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Why We Have Lost the Race to China

Food, tea, cleanliness, security, equality, literacy, infrastructure—the Chinese do it all better than Indians

Jun

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The Scottish Surgeon Who Discovered Hindoostanee

John Borthwick Gilchrist, part of the East India company’s medical corps in Calcutta, translated Aesop’s Fables into Urdu, Persian, Arabic, Sanskrit and Bengali

Jun

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Indian Students Rediscover Lure of US Degree

The number of Indian students in the United States increased by 6 percent to 102,673 in the academic year 2013-2014.

Jun

12

2015

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The First Lady of Yoga Wasn't Indian

According to Michelle Goldberg, it was Russian woman Indra Devi who took yoga from India to Shanghai to Hollywood, where she opens up one of the first yoga studios.

Jun

11

2015

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Rajneeti Asana Day

Yoga without the ‘surya namaskar’ is like Karate without punches

Jun

11

2015

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The Kohli-Shastri Relationship

Can India’s new captain and interim team director forge a cracking partnership?

Jun

11

2015

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Dhoni Sole Indian in Forbes List of World's Richest Athletes

Cricketer Mahendra Singh Dhoni is among Forbes magazine's 100 highest-paid athletes in the world.

Jun

10

2015

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After Maggi, are Starbucks, Kellogs Next

The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India has rejected approvals for 500 products as of 30 April 2015.

Jun

10

2015

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Memes Make Light of India Maggi Ban

An official ban on Maggi noodles in the Indian capital, Delhi, has sparked humour and public health concerns on social media platforms like Twitter.

Jun

10

2015

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Our Cupboard Laid Bare

We looked into our larder and found it stacked with goodies that are mostly not so great for our health.

Jun

10

2015

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Mumbai To Say Bye to Victoria joyrides

Mumbai HC declares horse-drawn Victoria joyrides illegal, carriages given one year to phase out

Jun

09

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The Himalayan Tea Train That's Running Out of Steam

The Darjeeling Himalayan Railway has become a victim of the colossal inefficiency of the state-run system and is facing a slow extinction through neglect,

Jun

09

2015

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Shopping Malls Fold Across India

It was about a decade ago that shopping malls became a common sight in India's cities, drawing crowds with their food courts, cinemas and shops.

Jun

09

2015

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Singapore Resumes Sale of India-made Maggi

Singapore has allowed the sale of Maggi noodles manufactured in India after safety tests by food authorities here found that the popular instant snack does not pose any health risk to consumers.

Jun

08

2015

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Newspapers in Half Pants

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/rg0dUw8mEWFLKiKclLhNNO/Newspapers-in-half-pants.html

Jun

05

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US Denies Visa to Indian Archery Team

India's participation in the World Youth Archery Championships has been thrown into jeopardy after the team were denied visa by the US embassy here.

Jun

03

2015

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Inside an Indian High Court

The high court in the Indian city of Patna is one of the oldest in India.

Jun

03

2015

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Non-Hindus Need Permit to Visit Somnath Temple

Now non-Hindus will have to take permission from office of general manager of Shree Somnath Trust before entering into Somnath Temple for darshan.

Jun

02

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A Village That Doesn't Sell Milk

Dhokda is a rare village where dairy products are not sold. Instead, they are given free to those who do not rear cows and buffaloes.

Jun

02

2015

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Maggi Controversy

Court Orders Case Against Amitabh Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Preity Zinta.

Jun

02

2015

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Indians Visiting US Will Grow by 42 pc in 2015

The number of Indian tourists visiting United States this year is expected to grow by 42 per cent, more than four lakh tourists in absolute terms as compared to 2014.

Jun

01

2015

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Hindu Group Wants River Rafting Ban

A hardline Hindu nationalist group has demanded a ban on river rafting at a popular tourist destination in northern India, saying it leads to 'objectionable activities'

Jun

01

2015

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India's Favourite Instant Noodle Brand Under Scrutiny

It is India's best-loved brand of instant noodles, but now Nestle's Maggi is in hot water.

Jun

01

2015

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Shocking Mysterious Cases of Hindu Temples

The unearthing of Hindu temples all across the world is not just shocking but also surprising.

Jun

01

2015

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Delhi Billionaire Becomes Monk

Delhi's 'plastics king', Bhanwarlal Raghunath Doshi, gave up his business empire to embrace Jain monastic life at an extravagant ceremony.

Jun

01

2015

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Indian Cricket Legends Reunite With BCCI

Tendulkar, Ganguly and Laxman to join forces in advisory roles for Indian cricket.

Jun

01

2015

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Train of Thought on the Mumbai Local

Overcrowded and claustrophobic, the Mumbai commuter stalks life and limb when he boards a coach of the Mumbai local.

May

29

2015

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15 Chinese Almost Pull Off a Munnabhai in US

Fifteen Chinese nationals living in the US have been charged with creating an elaborate scheme to hire imposters to take US college entrance exams on behalf of prospective students.

May

29

2015

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England’s Top Indian Chef Comes Home

Stephen Gomes has spent 15 acclaimed years outside the country. Now he’s bringing his magic to Mumbai with The Mad Hatter.
TAGS: Food | Life | Bigger India

May

29

2015

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A Technology Chowkidar at Home

Keeping superfluous gadgets from invading your home and taking over your family

May

29

2015

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Made in India: Ice Cream ConeSpsark Anger

Nazi-leader has been chosen as the brand ambassador of a small ice-cream cone enterprise, which in fact is also named after him: ‘Hitler Ice Cream Cone.

May

29

2015

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Madhuri Dixit Caught in Maggi Noodle Controversy

Actor Madhuri Dixit has been sent notice for endorsing Maggi noodles, which is under scrutiny for high content of lead and monosodium glutamate.

May

29

2015

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IIT Madras Defends Derecognition of Student Group

While IIT Madras does not curtail freedom of expression of the students, it is expected that student groups adhere to these guidelines while conducting their activities.

May

26

2015

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Lonely Battle For Justice

A government minister recently stirred a debate when he told the parliament that marital rape could not be criminalised in India as "marriages are sacrosanct" in the country.

May

26

2015

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No Time to Eat, Silicon Valley Drinks its Meals

Soylent, Schmilk typically taste like bland, gritty pancake batter. But never mind that, since the meal replacements save techies money and time.

May

25

2015

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Facebook Updates Reflect Your Personality Traits

People who post Facebook status updates about their romantic partner are likely to have low self-esteem, while those who brag about diets, exercise and accomplishments are typically narcissists

May

25

2015

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IPL 2015: Mumbai Indians beat Chennai Super Kings in Final

Mumbai Indians won the Indian Premier League title for the second time after beating Chennai Super Kings by 41 runs.

May

25

2015

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Four of 10 Stents Used Locally Made in India

A sizeable number of stents-tiny, mesh-like tubes that are used to open up narrowed diseased arteries - used across hospitals in 2014 carried the 'Make in India' label.

May

24

2015

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Harbhajan Singh: Last hurrah or Career Revival?

Harbhajan Singh is arguably one of the most colourful Indian cricketers, both on and off the field.

May

24

2015

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The Kabuliwala Afghans of Kolkata

Thousands of Afghans have lived for decades in the Indian city of Kolkata.

May

24

2015

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Mad About The Sari

It is in publicized pacts, festivals and offices. Why has India’s oldest drape suddenly become an urban fetish?

May

24

2015

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Beyond Maggi Noodles

This is not the first time that a food product has come under the strict scanner of government officials.

May

24

2015

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Russian Universities Woo Indian Students

"It is time to study in Russia." That is the message for students and others visiting the Russian Educational Fair which just ended in the Indian capital.

May

21

2015

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Rajma, Roti, Rice

How the 3 R’s of Mexican food can make Punjabis fall in love with burritos, enchiladas, and tacos
TAGS: Food | Life | May 2015

May

21

2015

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It’s Springtime for MBAs Again

On the academic floor, management education which went through troublesome years is seeing springtime this recruitment season.

May

21

2015

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Gay Activist's Advert to Find Groom

Gay rights activist Harrish Iyer has received half a dozen proposals after his mother placed a matrimonial advertisement in an Indian newspaper.

May

21

2015

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British Woman’s Blog Fuels India’s Unsafe Infamy

Lucy Hemmings has written of a recent incident in a Mumbai bus stop while travelling in India for three months.

May

21

2015

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Sunanda Death Probe

Shashi Tharoor calls media 'liars and scum' when asked about Sunanda murder probe.

May

21

2015

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Why Do Men Exist

An absence of selection leaves populations weaker genetically, making them more vulnerable to dying out.

May

19

2015

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Time for India Inc to Let Go Off Its Gender Double Standard

We have to admit, no matter how much the denial, that we are a male-dominated society that has seen a slow change in our attitude to women over the years.

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