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The politics of vegetarianism

'The non-vegetarian share of the population fell from 75 to 71 per cent between 2004 and 2014, no doubt in anticipation of the lotus blooming.''Three years of saffron authoritarianism may have......

Yogis, Sufis and Hindustani civilisation

'The osmosis between Hinduism and Islam that really gave birth to the Hindustani or Indo-Islamic civilisation was due to the conversation between Muslim mystics and yogis.' Photograph: Mohsin......

Now, Nehru's statue blackened in West Bengal

India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru's statue with its face blackened, was found in Katwa town of West Bengal on Saturday, the police said. The Congress has blamed the BJP for the......

When regional parties start off a no-trust move against Centre

It is possibly the first time that a regional party with not even enough numbers to move a no-trust motion has taken the lead, and others are following it.  The hints of a no-trust move first......

TTV's road to fighting polls fraught with legal issues

TTV Dinakaran's road to reaching the poll stage could still be strewn with legal difficulties, as much as political problems from other new players, like actors Kamal Hassan and Rajinikanth,......

Is Chinese invasion of India's mobile phone market over?

With growing impetus on local manufacturing and sourcing norms, the entry ticket will only become dearer for small and large equipment manufacturers from overseas. The number of new Chinese......

Why Apple may have to rewrite India growth plan

To promote localisation of manufacturing and reduce its import bill, the government increased basic customs duty on mobile handsets - from 10 per cent to 15 per cent. Last month, when......

India's IT industry staring at jobless growth

Growing protectionism in their main markets - the US and the UK - has forced them to hire local workers, upending the cost arbitrage model they had built their business on. India’s IT......

Global companies are recognising India as a hotbed of talent

While the first wave of moving work to India was driven by cost considerations, increasingly companies are banking on local talent to add value to their business by jointly developing products and......

Infy to hire 2,000 locals in North Carolina

Infosys is planning to hire the first 500 of these within two years. Infosys, India’s second-largest IT services firm, said it would hire 2,000 Americans in North Carolina by 2021. The......

Why language is so important for Netflix, Amazon Prime...

Netflix and Amazon Prime are raising their stakes in the game, commissioning original shows and going all out to acquire regional films for their libraries.Urvi Malvania reports. IMAGE: Raima Sen's......

He has played Chanakya 1,039 times

'Every time I step on stage, I feel like I'm performing the play for the first time,' Manoj Joshi tells Sadiya Updade. IMAGE: Manoj Joshi in and as Chanakya in the play. Photograph: Kind courtesy......

'Sridevi movies are part of beautiful childhood memories'

'In so many colonies, mohallas, villages across India, your movies have entertained and brightened up community evenings. Thank you Ma'am.'Love pours in for Sridevi from all around the world. We......

Finally, Sridevi's body handed over to family

'Case closed,' Dubai public prosecution says about Sridevi's death. Photograph: Kind courtesy Sridevi/ Instagram The Dubai public prosecutor's office has closed the investigation into Sridevi's......

'Men are not allowing their wives to watch PadMan'

'I haven't given up on spreading awareness about toilet and female sanitation, and I won't give up on this either.' Photograph: Akshay Kumar in PadMan. Akshay Kumar seems happy with the response......

Key factors to India's success in South Africa, in Kohli's words

India's mental approach key to South Africa tour, says Kohli 'You have to embrace the local culture to be able to do well there. The excitement is very important to be able to do well' IMAGE:......

India get set for the FIFA U-17 World Cup

‘India is 100 percent ready to host U-17 WC’ IMAGE: Local Organising Committee chairman Praful Patel, centre with India coach Luis Norton de Matos, right and Javier Ceppi left.......

Sports Shorts: Shi beats Lin Dan to win All England Badminton final

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Sunday IMAGE: China's Shi Yuqi celebrates after beating China's Lin Dan in the men's singles final the Yonex All England Open......

Winds of change: Women cricketers set for pay boost!

Winds of change mean windfall for women players (reuters) IMAGE: Captain Mithali Raj with the Indian women's team. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/ For the world’s women......

Sports Shorts: Sharath stuns World No. 7 Niwa at Qatar Open

A summary of sports events and sports persons, who made news on Friday IMAGE: India's Achanta Sharath Kamal. Photograph: Robertus Pudyanto/Getty Images India's Sharath Kamal and G Sathiyan made......
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The journey of a fighter

Diagnosed with quadriplegic cerebral palsy due to birth asphyxiation, Zeus Andre Sequeira is no stranger to fighting. Photographs: Courtesy Zeus... ...
Differently-abled, not different

For teams that work on projects to make art, culture and travel accessible to the differently-abled, the experience of seeing faces light up is... ...
At 40, Thums Up's thunder is still intact

Despite the onslaught of international brands - Coke and Pepsi - the fizz has not gone out of India's very own cola brand, Surajeet Das Gupta.... ...
Anti H-1B posters come up in San Francisco metro stations

Anti-H1B posters have come up in local metro stations and commuter trains in San Francisco and California, ahead of the work visa, which is popular... ...
Fire near Kamakhya Rly Station

GUWAHATI, March 19 - At least 10 thatched dwellings were destroyed in a fire that broke out at Borbori locality adjacent to the Kamakhya Railway... ...

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