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Fauja Singh Run On, You Crazy Diamond

He’s a few days shy of 103, and still lacing up for his daily run. It’s the closest you can come to immortality

Mar

17

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Dead Indian Guru Frozen by Devotees

Devotees of a dead guru in India have told they put his body in a freezer to preserve him as they believe he will return to life to lead them.

Mar

17

2014

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Facebook Emotions Can be Contagious

Positive posts beget positive posts and negative posts beget negative ones

Mar

17

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World’s Largest Charter Plane Company Eyes India Entry

The huge spurt in demand for hiring business jets in India has now prompted the world's largest charter company to have a subsidiary here.

Mar

17

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Plane Diverted to Carry out Terrorist Activities in India

The airline Boeing 777-200ER has not been found since it had vanished on March 8, 2014.

Mar

14

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Plane Hunt in Indian Ocean

Search area goes from 'chessboard to football field.

Mar

13

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Retail Chains Open Up India's Dental Market

The surest sign that dental chains are a rapidly growing area comes in the form of interest from the private equity industry.

Mar

13

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How India Is Helping in Hunt for Missing MH370

India joins 10 other nations in the search for the missing MH370 jet including China, the U.S. and Vietnam.

Mar

12

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In Kerala Temple, Devotees Offer Chocolates

Ever heard of a temple where mouth-watering chocolate bars are offered by devotees to the presiding deity

Mar

12

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Ultra-cheap Origami Microscope Developed

A microscope seems like a complex piece of kit so the idea that one can be printed on to A4 paper for around 50 cents (30p) seems incredible.

Mar

12

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Malaysia Seeks India’s Help in Search For Missing Plane

Search for flight MH370 expands to cover an area stretching from China to the Andaman Sea

Mar

12

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US, UK, India Bodies Among Worst Online Spies

Three of the government bodies designated as ‘Enemies of the Internet’ are located in democracies that have traditionally claimed to respect fundamental freedoms.

Mar

12

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India's Vibrant Holi Festival

Holi, also known as the Festival of Colors, heralds the beginning of spring and is celebrated all over India.

Mar

11

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Auspicious Signs

Astrologers look to the stars to help Indian businesses

Mar

11

2014

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Global Recognition of Indian Degrees Soon

India is set to get full-fledged membership status of the Washington Accord by June, enabling global recognition of Indian degrees and improving mobility of students and engineers.

Mar

11

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Tourists Lose Thousands in Goa Gemstone Scam

The gemstone scam had originated in Thailand two decades ago, and is still quite rampant in Jaipur, Delhi and Agra.

Mar

10

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The Doctor With a Razor Blade in India

The ancient practice of bloodletting as a medical treatment continues in India.

Mar

10

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Delhi's Deli Boom

Whether it is expats or Indians, specialist farms and businesses are benefiting from customers with a global palate and a wallet to match.

Mar

10

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India’s Masquerade For the Gods

For the devout, this festival is more than a tale, it’s a time they can be someone or something else

Mar

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India’s Conversion Laws Threaten Religious Freedom

The acts of violence are part of a broader pattern of instigating fear into the minorities, sending them a message they don’t belong to this country unless they either keep at the margins or turn to Hinduism.

Mar

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Why India's Landmark Education Law is Shutting Down Schools

In an unauthorised colony of labourers in Delhi, a class of six-year-olds is reciting English, a language their parents hope will get them jobs in call centres and offices.

Mar

10

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Facebook-WhatsApp Deal May Face Detailed Scrutiny in India

Facebook's $19 billion deal (Rs. 1,16,000 crore) to acquire WhatsApp may face a detailed scrutiny especially since both players have significant presence in India.

Mar

07

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Why Indians Want to Settle on Mars

I want to meet aliens. I strongly feel that we are not alone in this universe.

Mar

07

2014

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Too Much Facebook Use May Fuel Eating Disorders

Frequent Facebook users might be sharing more than just party pictures, vacation videos and selfies - they also share a greater risk of eating disorders

Mar

06

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No Country for Single Women

For many young people, India is a land of opportunity. Male or female, if you're well educated and resourceful there's the chance of a well-paid career. J

Mar

05

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Mumbai Tops List of World's 10 Least xpensive Cities

India's city of dreams has emerged as the world's cheapest city to live in.

Mar

04

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Educating the Criminal Mind

The capital's Tihar Jail, one of the largest in Asia, is vigorously conducting a literacy campaign among its teeming inmates.

Mar

04

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What Next for Sahara’s Subrata Roy

Sahara group chairman will be produced in Supreme Court on Tuesday, but what will happen in court is anybody’s guess.

Mar

04

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6 Indian Restaurants in 2014's Best Restaurants

Much like last year, India makes its presence felt on the list with six entries.

Mar

04

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Restaurants Given Heavy Fines Over Sham Curries

Warnings have been issued to caterers after two North Yorkshire Indian restaurants were fined for passing beef off as lamb.

Mar

03

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Careless Whispers

Hugging saint’ in a spot of bother, ex-disciple alleges abuse in tell-all book

Mar

03

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Is the Sari Staging a Comeback in Urban India

In urban India, the garment has lost its prominence in recent years - with more and more women opting to wear western outfits.

Mar

03

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India Anger at Privileges For Arrested Tycoon

Police in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh have been criticised after they lodged arrested tycoon Subrata Roy in a fancy forest department guest house in Lucknow city.

Mar

03

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Indians Lose Crores in Bitcoins

In a rude jolt to growing virtual currency frenzy in India, bitcoins worth crores of rupees held by some Indians have vanished with collapse of Japan-based Mt Gox

Feb

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Blinded By the White: India’s Rising Appetite for Foreign Models

The sadder truth about this rising preference for foreign models is that it goes far beyond just skin colour

Feb

27

2014

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Banished From The Bookshelves

Six authors tell their stories about what it is like to see their life’s work go waste.

Feb

27

2014

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India Slips Down Asia’s Restaurant Rankings

If India served up a disappointing result in the list of the 50 best restaurants in Asia in 2013, this year its performance could be described as undercooked.

Feb

26

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Courses From 3 IITs, IISc Are In Global Top 50

Four Indian universities, including the IITs at Delhi and Mumbai, are among the global top 50.

Feb

26

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Becoming a Devadasi

The ancient devadasi system, where young girls are dedicated in local temples and their virginity is auctioned off, was made illegal in Karnataka in 1982 but still continues in some parts of the southern state.

Feb

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Immigration Curbs Have Deterred Indian Students

Immigration curbs have "played disappointingly badly" in India despite prime ministerial charm offensives to show Britain welcomes students

Feb

25

2014

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India's Basket Programme Empowers African Women

India is helping in the empowerment of African women through a unique initiative.

Feb

24

2014

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Indian Team Among Leaders in Google Prize to Land on Moon

A poorly funded, rag-tag team in India is now among the top contenders for the Google Lunar XPrize, the grand global competition to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon by December next year.

Feb

24

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Sita Makes Her Stand

Recent events lead to a surge in strong, visceral women-based plays

Feb

25

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Sun Sets On Sham-E-Mehfils

After Wajid Ali Shah, the tenth and last nawab of Awadh, was exiled to Calcutta, the culture of Sham-e-Mehfils spread rapidly.

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25 Reasons We Love the North-East

There is more to the seven states than ‘bhut jolokia’ or the one-horned rhino. Here’s what tops our list

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