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'Raza carried India in his heart'

'... and all of the symbolism, history, the colours of his motherland, the earth, the sky, all of that is there and it always remains with him.' IMAGE: S H Raza's interest in the form and subtext......

Why S H Raza is one of India's greatest painters

'Raza exemplified a sense of warmth and a connectedness to his roots and to Indian earth.' Hugo Weihe, CEO, Saffronart and former international director of Asian Art at Christie's, believes that S......

The American who fought for India's freedom

IMAGE: Samuel Stokes in a photograph taken in Pennsylvania with his Indian wife and his first born. Photograph, kind courtesy Asha Sharma Samuel Stokes made India his home and participated in......

'What we leave behind of ourselves through work is most important'

‘It saddens me that the youth are getting interested in money, not cultural values’ IMAGE: File Photo of Renowned artist S H Raza during the launch of new line of jewellery depicting......

Legendary artist S H Raza passes away

'He was very honest and never liked shortcuts. He did whatever he liked and was decisive.' 'He was the cultural ambassador of India. He had represented the art fraternity of the country......

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......

What's wrong with economics and how to fix it

A New York-based institute seeks to empower new economists to challenge outdated approaches with innovative and ethical economic strategy and Indian policy makers must take noteof it, says Rajni......

'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......

'Rajinikanth has no insecurity'

'It's an experience of a lifetime. It's the first time I acted in a South Indian film where I was treated as an equal by an actor.' Radhika Apte gets candid. For an indie film actress, Radhika Apte......

'Indian filmmakers make art even when they aren't thinking they are making art'

'I personally consider Indian cinema as one of the most creative and powerful forms of cinematic expression in the world.' 'An average Indian film is 10 times better than a costly American......

'Uttama Villain is Kamal Haasan's gift to me'

'I had a great experience working in Uttama Villain.' 'For a newcomer to be working with Kamal Haasan, with the added bonus of a musical, is an opportunity few are blessed with.' Music......

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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An organized crime

Begging is banned in most of the countries including India but still this social crime is taking a deep root in our social setup. This menace is a... ...

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ICAI President's Message - October 2016

Dear professional colleagues, In India, October begins with celebrations of the birthday of the Father of the Nation. Long before the smart... ...

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Checking into history

Travel back in time to old world New York with five legendary hotels that define global standards for luxury and hospitality. We all remember... ...

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Legendary love stories haven't ceased to happen, they occur in all ages

Gulzar on how a simple question from filmmaker Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra triggered the modern retelling of a legendary romance On a lazy Mumbai... ...

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Hamlet, the prince of East Patel Nagar

The Delhi life of a Shakespeare scholar who wants to revive his suspended journal on the tragic hero Hamlet is from Denmark but currently he is a... ...

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