What’s with this place that causes celeb couples to embrace fatal attraction? Is it really a royal jinx for the glitterati, hypnotized by the color and romance of this amazing state, only to be doomed in their relationship?
"Immediately, the sights, smells and sounds just hit you. I’ve done a lot of traveling in my life, [but] nothing really compared to the entirely different world that India is."
For a glorious half century, India dominated international field hockey and Sansarpur was its secret weapon. The village of just 4,061 people has nurtured 300 national hockey players and produced more Olympic medalists per capita than any other place in the world.
A global survey ranks Bangalore as the best city to live in India.
Indian American filmakers hit their stride
Nuts contain carbohydrates, vitamins and a wide range of minerals. They are rich in high quality proteins, making them a good vegetarian substitute for meat.
The Right to Information Act inspires Indian activists.
Indian students flock to US for higher education. “An average student putting in 5-6 hours of work can’t get in a top Indian university without a miracle. USA has 4,000 odd universities with at least half of them being top notch.”
Photo essay on Mumbai's Dhobi Ghat.
"I feel like I have been robbed of everything, including my identity.... I am not seeking fame or notoriety.... I just want my life back."
"Give me a name, America, make of me a Buzz or Chip or Spike. Bathe me in amnesia and clothe me in your powerful unknowing."
From Sushmita Sen in the early 1990s to the latest 2011 winners, daughters of the Armed Forces seem to dominate Indian beauty pageants.
Did matter create consciousness or consciousness matter?
Little-known colleges exploit visa loopholes to make millions off foreign students.
India has seen a huge emphasis on investment in education in recent years.
Are we the dreams of Gods, or Gods the dream of men?
Our universe will end without a doubt and no underground bunker will be safe. But relax, the end time is billions or even trillions of years away.
Wikipedia, the CIA and the U.S. State Department are the principal sources for a majority of people searching for information about India on the Web.
Fractal patterns have no beginning and end. The whole exists in parts and a part exists in the whole. The universe is in you and you are in the universe.
Under one cosmic theory, we reside on a gigantic hologram.
The most abundant fundamental particles are paradoxically the most elusive.
Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen reflects on Nalanda University’s contribution to propagating knowledge and understanding in ancient India.
A writ petition against the Jain practice of fasting-unto-death could finally force the Indian judiciary’s hand on the legality of religious suicides.
The Big Bang is bound to happen again and again creating new universes and recycling old ones.
Our ceaseless search for other worlds centers on exoplanets, some of which might be tuned for life similar to our own.
We may be the creators we have been searching for.
What we observe may just be the tip of an iceberg.
An estimated one-third of teaching positions at IIT are vacant.
We know the least about the first force we mastered.
As scientific tools falter in predicting rain patterns, Indian scientists turn to the Vedas and traditional knowledge for some fine tuning.
The reaction in India to Chhetri’s move to the U.S. has been like what happened in Japan nine years ago when Ichiro Suzuki switched to Major League Baseball
Recipes with the Maharaja touch.
The healthcare bill has Indian outsourcers salivating.
Health benefits of common herbs and spices in the Indian kitchen.
The powerful place food occupies in our cultural imagination.
We know almost nothing about 95 percent of our universe.
India’s Traditional Knowledge Digital Library believes it has found the silver bullet in the biopiracy wars. Critics say it is aiming at the wrong targets.
Dr Vandana Shiva, ecofeminist activist and head of Navdanya, says traditional knowledge should be in the public domain, not a government monopolized library.
Dr V. K. Gupta, Director of the Traditional Knowledge Digital Library, explains why the Indian approach to biopiracy has been so effective.
What we see comprises just 10 percent of our universe. We know nothing of the remaining 90 percent, except that it exercises gravitational pull on observable objects.
One ABCD tries to understand what it really means to be Indian.
Say It With Vegetables
Is time real, a fundamental quality of the universe, or just an illusion?
Don't trust what you see in the heavens.
The ABCD's - American Born Confused Desis - is a subculture expected to become the next batch of medical students, entrepreneurs and cancer-curing researchers for which Indian parents laid the foundation
The phenomenon that spooked Albert Einstein.
Can you imagine antiworlds and antipeople out there?
Why America’s political thinkers and their ideas don’t travel very well.