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Philip Norman

Philip Norman: The Beatles’ 1968 trip to Rishikesh ashram was “fantastic advert” for India

By Reena Kumar Travellers often arm themselves with a concoction of pills in a bid ease symptoms of the dreaded Delhi belly if it strikes,...
Sadhguru spoke to a crowd of 200 in London on April 3.

Sadhguru urges for action in protecting rivers

By Drew McLachlan Indian yogi and visionary Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev has said he is collaborating with the Indian government on a new river policy, designed to rejuvenate the country’s...

Babri demolition: Court orders Advani and Uma Bharti to face trial

AN Indian government minister from prime minister Narendra Modi's ruling party and several...
Kailash Satyarthi

Exclusive: Kailash Satyarthi calls for ‘global effort’ to end modern slavery

By Drew McLachlan Nobel Peace Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi has called for governments around the world to reject isolationism and embrace collaboration in order to...
Sheet of Gandhi stamps

Gandhi stamp sale breaks Indian record

A SET of postage stamps depicting Indian freedom icon Mahatma Gandhi have been sold for £500,000 – breaking all previous records for Indian postage...
Founder of Tilda Rice

Founder of Tilda Rice empire passes away

One of Britain’s leading Asian businessmen, Rashmibhai Narshidas Thakrar, whose family founded the Tilda Rice empire, passed away last Friday (3). He was 70. Along...
Sheet of Gandhi stamps

Gandhi, stamps and cricket bats: Indian collectibles surge in value

By Drew McLachlan A set of postage stamps depicting Indian freedom icon Mahatma Gandhi were recently sold for £500,000, breaking previous records for Indian postage...
India's genetic origins

UK archaeologists uncover India’s genetic origins

By Drew McLachlan New research from the University of Huddersfield has unearthed details of India’s huge genetic diversity, with findings supporting the theory that local...
India's multi billion pound skin lightening industry

India’s multibillion pound skin lightening industry under fire

Mirror, mirror on the wall - who is the fairest of them all? The one with the palest skin, of course. Or that's the idea...
Ravi Shankar Art of Living

Art of Living festival: India tribunal slams founder Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

INDIA'S National Green Tribunal today (April 20) criticised the Art of Living organisation following comments by its founder, Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, blaming the...