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Surprising facts about India’s exploding middle class

India is the world’s fastest-growing large economy, having outpaced China over the past year. At the same time the population is growing rapidly. By 2022,...

Why having more connections on social media could make you a happier person

New research finds that people with the most connections on social media are also happier. This phenomenon may cause most people on sites like Facebook,...

How chasing happiness could be having the opposite effect

Social pressure to feel happy can actually have the opposite effect–and might contribute to the prevalence of depression–according to recent research. “Depression rates are higher...

Inequality in India: The dream of ending poverty

India is suddenly in the news for all the wrong reasons. It is now hitting the headlines as one of the most unequal countries...

This is why Japanese streets are so neat and clean

The absence of rubbish bins on Japan’s streets is a bit of a mystery to many tourists. There are numerous posts on online forums...

How India created its first ‘smart village’

In a way, Mahatma Gandhi conceptualized smart villages. A champion of participatory democracy and grassroots development, he believed that making villages self-contained and sustainable was...

Imagine a world where we can all understand each other

Imagine a world where everyone can perfectly understand each other. Language is translated as we speak, and awkward moments of trying to be understood...

This one behavior says so much about our leadership (and life) outlook

The airplane is a funny thing. It compresses our shared universe down into one slender aluminum tube hurtling through the sky for two hours at a...

‘Textiles India’ conference to be inaugurated by PM Modi

Showcasing the nation as a global sourcing hub and investment destination for manufacturers world-wide, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate India's first ever mega...

License is not required to serve liquor in pvt functions: HC

The Kerala High Court today held that no license is required to serve liquor in a private function held at an individual's residence. A bench...
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Despite the slowdown in India’s gross domestic product (GDP) growth to 5.7 per cent in the first quarter of this fiscal year, the State...

Urban Ministry Approaches ECI to Allow Swachh Bharat Ads

Urban Development Ministry has approached the Election Commission of India (ECI) to allow it to continue the advertisement campaign under the central flagship programme...

PM Modi will present a “big gift” to Delhiites by inaugurating several highways in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will present a "big gift" to Delhiites by inaugurating several highways in the next six months, to free the city...