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India Bans Award-Winning Indian Film For Being Too 'Lady-Orientated'

An award-winning film made in India about the lives of four Indian women has been banned in India.<p>The movie is <i>Lipstick Under My Burkha</i>, and it won the Oxfam Award For Best Film On Gender Equality at the last Mumbai Film Festival. The 117-minute film revolves around the the inner lives of four …

Internet speeds in India increase by 99 per cent, still amongst worst in the world

In Q4 2016, the average internet connection speed in India was 5.6Mbps - a 36 percent rise quarter-to-quarter and a stellar 99 percent increase …

Amazon Seeks Fresh Investment in India With New Grocery Service

Online retailer wants to sell groceries directly to consumers<p>NEW DELHI—Amazon.com Inc. wants to stock and sell groceries online directly to consumers in India, two senior government officials said, the latest move in its quest to boost sales in the South Asian nation.<p>The e-commerce company has …

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Ganga cleaning: NGT issues notice to Kanpur officials

The National Green Tribunal on Thursday issued a show cause notice to Kanpur municipal commissioner and the city’s water body officials asking why …

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After Tamil Nadu, Traders In Drought-Hit Kerala Call For Pepsi Coke Ban From Next Week

Coca Cola and Pepsi are in for more trouble in India, as after Tamil Nadu, traders in Kerala too have called for a boycott on the soft drink magnates …

What is India's state of the internet: Average speed increases impressively, but there's a long way to go - IBTimes India

India's average internet speed has witnessed a steady growth, pushing its global ranking to 97.<p>India is pacing towards digitalisation and that can be …

Marathwada: Over 117 farmers kill themselves in two months of 2017; Oppn demands loan waiver

Barely two months into the new year, and already 117 farmers have committed suicide in Maharashtra's Marathwada region in 2017. Though last year's …

Govt notifies law to make banned note possession punishable

<b>New Delhi:</b> The government has notified the law that makes holding of more than 10 scrapped notes punishable with a minimum fine of Rs 10,000.<p>The …

Backpacking India - Ultimate Budget Guide!

Backpacking India… It’s a hell of an experience. I have visited India five times now, spending nearly two years backpacking across this crazy …

Jaipur to Udaipur India: The Journey Is the Destination

It's a ten-hour drive from <b>Jaipur</b> to Udaipur in the Indian state of Rajasthan. Most first-time visitors fly from one to the other, if they go to Udaipur at all. But add another day or two to your itinerary and you'll benefit from a deeper dive into the smaller villages, where locals are happy to …

Meet the Death Photographers of India’s Holiest City

Two photographers collaborate on a series of images of the dead in India’s holy city of Varanasi.<p><b>Warning: This article contains images of dead bodies.</b><p>When photographer Matteo de Mayda traveled to India to photograph the country’s best inventors, the project collapsed at the very last moment. …

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5 Things to Watch in India in 2017 - Briefly - WSJ

1 The Flow of Cash Across India Share on Twitter<p>The new year will be shaped by the way the present one is ending, with Indians struggling with cash shortages as a result of the government’s decision in November to cancel nearly 90% of the country’s paper money in a stroke. The economic toll has …

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