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Does India Need Rankings

While some question the methodologies used to rank institutions, others believe that India has to effectively address the reasons why its universities are struggling to make the cut.

May

12

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Mud Wrestling Out of Poverty in India

Indian wrestling, known as kushti, is an ancient skill that has been a major part of the country's sporting life for around 3,000 years.

May

12

2014

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Self-made Billionaire

Dilip Shanghvi is among Asia's richest self-made billionaires.

May

09

2014

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IITs to Share Expertise With Finland

Finland is actively involved in setting up a joint IT hub in Otaniemi with the support of Indian Institutes of Technology

May

09

2014

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The Electronic Fix for India's Filth and Corruption

in a country where just over 11% of the population are connected to the internet, is this really possible?

May

09

2014

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44 Indians Shortlisted For One-way Trip to Mars

Forty-four Indians, including 17 women, are among 705 aspirants shortlisted for an ambitious private mission to send four people on a planned one-way trip to Mar

May

08

2014

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Nicolas Cage on Indian Food, a Desi Face/Off and National Treasure 3

Oscar winning Hollywood star Nicolas Cage could be leaving Las Vegas for an Indian experience soon.

May

07

2014

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Knot Perfect: 12 Villages in Rajasthan That Exist as Couples

Local legend has it that in the past people named contiguous villages like a pair---one masculine, another feminine---with rhyming names.

May

07

2014

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Indian-American Chefs Win US Food Awards

Two Indian-origin chefs have been conferred with the prestigious James Beard Food Awards for 2014, considered as the Oscars of the US food and beverage industry.

May

07

2014

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By 2050, One-fifth of India Will be Senior Citizens

Senior citizens will constitute one-fifth of India's total population by 2050

May

06

2014

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Summer On a plate

Rediscovering forgotten fruits and vegetables, and reviving food memories dating back to childhood

May

06

2014

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Muscular Village

The Indian village famous for wrestlers... and bouncers

May

05

2014

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Why George Clooney is Every Indian Mataji’s Nightmare

Phoren or not, in the damaad rankings of a Mataji, an actor is barely a few shades better than a politician.

May

05

2014

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Trams Likely to Make a Comeback in Chandni Chowk

More than half a century after they were phased out to make way for automobiles, trams are likely to make a comeback on the busy streets of the Walled City.

May

05

2014

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Stop Treating Us Like Garbage, Indians Tell High Commission in London

A petition on CHANGE.ORG has been scathing in its criticism of the treatment meted out to some at the Indian High Commission.

May

05

2014

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Sachin Tendulkar Continues to Remain Jewel of India

I will always remain a sportsman at heart who is keen to positively impact the sporting fabric of the nation.

May

03

2014

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Naughty Noughty History

Popular history is littered with superlative ‘facts’ about our greatness. It’s about time someone investigated where these ‘facts’ come from, and why they are so popular?

May

03

2014

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Censorship to Political Pulls, is Indian Media in Crisis

India has slipped down further to the 78th position in the Annual Index of Media Freedom, due to ‘increased interference in content by media owners in the run-up to the 2014 elections

May

03

2014

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India 3rd on List of Green Buildings' Countries Outside US

India has been ranked third on the list of top 10 countries in leadership in energy and environmental design outside America

May

03

2014

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Judgment With a Moral

Indian youngsters living abroad should “imbibe the work culture of the West and social culture of the East, and not vice-versa if they want to succeed in life”.

May

03

2014

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Mum's Home Cooking in Mumbai

For those searching for authentic Indian dining experiences, a quick look beyond the restaurant pages leads to other, more creative experiences.

May

02

2014

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New Food Porn Film Features Indian Restaurant

it is one of those foodie movies that makes you want to exit the theater quickly and get to a restaurant

May

01

2014

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The Paid News Phenomenon

Paid news is not just a regional phenomenon, many English newspapers and channels also do this

May

01

2014

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Life as a Gay Couple in India

India's Supreme Court recently overturned a 2009 court ruling that decriminalized gay sex.

May

01

2014

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IIT-G Makes it to Top 100 List of Global Dynamic Universities

This is for the first time that an Indian institute is in the table of Under 50 institute.

Apr

30

2014

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Indian Wins Top Environment Award

An Indian who helped villagers fight a large coal mine is among six environmental activists from around the world who have won the Goldman Prize.

Apr

29

2014

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The Brotherhood of the Rope

The greatest challenge the entire Everest climbing community faces is the ability to remain engaged in the cause over time.

Apr

29

2014

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Indian Consumers of Mango Rejoice

If El Niño leads to deficient monsoons, a bumper consignment of mangoes in local markets courtesy the EU ban would certainly impart seasonal cheer.

Apr

29

2014

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UK Working to End Ban on Indian Mango Imports

The UK has said it is "working closely" with India and the European Commission to end a planned ban on mango imports.

Apr

29

2014

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EU Bans Indian Alphonso Mangoes, Veggies From May

European Union has temporarily banned the import of Alphonso mangoes, the king of fruits, and four vegetables from India from May 1

Apr

28

2014

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Sex, Lies and Goa's Massage Parlours

While Goa boasts of working towards becoming a family and lifestyle tourism destination, the state has in reality struggled to shake off its reputation of being India's top sex and narcotics tourism destination.

Apr

28

2014

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Kerala Temple Wealth: Royals Face More Charges

Serious charges have been against the Travancore royal family saying precious ornaments were smuggled out of the temple using look-alikes.

Apr

27

2014

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Chateau Margaux Wines With Indian Cuisine

Drinking a $500-odd Chateau Margaux 1985 with a biryani would be considered blasphemy by purists.

Apr

27

2014

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Fighting for Bangalore's Right to Party

Bangalore and its nightclub scene have a had a tricky relationship over the last few years.

Apr

26

2014

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Indians Topping Online Polls

Since 2000, when Amitabh Bachchan was voted the greatest star of the millennium in a BBC online poll, Indians have dominated web poll.

Apr

25

2014

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Children With Mentors on the Other Side of the World

Even though they live thousands of miles apart and have never met, they can't imagine life without each other.

Apr

25

2014

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Why NRI Marriages Fail

In a world of materialism it is not difficult for NRIs to seek a bride or bridegroom in India.

Apr

23

2014

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WhatsApp Says India is its Largest Market

WhatsApp has crossed 500 million users, adding 50 million since February

Apr

23

2014

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The Illustrious Story of Indian Railways

The heart beat of a billion Indians, Indian Railways, now connects India like never before.

Apr

23

2014

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Indian Mango Production Set for a Fall

Fears of a price hike in domestic market, while export growth is also likely to be halted

Apr

22

2014

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Agraites Show no Pride in Taj City's Rich Heritage

The people in Agra displayed no sense of pride in their history and rich architectural legacy that draws millions of visitors to the city every year.

Apr

22

2014

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Indian Grad Students Eyeing U.S. as Land of Opportunity

Over the past 2 years, applications from India have skyrocketed, while those from China have tapered off—leaving analysts scrambling for answers.

Apr

19

2014

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Indian Food Pop-ups Popping Up All Over London

Londoners have a seemingly insatiable appetite for spicy, surprising food from the subcontinent.

Apr

19

2014

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Is Padmanabhaswamy Temple Gold Getting Pilfered

The untold riches of Thiruvananthapuram temple may be getting pilfered, an explosive report on the state of affairs in the temple submitted to the Supreme Court said.

Apr

19

2014

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Slumdog Kid Lands Dream United Trial

A penniless football hopeful from India is on the brink of becoming a real-life Slumdog Millionaire – after winning a dream trial at Manchester United.

Apr

17

2014

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Indian Obsession for Fair Skin Continues

The visual media has changed the strategy so much that even fair people also use fairness products

Apr

17

2014

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Why Your Bindi,Nose Ring,Feathers Are More Than a Fashion Choice

The people who are choosing to wear the bindis, nose rings, or feathers are actually participating in cultural appropriation.

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