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Friday 08 October 2010
This gem of a book deserves to outshine the narcissistic platitudes of Eat, Pray, Love. After crises in both health and career, Rich "no longer had the language to describe my own life. So I decided I'd borrow someone else's". She went to India not to imbibe some mish-mash mysticism but to learn Hindi via "total immersion" in the lakeside city of Udaipur.
Monday 20 September 2010
Wednesday 25 August 2010
Tuesday 17 August 2010
Saturday 14 August 2010
Vedanta Resources is set to spend around $8bn-$8.5bn on a deal to buy a controlling stake in Cairn India, which operates the largest producing oilfield in the country's private sector.
Friday 13 August 2010
Vedanta resources, the Indian mining company, is set to move into the oil business within the next few days if it can finalise a deal for a majority stake in Cairn India.
Monday 09 August 2010
A British backpacker who was jailed in India for drugs offences has been granted approval by Indian authorities to serve the remainder of his sentence in the UK, campaigners said today.
Sunday 08 August 2010
Babel, Sadler's Wells, London <br/>Political Mother, Dome, Brighton<br/>The Merchants of Bollywood, Peacock Theatre, London
Sunday 23 May 2010
Saturday 22 May 2010
Exploring the province of Rajasthan in northwest India is one big adventure. But part of the joy of travel is mixing the raw, dusty desert experience with a touch of luxury. Which is why I was heading for Jodhpur's newest boutique hotel, Raas. The manner of the approach was unusual: in the back of one of the hotel's two customised sky-blue tuk-tuks, threading through the cobweb of tiny streets that form the city's rosy pink-tinged sandstone old quarter. The tuk-tuk's colour was a nod to Jodhpur's other title: the Blue City (so called due to the proliferation of houses painted this hue, which historically denoted the residences of its high-caste Brahmin population).
Thursday 08 April 2010
Michael Lumb, recently selected in England's World Twenty20 squad, smashed a superb half-century as the Rajasthan Royals handed the Kings XI Punjab a humiliating nine-wicket defeat in the Indian Premier League in Jaipur yesterday.
Monday 22 March 2010
Nervous investors will be holding their breath ahead of a pre-close trading update from Man, the London hedge-fund group, this week, with some in the City highlighting a risk to assets under management (AuM).
Friday 12 March 2010
Saturday 06 March 2010
Saturday 13 February 2010
Every week we invite competing companies to give us their best deal for a specified holiday. Today: a private tour of Rajasthan. Prices are for two people and include flights to Delhi departing Heathrow on 20 March.
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