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Will Hinglish Replace English as India's Lingua Franca

New competitors are emerging to displace English, especially in rich multilingual contexts such as India.

Feb

15

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A Messiah For India's Abandoned Sick

"He is like God," comes a voice from the ward, as the diminutive Sikh man puts out the light and shuts the door to keep the cold out.

Feb

12

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India Launches Llightest Gun

Nirbheek, launched in January 2014, was a handgun pitched as India's "first gun for women"

Feb

12

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Inside The Padmini Taxis of Mumbai

There were more than 60,000 Padminis operating on Mumbai's roads in the 1970s, but a recent government order banning vehicles more than 20 years old has reduced the number to just over 9,000

Feb

12

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What Africans Think of Indian Racism

In the wake of the assault by a mob on a Tanzanian woman, the Africans’ historic admiration for India and Indians shines through their sense of disappointment

Feb

12

2016

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Love And Ageing in The Classics

Dasharatha and Kaushalya spend their later years with a weary gratitude rather than with remembered passion

Feb

12

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India to House World’s Third Gravitational Wave Observatory

India will house world’s third Laser Interferometer Gravitational Observatory (LIGO-India) to detect gravitational waves, similar to the two detectors in the US.

Feb

11

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Portrait of a Writer

the ongoing metamorphosis of authors from solitary types to social media celebrities

Feb

11

2016

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Faster They Come Faster They Go

Why can’t Team India hold on to a stable group of fast bowlers and nurture them for the long haul?

Feb

10

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Soldier Beats Death on World's Highest Battlefield

In what is being termed as miracle of sorts a solider has been pulled out alive from the Siachen Avalanche after being buried under 25 feet of snow for six days.

Feb

10

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Fear of Losing Jobs Recedes in India

A staggering 90 per cent of employers felt that the economic situation in the country will improve further in 2016.

Feb

10

2016

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Unmaking Food History

From a 4000 year old Harappan brinjal dish to a 400 year old roast chicken from Akbar’s court

Feb

08

2016

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The Caste Guide to Street Food

What determines the street food culture of a city is, of course, caste

Feb

08

2016

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Battling Doctor Shortage, Indian Hospitals Offer Intensive Care From Afar

Apollo Hospitals and Fortis will expand their network of electronic intensive care units, scaling up operations thanks to advances in communications technology

Feb

07

2016

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Why Indian Couples Are Divorcing After Honeymoon

Urban couples are increasingly calling it quits within months of getting married.

Feb

06

2016

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Fowl Play at Akbar’s Court

How chicken found flavour and favour with a reluctant patron.

Feb

06

2016

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A Porsche For $7,000

Under the unforgiving sun in Chennai's non-existent winter, this graveyard of cars is spurring many dreams and aspirations.

Feb

06

2016

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ICC to Lessen Power of Big Three

The power of England, Australia and India in world cricket is to be reduced as part of reform measures introduced by the sport's governing body.

Feb

04

2016

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The Target at Rio

Three women shooters and some of India’s best bets at winning an Olympic medal this year—on their road to Brazil

Feb

06

2016

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A Slovenian in India

I marvel at the Indian genius for thinking, for inventing, and am puzzled why this country is still so poor.

Feb

03

2016

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Rishikesh Beyond Spirituality, Yoga And Rafting

Rishikesh, situated in the foothills of Himalayas on the banks of River Ganga in Northern India, is undoubtedly one of the best places to find quick relaxation from the mundane life.

Feb

03

2016

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India Become World’s Second Largest Smartphone Market

India has surpassed the US to become the world's second largest smartphone market, crossing 220 million in active unique smartphone users in 2015

Feb

02

2016

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Feminization of Indian Agriculture

Their contribution may well be the answer to a sector which is under crisis from farmer suicide.

Feb

02

2016

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Is India's Outrage Over Coldplay Justified

Our anxiety about how the world sees us makes us ultra sensitive to a video like this.

Feb

01

2016

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Shani Temple, Haji Ali And Now Article 377

The challenge to status quo is a sign that the society is intellectually alive and kicking. The hope for change is not dead yet.

Feb

01

2016

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Indian-Origin Girls Scored More Than Albert Einstein

Two Indian-origin girls have achieved the maximum score of 162 in the Mensa test in a month.

Feb

01

2016

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61% Indians Aged 45-Plus Want to Retire

Nearly 61 per cent working population in India aged 45 plus want to retire in the next five years, with the majority saying work-related pressure is affecting their mental and physical health.

Feb

01

2016

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The Doctor Who Delivers India's Girls For Free

An Indian doctor is on a unique mission to save the female child - he waives his fee if a girl is born in his hospital.

Jan

29

2016

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The New Wave of Indian Bikers

Bikers often go to great lengths to make a bike visually represent their own style and character, from the paint job to the leather trims and everything in between.

Jan

29

2016

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Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis Win Aussie Open

In a perfect climax to their stupendous run, Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis were today crowned the Australian Open women's doubles champions.

Jan

29

2016

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Send 10k PhD Students Each Year to US

Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy has said India and the US should work on an agreement to send 10,000 Indian students to the US to do their PhDs

Jan

29

2016

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A More Colourful Trip Around Mumbai

With more than 50,000 taxis on the roads of Mumbai, it can be hard to stand out.

Jan

27

2016

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Unbeatable Eggs

Of omelettes perfect, poetical and with a patriotic flavour too.

Jan

27

2016

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Time for To Change in India

some entrepreneurs are trying to reinvent how tea is consumed and sold.

Jan

27

2016

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Indian Women March For Right to Pray

Police in western India have prevented hundreds of women from marching to a temple traditionally open only to men.

Jan

26

2016

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Birds of a Feather

The forgotten Indian adventure of a trailblazing woman pilot.

Jan

26

2016

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No B, Sex or Alcohol

Renting a flat in urban India is no easy task, specially for single women and men.

Jan

25

2016

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Himalayan Kitchen Secrets

From lambs roasted on a spit to unusual herbs and local greens, ‘pahari’ food is full of surprises

Jan

25

2016

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Will New Maternity Law Help Keep Indian Women in Work

Some fear extending maternity leave will deter firms from hiring women in the first place.

Jan

22

2016

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Umaid Bhawan Palace is World's Best Hotel

Umaid Bhawan Palace in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is the world's best hotel, according to rankings published by travel site TripAdvisor.

Jan

21

2016

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How The Rich Have Only Got Richer Since 2000

Less than one per cent of the wealth created since 2000 has gone to the poorest 50 per cent of the world's population.

Jan

21

2016

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The Story of Jolpa

A village which saved its history. There can be no better example of what people's participation, to restore their village's personality and pride, can accomplish.

Jan

21

2016

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Extinct Tree Frog Rediscovered in India

An extraordinary tree frog thought to have died out more than a century ago has been rediscovered in India.

Jan

15

2016

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Oh, to be a Gujarati Indian Bengalurean

On the tricky and slippery affair of belonging—what does it mean to feel Indian?

Jan

15

2016

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E-visas a Hit

The highest number of tourists came from the UK followed by the United States and Russia.

Jan

15

2016

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India-Born Cricketer Named in Fix Probe

Former South Africa player Gulam Bodi has been charged with match-fixing by the country's national cricket body.

Jan

12

2016

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India Court Questions Women Entry Ban

India's Supreme Court has said that a prominent Hindu temple in the southern state of Kerala has no "constitutional basis" to ban the entry of women.

Jan

10

2016

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Rise of the Room-mate Family Major Change in Indian Society

The changing consumer, pressure points for retail and the art of political marketing.

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