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'India has completely forgotten history'

'Our religion had some important philosophies regarding trans people that cannot be ignored.''Contemporary India is refusing and ignoring transgender people.' IMAGE: Kalki Subramaniam believes......

Sony World Photography Awards presents the most wonderful and weird moments

In the pitch dark of the African night, a herd of cape buffaloes gather at the watering hole for a drink, taking care to stay by the edge to avoid the crocodiles lurking in the depths.......

India has a major stake in Indo-Pacific region: Navy chief

Asserting that "maritime muscle flexing" by some countries and other factors have made the Indo-Pacific region "more contested and more volatile," naval chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday said......

Nationalism? What's that got to do with Trump and Brexit?

Nothing, according to Deepak Lal. He argues that the contemporary attempts to control immigration in the US and UK are not nativist. IMAGE: On a derelict building in Bristol, England, is a mural......

How the British stole the Kohinoor from a child

'I can tell you the case that hurts me the most is the one in which the little boy is forced to sign the Kohinoor over.''You take a mother away from a child, you surround him with grown ups......

How Virat Kohli cracked the Rs 100-crore league

There is more to the cricketer’s rise in brand valuation than his cracking form on the cricket field, notes Sandeep Goyal Virat Kohli is today, without doubt, India’s premier human......

'Make in India' needs ex-servicemen

'Ex-servicemen engineers and technicians are true professionals worthy of being 'Make in India' agents.''They can be trusted to bring long term dividends -- it is in their character to be long term......

Changing your brand logo? Few things that can make or kill business

Is your new logo doing more harm than good? Here's a look at the issues that could potentially derail a redesign exercise, and how to get around them. Image: A wrong strategy can derail a redesign......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

'I'm not mentally prepared to marry. I still feel like a kid'

'It's very tough for someone, who doesn't have a filmi background, to get work in Bollywood. It's not a smooth ride unless you are really lucky. But I think one has to be prepared for that.''I must......

Sukanya Verma's BEST Hindi Films of 2016

Now that the worst is behind us, here's looking at the ones that subverted formula, explored new facets of romantic love, dug deeper into the anger and anxiety behind picture perfect portraits,......

'Akshay has been my biggest cheerleader'

'My grandmother taking me to the jamatkhana was like a different world.''Like I had a key to a door which no one else seemed to have.''She doesn't take me anymore because she says I'm an......

'I didn't know acting was my thing'

'The shoot started six days after my audition. I was not even given the script.'  'I had no workshop, no rehearsals before the shoot.'  'To my own surprise, I was very comfortable......

To appreciate Raman Raghav 2.0, you will have to surrender to it

'There is no way you can view the movie from a distance, from a moral high ground, and get to its core.''To truly appreciate what Anurag Kashyap is trying to do here, you may have to lose a part of......

'Cricket needs to wake up. But how?'

'Put cricket, first and foremost, at the centre of every decision you take.''The bottom line must always be the sport that we love.'Rahul Dravid as eloquent as always in his M A K Pataudi Memorial......

Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture: Full Text

Full text of Rahul Dravid's Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. IMAGE: Former India captain Rahul Dravid delivering the Pataudi Memorial Lecture in New Delhi. Photograph: Twitter (@BCCI)......

Left-right handed batting pairs hold no advantage in contemporary cricket

India starts its innings with openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan, a left-right batting combination. Photograph: Morne de Klerk/Getty Images A cricket blogger has discovered that there is no......
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UP’s anti-abattoir campaign could cripple prime revenue and job-generating industries

The closure of Uttar Pradesh’s slaughterhouses could leave a couple of million people jobless in the state, affect its allied industries and... ...

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'I'm not mentally prepared to marry. I still feel like a kid'

'It's very tough for someone, who doesn't have a filmi background, to get work in Bollywood. It's not a smooth ride unless you are really lucky.... ...

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We Are All Migrants

ON SUNDAY NIGHT, March 12th, a blizzard was heading straight for the East Coast of the US. The forecasters predicted 20 inches of snow, which would... ...

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Why the Kochi Biennale is a must visit

Rediff.com's Rajesh Karkera shares his impressions from the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India's landmark artistic extravaganza. Kochi these days is... ...

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Seeking Boris Pasternak in Putin Country

IT WAS A sunny morning in the month of May in Peredelkino, a sleepy Stalin era writer’s colony in the suburbs of Moscow. The year was 1956. Boris... ...

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