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The story behind the 2 Indian sisters allegedly sentenced to be gang-raped

On the 5th of August, Meenakshi Kumari, a 23-year-old lower-caste woman, filed a petition with the Supreme Court of India to save her and her 15-year-old sister from rape. 1,376 more words

Getting Drunk on Tea

By David Michael Newstead –

I love chai and a while back I realized that my nearest Starbucks is actually right across the street from a family-owned Indian restaurant. 223 more words


Trends: the number of Indian repatriates rises

“NRIs in home run as economy surges”

Namrata Singh,TNN | Mar 27, 2015, 01.14 AM IST

Recruitment experts say that, with the recovery in the country’s economy and because of family matters and better job prospects, Indians returning from abroad to work in their home country have increased in all areas; encompassing sectors like banking and finance, pharma, auto, textiles and food processing. 11 more words


Aricent Technologies, funds NPTEL’s online programme

The Hindu Business Line | Chennai, September 3 |

As part of CSR initiative, will help widen the free online course base.

Aricent Technologies, a pure-play product engineering services firm, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activity, has partnered with the National Programme on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras. 319 more words


India's unusual protests: Pink underwear, poop and snakes #Beekhaybee

A 22-year-old, who has become the new poster
boy of protests in India, has announced plans for
a 10-day march through major cities in the… 955 more words

Foreign News

Raising an illusion

Published on 4 September, 2015 in The Hindu Business Line – BLink

German mentalist Nicolai Friedrich on how magic uses logic and creative thinking to accomplish what appears impossible… 687 more words

Art And Culture

Encounters with a predator: A trip to remember

Wildlife never fails to thrill a backpacker. Sanctuaries, reserves, national parks and untamed jungles; there are so many places worth visiting for a wildlife enthusiast. However, in most cases, it is always wise to give priority to a short weekend getaway rather than waiting for a long, over the week plan to materialize. 369 more words

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