Indian in Sweden

If there could be two lands and cultures that are a total opposite of one another, then surely Sweden and India are it.

Chadar Trek to Zanskar

Chadar Trek is the only high altitude trek in the world where one has to continuously walk upon a frozen river.

Modi Rides Gandhi Wagon to Woo Africa Leaders

PM Narendra Modi will rekindle Mahatma Gandhi's Africa connection to reach out to African leaders ahead of the third India-Africa Forum Summit from October 27-29.

Turban Times

Singh is obviously bling, besides being a dancer, model and musketeer. But is there a Singh style beyond the turban?

The Simple Pleasures of Living in New York City

ew York City is a carnival in itself, the sound of infinite feet in a hurry to find a part in the city’s relentless drama.

Ex-Googler Bought For $12

An ex-Google executive, luckily became the owner of '' domain on Tuesday for just one minute.

Rugby World Cup: Indians Giving The Sport a Try

Rugby union was introduced to India by British expats back in the 1870s but interest soon waned

Is The Indian Super League a Chimera

Indian football is hiding its troubles behind the shiny league

PM Modi Shouldn't Take Google, Facebook At Face Value

Much like colonialism disguised its rapacity with fine words about the civilising mission, these global tech companies sheath their own self-interest when they talk about digital inclusion in India.
Monday, Sep 21, 2015 04:16 EDT

Bringing the NRI back to India

After a Michelin star for Benares and a Madrid branch, Atul Kochhar comes to Mumbai with a thrilling diaspora menu

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 00:54 EDT

From New York to San Jose, Modi Unites Indian Diaspora

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is said to be on course to attain two other objectives: “Unite” the Indian community abroad, and “revive” their links with the motherland.

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 00:49 EDT

Modi Braces For Protests During US Visit

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing for a volley of protests, during his visit to the United States.

Saturday, Sep 12, 2015 03:22 EDT

Newcastle Couple Facing Deportation to India

A housebound couple with severe health problems are facing deportation from Newcastle

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 05:46 EDT

World Will Go Nowhere Without India Shining

World won't achieve its development goals without India coming through: Bill Gates.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 10:59 EDT

Nehru Memorial Museum: A Story of India From Raj to Swaraj

The institution is caught in a controversy with the government wanting to make the memorial more inclusive and more reflective of independent India's achievements.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 10:40 EDT

Modi Hails Social Media Power at Facebook HQ

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the political power of social media, as he visited the headquarters of Facebook in California.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 10:35 EDT

How Modi Wooed Silicon Valley

It's remarkable, given the strength of the Indian expat community in California, that Narendra Modi's trip to Silicon Valley is the first by an Indian prime minister for more than three decades.

Thursday, Oct 01, 2015 04:36 EDT

Gaggan in Mumbai

Noma’s Garima Arora will helm the India outpost of the world’s leading Indian restaurant.

Thursday, Oct 01, 2015 04:30 EDT

The Baba Whose Followers Include Steve Jobs, Mark Zuckerberg

Mark Zuckerberg had visited the ashram of Neem Karori on advice of Apple founder Steve Jobs.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 05:48 EDT

On a Knife’s Edge

The food service industry is bigger than ever, but there’s a crisis looming at the pass

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 05:35 EDT

Parsi Matrimonial Courts

There was a time," says Adi Nariman Mogrelia wryly, "when most of the divorces were caused by triangles."

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 05:29 EDT

H1-B Visas Are Causing Big Job Losses in US

Some companies are bringing in workers on those visas to help move jobs out of the country.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 05:09 EDT

Millionaires Turned Monks

More and more businessmen are giving away their millions to charity and deciding to live a spartan life.

Wednesday, Sep 30, 2015 05:00 EDT

India's Home-grown IKEA

the company planned to reach $100 million in revenue by the end of next year

Tuesday, Sep 29, 2015 02:56 EDT

10 Richest Indian Tech Billionaires

Forbes recently released its 2015 list of richest Indians, which had many familiar faces and a few new names.

Monday, Sep 28, 2015 11:41 EDT

Four Reasons Why Quantico Warms Desi Hearts

Priyanka Chopra is the star of an honest-to-goodness foreign television show and that is a genuinely an enormous achievement.

Monday, Sep 21, 2015 03:54 EDT

Is Quantico Really Priyanka Chopra's Big Hollywood Break

Bollywood star Priyanka Chopra has been featured in billboards and posters across the US as the starring role in the TV show Quantico.

Sunday, Sep 20, 2015 05:59 EDT

Asha Bhosle Voice of Bollywood

Asha Bhosle on films, food and life as a Bollywood legend

Wednesday, Sep 16, 2015 01:47 EDT

Las Vegas Dedicates 10 September to Anupam Kher

Bollywood actor Anupam Kher has been awarded for his commendable contribution to cinema and art globally in Naveda.

Friday, Aug 07, 2015 02:03 EDT

Maa, Baba And Mess Galore.

Various avatars of self-styled spiritual gurus

Tuesday, Jul 28, 2015 07:58 EDT

Indian Billionaire Buys old Scotland Yard Site

One of India's richest men, Yusuffali Kader, has bought the original Scotland Yard site in Whitehall for £110m.

Monday, Jul 27, 2015 09:41 EDT

A Single Tree Yielding 40 Different Kinds of Fruits

In an unusual feat that has the horticultural world rubbing its eyes in disbelief, Van Aken has created a tree that yields 40 different kinds of fruit.

Thursday, Jul 23, 2015 07:20 EDT

Life in a Metro

This Quora thread brilliantly captures life in different Indian cities.

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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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