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Skype to Bar Calls Within India

Skype will end support for calling within India, meaning calls to mobiles and landlines from Skype within India will no longer be available.

Oct

06

2014

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Incheon Bares Sordid Sports Saga of India

India’s ranking has gone down from the sixth four years ago to eighth now.

Oct

06

2014

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Why Love is a Four Letter Word

The current jihad against love is only the latest and most visible instance of a virulent Indian misogyny

Oct

06

2014

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Himachal Apple Orchards Beckon Tourists

In a unique initiative to make tourism business more fruitful in Himachal Pradesh, the state Tourism Department is all set to take tourists to apple orchards.

Oct

04

2014

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The Spaniard Who Loves Us

The man who is poking about in our homes to find new ways to make them beautiful and functional

Oct

04

2014

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Is Yoga Really About Exercise

Yoga practitioners are fighting a new sales tax by insisting the activity isn't primarily about fitness.

Oct

04

2014

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Stolen Ganesha in US to Return Soon

The Ganesha will be the third stolen idol that Tamil Nadu is getting back in the Kapoor case.

Oct

04

2014

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NYT's Racist Cartoon

The New York Times cocked a snook at the Mangalyaan spacecraft by publishing a cartoon that showed a turban-wearing man with a cow knocking at the door of the "Elite Space Club".

Oct

03

2014

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India Singer Criticised For Sexist Jeans Remark

Women's groups in the southern Indian state of Kerala have criticised the legendary singer KJ Yesudas for saying women should not wear jeans.

Oct

03

2014

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Indians Shop for Apartments in US

For affluent Indians, U.S. real estate is a security blanket.

Oct

03

2014

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India Beat Pakistan To Win Men's Hockey Gold

IT took Indian men 16 years to reclaim Asiad hockey gold, which also earned them a direct berth to the 2016 Rio Olympics.

Oct

03

2014

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1,000 US Academics To Teach in Indian Universities

The idea is to invite and host up to 1,000 American academics every year to teach in centrally-recognized Indian universities.

Oct

02

2014

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85% of Indians are Offline

The countries were ranked on the index on the basis of their scores on four kinds of barriers: incentives, low incomes and affordability, user capability, and infrastructure.

Oct

02

2014

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Indian Varsities in World’s top 300

It should be a cause for serious concern that India does not yet have a top-200 entrant, and does not seem to be making enough progress up the rankings.

Sep

30

2014

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Why is Adolf Hitler Popular in India?

The different attitudes that have given Hitler his unique Indian afterlife can surprise those from the West who are confronted by them.

Sep

29

2014

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Photoshopping Federer

Images of the tennis star in India, created by his fans

Sep

29

2014

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Delhi Metro Ranked Second

Delhi Metro has been ranked second among 18 international Metro systems i

Sep

27

2014

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Brain Repair May be Boosted By Curry Spice

A spice commonly found in curries may boost the brain's ability to heal itself.

Sep

25

2014

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India's Race For Space Success

ndia's maiden mission to Mars, the Mangalyaan, has arrived in orbit after a 300-day marathon covering over 670 million kilometres.

Sep

24

2014

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Mumbai Ranked 12th Most Expensive City

London has overtaken Hong Kong as the world's most expensive city to live and work in.

Sep

24

2014

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Red-letter Day For India

India created history becoming the first country to succeed on its first Mars mission when Isro's Mangalyaan slipped into Martian orbit after a few nail-biting moments.

Sep

24

2014

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Smoked Meat Deadlier Than Liquor

When meat or fish is cooked directly over fire, it gets covered with cancer-causing carcinogens, making it more dangerous than even smoking or consumption of alcohol,

Sep

23

2014

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Bollywood Cleavage Row Shows India's Crass Side

A clash between India's top newspaper and a Bollywood actress shows no signs of abating.

Sep

23

2014

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Indian Junk Food Scandal

It's a storm in a cup which we all must look into.

Sep

22

2014

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The Mobile Gatekeepers of India's Railways

Some 11,500 of the more than 30,000 railway crossings in India are unmanned.

Sep

22

2014

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Indians Spend Big On Hotels Abroad

It turns out the cliche that Indians are the stingiest travellers is not true.

Sep

22

2014

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Indian Architect Named Leader of Tomorrow

A 28-year-old Indian architect has been named "young leader of tomorrow" by Time magazine for his pioneering work in designing affordable flood-proof houses for slum dwellers.

Sep

22

2014

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Visa On Arrival Facility On The Anvil For US Tourists

The ministry of home affairs is working overtime to finish the work on the VoA proposal to finalize it in time for the Prime Minister's visit.

Sep

22

2014

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Why Indians Bargain With No Apologies

Just because we are known to be brains behind some of the big companies, does not mean we have piles of cash in our accounts.

Sep

21

2014

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To Be or Not To Be English

English is a foreign language and I believe it can never be a language for social inclusion.

Sep

19

2014

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The Return of Nalanda

Against the epic scale and lofty credentials of its first millennium avatar, the return of India’s oldest university has been modest so far.

Sep

19

2014

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Artificial Sweeteners Can Trigger Diabetes

Artificial sweeteners may disrupt the body's ability to regulate blood sugar, causing metabolic changes that can be a precursor to diabetes.

Sep

18

2014

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Does Third Eye Open At The Time Of Death

Hindus acknowledge it and pay respect to it daily by wearing a bindi or tilak at the exact spot where this invisible third eye is located.

Sep

18

2014

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With Winter's Onset, The Gods Return From Heaven

Every village has several resident "gods" and "goddesses" who are invoked as living deities.

Sep

18

2014

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This IIT Is Ahead Of Its Peers

A global university ranking has placed IIT-Bombay, ahead of its other counterparts.

Sep

18

2014

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A Taste Of Italy Up In Shimla Hills

The Himachal Pradesh capital is now offering a platter of authentic taste of Italy

Sep

17

2014

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7 Classics Of Hindi Literature You Must Read

It's a reservoir that can never go dry, and neither is it possible to ever do justice to any list of top classics.

Sep

15

2014

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Desi Dating Apps Woo Young Indians

Young Indians with smartphones are spoilt for choice when it comes to desi dating apps.

Sep

15

2014

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Lost And Found

Fascinating stories of Calcutta's Jewish past.

Sep

13

2014

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India Probes Identity Card For Hanuman

Authorities in India are investigating how Hanuman, the monkey god, has been issued a biometric identity card.

Sep

13

2014

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Kolkata Chromosome

A historic neighbourhood sheds its old ways, prompting locals to record its vanishing past

Sep

13

2014

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Star Shutterbug Has City in Frame

With almost 10 million fans on Facebook, the photoblog is a darling of social media across the world.

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