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Sindhis are flourishing, but going isn't always easy

The Sindhis are a lesson in perseverance. Once uprooted, they've started all over, often reinventing themselves.Nikita Puri and Ranjita Ganesan report. IMAGE: When Ranveer Singh, a Sindhi, wed......

Why so many die climbing Everest

Long queues near the top prolonged the wait times this year, causing oxygen tanks and physical endurance to drain on the way down.The 'traffic jams' likely contributed to the death of 11 people......

Journalist sentenced to 1 yr in detention for comments on Manipur govt

A journalist, who had criticised the Bharatiya Janata Party-led governments at the Centre and in Manipur on social media, has been sentenced to one year in detention by a local court, according to......

The politics behind Ajay Singh Bisht's name changes

Changing the names of Uttar Pradesh cities has accelerated into a movement ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha election, notes Ranjita Ganesan.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com Who: For Diwali this......

India's controversial 'messengers of God'

Self-styled godman Asaram Bapu was on Wednesday convicted by a court in Jodhpur for raping a teenager at his ashram in 2013. Here's a look at few other gurus who have attracted controversy in......

How 'working in office' will never be the same again

Fear of the disease has affected the way employees commute, the number of coffee breaks they take, and even their conversations with colleagues. Does a restricted environment affect the spirit of......

Celebrity endorsement becomes a risky business

The call to make brand ambassadors accountable has rattled filmstars and sports stars. Image: The phenomenal rise in activism, especially on the social media, has made celebrity endorsement a......

Drones boom: The next big opportunity after e-commerce

Image: Drone built by ideaforge called Netra. Photograph, courtesy: ideaForge     In 2003, three Indian Institute of Technology Bombay students got together to build a hovercraft by......

Want to invest smart and be rich? Here's help!

Are you always at a loss while planning your finances? Are you aware of the investment options available in the market? How best can you plan your finances? What are the crieria for evaluating an......

Why you want to cheer for this Delhi cop

Despite the Delhi police's tarnished reputation in recent months, viewers find themselves rooting for Inspector Hathiram Chaudhary because he displays both vulnerability and remorse, observes......

For some time you let me into your dreams

It is two weeks today since Irrfan passed away into the ages.'He was capable, concise, calm, sublime, and profound, and perhaps that's also why Irrfan's passing felt 'personal' to many.'Ranjita......

Alice doesn't live in indie cinema anymore

With Hindi Medium and Angrezi Medium, the "English-medium" actor of independent movies shows she can easily fit into mainstream Hindi movies too. IMAGE: Tillotama Shome moved to Mumbai in 2011 to......

How Bollywood's writers are fighting back

'The writer remains the most creative force in the process.''Producers need to be inventive in how they reward good writing.'Ranjita Ganesan reports. IMAGE: Excel Entertainment, producers of Gully......

Can Mumbai's landmark theatres survive?

'If we keep losing such institutions, we will soon become a city and culture of short-term memory.''Nothing to remind us of the years gone by and eventually with nothing to remember.'Ranjita......

Ravi Shastri, Indian Cricket's Mr Indispensable

'In the merry-go-round of Indian cricket, amid abhorrent match-fixing scandals and incessant politicking, Ravi Shastri is a multifaceted personality who, when called upon, can don any hat with......

Hock: 34 probables for Women's Champions Challenge

Hockey India on Thursday selected 34 probables for the seventh FIH Women's Champions Challenge I tournament at Dublin, Ireland after a two-day selection trials at the Major Dhyan Chand National......

Hockey scam: Delhi Police yet to receive documents

The Delhi Police, on Sunday, claimed that they are yet to receive the relevant documents relating to the case forwarded by Hockey India (HI) against former woman's hockey coach MK Kaushik. HI had......

Allegations against Kaushik credible: Hockey India

The sexual harassment case in women's hockey took a new turn on Saturday with Hockey India referring the complaint of player Ranjita Devi against coach M K Kaushik to Delhi Police as it involves......

Panel likely to nail Kaushik for sexual harassment

Hockey India's five-member committee, including two former Olympians Ajit Pal Singh and Zafar Iqbal, is likely to nail former chief coach of the Indian hockey team M K Kaushikfor the alleged sexual......

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