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For Indians, tying the knot in Thailand less taxing

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Bangkok -- For Indians, getting married in Thailand is just less taxing.

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11/08/13
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New medical township in Kerala beckons foreign health tourists

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Kochi -- A medical township comprising nine superspeciality hospitals - offering the latest state-of-the-art technology to treat a host of diseases including cancer - is coming up in Kochi with an eye to promote Kerala as a top medical health tourism destination.

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11/08/13
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India spreads its wings in Asia-Pacific region

"India is so situated that it is the pivot of Western, Southern and Southeast Asia. Though not directly a Pacific state, India will invariably exercise an important influence there. India will also develop as the centre of economic and political activity in the Indian Ocean area in the Southeast Asia and right up to the Middle East."

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11/01/13
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Women romance with fast and gifts on Karwa Chauth

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New Delhi -- Tuesday was an important day for the married Hindu women in north India as they observed "Karwa Chauth", a day-long fast for the love and longevity of their husbands.

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10/24/13
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Delhi celebrates Eid-ul-Azha

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New Delhi -- Dressed in traditional fineries, Muslims across the capital on Oct 16 thronged the city's mosques to offer their prayers on the occasion of Eid-ul-Azha.

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10/23/13
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Hindus celebrate Navratri –festival of divine nine nights

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By Monita Soni

October 5th marked the commencement of Sharad Navratri in 2013. Sharad means “beginning of winter” and Navratri means “nine nights” in sanskrit.

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10/10/13
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Bollywood sets fashion trends, creates apparel lines

New Delhi -- First they set fashion trends with their on-screen and red carpet wardrobes. Now actresses like Kareena Kapoor, Lara Dutta, Malaika Arora Khan and Deepika Padukone are taking their creative instincts a step further by creating apparel lines for mass brands, which in turn are minting good business.

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10/10/13
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Spiritually-hungry foreigners flock to ‘Amma’ in thousands

Kollam (Kerala) -- Koichi Kanematsu was doing his bit for the Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata when a chance meeting with India's hugging saint 'Amma' made him give up an easy life in Japan and embrace spirituality for good.

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10/03/13
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Ghazal maestro Pankaj Udhas, live in concert

Last Friday, I attended a Pankaj Udhas concert in Madison, Alabama with friends. For a die-hard romantic from India to listen to a live recital of this exotic Persian/Urdu poetry is a dream come true! My girlfriend was excited but her husband feigned disinterest. They are quite a devoted couple (to each other so to speak).

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10/03/13
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Beauty is not skin deep

We were all ruffled by the anti-Indian racist tweets when Nina Davuliri, the first Indian beauty was crowned Miss America on September 15!

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09/19/13
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