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Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations
Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

Top NRI Realty Investment Destinations

The Nonresident Indian`s (NRI) investment in real estate is a big boost to the struggling reality sector. In the past, the NRI population primarily bought homes, where they would eventually settle down after returning to their home grounds. However, since the last decade, there is a change in the... read more »

Google Is About To Take Over Your Entire...

Google Is About To Take Over Your Entire Life, And You Won’t Even ack...

“I have a weird question for you,” I stammered, sitting in a hotel room across from Matias Duarte and Jon Wiley, the Google design leads for Android and Search, respectively. As a reporter, you tend to ask a lot of stupid sounding questions, and it’s generally no big deal. But I was about to... read more »

Days of communal, casteist parties numbered: AAP
The future and AAP

The future and AAP

I want to begin with a story. Last night, I received a phone call from a friend of mine. She told me that she was on a truck heading for the Kolar Gold Fields to campaign for a friend who had joined the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). She hinted that AAP there spoke a different dialect from AAP in Bangalore... read more »

Can We Save Our Coral Reefs?

Can We Save Our Coral Reefs?

The worlds coral reefs, vital to much of our ocean’s ecology, are under double threat from rising water temperatures and carbon dioxide absorption acidifying the oceans waters. Both threats are very real and are on the front lines of what scientists have been calling a threat to mankind’s... read more »

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Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the year title

Neil Gaiman`s `The Ocean At The End Of The Lane` wins book of the...

London – Neil Gaiman’s book ‘The Ocean At The End Of The Lane’ has been voted as the Book of the Year by the Specsavers National Book Awards. The bestseller is a modern-day fairy tale... read more »

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Books and videos commemorate Mao

Beijing – A number of books and videos on former Chinese leader Mao Zedong – founder of the People’s Republic of China – were... read more »

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist...

British-era Town Hall to relive history, become tourist attraction

New Delhi – The capital’s British-era Town Hall in old Delhi is to be converted into an international tourist destination, complete with a museum,... read more »

Let’s talk about food

Let's talk about food

Other than music, food is something we all love to talk about. Sensing that food leads to conversations and sharing of recipes and memories, this week IANS... read more »

Remove make-up with care

Remove make-up with care

New Delhi – Pop colours can brighten up your face, but to improve your skin ensure that you clean it with mild face wash once you get back home from your... read more »

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Tea growers in Assam face threats from militant outfits

Tea growers in Assam face threats from militant outfits

Guwahati –  Militant outfits regularly harass people through illegal practices like extortion, taxation and abduction. Workers and small tea garden owners at Assam-Nagaland border are... read more »

Delhi gang rape pained me, says poet Salman Khurshid

Delhi gang rape pained me, says poet Salman Khursh...

New Delhi – Pained at the brutal assault and gang rape of a young Delhi woman last year, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has penned... read more »

Parrikar likes to read in loo, be it even on Mahabharat...

Parrikar likes to read in loo, be it even on Mahabharata

Panaji – Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar likes reading in the loo, even if the book is based on an epic, like the Mahabharata. Speaking at a book... read more »

‘Government exploring ways to restore HC ruling o...

'Government exploring ways to restore HC ruling on homosexuality'

New Delhi – The government is considering all options before it in an attempt to restore the 2009 Delhi High Court verdict decriminalising homosexuality,... read more »

Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

Anti-Modi resolution loses traction in US House

By Arun Kumar Washington – With the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in assembly elections in four Indian states, a contro! versial resolution critical... read more »

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Widows better off on wellbeing index: survey

Widows better off on wellbeing index: survey

Sydney – Being a widow is tough, right? Wrong! Widows and widowers actually enjoy the highest levels of well-being while singles are the worst when it comes to personal relationships, home and... read more »

Transition year for Indian telecom's growth story

Transition year for Indian telecom’s growth ...

By Aparajita Gupta New Delhi – With over 900 million telephone connections, India remained the world’s second largest telecommunications... read more »

International seminar to mark Tagore’s Nobel cent...

International seminar to mark Tagore's Nobel centenary

Kolkata – The eastern metropolis is hosting music scholars from seven countries along with international musicians as part of Rabindra Bharati... read more »

Sikh group challenges dismissal of case against Badal

US court dismisses Sikh group's case againstBadal

Chicago – A US based Sikh rights group has challenged the order of a US court dismissing a human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister... read more »

US reacts with dismay over India’s gay sex ruling

US reacts with dismay over India's gay sex ruling

By Arun Kumar Washington – Expressing concern over the Indian Supreme Court’s ruling restoring the ban on gay sex, the US has expressed its... read more »

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Want to know how to get on in business. Follow some dog rules to succeed

Want to know how to get on in business. Follow some dog rules to succeed

Dogs are very smart. They came out of the wild and allowed themselves to be tamed so they’d have a warm place to live and a steady supply of food. That showed more foresight and... read more »

Highlights of Delhi's power economy

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If injected into the bloodstream Pederin is fatal

India has been so unsuccessful in producing its own weapons of war that I am surprised that we do not start looking for innovative ways to keep our neighbours at bay. We have Pakistan and... read more »

Aleph to publish 'A Suitable Boy' sequel

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New Delhi – Aleph Book Company has acquired publishing rights of Vikram Seth’s much-awaited “A Suitable Girl”, sequel to the 1993 bestseller “A Suitable... read more »

Is China going to eat up the whole world?

Is China going to eat up the whole world?

Whole species in India are disappearing and their parts fetching up in China. From scorpions to sharks and tigers, our neighbour is poaching our wild life furiously. Our border states have not even a... read more »