Jun

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Home Break Hotels

The idea is to take a vacation in the same city that you live in.

Jun

27

2014

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India's Next Billionaires

In a list of cities ranked by how many billionaires live in them, Mumbai features among the top 10 in the world.

Jun

27

2014

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The Hotel's Website States Exclusively for Japanese

A hotel offering a taste of Japan in Bangalore is discouraging all customers who are not Japanese

Jun

27

2014

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11 Dancers You Find at Every Desi Wedding

When it's not the food, alcohol or eye candy, it's these dancers that make a desi wedding truly come alive.

Jun

27

2014

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US Teen Pilot Reaches India Flying Solo

A 19-year-old American attempting to become the youngest person ever to fly around the world solo reached India on Thursday, more than a month into his aerial odyssey.

Jun

27

2014

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Students as Scapegoats

The Delhi University experience should be a major lesson for educational institutions everywhere in the country.

Jun

25

2014

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Sai Devotees Outraged by Dwaraka Pontiff’s Remarks

Outraged at Dwarkapeeth Shankaracharya Swami Swaroopanand’s controversial comments on their ‘deity’, devotees of Shirdi Sai Baba on Tuesday burned the seer in effigy at Shirdi

Jun

25

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Are We Legitimising Cyber Abuse

Apps like Secrets or Confession pages on Facebook only manage to extend a sense of legitimacy to it.

Jun

25

2014

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Kitchen Karma

Beyond the pretty food photos and the latest cookware

Jun

25

2014

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Coke Losing in India

The last thing Coke needs is to be stopped from making its most famous fizzy drink, in the place it hopes will become its biggest future market.

Jun

25

2014

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Drug From Indian Spices to Fight Hypertension

Some spices and condiments commonly used in Indian soups, curries and rasam, when taken in a specific proportion with white lotus petals, can bring down blood pressure.

Jun

24

2014

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Inside the World of Online Dating in India

Sites like Sirf Coffee and the others try to sell the idea of a mediated experience, instead of online dating.

Jun

24

2014

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Facebook is Becoming Google

Can anyone - including Google - stop the Facebook juggernaut from taking over the internet?

Jun

24

2014

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India Moves to Establish Hospitals Across Nigeria

The new Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria disclosed his government's readiness to establish more Indian hospitals across the six geopolitical zones of the country.

Jun

24

2014

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Indian Story of Kickbacks in British Medical Journal

Corruption in Indian health care has hit the headlines of the prestigious British Medical Journal, which has termed it cancerous and said it is "ruining doctor-patient relationship".

Jun

24

2014

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Another Indian Site Gets Heritage Tag

The Great Himalayan National Park Conservation Area located in the Kullu District of Himachal Pradesh, has been added to the World Heritage site list of the UNESCO

Jun

24

2014

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Do Not Worship Shirdi Sai Baba

Sai Baba of Shirdi is not a symbol of Hindu-Muslim unity and should not be worshipped because he was a human being, and not a God.

Jun

23

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East India Company Rolls Out Gold Coins to Honour Tendulkar

There's a new memento in the market to commemorate the master blaster's glorious career: a special edition gold coin priced £12,000 from East India Company.

Jun

23

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Commercialization of the Indian Thali

Various factors have influenced urban consumers to shift from homemade products such as curd, pickles and spices to buying these from the marketplace

Jun

23

2014

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Reviving India's Only Chinatown

Despite India and China being neighbours, the number of people of Chinese origin in Calcutta has been dwindling rapidly, but now there are plans to invest money and bring it back to life.

Jun

23

2014

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Delhi, Mumbai Top List of Indian Cities in Drug Trafficking

Balkan and northern routes are the main heroin trafficking corridors linking Afghanistan to the huge markets of the Russia and western Europe

Jun

22

2014

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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

2014

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Greatest Indian Novels

This is a list of the greatest Indian novels ever written.
TAGS: Life | Books | June 2014

Jun

22

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

20

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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Ganga Kinare

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

Jun

19

2014

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Chai Pe Kharcha

In a slump, the tea industry needs a perk up

Jun

19

2014

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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

18

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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Picture Perfect

Is it time to retire the ‘other’ camera?

Jun

18

2014

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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

2014

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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

16

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

16

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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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

2014

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The Loneliest Library in the World

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

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