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18 October 2014
Speakers of Odia will soon have mountains of books to read online in their mother tongue, following the launch of the Odia Wikisource, which will make accessible many rare books.
16 October 2014
12 October 2014
10 October 2014
Students, as well as members of the general public, have mounted a sudden and effective campaign to express their outrage with the way authorities have handled a recent molestation case.
2 October 2014
This year, there are several mobile apps available to help navigate Puja pandal hopping in several Indian cities better planned and more informed than ever.
1 October 2014
Modi, who was banned from entering the United States for nearly 10 years, has reached out to the Indian diaspora in the US and top CEOs during his visit.
29 September 2014
'Love Jihad,' when Muslim men allegedly lure non-Muslim girls by feigning love and then forcibly convert them to Islam, has once again raised its head in India. Does it exist?
26 September 2014
India's prime minister is set, it seems, to make good on an election promise to remake the city of Varanasi into a blend of ancient culture and modern technology.
25 September 2014
As part of the effort to help farmers adapt to changing climates, text and voice messages were sent to 1,400 farmers in 60 Indian villages with important farming information.
23 September 2014
Authorities say Maoists set fire to a trio of telephone towers in rural India. These are the latest of more than 200 towers that Maoists have targeted in recent years.