Bollywood’s Affair With Shakespeare

In India, Shakespeare was first attempted on the screen in Khoon-e-Nahak (Murder Most Foul)

Those Golden Days

This is guaranteed to make you nostalgic and long for the days when your only worry in the world was the homework you had neglected:

Five Indian Firms Among Forbes' Most Innovative

Five Indian companies, including Hindustan UnileverBSE -0.22 % and Tata Consultancy Services, are among Forbes' list of the world's 100 most innovative companies that investors think are most likely to "generate big, new growth ideas".

Partition of India

In 1947, when India split from Pakistan, millions of people were forced to leave their homes because of inter-religious violence.

Why India is Struggling to Attract Tourists

With competition for tourists increasing from countries across the region, it is getting harder to attract visitors to India.

Indian Health Portal Match Maker For Doctors Abroad

The portal serves as a "match maker" between public and private medical institutions in India and from around the globe.

Man Who Took Yoga to the World Dies at 95

BKS Iyengar, the world’s best known and most widely followed yoga guru, died at the age of 95 in Pune

First Made-in-India Nuclear Submarine

The INS Arihant, country's first made-at-home nuclear submarine is being built in top secret conditions at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh.

Make in India a Distant Dream

Low productivity, rigid labour laws and poor infrastructure are the bane of Indian manufacturing
Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:47 EDT

Indian-Origin Graduate Student Measures Rare Black Hole

A team of astronomers led by a student of Indian origin claims it has succeeded in accurately measuring a black hole about 400 times the mass of our sun.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:36 EDT

Patel Tales

Desi store clerks face death and destruction behind counter in US

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 09:59 EDT

US Immigration Bill Can Lead to $30 Billion Per Year Loss

The Indian economy could lose $30 billion annually with the IT industry being the hardest hit if the Immigration Bill under consideration in the US Congress becomes a law.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 00:18 EDT

Rare Honour for Indian-Origin Math Wizards

Two Indian-origin academicians have won prestigious global prizes in the field of mathematics with one of them being awarded the Fields Medal - known as the "Nobel Prize of mathematics".

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 10:05 EDT

China Troops Enter Disputed India Territory

Chinese troops have advanced 25 to 30 km deep into Indian territory in Burtse area in Ladakh

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:50 EDT

India’s Independence Day Gift to England

India’s defeat evokes the highest civilizational principles and a truly heroic commitment to gratitude and forgiveness.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:36 EDT

Narendra Modi's Swachh Bharat Call

India Inc queues up to invest big money in building toilets.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:40 EDT

US: Unfortunate India-Pakistan Talks Cancelled

The US said what matters now is that both the countries take steps to improve bilateral ties.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 10:16 EDT

What India Can Teach UK About Further Education

Whether it's the use of simulators in lessons or fingerprinting to track attendance, there's much UK colleges can learn from their Indian counterparts

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 10:14 EDT

Indain Makes Google Glass Clone for $100

While it took Google over a year to build its augmented-reality goggles, Google Glass, Arvind Sanjeev says he was able to replicate it in less than a month.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:59 EDT

Former Players Want Fletcher Out

India`s beleaguered cricketers have come under sharp criticism from former players who called for coach Duncan Fletcher`s immediate ouster.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:52 EDT

Hindus Celebrate Krishna's Birthday

Hindus around the world are celebrating the festival of Janmashtami, marking the birth of Krishna, one of the most popular Gods in Hinduism.

Tuesday, Aug 19, 2014 01:54 EDT

Indian Taxi Companies Take on Uber

After complaining about US-based cab-hailing app Uber's payment processes to Reserve Bank of India, Indian taxi firms appear to have come round to the view that 'if you can't beat 'em, join 'em'.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 02:19 EDT

The Gospels of Maududi and Golwalkar

Modi has popularized Golwalkar’s ideas through democracy, just as Maududi’s ideology is dominant in Pakistan’s constitution and its civil society

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 02:09 EDT

Indians Top Investors in Dubai's Real Estate Market

Indians have been ranked first among foreign investors in Dubai's real estate sector, making a total of 4,417 transactions worth nearly US $3 billion in the first half of the year.

Monday, Aug 18, 2014 02:06 EDT

India to be World’s Factory Hub

The country is set to become the next global factory as China loses its competitive edge, given the available talent and need for job creation in Asia's third-largest economy.

Friday, Aug 15, 2014 09:43 EDT

Patriotism B'wood Ishtyle

Every year we see movies dedicated to freedom fighters and the spirit of patriotism.

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 02:57 EDT

The Crafts Revivalist

For 30 years, the face of Dastkar has worked with craftspeople, documenting their art and preparing them for an urban clientele

Tuesday, Aug 12, 2014 02:35 EDT

Bang Bang to Black: Hollywood Remakes in B'wood

The recently released Hollywood hit film The Fault In Our Stars is all set to be turned into a Bollywood film with the same name.

Thursday, Aug 07, 2014 03:25 EDT

Government May Strip Saif's Padma Shri Award

Government is examining a demand for taking back the Padma Shri award conferred on Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan in the wake of a Mumbai court framing charges against him.

Wednesday, Aug 13, 2014 00:14 EDT

The Monk Who Sold a Love Cure

Armed with peacock feathers and blessed water, a Saharanpur godman is on a love jihad to 'save' Hindu girls

Friday, Aug 08, 2014 09:09 EDT

Grandma’s Tales

While most of the grannies are from UK, US and Australia — only one is from India

Friday, Aug 08, 2014 08:27 EDT

£127,000 Gold Shirt

An Indian businessman has treated himself for his 45th birthday in a way like no other: by having a shirt made out of gold.

Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014 02:34 EDT

How India's Ultra-Rich Spend Their Money

jewellery and precious stones, accounted for 16 per cent of the spending pie of India's ultra HNIs.

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Globalizing the Indian Diet

The 21st century Indian professional is a global citizen. Well read, well travelled and yes, well fed! She knows her blue cheese from a feta, pita bread from a naan, dim sum from a momo. T

Is the Sheen Rubbing Off The National Film Awards

“The National Awards, sadly, are no longer what they used to be, with the favoritism, regionalism,politics and quid-pro-quo rampant. However, compared to the scores of others they are still streets ahead.

Canned in Cannes

The awkward fact remains that although Bollywood is the world’s largest movie factory, we don’t register even a hiccup in this gala, global, mega feast. Historically we have been conditioned and programmed to believe that it’s not the winning or losing, but participation that is the key.

Are Writers Performers

In a world awash with new tools for communication and engagement, the symbolism, mystique and magic of anonymity, however seductive, is losing ground to new anthems celebrating the spirit of contact, connection and interaction.

Lone Gray Wolf: Black & White’s Last Stand

The scene is a sidewalk just beyond the rather overdone Hawa Mahal in Jaipur, and the camera in question is less instrument, more living fossil — built by the Carl Zeiss company in 1860, it is nearly three times as old as independent India.

B-School for Rural Indian Women

The women who have been educated at MDBS have little in common with the well-heeled students in MBA programs around the world. They are an eclectic mix of ages ranging from 19 to 50. They include a potter, a spice and noodle maker, a seamstress, a goat and sheep herder, a farmer, a homemaker and a bangle vendor.

Seeking Silence

In this interview Iyer spoke on an unusual topic — the value of silence and stillness amid the rush of business.
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