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Promotion Ke Liye Kuch Bhi Karega

In new-age Bollywood, there is a hysterical drive to grab the janta’s attention, at any cost. How does it pan out?

Mumbai On Heels

Colaba has become one of Mumbai’s trendiest neighborhoods, home to designer boutiques, home decor stores, western-style cafes and hip bars.

The Big Move

Lakshmi Palacenda walks you through the steps of her move from Montana to Mysore.

Caught in the Vise

For centuries, the ruling kings, sultans and emirs in the Middle East have plundered their national resources to finance their extravagant lifestyles.

Former Marine Leads New Charge

Former marine Anuradha Bhagwati, executive director of Service Women’s Action Network, an advocacy group for women veterans, is leading the charge behind an explosive class

Bhangra Anthem

Black Mahal, a San Francisco based Punjabi funk group headed by Ustad Lal Singh Bhatti, captured Superbowl fans with its Bhangra-infused anthem “Black, White and

Colin Firth

Colin Firth, who is widely considered a front runner for this year’s Oscar for best actor for his role in The King’s Speech says he

Replica Of Kailash-Masoravar

Artist rendition of a miniature Kailash Mansarovar proposed to be built near Dallas by Siddhayatan Ashram.   

Gandhi On Top

Mahatma Gandhi topped Time magazine’s list of all-time “Top 25 Political Icons.” He was followed by Alexander the Great, Mao Zedong and Winston Churchill. South

Chandraswamy Melts Iron Lady

British Iron Lady Margaret Thatcher consulted with Indian tantric Sri Chandraswamy while she was opposition leader. According to former Indian Former Minister Natwar Singh, who

No Friend In Facebook

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has secured a restraining order against a California man accused of stalking him. 31-year-old Pradeep Manukonda of Milpitas, who repeatedly pestered Zuckerberg

Detroit School Backpeddles

A Detroit-area school district is reversing a ban on Sikh students from wearing a small, religious dagger to school. The Plymouth-Canton Community Schools had imposed the

Wipro Super Computer

Wipro is building India’s fastest supercomputer for the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). The supercomputer, which will be almost one-and-a-half times more powerful than India’s

Weddings On Diet

India’s food minister wants to curb “extravagant and luxurious functions,” which, he says, are contributing to food inflation.  Food and consumer affairs minister, KV Thomas, says

Krishna’s Portuguese Faux Pas

It wasn’t an entirely “happy coincidence” for India’s external affairs minister SM Krishna, who mistakenly began reading aloud the speech of the Portuguese foreign minister

Palin’s India

Previous conclaves have featured speakers such as former U.S. Pres. Bill Clinton, U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Gen. Colin Powell. Tickets for the two-day event are priced at Rs. 85,000 ($1,850).

Buffet-Gates Head To India

Billionaire philanthropists Bill Gates and Warren Buffett are headed to India as part of the “Giving Pledge” initiative to encourage India’s rich to pledge half

Scrapping Nano City

 The Haryana State Industrial and Infrastructure Development Corporation is scrapping Hotmail founder Sabeer Bhatia’s dream project, Nano City. The public-private partnership project for a Silicon

FDI Dips in India

Foreign investors are shifting to more attractive emerging markets, such as Thailand and Brazil.

$2 Billion Tax Bite?

UBS claims the documents are forged and that he does not have any accounts or assets with them.

Reverse Take

We return to the villages in India visited by US. presidents after the camera lights have turned off and the make-up washed away.

The Tata Tapes and Beyond

Juggling Privacy, Reputation and the Public Interest

Dreams & Nightmares

Some day theories of the multiverse may yield satisfying secular answers to our most enduring existential questions on life, justice and afterlife.

The Mystery Of The Ghost Particles

The most abundant fundamental particles are paradoxically the most elusive.

Jessica Revival

Will No One Killed Jessica be the catalyst to spearhead a turnaround for this seemingly doomed, rejected and neglected genre?

World’s Largest Cattle Fair

Every November, in the pond-sized sleepy town of Pushkar, India comes alive with a riot of colors and a frenzied burst of activity, attracting visitors from around the globe to the famous Camel Fair.

Indian Outsourcing Companies Think Strategy Even as Pressure Mounts

Indian outsourcing companies navigate political minefields in pursuit of growth.

Nalanda The World’s First University

Nobel Prize winner Amartya Sen reflects on Nalanda University’s contribution to propagating knowledge and understanding in ancient India.

17,000 Farmer Suicides

More than 17,000 Indian farmers committed suicide in 2009, according to India’s National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). The Tata Institute of Social Sciences estimates that

Hold It Britney

Indian designers Shane and Falguni Peacock’s outfitted Britney Spears for her video Hold It Against Me. 

Wannabe Lawyer

Staff at the Skokie courthouse became suspicious of Malik’s behavior during a hearing in December and court officials soon realized he didn’t have a license to practice law.

Lord Shani Standing Guard

Ever since the most revered temple came into existence several years ago, the village has not witnessed a single crime.

Hare Krishna, Krishna, Krishna

Lakshmi’s attorney Jay D. Silverstein told People that “she is saddened and gravely disappointed that Mr. Dell has chosen a very public means of filing his petition with the court rather than doing so in a confidential or sealed manner, which is customary in cases involving a very young child.”

Indian Staffing Firms Hog H-1B visas

India-based staffing firms hog a disproportionate share of H-1 B visas, according to a report by the Government Accountability Office. Just 10 staffing firms, six

H-1B Visa, Anyone?

11,000 H-1B visas still remain available this year, according to the figures released by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).  The annual cap of

Asia’s First Tidal Power Plant

Gujarat is set to build Asia’s first tidal power project off the Gulf of Kutch. The mega marine power project by U.K.’s Atlantis Resources and

India’s Exports Boom

India’s merchandise exports rose 26.7% in the April-November semi annual period to $140.3 billion from a year earlier, putting the country on course to exceed

Masala

India is the world’s fifth largest coffee exporter and Starbucks will begin by sourcing coffee beans from Tata Coffee.

Taking Stock

Foreign investors pulled more than $1 billion from the Indian stock market in January as the Bombay Stock Exchange lost nearly 10  percent of its

Securities Board Fines Anil Ambani

Ambani, Satish Seth, S.C. Gupta, Lalit Jalan and J P Chalsani are accused by the SEBI of misrepresenting investments and annual reports from 2007 to 2009.

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