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57 min ago | Austin Monthly

From India With Love

After exiting the plane in India with 30 Texans for a traditional Hindu Punjabi wedding between our close friends, Adi Anand and his fiance, Natasha, it became clear that this wouldn't be a typical destination wedding of Champagne and limos. But before the Bollywood-style blowout in India's capital city of New Delhi, where Adi's family lives, we first took a weeklong tour of the country.


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2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

Delhi tit for tat on UK degrees

New Delhi, Sept. 14: India is rethinking its commitment to recognise the one-year master's degrees awarded in Britain because British universities do not universally accept Indian Class XII certificates, sources told The Telegraph.


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6 hrs ago | Express India

Small towns now fuel e-tail just as they did physical retail

It was this India growth story that led many big global retailers to seriously eye an entry into this market. One of the reasons why India has the fifth largest retail destination globally is the growth in consumption for a wide variety of goods and services exhibited by a significant portion of its 1.25 billion people living in small towns, cities and villages.


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15 hrs ago | Nerve News

Himachal tourism to bloom due to floods in Kashmir

Shimla, Sep 14 - Floods in Kashmir may be a boon for Himachal Pradesh. A surge in tourist inflow to Himachal Pradesh is likely in the upcoming festive season because the devastating floods in Kashmir are scaring away tourists.


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Sat Sep 13, 2014

DNA India

For kids, it's NASA Space Camp these days

Gone are the days when children in elite schools toured places in India like Kanyakumari or Kashmir. Foreign trips have been the in thing for quite some time now.


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The Telegraph

Worry over Xi's trip to Maldives

New Delhi, Sept. 13: Chinese President Xi Jinping's planned visit to the Maldives tomorrow has set off alarm bells in India's foreign policy establishment amid worries that the atoll nation may, after a brief hiatus, again be swinging strategically away from New Delhi and closer to Beijing.


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The Daily Star

Seeking Help Abroad

An increasing number of Bangladeshis are seeking medical treatment abroad. Unlike when medical tourism first reared its head a decade ago, it is no longer limited to the most affluent members of society.


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Hindustan Times

Raise Tibet issue with China Dalai envoy to India

In the run-up to Chinese president Xi Jinping's visit to India this week, a close aide and envoy of Tibetan leader Dalai Lama has asked India to 'proactively take up the Tibet issue' with China, and 'find a peaceful solution to the issue'. In an interview to HT, Tampa Tsering, the Dalai Lama's representative in Delhi, argued that strong governments in both countries provide the right opportunity for the move, elaborated on the Dalai Lama's move about his succession, and explained their relationship with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh .


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Malaysian National News Agency

The Last Batch Of Malaysians In Jammu & Kashmir To Be Airlifted Today

From M. Saraswathi NEW DELHI, Sept 13 -- The last batch of Malaysians stranded in the flood-hit Indian state of Jammu & Kashmir will be air lifted Saturday to Srinagar Airport, and later flown to New Delhi. "The 16 Malaysian tourists in Srinagar have been transported to the governor's residence by an army truck.


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Listening to the sounds of silence in Panchgani

There is no sound of motorcars or honking, only that of raindrops pattering over the cottage roof. The birds chirp as they return to their homes this time of dusk.


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Fri Sep 12, 2014

The Indian Express

Humans of New York' comes looking for faces at Central Park - gets a thousand

AT 3.30 pm on Friday, a photograph of a deserted Central Park began doing the rounds of Facebook, garnering thousands of comments, likes and shares. It wasn't the picture that was the rage, but the caption under it.


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Agreement on direct flights during Mukherjee's Vietnam visit

President Pranab Mukherjee is paying a state visit to Vietnam Sep 14-17 during which a slew of agreements, including on direct air services between the two countries, and for India to scout for oil and gas in the South China Sea, are expected to be inked, officials said here Friday. President Mukherjee will carry a sapling of the holy Bodhi tree from Bodh Gaya in Bihar as a gift.


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Bigg Boss 8: Kim Kardashian to raise mercury levels in Bigg Boss house?

It's a piece of news that will have your ears and eyes popping out. Apparently the reigning queen of reality show Kim Kardashian is on her way to visit India.


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DNA India

Mumbai to have open air cultural hub like New York's Times Square

Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shripad Naik today announced that the Ministry of Tourism would help Maharashtra's Department of Tourism to create a cultural hub, most of it open air, in Mumbai, similar to New York's Times Square. Naik announced that the Ministry of Tourism would sanction Rs 5 crore for phase-I of the project with similar amounts for every subsequent phase.


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Bullet trains in India: Fast track to nowhere?

Nowhere in the world do bullet trains make money, though a lot of them make operational profits, much like the metros, which helps them run their service in an uninterrupted way, notes Bhupesh Bhandari he Japanese want to sell their bullet-train systems to India, and so do the Chinese. If some Indian Railways officers are to be believed, even the French are interested, except they don't have the money that will help India make the investments.


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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Domestic airlines pitch in for relief effort in Kashmir

Domestic airline sector companies like Jet Airways, GoAir, IndiGo, SpiceJet and Air India Thursday said they have made specific contributions in the ongoing relief and rescue operations going on Jammu and Kashmir . Budget carrier GoAir operated a special charter flight Thursday morning from Leh to Delhi to evacuate 151 students stranded in J&K.


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Jerusalem Post

Israeli-Indian agricultural cooperation springs forward

At the agricultural centers in India, each focusing on different crops, Israeli experts train Indian professional farmers, who then teach other local farmers. With 28 Agricultural Centers of Excellence already in the works throughout Asia's expansive subcontinent, longtime Israeli and Indian partners are eyeing the seaside state of Goa as a potential next target for cooperation on farming.


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South China Morning Post

Gaggan Anand's progressive Indian cuisine is inspired by prog rock

This month Indian molecular gastronomy chef Gaggan Anand undertakes his first "pop-up" tour, which takes him from his Bangkok restaurant to Delhi, Mumbai, and Hong Kong, where he will be at Landmark Mandarin Oriental from September 22 to 24. He will not be travelling light. "My 300 kilos of excess baggage will include psychedelic Gaggan pop-up T-shirts and uniforms, a lot of equipment and ingredients like secret spices and a whole lot of excitement," he says.


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Asia News Network

New Delhi: Modi can spur India's growth, says Goh

Visiting emeritus senior minister Goh Chok Tong yesterday suggested that India, under the government of prime minister Narendra Modi, could add another 3 percentage points to its growth in the next two to three years. Goh said one way the government of Modi, with its focus on manufacturing, could do this is by joining Asean's Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership .


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Wed Sep 10, 2014

India Auto News

Hyundai Chief in India to check production and sales

Chung Mong-koo, Global Chief of Hyundai Motors Group is on a three day visit to India. Chung Mong-koo arrived in India on Saturday night and was accompanied by a 14 member group from the Korean company that consists largely of technical experts.


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