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The diary of a traditional Indian wife

'Odd thing: Parliament says this marital rape thing doesn't apply in India, but official reports say that 97 per cent of women are raped by people they know and intimate partners. Hmm. But that......

Heard of these bizarre Indian village myths?

A country as diverse as India has some of the strangest rituals and traditions. From bizarre ways to cure illnesses to an unusual matrimony to please the rain gods…the things people do here......

The punching padre: Irish priest boxes for charity

A priest in Ireland’s County Offaly has joined the long Irish Catholic tradition of priests engaging in pugilism. Fr Pierre Pepper, who has spent the last two months training for an amateur......

Vrindavan widows shun grief, pick up gulal

Breaking the shackles of tradition, hundreds of widows played Holi with colours and flowers in the land of Lord Krishna on Tuesday. Over a thousand widows from the ashrams in Vrindavan and Varanasi......

Don't miss: Modi adds new hat to collection

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses a gathering in Itanagar in a traditional hornbill hat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Arunachal Pradesh is the only state in the country where......

Net neutrality: Reliance Jio against the rest

It has suggested OTTs be subject to the same security requirements that a traditional TSP has to adhere to, by setting up servers in India Most Indian telecom service providers (TSPs) have come......

The changing face of Kolkata's Kabuliwala

Driven out of business by microfinance companies, the Kabuliwalas of Kolkata, traditional moneylenders, have seen their numbers shrink. I felt like I was in hell. I could not speak properly and......

Indigenous owners reject Adani's land deal in Oz

Indigenous traditional owners of the lands have rejected Indian mining giant Adani's 16.5-billion dollar mine, rail and port projects in Australia's coal-rich Queensland state, in what is being......

Didn't think Ola Cabs, TaxiForSure would last long: Meru

Meru Cabs' founder Neeraj Gupta says they were a traditional company and realised a bit late that they needed to change.Neeraj Gupta, founder and managing director of Meru Cabs, was under the......

Sensex ends 184 points higher led by IT; Infosys up 5%

Benchmark share indices ended marginally higher, amid a volatile trading session, led by IT majors leading the gains after Infosys announced better-than-expected third quarter earnings. The......

Mani Ratnam: 'I don't believe in giving advice'

'The younger generation may be hip, modern and Westernised outside, but there is something very Indian and traditional in them.' 'It's debatable just how good the concept of marriage is, but this......

Holi Movies In The Last 10 Years

With examinations coinciding with the festival of Holi, this has traditionally been a lean period for Bollywood. Only four Holi releases -- Race, Kahaani, Malamaal Weekly and to an......

'K Balachander was well ahead of his time'

'K Balachander redefined Tamil cinema by breaking traditional moulds, boldly exploring controversial themes and relationships.'A tribute to one of Indian cinema's most prolific filmmakers, who......

Deepika Padukone: Bollywood's hottest desi girl!

Nobody does ethnic chic as well as D-Pad!Being a Kannadiga born in Denmark, raised in Bangalore and pursuing a career in Hindi films in Mumbai, Deepika Padukone is as eclectic as it gets. It's a......

PIX: Abhishek Kapoor, Pragya Yadav tie the knot

Check out all the attendees at this filmi shaadi!Director Abhishek Kapoor wed longtime girlfriend, actress-model Pragya Yadav in a low-key ceremony on May 4.The traditional Hindu ceremony, held at......

World Cup: What went wrong for Pakistan?

Virat Kohli of India bats as Pakistan 'keeper Umar Akmal looks on. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images Whenever traditional rivals India and Pakistan play each other, it’s difficult to......

How Afghan women's cricket is crushed by bombs, threats, tradition

‘Afghanistan's cricket board does not support cricket for women, even though I have 3,700 girl cricketers’ Many Afghan cricketers learn the game as a refugee in Pakistan ‘(The......

Hazelwood debut rings in change for Aus bowling attack

Captain Steven Smith is looking forward to Hazlewood making full use of the 'traditionally fast and bouncy Gabba wicket'.   Josh Hazlewood bowls during an Australian training session at The......

'Winter Games will not move for 2022 football World Cup'

Asia's top Olympic official ruled out the possibility of the 2022 Winter Olympics being shifted from its traditional February time-slot to avoid clashing with the football World Cup, saying FIFA......

India's most fascinating rural sports... Take a look!

Traditional Indian sports have been played in villages since ages. Though most sports lovers in the country follow cricket, hockey, tennis and even English football on television, disciplines like......
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US Ambassador Flays Crackdown on NGOs

NEWDELHI: As the government continued to crack down on groups like Greenpeace and Ford Foundation, the US has reiterated its concern, twice within... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/US-Ambassador-Flays-Crackdown-on-NGOs/2015/05/07/article2801145.ece
Anti selective abortion campaign launched

BEIJING: China has begun a new campaign against illegal prenatal gender tests and sex-selective abortions to help address the country’s... ...

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Japanese zoo sorry for naming monkey after Princess Charlotte

A Japanese zoo has apologised after naming a baby monkey Charlotte in honour of the newborn British princess. The Takasakiyama Zoo, in southern... ...

http://news.rediff.com/commentary/2015/may/07/japanese-zoo-sorry-for-naming-monkey-after-princess-charlotte/033d5aac0980d23995cc3e1758104b26
The new age of creation in the indie economy

A few months back, I was photographing Darshan Lodaya, an electronic music producer for my project One Life, One Passion and I was intrigued by the... ...

http://yourstory.com/2015/05/indie-economy-new-age-of-creation/
Kalyan Adds Brand New Luxury Plane to its Fleet

KOCHI : Kalyan Jewellers, one of the largest jewellery manufacturers and distributors in the country, added a brand new luxury aircraft, the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/Kalyan-Adds-Brand-New-Luxury-Plane-to-its-Fleet/2015/05/07/article2801384.ece

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