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US Should Learn From Indian Pvt Hospitals

The United States may be good at innovations in medicines, procedures and equipment. But it should learn from India how to keep health care affordable

Oct

17

2013

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Virat Kohli's Whirlwind Knock Shatters ODI Record Books

Australia had no answer to Virat Kohli's fury at the Sawai Man Singh Stadium. Replacing Shikhar Dhawan, the right-hander blazed his way to 100 off 52 - the fastest ever by an Indian in ODIs.

Oct

17

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Indian Diners Go Global

Expat chefs across India on the India they love, the dishes they rave about and the people who have made them feel at home.

Oct

14

2013

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Indian Doctors in Legal Action Over UK Exam Bias

Legal action by a group representing Indian-origin doctors in Britain, who allege a bias in the medical practitioner's exam in the country, will come up for hearing later this week.

Oct

14

2013

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Why Indian Scientists Don't Get Nobel Prize

It is a good time to ask yet again why an Indian hasn't won — since CV Raman — a Nobel Prize in science for work done in India.

Oct

14

2013

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Pulling Aid Away, Shutdown Deepens Indians’ Distress

Like other largely impoverished Indian tribes that lean heavily on federal dollars, the Crow have been battered by the shutdown.

Oct

14

2013

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Outrage in India as Temple Stampede Toll Hits 115

Outrage mounted in India Monday after at least 115 devotees were crushed to death or drowned near a Hindu temple, the site of another deadly stampede only seven years ago.

Oct

13

2013

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When Restaurants Get Creative: 15 Hilarious Names

With the love of puns at the back of my head, I was thrilled to discover that commercial, money-making, serious entities like restaurants have a sense of humour!

Oct

13

2013

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India Hammered as Cyclone Phailin Races Inland

A powerful cyclone has hammered eastern India overnight, bringing down power lines, ripping up trees and sending seawater surging inland.

Oct

13

2013

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Indian Woman in UK Forced to Carry Dead Fetus For Two Days

An Indian woman in the UK was forced to carry a dead fetus in her womb for two days after doctors at the hospital ignored signs of its death and sent her back home.

Oct

12

2013

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Cyclone Phailin: India in One of its Largest Evacuations

Cyclone Phailin could affect 12 million people, authorities trying to minimize loss of life.

Oct

12

2013

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India on Red Alert as Super Cyclone Phailin Nears East Coast

Rain and wind lashed India's east coast and nearly 400,000 people fled to cyclone shelters after the government issued a red alert

Oct

12

2013

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Facebook Ends Invisibility Cloak for Users

Facebook is ending a feature that allowed users to hide from the billion-plus members of the social network.

Oct

11

2013

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Glasgow 2014: Delhi Prepares for Baton Arrival

The Queen's Baton Relay arrives at its first international destination today and it's a city which, three years ago, had observers like me on the edge of their seats.

Oct

11

2013

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Sachin Retires, But is it Two Years Too Late

Considering the long season of retirements we are in, the best thing about Sachin Tendulkar’s announcement is he will bid farewell on the pitch.

Oct

07

2013

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Libraries Battling Membership Decline

Libraries battling membership decline, but some startups using innovative ideas to buck the trend.

Oct

07

2013

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Trend Tracker Print Run

Embroidery and surface embellishments face their first big challenge in Indian fashion as expressionist prints push a design shift in the market

Oct

07

2013

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India to Extend Visa on Arrival Facility to 40 Countries

Planning Commission calls a high-level meeting of different ministries and national security advisor on Monday

Oct

07

2013

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Why is Darjeeling Tea the Fine Wine of Teas

Darjeeling tea, like champagne, enjoys a geographical indicator status and cannot be grown or manufactured anywhere else in the world.

Oct

07

2013

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Indian, Chinese Passports Among Least Attractive for Global Visa Waivers

Finland, Sweden and Great Britain, whose citizens have visa-free access to a maximum of 173 out of 218 countries, occupy the top three positions in the index

Oct

04

2013

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Google to Create 360-degree Online View of 100 Indian Monuments

Archaeological Survey of India has joined hands with Google India for an endeavour to create 360- degree online panoramic imagery of 100 nationally-important monuments.

Oct

03

2013

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India Woos Foreign Colleges as Population Clock Ticks

On the cusp of a boom in its working-age population, India is racing against time to raise the quality of its education to prevent a demographic dividend turning into a demographic curse

Oct

03

2013

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A Curious Path to Auction for India’s Modernist Furniture

The unlikely trajectory of the Modernist furniture designed for Le Corbusier’s utopian Indian city of Chandigarh.

Oct

01

2013

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Living Inside the House of Surrogates

Commercial surrogacy is estimated to be worth more than $1bn a year in India.

Oct

01

2013

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Economic Divide Widens in IITs

Students making it to India's best public engineering colleges this session might have more to tackle than study pressure.

Sep

30

2013

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Why Has India's Calcutta city Banned Cycling?

I will continue to use my cycle until the authorities take it from me. If they want me to stop riding, maybe they should buy me a car,"

Sep

30

2013

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Two Techie Brothers, Aged 14 and 12, Code Their Way to App Store

Since the two are less than 18 years, Go Dimensions cannot be registered in their names as per Indian law.

Sep

28

2013

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Indian Wanderlust Continues Despite Economic Woes

Neither the wobbly Indian rupee nor rising airfares can deter the growing wanderlust of the Indian middle class.

Sep

28

2013

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Courted by Kumaon

Somewhere beyond all the Bhimtals and Nainitals lies a little land, not touristy, where yellow tin roofs shine as bright as the sun and the apples grow wild and red.

Sep

26

2013

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How Yoga is Helping Prisoners Stay Calm

Prison authorities too are waking up to the possible benefits, providing classes in the hope of fostering a calm and positive atmosphere.

Sep

26

2013

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Lalit Modi: Former IPL Cricket Chief Banned For Life

Former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner Lalit Modi has been banned for life by the country's cricket board for "indiscipline and misconduct".

Sep

26

2013

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Mumbai World’s Second Most Honest City

Interestingly, some cities generally believed to be safe and honest figured at the bottom of the honesty heap

Sep

26

2013

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CNBC Host Uses Indian Accent, Makes 7-Eleven Joke

CNBC Squawk Box, host Joe Kernen had some really interesting things to say about rupees. Actually he didn’t, but that didn’t stop him from adopting an Indian accent while talking about the currency.

Sep

25

2013

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The British Babies Made in India

Frustrated by strict Western guidelines on surrogate births, Britons who cannot fall pregnant naturally or via IVF treatment are choosing to pay an Indian woman to have their children.

Sep

25

2013

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Indians, Chinese Keep US B-schools in Business

Young graduates from India and China are powering the growth of full-time MBA programmes worldwide.

Sep

24

2013

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India Moves to Transform Its Pension System

Mr. Parekh expects the pension sector to grow substantially as the life expectancy of Indians increases.

Sep

23

2013

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Yoga Guru Swami Ramdev to Hold Class for 1,500

A mass yoga event led by Indian spiritual leader Swami Ramdev will go ahead after he was allowed to stay in the country.

Sep

23

2013

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BlackBerry Warns of Big Loss, to Cut 4,500 Jobs

BlackBerry Ltd warned it expects to report a huge quarterly operating loss next week and that it will cut more than a third of its workforce, rekindling fears of the company's demise and sending its shares into a tailspin.

Sep

23

2013

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Gastronomic Pilgrimage is What Lucknow Promises, Delivers

Hitting the food trail in Lucknow is a pilgrimage! In this land of indulgent nawabs and haute Awadhi cuisine.

Sep

19

2013

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India’s Fast Food Market Set to Bulge

India’s growing appetite for pizzas, burgers and French fries served with a side of rapid urbanization is set to swell the size of the country’s fast-food market to double its current size by 2016.

Sep

19

2013

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Would Miss America’s Skin Be Too Dark for Miss India?

India's skin-color obsession drives a whitening-cream market valued at $432M in 2010.

Sep

19

2013

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Foreign Invasion

Foreign Educational Institutions (FEIs) can set up campuses in India once they have been notified as Foreign Education Providers by the University Grants Commission.

Sep

19

2013

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Asia Calling Dollar-shy Gujarati Travellers

While vacations in the US and Europe have become dearer thanks to depreciating rupee, travellers have shifted focus to South-East Asia and other destinations where currencies have also slid against the dollar.

Sep

18

2013

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Before the Taj Mahal, There Was This

Restoration work has been completed at Humayun’s Tomb, a 16th-century Unesco World Heritage site in Delhi that inspired other Mughal architecture, including the Taj Mahal.

Sep

18

2013

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First in India: Doctor Uses Google Glass in Surgery

In a first in India, a surgeon operated upon two persons wearing a pair of Google glass, allowing people across the globe to see the procedure live.

Sep

17

2013

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By Introducing Cheaper iPhones, Apple Will Lose its High End Position

Apple could have used a better strategy than line extension. It could have introduced a cheaper iPhone with a different brand name.

Sep

17

2013

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Why IITs Fared so Badly in World University Rankings

top IIT officials have admitted that it was their indifference to the ranking process and not an intrinsic lack of educational quality that cost them dearly.

Sep

17

2013

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Let the Poor Have Fun

Wouldn’t it be better if the poor were offered direct connectivity over their phones, free or cheap, and were left to decide what they wanted to do with it?

Sep

17

2013

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Google Bets on Videopreneurs in India Push

Can you sing, dance, cook, joke or do some other useful stuff on video camera? Google may make a “videopreneur” out of you.

Sep

16

2013

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Uttarakhand Havoc Impacts Himachal Pilgrimage

The impact of the floods in Uttarakhand mid-June this year, that left hundreds dead, is now seen in Himachal Pradesh with a massive decline in the numbers of pilgrims

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