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Crossing Boundaries

Cricket-loving Asian migrants take game to Germany.

Jun

09

2016

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India, UK Join Hands to Study Monsoon Variability

India ​and the UK have joined hands to start an observational campaign from June 8 till end-July to better understand small-scale processes that drive monsoon variability and predictability.

Jun

08

2016

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Three American NGOs on Government Watch List

Days before Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for a US-plus-four nations visit, his government put three US-based non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on the watch list. This includes an NGO patronised by billionaire global investor George Soros .

Jun

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2016

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IIT Opens Doors to World

If all goes well as planned, the IIT-JEE entrance exam will be held simultaneously in 10 countries.

Jun

07

2016

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India’s Pocket Hercules Dies at 104

Manohar Aich, the bodybuilder who became the first Indian to take the Mr. Universe title in 1952 and won the nickname ‘Pocket Hercules’ for his tiny stature, has died aged 104.

Jun

07

2016

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The Indian Experience in Africa

Makindu town, on Kenya’s Nairobi-Mombassa Highway, is most known for its grand and immaculately-maintained gurdwara, which is a must stop for all travellers, not only Sikhs.

Jun

07

2016

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Experimental Indians Take The Road LessTravelled By

Waiting for company to travel is passé; solo travellers are having fun by not just exploring beaches but also enrolling in open water scuba diving courses

Jun

06

2016

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A High-level Healthcare Delegation From UK to Visit India

A high-level delegation, led by UK's National Health Service (NHS) chairman Malcolm Grant, will be visiting the country as part an agreement between both the nations to increase investment and co-operation in health and related sectors.

Jun

05

2016

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Did Thatcher's Government Help India's 1984 Sikh Massacre

On 5 June, thousands of Sikhs from the UK are expected to march through central London in protest against the British government's role in the 1984 Sikh Massacre that took place in India.

Jun

04

2016

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First, The Palate Cleanser

Once the turmeric latte fad runs its course, there’s ‘khar’, Assam’s own balancing message in a bottle

Jun

04

2016

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IITs Blacklist Six Start-ups From Campus Placements

Flipkart spared, five other start-ups may be barred by IITs for slashing salaries of campus placements.

Jun

04

2016

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Are Indians Bipolar On Africa

While India has supported African aspirations, we have a severe racism problem at home.

Jun

03

2016

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Inside Baba Ramdev’s Patanjali Empire

Baba Ramdev is parlaying his popularity as a yoga guru to build a consumer products empire that’s up against global giants like Unilever and Colgate.

Jun

03

2016

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A Toast to Summer Fruitfulness

There is an avalanche of summer fruits tumbling down from the Himalayas—peaches, pears, apricots, cherries, and plums.

Jun

02

2016

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Inside a Far-right Hindu Self Defence Training Camp

Although the activities being conducted here are more in line with what you would find at an army training programme, organisers insist that this is a "self defence" camp for youth.

Jun

02

2016

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India's Mary Kom Seeks Olympic Wildcard Entry

India’s boxing star Mary Kom is seeking a wildcard entry to the Olympics after a loss last month during qualifying saw her dreams of competing in Rio shattered

Jun

02

2016

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India to Ease Customs Clearance For Expats Travelling With Gold

Indian expats hassled by customs officials as they return home carrying gold jewellery may soon breathe easy.

Jun

01

2016

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Walmart, Gap Accused of Exploiting Indian Workers

Workers in countries like India and Bangladesh employed in supplier factories for global retail giants Walmart , Gap and H&M face "intensive labour exploitation and abuse"

Jun

01

2016

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Pressure Grows on India Over Marital Rape

India has long suffered from high levels of sexual violence including in the home, but governments have shunned making marital rape a crime.

Jun

01

2016

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India Ranks Fourth in Global Slavery Survey

India has been ranked fourth in a global survey that lists 167 countries where modern slavery is prevalent.

May

31

2016

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Why Indian-Americans Win Spelling Bee Contests

Apart from winning the last nine spelling bees in the US, Indian-American children have also won the last five National Geographic Bees.

May

31

2016

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Indian Couple Seeking $2.5 Billion in Compensation From ANZ

Indian couple who own the derelict $70 million 'Taj Mahal' are suing ANZ bank for a staggering $2.5BILLION after they claim they were sold undervalued shares.
TAGS: NRI | Life | Crime | Bigger India

May

31

2016

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Sandhu First Indian to Play in European Top League

National football team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has achieved a historic feat as he became the first Indian to feature in a top-tier league match in Europe by turning out for his Norwegian side Stabaek FC .

May

30

2016

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India Makes Arrests After Spate of Attacks on Africans

At least five arrested as New Delhi's Police Commissioner says there is "no element of racism" in recent attacks.

May

30

2016

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Indian Author Wins Asian Book Award

Book on a mysterious script of the Indus Valley civilisation wins S$10,000 award for “Scholastic Asian Book Award”

May

30

2016

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BCCI Mulls Testing NRI Market

In their bid to cash in on the popularity of IPL among Indian diaspora, Indian Test captain Virat Kohli could be pitted against limited overs skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni in exhibition matches for their respective franchises in the United States.

May

30

2016

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Italian Marine, Detained by India in 2012, Returns Home

The second of two Italian marines detained by India in 2012 in the shooting deaths of two Indian fishermen has returned home.

May

29

2016

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Ayurveda Goes Chic

The talk in champagne circles that ranged from botoxed bosoms to derma fillers, has quietly morphed to mindful massages and the benefits of Ayurveda.

May

29

2016

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India’s Smart Cities

The objective of India’s smart cities program is “to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘smart’ solutions.
TAGS: Life | Magazine | May 2016

May

29

2016

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Return to Organic

As a new generation of millennial Indians reinforced the concept of healthy, there has been a growing desire to bring back the simple, unadulterated techniques of the past.

May

29

2016

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Bottom Up: I Paid a Bribe

It is individual citizens who frequently feel the direct effects of corruption, so why not put the individual at the center of efforts to weed out corrupt practices?
TAGS: Life | Magazine | May 2016

May

29

2016

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Kohli Ke Peeche Kya Hai

A superstar in every cricket-playing nation, forever addicted to confront Mission Impossible and vanquish unreachable targets, Kohli has zonked every former great into gushing new superlatives.

May

29

2016

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Colorism: Universal Slight on Humanity

Discrimination against people based on the tone of their skin, a phenomenon called “colorism,” is evident across the globe.
TAGS: Magazine | Life | May 2016

May

26

2016

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The Aam Party

In the season of heat and mellow fruitfulness, an ode to the mango.

May

26

2016

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Adventures of India's Tea Planters

How a desi won equal pay with the British. History on the business of making the subcontinent's favourite brew.

May

26

2016

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Gujarat to Abolish NRI Quota in Medical Colleges

The Gujarat government has decided to bring an ordinance to abolish 15% NRI quota from self-financed medical colleges.

May

26

2016

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India Vows Swift Justice After African Student Killed

India promised swift punishment after a student from Congo was fatally attacked last week in New Delhi, following a demand by several African missions that the government take steps to ensure the safety of Africans living in India.

May

25

2016

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Raj Temple Offers Paap-mukti Certificates

A Shiva temple in Rajasthan is different. Here, redemption comes with a certificate that qualifies one duly purged of all sin, or `paap-mukt'.

May

25

2016

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A Monument of love Under Threat

India's iconic Taj Mahal has been threatened in recent weeks by insect poo - environmentalists say that bugs from the polluted Yamuna river nearby are invading the monument,

May

24

2016

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The Case Against Boycotting Jaipur Literature Festival

The campaigners against Vedanta at the literature festival in Southbank, London, this weekend undermined their cause by trying to shrink space for conversation and debate

May

24

2016

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In India-Iran Relations Bollywood is Common Language

Actually, relations between the two countries are much more than just food, poetry, music and films and nostalgia. There are bigger issues like oil, sanctions, diplomacy and strategy to be taken care of.

May

24

2016

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India Bans Nationals From Travelling to Libya

India on Monday banned its nationals from travelling to Libya for any reason, citing potentially deadly security threats.

May

23

2016

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A Digital Success Story

The Digital Library of India makes access easy to rare books on literature, science, art, culture and music.

May

23

2016

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India Launches Mini Space Shuttle

India has launched an unmanned model space shuttle, joining the race to develop reusable spacecraft.

May

23

2016

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In India, Africans Feel Hounded by Prejudice

A racist undertone in all interactions with people from Africa living and working in Delhi can often cloud perceptions about them.

May

23

2016

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USA Scores a Big Win Over India

United States of America scored a thumping 4-0 win over host India in the AIFF Youth Cup at the Tilak Maidan here on Friday.

May

21

2016

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India Records Its Hottest Day Ever

Extreme heat is common in the run-up to the Indian monsoon season, "but life-threatening temperature levels topping 50C are unusual.

May

21

2016

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E-visa Facility Prompts More Indian Arrivals in Malaysia

Agents involved in the Indian outbound market to Malaysia are noticing a substantial increase in demand this summer peak season.

May

20

2016

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Precedents Prove Indians need The Right to Die With Dignity

The campaign for the right to die with dignity in India actually begins with Minoo (Minocher) Masani (1905-1998) who formed the Society for the Right to Die with Dignity (SRDD) during the 1960s

May

20

2016

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A New Little India

A clutch of restaurants in the Big Apple is aiming to recast what New Yorkers know about Indian cuisines.

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