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Atwood and Rushdie in the running for Booker Prize 2019

Margaret Atwood’s novel The Testaments, the highly anticipated sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale, was announced here on Wednesday as one...

New Delhi: Star sprinter Hima Das on Tuesday backtracked from her statements against two individuals from Assam whom she had accused of exerting

When Indian athletes decided not to play safe

In this essay, excerpted from the new anthology Go!: India’s Sporting Tranformation, sports writer Sharda Ugra looks at how the...

Workers with the nonprofit Mission Rabies catch stray dogs to vaccinate them against the disease in Goa, India. (Atul Loke/The New York Times)

Top cure: Corralling rabies, one street dog at a time

Mission Rabies, a nonprofit organisation, has initiated a campaign in Goa to stop the spread of canine rabies using a...

Cricket and India’s global diaspora

Cricket and India’s global diaspora

The recent Cricket world cup tournament was marked by the huge number of Indian supporters following the Indian cricket team....

Meenakshi Lekhi, Prahlad Singh Patel and Arun Goel at the inauguration of lights at Safdarjung Tomb, New Delhi on Friday.

Our heritage is our identity: Prahlad Patel

India’s heritage is its identity, said Minister of State for Culture (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel, adding: “Hardly any country of...

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Indian Railways focuses on safety, comfort

Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal talked on a host of issues. Excerpts: On passenger amenities in trains Keeping in view...

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PM Modi saves Kulbhushan Jadhav

The brainwave of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to refer to the International Court of Justice the illegal and unconscionable kidnapping...

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Even Muslims support Ram temple in Ayodhya, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

‘Kahan dara hua hai Musalman? (Where’s the scared Muslim?) There’s no fear among Muslims.’   New Delhi: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,...

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Before the blossoms fall

Pico Iyer has spent many years living in Nara, Japan. But there was a time when he was struggling to...

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‘Hrithik did a great job of portraying me’

Hrithik Roshan-starrer Super 30 is based on the life of Anand Kumar, who started a revolutionary education programme for underprivileged...

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The evolution of India’s new-age cocktail culture

Cocktails, like fashion, keep changing with time. We are living through a revolutionary age in terms of the cocktail culture....

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Why Indian startups need to tap into global markets

A startup ecosystem that enables Indian entrepreneurs to gain a foothold in the domestic market  while connecting them with international...

Turbulence is a quick trip told in connected flights

Turbulence is a quick trip told in connected flights

It’s possible to say something about someone’s economic and class status—their privilege, to lay down a more woke signifier—by their...

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‘Beyonce wearing my crown felt like an accomplishment’

Farah Khan is a Mumbai-based jewellery designer and gemologist. Her luxury lifestyle brand, Farah Khan Fine Jewellery, recently celebrated its...

An undated photo provided by the Science Museum Group shows visitors at the Science Museum in London's exhibit, “Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security.

Cloak-and-dagger world: A museum show for the spies of tomorrow

Britain’s  100-year-old intelligence and security agency, GCHQ, is celebrating its centenary with Top Secret: From Ciphers to Cyber Security, an...

Nitin Gadkari present at the signing of MoU between National Highways Authority of India and National Investment and Infrastructure Fund.

NHAI signs MoU with NIIF for funding projects

New Delhi: In a major boost to several key road infrastructure projects, the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) signed...

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‘Employment generation will be our focus’

New Delhi: Minister for Food Processing Industries Harsimrat Kaur Badal talked on a host of issues. Excerpts: On employment generation...

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Concerted campaign to shame India for electing Modi

Ever since Prime Minister Narendra Modi has returned to power with a thumping majority for his second term in office,...

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Japan sees a rise in number of Indian tourists, courtesy PM Modi’s push for improved ties

Last year, nearly 1.2 lakh Indians went to Japan, and this number is expected to double every year.   Tokyo:...

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Relax, recuperate and relish with Altitude training cum hotel centre

The British colonies of England and Wales will not only be known for hosting the prestigious Cricket World Cup but...

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‘I like to play characters who differ from me’

Actor Kunal Kapoor’s latest film, Noblemen, addresses the issue of bullying in schools. The film takes William Shakespeare’s Merchant of...

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Meet the 11-year-old girl from Delhi who scaled the highest mountain in Africa

‘Never trust your fears; they don’t know your strengths,” said Alvira Tripathi, a Delhi-based mountaineer, who, at only 11 years...

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IBM bets $34 billion that it can catch up to Amazon & Microsoft

IBM has tried multiple ways to stay relevant in the technology world. But it has often been outgunned by rivals...

The $50 dress that conquered Britain

The $50 dress that conquered Britain

The most viral fashion item of the summer thus far is not Janties (denim panties, obviously), or the bucket hat,...