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The Uniform Project: A Brooklyn to Mumbai experiment in fashion philanthropy
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The Uniform Project: A Brooklyn to Mumbai experiment in fashion philanthropy

She was schooled in India where uniforms were mandatory. Now as an adult living in New York, Sheena volunteers to wear one everyday to raise money for slum children in Mumbai
Ashram-bound Julia Roberts comes to India for
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Ashram-bound Julia Roberts comes to India for "Eat, Pray, Love" adaptation

After she finishes filming in NYC and Italy, the glamour queen will head to an authentic Indian spiritual retreat to play pretend yogini
CNN video: Times are hard pressed for the Indian sari
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CNN video: Times are hard pressed for the Indian sari

Sari sales are dwindling, not only at the retail level, but even among previously persuasive door-to-door salesmen. Here's why.
The Big Bazaar formula driving Indians crazy
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The Big Bazaar formula driving Indians crazy

It’s neither Bollywood, cricket, fashion, free shopping nor reality TV – it’s all of them rolled into one
A music festival at 11,500 feet-- cool, not cold
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A music festival at 11,500 feet-- cool, not cold

The Ladakh Confluence music fest is shaping up as a high point of summer 2009
Ashramming in India: Spiritual tourism on speed
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Ashramming in India: Spiritual tourism on speed

Meditation centers in and around Mumbai are receiving an influx of travellers who expect to shortcut their way to inner peace
Mumbai street food: What's a Japanese sous chef got to do with it?
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Mumbai street food: What's a Japanese sous chef got to do with it?

Street food gets our thumbs up, but then we've grown up on it. So we dragged a Japanese chef from his kitchen to tell us if it's truly 'oishii'
CNNGo Masala chai recipe
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CNNGo Masala chai recipe

You love masala chai. We love masala chai. Here's our favorite recipe. If you've got a better one, send it to us
Gully cricket hits the big time
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Gully cricket hits the big time

TV execs have finally latched onto the world's only sport played in traffic jams
Mad hatter from Mumbai: little shilpa
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Mad hatter from Mumbai: little shilpa

Our thrifty, nifty hat-maker Shilpa Chavan has junk on her mind for Autumn/Winter 2009
Shaken but not stirred? How is Mumbai's nightlife surviving the flu scare?
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Shaken but not stirred? How is Mumbai's nightlife surviving the flu scare?

Schools are shut, theaters are closed. But how are clubs and bars faring battling a swine flu showdown
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