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The Kabuliwala of Kolkata: Photo exhibition about a community longing for Afghanistan that once was home

Author: <b>Nazes Afroz</b> <b><br>Date: 22 March 2015</b><p><b>In the suburbs of Kolkata, India, lives, in seclusion, a little known community of migrants who once came from</b> …

Kerala Assembly adjourns sine die amid protest

With the CPI(M)-led LDF Opposition continuing its stir against Finance Minister KM Mani, facing bribery charges in bar scam, the Kerala Assembly on …

India

Don't Call Yourself A Bangalorean If You Haven't Been To These 12 Iconic Food Joints

source: holidify.com<p><i>HolidayIQ Traveller Satyendra Dwivedi says, “Enjoy south Indian veg food at VV Puram.” Adds HolidayIQ Traveller Rahul Ghelani,</i> …

‘India is the world’s largest experiment in digitalisation’ - 30 quotes from CII Digital India Summit

Over 30 speakers and 200 attendees gathered in Bangalore for CII’s annual Knowledge Summit, titled ‘Digital India: Pathways to a Knowledge Economy.’ …

India

The foodie traveller … in Mumbai, India

Crisp, tasty and vegetarian – though still very bad for you – Mumbai’spapri chaat is the Indian snack this chef and food writer dreams of savouring<p>None of my trips to India would be complete without at least one stop at my favourite street food joint for my beloved <i>papri chaat</i>.<p>Crispy deep-fried …

Chaat

Indian media: PM Narendra Modi defends land bill

<b>Papers in India are discussing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's defence of a controversial bill which aims to ease rules for acquiring land for infrastructure projects.</b><p>In his monthly radio address on Sunday, Mr Modi said the opposition was spreading lies that the bill was anti-farmer.<p>"A lie is being …

India

Cheats never prosper: More than 1,000 arrested over mass cribbing in India

Hundreds of people, including teachers, parents and police, have been arrested in northeastern India after evidence of rampant cheating emerged …

Alert: Indian ATMs Face New Attacks

sponsored by<p>NCR Issues Advisory About USB 'Black Box' Attacks Varun Haran (APACinfosec) • March 20, 2015<p>ATM manufacturer NCR has released a security …

Cybersecurity

Why Najeeb Jung's autocracy is lethal for Kejriwal's AAP

OPEN TO OPINION<p>The lieutenant governor is interfering with Delhi CM's decisions, overlooking that he is an appointee of the Centre.<p>POLITICS<p>| 5-minute …

India

Which city pays the least to watch movies? Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai or Kochi?

The News Minute | March 20, 2015 | 11:23 am IST The moviegoing experience in India has changed by leaps and bounds over the past decade. A large …

Indian readers: Turbulence + Resistance now out on Kindle

Together, in a single fat volume, exclusively on Kindle in India. Here’s the link I’d been planning to put Resistance out in India for a while, and …

Kindle

Times Internet invests in Uber India and signs marketing partnership

Hyderabad funds case: British court orders Pakistan to pay India £150,000 as legal fee

<b>New Delhi/Hyderabad:</b> In a setback to Pakistan, a British court has directed it to pay £150,000 to India as legal fees in the 67-year-old Hyderabad …

India

India arrests 300 over blatant cheating in school exams

Photographs of parents scaling the side of a four-floor school building to pass notes through the windows to their kids went viral<p>More than 300 people have been arrested in the Indian state of Bihar after photographs and video <b>showed widespread cheating in school exams.</b><p>The images, first published by …

India

India will have a new airline soon—and God’s own country will own it

India’s fiercely competitive aviation industry will soon have a new airline.<p>But there isn’t a foreign carrier or a business conglomerate involved this time around. Rather, Air Kerala will be owned by the south Indian state of Kerala, also known as “God’s own country” because of its natural …

India

Journalism as Subversion

The journalist P. Sainath has worked for more than 20 years to amplify the voices and lives of the rural poor of India as corporate-controlled media …

Boston Marathon Bombing

Government cancels bids of JSPL, Balco for four coal blocks

Amid speculation of cartelisation, the government has cancelled the bids of four coal blocks and has begun deliberations on taking a final decision …

Opposition Delays Modi's Land-Acquisition Effort

<b>New Delhi:</b> When the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi muscled through an executive order in December simplifying the government and private …

India

India Won’t Pick Up China’s Oil Slack

By<p>Abheek Bhattacharya<p>Of all the candidates oil investors are interviewing to replace China as the world’s center of demand growth, India seems the most promising. But India won’t turn out to be as reliable as China used to be.<p>In February, India consumed a record 3.91 million barrels of refined oil …

India

Jumping from fixed Internet to mobile: India is going wireless

The mobile economy in China and India has grown by leaps and bounds over the past decade. Mobile technology has the potential to shrink the broadband …

Telecoms

China, India and Russia have supersonic cruise missiles and are nearing hypersonic cruise missiles

The Chaoxun-1 (CX-1) is a supersonic anti-ship cruise missile (ASCM) built by a subsidiary of the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation …

Samsung launches Galaxy S6, S6 Edge in India starting at Rs 49,900- Technology News, Firstpost

Finally, Samsung has launched its latest and highly anticipated flagship smartphones, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge, in India. The 32GB Galaxy S6 is …

Electronics Industry

Rajnath asks what's the need for religious conversion

Union home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday sought to link humanitarian work by religious activists to conversions and highlighted demands for a law …

Forcing children to fight in India's restive east | War & Conflict

<b>Lohardaga, India -</b> At the sight of a stranger, a visibly frightened 10-year-old boy ran crying, "Grandma save me. They have come, they have come for me again."<p>Mahavir Birja was not always petrified of uninvited guests. But his dramatic abduction by Maoist fighters and equally dramatic escape from …

India

In pictures: Indian soldiers during World War One

<b>Thousands of Indian soldiers fought alongside the British in World War One.</b><p>According to the Commonwealth War Graves Commission, about 1.1 million soldiers from undivided India - which includes today's India, Pakistan, Bangladesh and Burma - were sent to fight in WWI between 1914 and 1918 in France, …

Remembrance Day

LG India Says Android 5.0 Lollipop Update for the LG G2 Expected to Roll Out in Q2 2015

Several manufacturers are rolling out the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for their flagship devices, but there are handsets which are still waiting for …

Why I am an atheist

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Why does God not infuse humanistic sentiments into the minds of the Britishers so that they may willingly leave India?<p>LIFE<p>| Long-form …