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Kingdom For a Jacket

A tribal leader in the Nicobar Island agreed to sell his land to the Indian government in exchange for Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru’s jacket.

You Don’t Bring Me Flowers Anymore

If you getting heck for not bringing home flowers, blame it on the genes. India, with 16% of the world’s population, hogs just 1 percent

Topi is Cool

The Bellaragazza designer brand has announced plans to launch its “Gandhi Topi” collection made of khadi and cotton next month.

Dhania Medicine

Coriander has anti-bacterial properties that prevent food poisoning and can treat antibiotic-resistant infections. Researchers at Portugal’s University of Beira Interior found that “coriander oil damages

Killer Indian Beetle

The bug has been intercepted 100 times nationwide so far this year, compared to an average of 15 times in 2007-2009, most recently in bags of rice at Chicago’s Ohare Airport.

Age matters between the legs

The 2006 conversations were disclosed after the Indian Supreme Court lifted its five-year-old gag order on the tapes.

May 2011

May 2011

Cheap $hot

Members of India’s medical community are bristling at what they term as Pres. Barack Obama’s cheap shot at the country’s “cheap” healthcare.  Speaking at a

Expensive Bite

Termites at an Indian bank gobbled up nearly Rs 10 million ($225,000) in paper currency held in a strongroom.  “The branch management has been found guilty

Missing Girls

The Indian preference for boys is skewing the country’s gender ratio, according to the latest census data. The 2011 census found 914 girls for every 1,000

Eluding Marriage

Ratan Tata, head the Tata Group, one of India’s largest business empires, recently revealed that he come close to marrying four times, but “each time

The State of Belief

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, often touted as a Tea Party favorite for the Republican presidential nomination, is turning heads with his spirited defense of

Spycam Student Indicted

A RutgersUniversity student accused of using a webcam to spy on his roommate having gay sex has been indicted on a sexual orientation hate crime

Powerful Nations

India rates itself as the 5th most powerful nation on earth, according to its National Security Index, developed by the country’s leading security and economic

‘Sher’ Share

India’s tiger population has grown 38% since 2006 to 1,706, according to a new tiger census released by the country’s environment ministry. The greatest growth

Censored Web

Freedom House ranked India 14th among 37 countries on Web freedom

Commonwealth Games Chief Arrested

The Games, which cost over $6 billion dollars, were expected to bolster India’s image on the world stage.

India Visa Fraud

U.S. Consulates in India are concerned with visa fraud, according to cables disclosed by Wikileaks.

India Outpaces China?

India’s growth outpaced China for the first time, according to IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook. India grew by 10.36% in 2010, a tad higher than

Kayem Mayhem

An Indian drug company, criticized by activist groups opposed to the death penalty, has pledged to stop selling chemicals used for lethal injections to American

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