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Can Yoga Improve Your Willpower

The whole point is to find a position where you are able to stay still and do just that: Stay still

Jun

22

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Greatest Indian Novels

This is a list of the greatest Indian novels ever written.
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Jun

22

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India’s Obsession With Lighter Skin

Men are not exempt. They are part of the 'white is right' movement too

Jun

22

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What Happens to India's Railway Children

The last official estimate on the numbers of street children across India was 11,000,000.

Jun

20

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India’s History With Hostage Situations

There has been no request for ransom and it remains unclear who was behind the kidnappings.

Jun

20

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India Cracking Down on Foreign-funded Charities

India is cracking down on foreign-funded charities after receiving an internal report alleging they are costing the country up to 3 percent of its GDP by rallying communities against polluting industries.

Jun

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Why Indian Nurses Want to go Back to Iraq

We are very tense about the situation in Iraq but I want to go back to work there.

Jun

20

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Passport Delay Leaves Surrogate Babies Stranded in India

The government has been urged to intervene in the case of a Greater Manchester couple stranded in India due to Passport Office delays

Jun

19

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Ganga Kinare

Rishikesh is known for yoga and meditation, but now people also come for adventure activities

Jun

19

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Chai Pe Kharcha

In a slump, the tea industry needs a perk up

Jun

19

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The Indian Shaadi Getting Ugly

Now there is a new trend growing among India's middle classes. They've started to employ white Western girls to hang out at weddings, doing various weird things purely because they—we—are white and Western.

Jun

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A Bankrupt Man Used Facebook To Become a Millionaire

Three years ago, Fyk was bankrupt, in jail, and borderline suicidal. He used Facebook to turn his life around.

Jun

18

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Emirates Airlines Adds More Indian Food to Menu

The old saying goes that if you can’t stand the heat, then get out of the kitchen. Emirates Airline is instead doing the opposite, and rattling the pans.

Jun

18

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Picture Perfect

Is it time to retire the ‘other’ camera?

Jun

18

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Indian Couple Head to Ninth World Cup

The elderly pair went to their first World Cup in Spain, 32 years ago.

Jun

18

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World's Costliest Holiday Package Coming to India

In India, the rich holidayers will have the option of visiting Taj Mahal or Agra Fort in Agra. And in Mumbai, they will get a tour of the dhobi ghats — "the world's largest open air laundry".

Jun

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Why More IITs Are a Bad Idea

Opening new IITs and IIMs in all states is too geographically focused, extravagant and wrong-headed.

Jun

16

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Top Five Mango Must-Haves

Every region in India is divided on which kind of mango trumps the other in taste.

Jun

16

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India Pilgrims Back a Year After Floods

Thousands of people were swept away in last June's devastating floods and landslides in the northern Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Jun

16

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India Asks its Citizens to Avoid Travel to Iraq

With tension escalating in Iraq, the Ministry of External Affairs or MEA has issued an advisory asking Indian nationals to avoid all travel to Iraq.

Jun

16

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In Kashmir There's Bread For Every Season

Though the unique tradition of baking is in decline, Kashmiris will continue to have tandoor fresh bread for a pretty long time to come because many of them have not got over the fact that the slices of English bread were fed only to the hospitalised sick.

Jun

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Shocking Science Behind Hindu Tradition

Traditions in Hinduism were considered mainly as superstitions, but with the advent of science, it is becoming evident that these traditions are based on some scientific knowledge

Jun

16

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Food Packaged as Organic or Natural Might be Unhealthy

Food marketers are exploiting consumer desires to be healthy by marketing products as nutritious when, in fact, they are not.

Jun

14

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The Story of India’s Forgotten Coolie Women

That history deserves to be remembered, especially in these times when many try to turn the challenges faced by women in India as the story of some new 21st century clash between Bharat and India.

Jun

14

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Indian Paan Leaves Under EU Scanner

After Alphonso mangoes, paan leaves from India are now under the European Union's scanner.

Jun

13

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Fond Memories of India’s Ambassador Car

It’s the end of the road for India’s iconic Ambassador car and we asked for your best and worst memories of the bulbous beauties

Jun

13

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Welcome a Summer of Unusual World Wines

From Brazil to Russia, India to Slovenia, there are lots of pleasant global surprises on supermarket shelves this summer

Jun

13

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The Loneliest Library in the World

Chinnathambi keeps it active, serving the reading and literary hunger of his impoverished clientele.

Jun

12

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Indian Doctors Come Home to Medical Tourism Hub

Now (doctors) have an opportunity to use their expertise in their own place... and pull the patients from abroad also.

Jun

12

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MS Dhoni in Forbes List of World's Highest Paid Athletes

India skipper MS Dhoni is ranked 22nd in a list dominated by the likes of American boxer Floyd Mayweather, golfer Tiger Woods and tennis legends Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal.

Jun

12

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Fixing India’s Deadly Roads

When Indians meet with an accident, they exhibit an emotion that is bizarre considering how they drive — they are startled.

Jun

11

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An Ancient Form of Wrestling Fades in Mumbai

The demands of Kushti set it apart from most contemporary sports in India, as its practitioners lead an ascetic lifestyle.

Jun

11

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World Cup Fever Grips India

Indian fans paint their icons on walls, form fan clubs and celebrate raucously when their favourite foreign team wins.

Jun

11

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Yoga in Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone may not be the kind of place you expect to find yoga. But thanks to a group called Yoga Strength, it is becoming increasingly popular.

Jun

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India Up One Slot, 15th On Millionaire Households List

India had 175,000 millionaire households in 2013, ranking 15th in the world, according to a wealth report which said the total number of millionaire households in the world rose to 16.3 million last year.

Jun

11

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Surat First City in India With Full Real-time Surveillance Network

Surat is the first city in the country to have a modern, real-time CCTV surveillance network.

Jun

10

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Man-made Disaster in Himalayas

Media in India say that more than 20 students are feared dead in Himachal Pradesh state due to the "appalling negligence" of authorities at a hydropower dam.

Jun

10

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Hunger Games: The Roti Riddle

Our mums and grandmums had communed with us frequently over food but, obviously, we weren’t receptive to the wisdom at that time of our lives.

Jun

10

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World Cup 2014: Who do you love

For the Indian fan, loyalties can travel fluidly from north Kolkata to north London, with a nimble leap into South America every four years

Jun

09

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Indian Airports Among World's Best Service Providers

Delhi and Mumbai airports have featured in the list of top five airports in the world

Jun

09

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Modi 101 in Indian MBA Classes

Cashing in on the popularity of new Prime Minister Narendra Modi, some of the top business schools in the country are using his rise in Indian politics to teach management principles.

Jun

09

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Living With Dignity

The concept of retirement homes is catching on with the changing mindsets of people.

Jun

09

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More Indians Fancying Foreign Vacations This Summer

"A lot of people now make travel decisions based on their friends' vacation pictures on Facebook, peer feedback on travel destinations and even feedback on the experience with the service provider

Jun

09

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Indian Market to Thailand Remains Strong

India is one of Thailand’s fastest growing source markets and the biggest market from South Asia. In 2013, Indian visitors to Thailand totalled 1,049,856, up 3.61 per cent over 2012.

Jun

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Food-related Start-ups Catching the Eye

The way to making good money, may just be through people's stomachs.

Jun

08

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Holy Sites May Offer Clues to Antibiotic Resistance

The Hindu holy sites in the Indian cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar attract millions of pilgrims each year - but they are now the destination for another group of devotees.

Jun

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Varanasi's Zardozi Market Eroded by Pakistan

Ten years down the line you might not find the art practiced any more in Varanasi

Jun

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Right to be Forgotten Poses a Legal Dilemma in India

The “right to be forgotten” judgment has raised a controversy, while some argue that it upholds an individual’s privacy, others say it leaves a lot of room for interpretation.

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