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2016

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America is Not The Greatest Country on Earth. It's No. 28

Every study ranking nations by health or living standards invariably offers Scandinavian social democracies a chance to show their quiet dominance.

Sep

23

2016

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Inside The Murky World of Indian Gymnastics

Dipa Karmakar’s stellar show at the Olympics owed nothing to the sport’s governing body, which has done everything in its power to nip any development in the bud.

Sep

22

2016

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Indian Cuisines Are a Huge Hit in Russia

From Tandoori chicken to Mutton Barra, Paneer Malai kofta to Sarso da saag, Indian restaurants in Russia are a huge hit among Russians and foreigners.

Sep

22

2016

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31 Indian institutes in Times World University Rankings

In a boost to the government's drive to make the country's higher education institutions world class, a record 31 Indian institutes have found a place in the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2016-17.

Sep

22

2016

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NRIs Fuelling Luxury Housing in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad, which has traditionally been a cost-conscious property market, dominated by the mass and mid-segment housing, has suddenly witnessed a flurry of launches in the luxury segment.

Sep

22

2016

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The Majesty And Mystery of India's Sacred Banyan Trees

The fig tree has shaped humanity in profound and mysterious ways—and none is as awesome to behold as the banyan.

Sep

22

2016

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Shades of Colonial India in UK Plan to Tighten Ivory Ban

Britain is taking forward plans to tighten its ban on trade in ivory after campaigns by Prince Charles and Prince William brought the issue into the spotlight in recent year.

Sep

22

2016

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Business Chiefs, Lawmakers Back Cheaper UK Visa For Indians

Over 50 leaders from the world of business and politics in Britain and India have backed a campaign for the UK to extend its new 87-pound two-year visitor visa to Indian nationals.

Sep

22

2016

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India's Prize-winning Designer Steadies For World Stage

He shot onto the world stage after winning a glittering international fashion prize previously given to design icons Yves Saint Laurent and Karl Lagerfeld.

Sep

21

2016

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Around 400 Indian Migrant Workers In Qatar Unpaid For Months

As many as 400 migrant staff working for an electrical company in Qatar have gone unpaid for up to four months, a leading figure in the Indian community said today.

Sep

21

2016

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Scientists May Have Just Solved A Riddle About Antarctica

No one piece of the puzzle shows this, but as they fit together, the picture is becoming clearer.

Sep

21

2016

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Bizarre And Beautiful Places to See in India

From haunted forts to snacking with the dead, some of the quirkiest tourist places in India.

Sep

21

2016

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Ghanaians Want Statue of Mahatma Gandhi Pulled Down

The opposition centres around their belief that Gandhi was "inherently racist" for his depiction of native black Africans as "kaffir".

Sep

20

2016

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Indian Students Drag FB to High Court Over WhatsApp

Two Indian students are mounting a legal challenge to Facebook, seeking to wind back changes to WhatsApp's privacy policy that they say threatens the rights of millions of users.

Sep

20

2016

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Online Block For India Gender Test Ads

Google, Yahoo and Microsoft will block online ads for gender determination tools in India, following an order by the country's top court.

Sep

20

2016

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What Al Capone Can Teach India About Prohibition

Can India's gigantic prohibition experiment succeed, 80 years after America's failed?

Sep

20

2016

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Sushma Swaraj To Extend Stranded UK Couple's Indian Visa

The couple faced hassles in taking their surrogate daughter Lily to the UK as her British passport was not yet ready.

Sep

20

2016

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India’s Path-breaking Conquests on Foreign Soil

In 2004, India overcame a huge psychological barrier — defeating Pakistan in Pakistan.

Sep

19

2016

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Indian Models Setting International Fashion Runways on Fire

An Indian model on an international catwalk is not such an unusual presence anymore.

Sep

19

2016

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Four ways in Which Girls Are Changing Sports in India

stories from around the country on how sport is empowering girls and breaking barriers.

Sep

19

2016

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Fading Glory

India's dying Christian communities who are trying to preserve their identities in rapidly changing times.

Sep

19

2016

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Falling Pound Makes UK Cheaper For Indian Students

There is some cheer for those enrolling for the new academic year later this month: the fall in pound’s value after the June 23 Brexit vote has brought down the cost of study here.

Sep

18

2016

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A Story of Culinary Apartheid

An enforced culture of want among India’s most marginalized gave birth to unique dishes of dried meats, offal and breads—but every morsel is painful

Sep

18

2016

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Meringue Over Mithais

If there were ever a beauty pageant for desserts, the exquisitely elegant French pastries would win hands down.

Sep

18

2016

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Behind the God-Swapping in The South African Indian Community

Hinduism is a religion of vast diversity with different philosophical views and religious practices.

Sep

17

2016

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Why Did Rafael Nadal Miss Davis Cup Match vs India - Mystery Thickens

Rafael Nadal's decision to opt out of the opening match remained shrouded in mystery with Captain Conchita Martinez and player Feliciano Lopez coming up with completely different versions.

Sep

17

2016

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India Emerges as Top Importer of Scotch Whisky

It is one of the world’s fastest growing Scotch whisky import markets with value up 28 per cent to £43 million.

Sep

17

2016

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U.S. Among Most Depressed Countries in the World

US NewsIndia, China and the U.S. are also the countries most affected by anxiety, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.

Sep

14

2016

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British Couple in India Amid UK Wrangling Over Surrogacy

Lily is one of the last babies to be born to a foreign couple in India through a surrogate mother since the Indian government banned commercial international surrogacy last November.

Sep

13

2016

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India's Food Police Are Kicking up a Storm

When police in northern India recently began checking dishes of mutton biryani to ensure that they did not contain beef, critics said it was another example of what they are calling "food fascism".

Sep

13

2016

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Jews in Kolkata Use Food to Keep Their Culture Alive

As borders shrink in an increasingly globalized world, some unique communities are nearing extinction. The Jews of Calcutta are one of them.

Sep

13

2016

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Indian Businesses Showcasing Their Wares at Hong Kong's Fairs

Becoming the largest marketplace in five categories of exhibitions generates tangible benefits for Hong Kong as the exihibition industry is slowly becoming an important tool in its economic advancement.

Sep

12

2016

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Dozens Arrested For Protest At UK Gurdwara

British police arrested 55 people and seized their kirpan, a ceremonial Sikh dagger, at a Gurdwara on Sunday, following a protest against a mixed marriage.

Sep

12

2016

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How Indians Took to Using the Dining Table in Films And at Home

Even today, in households that have made the switch to seating, older family members may still insist on eating separately, on the floor.

Sep

11

2016

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For Rekha, The Show Won’t End

'Rekha: The Untold Story’ taps into that irresistible fantasy of knowing a who has been mythologized all her life.

Sep

10

2016

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The Welcome Wedding Crashers

How would you like to attend a wedding in India... for a price? It's a new business idea that's aims to help newlyweds recoup their wedding costs, which can run into tens of thousands of dollars.

Sep

10

2016

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India Acid Attack Survivor Redefines Beauty at NY Fashion Week

'Beyond my wildest dreams': Indian teen who was left scarred and lost an eye in acid attack redefines beauty on the runway at New York Fashion Week

Sep

10

2016

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Indian Domestic Flights Are the Cheapest in the World

Air fares in India are the lowest in the world, according to a global transportation study, underscoring the intense competition between carriers in the South Asian country.

Sep

10

2016

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India Susceptible to Zika Outbreak

India, with 1.2billion residents in a potential Zika virus transmission area, and a large number of travellers from countries affected by the disease, could be the next country susceptible to the virus

Sep

10

2016

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Gaming Federation Requests PM to Legalise Sports Betting in India

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), a not-for-profit organisation, has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to legalise sports betting in the country.

Sep

10

2016

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International Players Eye India’s Solar Mission

Rolling out the red carpet to foreign companies in joining India’s 100-GW solar mission is a smart move, as it can cut costs and bring cutting-edge technology

Sep

08

2016

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The Indian State That is Obsessed With Beef Fry

Not many people would associate India with beef. Spirituality yes, perhaps even vegetarianism, but certainly not beef.

Sep

08

2016

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Tuk-tuk Trip From India to UK Halted by Passport Theft in France

An engineer travelling from India to the UK in a solar-powered tuk-tuk to promote clean energy has been thwarted agonisingly close to his goal after being being robbed in France.

Sep

08

2016

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Dental Graduates Look Towards Foreign Shores

Indian dental graduates can straightway practice dentistry in Canada, UK, Australia and several Middle Eastern countries once they clear their respective licensing exams.

Sep

08

2016

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How IIT-Madras Broke Into World's Top 250

IIT-Madras is the only Indian institution to have bettered its position in the QS (Quacquarelli Symonds) ranking for 2016-17 released on Tuesday. IIT-Madras moved up from the 254th position in 2015 to 249 this year, entering the global top 250 institutions.

Sep

06

2016

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Miss Japan Won by Half Indian Priyanka Yoshikawa

A half-Indian woman was on Monday crowned Miss Japan, the second year in a row a biracial person has won the beauty pageant.

Sep

06

2016

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Acid Attack Survivor to Model in NY

Reshma Qureshi survived an acid attack two years ago - and began to make beauty tips videos as a way to campaign against the sale of acid.

Sep

06

2016

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How It Feels To Be A Proper Indian

My family fronts the unexpected migrant tale of leaving behind a perfectly privileged life of tea estates and maids in Bangladesh to start anew for the sake of our education

Sep

05

2016

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Mother TeresaDeclared Saint by Pope Francis at Vatican

Mother Teresa, revered for her work with the poor in India, has been proclaimed a saint by Pope Francis in a ceremony at the Vatican.

Sep

05

2016

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Why Attribute Irrational Miracles to Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa should have been made a saint without having so-called miracles associated with her name.

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