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On my radar: Controversy with lotus

Akal Takht, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and many Sikh organisations are upset as the revamp plan for Amritsar railway...

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Ukrainian PM offers to quit after tape leak

KIEV: Ukrainian Prime Minister Oleksiy Honcharuk offered his resignation on Friday after an audio recording suggested he had criticised the president,...

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Khamenei stands by Guards after unrest over downed plane

Dubai: Iran’s supreme leader threw his support behind the elite Revolutionary Guards in a rare sermon on Friday after their belated...

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Inside The Circle, reality TV gets a social media filter

“Message: ‘Hey girls, hey. I want to start this chat just to get to know all of you. Girls who...

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An Opera of Trench Warfare

Three years ago, on a trip to Johannesburg, I had the chance to watch artist William Kentridge working on a...

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Iran could take ‘provocative actions’ in Middle East, says top US Navy official

Washington: Iran could carry out “provocative actions” in the Strait of Hormuz and elsewhere in that region in the future despite...

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Anna Karina, star of French New Wave cinema, is dead at 79

Anna Karina, the Danish-born actress who became a symbol of the French New Wave in Jean-Luc Godard’s 1960s films, died...

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Homestays: Finding comfort in a stranger’s home

While planning a trip to Peru last July, Brian Twite and his girlfriend, Constance Hansen, decided to skip hotels and...

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Doodle Fest: A platform for children to express their creativity

The fourth edition of Doodle Fest was organised from 23-24 November at Shiv Nadar School in Noida. The fest aimed...

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Popularising traditional Indian crafts among global customers

India Craft Week (ICW), which started last year, endeavours to bring hand-crafted products to the forefront by bridging the gap...

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‘We now ship products to 10 international markets’

Co-founder of the e-commerce firm Indian Beautiful Art, Nitin Kapoor speaks to Nibedita Saha about his sustainable business model that...

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Promoting cultural education and art awareness among children

To celebrate Indian art and culture and promote art education for children’s overall development, a cultural programme called “Khilta Bachpan-Khilta Bharat”...

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Exemplary life of a medical practitioner and cancer survivor

“At the height of his fame the author became a victim of cancer. In spite of the shock he received...

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‘All should work to ensure gender justice’

NEW DELHI: The media, judiciary, government and schools should collectively work to ensure gender justice, Piyush Goyal, Union minister of...

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‘I plan to keep writing more shows and performing’

Appurv Gupta, known by his stage name Guptaji, is an engineer turned comedian and is considered a pioneer of the...

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Potters in Delhi’s Kumhar Gram need our support

Potters in Delhi’s Kumhar Gram are being doubly victimised—by having to sell their products at dirt-cheap rates, and now by...

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King of hearts: An American hero and his India connect

Santosh Bakaya’s biography of Martin Luther King Jr. re-establishes the relevance of this global icon in the context of the...

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Making Diwali brighter for the underprivileged

A pre-Diwali event was organised at Delhi’s Blind Relief Association by the iTV Foundation, the CSR wing of iTV Network....

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Survival of the smartest

Over the last few years, India’s startup scene has opened up for entrepreneurs whose innovative ideas are driven not solely...

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Theory to practice: Funding options for new startups

Translating a business idea into a functioning enterprise can be a daunting prospect for young and cash-strapped entrepreneurs. But if...

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Prose that forced us to pause, put down her book and think

You need to be able to read to be able to read. Especially if Toni Morrison did the writing. I at...

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‘Accessibility is for all, not just for people with disabilities’

Founder and chairperson of the NGO Svayam, Sminu Jindal speaks to Nibedita Saha about why we need to treat accessibility...

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IOCL to add shooting, archery, wrestling and boxing for sports quota recruitment

India’s flagship national oil major in the downstream sector, IndianOil Corporation Ltd. (IOCL) announced its future roadmap towards sports promotion...

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‘Sustainable fast fashion’ entices a majority investor

In 2009 Yael Aflalo, a model turned fashion entrepreneur, opened a vintage clothing resale business she ran part time from...