of the research is that Indians abroad call home twice a day on average.

Apr

18

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Where Did India's Banned Snake Charmers Go

Are snake charmers offensive to India's cultural identity? Some Twitter users felt that India had moved on from the time when snake charmers were presented as one of the symbols of the country.

Apr

18

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The Indian Mother You Can’t Miss

Before we say “Bharat mata ki jai”, every Indian should know motherhood is a choice, and not divine intervention 94 Before we say “Bharat mata ki jai”, every Indian should know motherhood is a choice, and not divine intervention 94 Before we say “Bharat mata ki jai”, every Indian should know motherhood is a choice, and not divine intervention.

Apr

17

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African Students Meet India’s Siddis

Tracing India's racism towards Africans and the small African community in India called the Siddis.

Apr

17

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Singaporean's Gripe Goes a Long Way in India

When Singaporean Raymond Yeo sent an online complaint to the Narendra Modi government a year ago, after being overcharged for a short taxi ride in the city of Mumbai, he did not think it would lead to much.

Apr

17

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Sania Mirza Named India’s Global Icon

India’s tennis star Sania Mirza has been named India’s Global Icon while Bollywood beauty Aishwarya Rai Bachchan is the Global Indian of the Year at this year’s NRI of the Year Awards.

Apr

15

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Expat Stories from Arabia Narrates Horrors of Indian Workers

There are horror stories that are heard about the manner in which employees from India are treated by their employers in Saudi Arabia.

Apr

15

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Indian Business City Renamed

India's business city of Gurgaon on the outskirts of the capital, Delhi, will be officially renamed Gurugram.

Apr

15

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Flavors of Hinduism in Malaysia

As history progressed, it has brought along with itself the sporadic expansion of Hinduism and its ethnic originals from India.

Apr

14

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From Kate's Hairstyles To Her Bare Feet, India Tour Is International News

It's the international media, un-thanked and unacknowledged publicly by Palace officials, that the truly dedicated Royal watcher ought to be following.

Apr

14

2016

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Hollywood Celebrities With Indian Tattoos

A new trend in body art has been emerging over the last few years among celebrities in the West. Tattoos in Hindi and Sanskrit.

Apr

14

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Ultimate Cut

Every year millions of people travel to two temples in southern India, hoping for an answer to their prayers. But every miracle requires a sacrifice - and many pilgrims sacrifice their hair.

Apr

14

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Cabinet Nod for India-UAE MoU to Prevent Human Trafficking

In order to effectively curb the menace of human trafficking to Middle East, India and the UAE will soon sign an MoU for co-operation in preventing and combating the crime.

Apr

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Second-gen Expat Students Prefer Varsities in UAE

An increasing number of second-generation expatriate students in Dubai say they prefer to complete their higher education in the UAE because they consider it 'home' and "it is a much easier transit point to anywhere else in the world".

Apr

13

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Bloomberg Launches Joint Venture in India

The business and financial news produced and distributed by Bloomberg LP is consumed around the globe, but now the media company wants to ensure it is a bigger part of the information used by a growing consumer base in India.

Apr

13

2016

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Shadism in India And Africa

The skin lightening industry in India has grown to more than half a billion dollars, even though the country passed laws restricting ads for skin lightening creams.

Apr

13

2016

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Global MVNO Brands May Foray Into India

Virgin Mobile, Lebara Mobile and Tune Talk - well known globally as mobile virtual network operators (MVNO) - may shortly foray into India.

Apr

12

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Why Are Some Indians Worshipping a Cartoon Mouse

Dinkoism is one of the world's newest faiths having only been created by atheists in 2008 as a vehicle for parodying the excesses of organised religion.

Apr

12

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India's Untold Tragedy

The number of suicides by housewives was over 250% more than the farmers. They also comprised 47% of the total female victims.

Apr

11

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The Woman Who Took on a 400-year-old Tradition And Won

The denial of access to women to the Shani Shingnapur temple is just one of the more substantive stereotypes that Trupti Desai has just shattered.

Apr

12

2016

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EU Turns a Blind Eye to Growing Human Rights Concerns in India

Founded with the vocation to bring peace and prosperity, the EU has a global responsibility to promote human rights. It should be fulfilling this responsibility beyond mere lip service.

Apr

12

2016

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NRI Told to Repay Site Price at Current Guidance Value

The High Court on Monday directed Joseph Chacko, who is accused of duping NRIs of over Rs 500 crore by promising them sites in Bengaluru, to return the amount at the present guidance value.

Apr

11

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More Couples Inking Prenups to Avoid Ugly Divorce Battles

With the number of divorce petitions in Bengaluru touching 7,000 in 2015, up from around 2,500 in 2005, many are going in for prenup to ensure things are clear when the marriage is on the rocks.

Apr

11

2016

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In India Only Cricketers Are Superstars

Indian cricket fans remember his explosive batting and record-breaking wicket-keeping in ODIs and Tests. But Adam Gilchrist is playing on a different wicket these days and batting for Australian education in India.

Apr

11

2016

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The Purani Dilli Courtyard

One ‘haveli’ in Old Delhi is now a heritage hotel. There are others that have survived and are a repository of stories and memories

Apr

11

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Globe of Fire

Outside the Puttingal temple there was an eerie silence one night after the fire tragedy.

Apr

11

2016

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British Royals Enjoy Cricket and Bollywood on India Tour

William and Kate received a warm reception at the western Indian city's famous park as they met representatives from three charities and chatted and played ball games with disadvantaged children.

Apr

10

2016

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Singapore Looking at Upgrading Indian Cities

After providing the master plan for developing Andhra Pradesh's new capital Amaravati, Singapore is looking at "retrofitting" of more Indian cities and plans to upgrade the transportation sector.

Apr

09

2016

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Finally, an Indian Beer to Savour

Why one should happily switch from 571-year-old Hoegaarden to toddler upstart Bira 9.

Apr

08

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Debunking 400-year-old Tradition

In a historic decision, the Shani Shingnapur temple authorities debunked its 400-year-old tradition, allowing women devotees to enter the inner sanctum of the temple to offer prayers.

Apr

08

2016

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NHS Considers Hiring GPs From India

Education bosses sign ‘memorandum of understanding’ with Indian hospital chain that could lead to flow of staff into the UK.

Apr

07

2016

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Coaching The Coaches

At the top of sports coaching in India, behind the empty incantations of the guru-shishya parampara, there lie patches of silent darkness.

Apr

07

2016

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Google Unveils India Health Cards

Google on Tuesday began offering its own doctor-vetted health information on search pages in India, as the Internet giant battles to boost user numbers in the key emerging market.

Apr

07

2016

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Europe Terror Attacks Fail to Deter Gujarati Tourists

The terror attacks in Brussels and Paris have failed to dampen the spirit of Gujarati tourists headed to Europe for their summer holidays.

Apr

06

2016

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Kashmiri Hindus: Driven Out And Insignificant

It has been 27 years since a violent armed insurgency erupted in Kashmir, completely paralysing its politics and crippling its economy.

Apr

06

2016

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Get a UK Visa From Home

The "on-demand mobile visa" service has been started all over India for UK visas.

Apr

06

2016

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India Alarmed by Report of Children Trafficked to UK

Gangs operating in the north Indian state of Punjab are preying on destitute Indian children, as well as Nepali children who migrated to India after earthquakes hit their country last year.

Apr

06

2016

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Air India Plans to Spread Its Wings in Africa, Scandinavia

Air India aims to provide point-to-point connectivity to African and Scandinavian regions, where it currently does not operate.

Apr

06

2016

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Autistic Tendencies High in NRI Kids

Though the high incidence in NRI children is a fact unanimously acknowledged by city experts, they are divided over the factors responsible for the rising cases of autism.

Apr

05

2016

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The Eminem Cover Inspiring Millions Online

Sparsh Shah's Indian-infused version of "Not Afraid" has been viewed more than 12 million times and has won praise from famous R&B singers and Bollywood celebrities.

Apr

05

2016

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Indians Form 2nd Largest Group of Foreign Students in US

Indian students in the United States represent the second largest number of foreign nationality students studying there

Apr

04

2016

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Halloween Sambhar And Other Stories

o matter how glowing the reports of the school canteen or the dedication to quick-cooking noodles, there will come a time in every Indian student’s life abroad when he will yearn for Ma ke haath ka khaana.

Apr

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2016

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African Twist to Desi Chicken

By habit, Indians love to eat fried chicken soaked in oil. “Not many know that the frying destroys the nutritive value of the chicken.

Apr

03

2016

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Court Allows Women to Enter Temples

India court says women have 'fundamental right' to enter temples

Apr

03

2016

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The Monk Who Loves ad Spots

Yoga guru Baba Ramdev has become the most visible face in TV commercials with just one brand to endorse—his own Patanjali Ayurved.

Apr

01

2016

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Bollywood-like Trip to India

If you thought Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge's Raj and Simran were just figment of the imagination, watching these two will definitely have you doing a rethink.

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