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Sacked Open Journalist Says He’ll Go to Court

The political editor of one of India’s leading English-language weekly magazines, says he will take legal action over his sacking after he was allegedly offered thousands of dollars to leave the company quietly.

Nov

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Thai Devotees Offer 300kg Gold For India Shrine

Donation worth $14.5m for Mahabodhi temple follows pledge by King Bhumibol Adulyadej

Nov

14

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India Unveils Plan to Build World's Largest Temple

Authorities in India's Bihar state have unveiled a model of what they say will be the world's largest Hindu temple.

Nov

14

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Seven Indian-origin Management Gurus Among Thinkers50

Seven Indian-origin academics figure among Thinkers50, described as the Oscars of management thinking published every two years

Nov

14

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US Media Compares Sachin Tendulkar's Exit to Mahatma Gandhi's Death

Leading US publications have nonetheless paid tribute to retiring Indian superstar Sachin Tendulkar.

Nov

14

2013

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Final Innings for a Cricket Giant

Overwhelming demand to see Tendulkar’s final testestified to his unmatched standing in India as both a sports and a cultural hero.

Nov

14

2013

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India to beat US in Internet Reach

India's performance when it comes to internet penetration is an achievement, given the country's current infrastructure.

Nov

13

2013

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Washington Exhibition Explores Yoga Mysteries Through Art

The mysteries of the ancient Indian practice of yoga and its profound meanings are explored

Nov

13

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A Sweeping Look at More Than 4 Centuries of Jewelry From India

India’s tradition of jewelry making and ornamental objects spans several centuries and remains today both an inexhaustible hunting ground for collectors and an evolving source of inspiration for contemporary designers.

Nov

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Mumbai's Rags-to-riches Restaurant King

Decades after society gave him employment at four rupees a month, Poojari is now giving back in ample measure to children by providing them with all kinds of educational help in his native Padukone village.

Nov

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India's Space Scientists and Street Children

As India launched a mission to Mars this week, I could not help noting some surprising similarities between the ingenuity of the country's space scientists and its street children.

Nov

13

2013

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Outrage Over Indian Official Ranjit Sinha's Rape Rremarks

Women's groups in India have expressed outrage over remarks on rape made by the chief of the country's top investigation agency.

Nov

12

2013

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Indian Mars Mission Snag Resolved

India's mission to Mars has overcome a technical problem and appears to be back on track, the country's space research agency says.

Nov

11

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India's Real Estate Market: Time for the Bubble to Burst?

If you're looking to invest in real estate, it might be wise to wait for the bubble to burst.

Nov

11

2013

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Sachin Tendulkar Genius in Residence

Here’s what it was like to be around the great batsman whose vocabulary seemed distilled to a single Marathi word—‘shambar’. It means hundred

Nov

11

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Indian Media Highlight Controversy Over Mumbai Property Advert

Newspapers are highlighting a controversy over a discriminatory property advert that barred Muslims from applying for a flat in Mumbai.

Nov

11

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US Website Takes Satire Too Far Makes Up Assam Rape Festival

The piece, which has no satirical elements whatsoever, is vulgar and outrightly salacious.

Nov

11

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The Tea Tribes of Assam

The tribals have assimilated with the existing culture and traditions of the Brahmaputra valley, creating many new traditions, cultures, handicrafts, dance forms and a new way of living.

Nov

07

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World's 6th Largest Number of Billionaires in India

Indian billionaires, the sixth largest group in the rich world, have thrown up an interesting trend found nowhere else in the world.

Nov

06

2013

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Where Do The Richest 10% Indians Live?

The richest Indians live in states that have fewer poor people on average.

Nov

06

2013

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Despite Naysayers, Why Isro’s Mangalyaan Dream is Important

What is life without some romance, no matter how rich or poor we are? This time we are “dreaming with open eyes” and we shall make it happen.

Nov

06

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Home Buyers Feel Let Down by India’s Top Builders

Whether the real estate bill will become law is unclear, but at least one determined home buyer has won a battle against DLF in an Indian court.

Nov

03

2013

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Band, Baaja, Baraat Attract American Ears

There is life on Indian streets and the bands add to the vitality.

Nov

02

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Why Veganism is an Expensive Diet in India

Veganism is very popular in the western world, and has caught fancy amongst Indians as well.

Nov

02

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Young, Restless and Indian

If Mr. Gandhi believes youth is given to impetuosity, I’d say to him that it is also marked by restlessness

Nov

02

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The Travel Nightmare That's Hit a Nerve in India

There's nothing like a bit of travel chaos to get people talking. Add a dash of perceived discrimination into the mix, and it's the perfect recipe for a social media storm.

Oct

31

2013

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89 Per cent of Indians in Favour of a Common ASEAN Visa System

Skyscanner’s survey reveals that three quarters of Indians choose holiday destinations based on visa requirements

Oct

31

2013

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A Church is a Mosque is a Church

At this uniquely syncretic structure, far more people come to pay obeisance to pillars, arches and stones than to gods

Oct

31

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India Plans to Restrict Email Use After NSA Leaks

India is planning to impose a ban on the use of foreign cloud-based email services to send official communications, before the end of the year.

Oct

31

2013

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The Top Five Richest Women in India

Five women find a place in Forbes 2013 list of top 100 richest Indians

Oct

31

2013

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India's Srishti Rana Crowned Miss Asia Pacific World 2013

21 -year old Srishti Rana has made the country proud by winning the coveted Miss Asia Pacific 2013

Oct

30

2013

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Morality and Mobile Phones in India

The cheap mobile phone is the most disruptive device to hit humanity since shoes.

Oct

30

2013

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Countdown For India's First Mission to Find Signs of Life on Mars

India is set to fly it's first ever mission to another planet with the Mars mission slated for launch on November 5.

Oct

29

2013

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India Royals End Bitter Billion-dollar Dispute

An acrimonious multi-billion dollar dispute between members of one of India's most illustrious former royal families over palaces, diamonds and other valuable items has been settled, lawyers and family members say.

Oct

29

2013

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Revival Hopes for India's Chinatown

Efforts are under way to revive the fortunes of India's only Chinatown.

Oct

29

2013

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The Real Technology Story of India is Yet to Unfold

Technology, if used right, will be one of the most effective drivers for the much needed 'inclusive growth' in India.

Oct

29

2013

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Cartoon on India-SA Tour Row Triggers Controversy

It is a completely insensitive cartoon. There was no need to involve religion and cricket.

Oct

29

2013

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India, US Preparing Satellites to Probe Martian Atmosphere

Two new science satellites are being prepared to join a fleet of robotic Mars probes to help determine why the planet most like Earth in the solar system ended up so different.

Oct

28

2013

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Exhibition Reveals the Warrior Yogis of Medieval India

Early yogis struck lovely poses - and also fought fierce battles. An exhibit in Washington shows the complex dimensions of yogi life.

Oct

28

2013

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Space Tourism is Around the Corner

For a growing number of thrill-seeking travelers, the deep void of outer space is among the most appealing destinations imaginable.

Oct

24

2013

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India’s Press Faces an Online Future

India is frequently considered the last vestige of printed news. In many ways, it is.

Oct

24

2013

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Tendulkar Named in Wisden All-time World Test XI

Retiring Indian batsman Sachin Tendulkar was today named in the Wisden all-time World Test XI.

Oct

24

2013

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Tea Tourism Policy is Not Working in Darjeeling

The industry was expecting that the government would give them sops to promote tourism projects, which can emerge as a major revenue earner in the hills.

Oct

23

2013

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Indian Grand Prix - Fast, Flowing and Challenging'

I think the layout is one of the best from the new generation of tracks.

Oct

22

2013

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Dear NYT, Thanks But No Thanks for Discovering The Good Men of India

There are decent men everywhere but there is no Common Indian Man any more than there is a Common American Man.

Oct

22

2013

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Off the Beaten Path

People opt for such holidays to recharge their batteries

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