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My uncle, Gerson da Cunha

Adman Rahul da Cunha fondly remembers his uncle, who passed into the ages on January 7. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com The multi-talented Gerson da Cunha, 92, passed away in Mumbai......

Gerson Da Cunha: The Forever Man

'Gerson existed at the intersection of principle and conscience.'One of our conversations turned to his return to India from Brazil.'He spoke about the choices he made and the things he felt he had......

#Not In My Name: They came for the India they loved!

The Preamble to the Constitution of India defines the country as a sovereign, socialist, secular, democratic republic. Over the last few months, this definition has been under attack as......

Activists take to 'Gandhigiri' to fight for Mumbai's open spaces

'If enough of us take up the issue with their elected representatives, politicians will get the message.'   Image: School children hug trees in a bid to prevent the municipal corporation from......

The man and the editor

Friends of Vinod Mehta came together to remember the man and his legacy. On Thursday evening, Mumbai was witness to a gathering of friends, family and fans of the late Vinod Mehta, founder and......

Advertising titan, civic activist, actor, writer Gerson da Cunha is dead

Advertising industry veteran Gerson da Cunha, a multi-faceted personality passionate about civic activism in later years, died in Mumbai on Friday after a brief illness, a former colleague said.......

Now, Swachh Bharat seeks global facelift

The focus on Swachh Bharat has sharpened with Prime Minister Modi asking ministers to show the outcomes of schemes launched since the NDA government came to power Swachh Bharat, which was ranked......

COLUMN: Utterly butterly Indian ads

A recently published book, Ad Katha, is not just a trip through the golden age of Indian advertising, but also an enquiry into how many of the cultural symbols that we now see as "Indian" came......

Your friend laid off? Best ways to help

When Nancy Meredith got laid off from her job as a project manager after 17 years at a software company near Washington, D.C., she was surprised by how many coworkers didn't contact her. "The......

This one is for Shunu Sen

Siddharth 'Shunu' Senin person hardly seemed the sort of guy you would associate with a weighty title like 'marketing guru.'He was the guy with a permanent impish smile and an incredible ability to......

The Top 10 Films at Cannes 2015

Gerson da Cunha lists his favourite films from the recently concluded Cannes International Film Festival. If there’s one point the 68th Cannes International Film Festival has underlined,......

Watch And Once Again for the players

Preeti Arora reviews And Once Again. As the name suggests And Once Again is film about the past. This isn't a Hindi film with an English title as is the trend these days (Wake Up Sid, New York).......

Chak De gal power against eve teasers!

After championing women's hockey in Shah Rukh Khan's Chak De! India,Sagarika Ghatge and Chitrashi Rawat, the two stars of last year's blockbuster are now championingthe cause of open spaces and......

Soccer PIX: Barca thump Osasuna; PSG extend lead

Torres and Dembele shine as Barcelona thump Osasuna IMAGE: FC Barcelona's Riqui Puig celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Gavi. Photograph: Albert Gea/Reuters Ferran Torres scored a brace and......

WC qualifiers: England thump Hungary; Spain shocked

Summary of World Cup qualifiers played across the world on Thursday IMAGE: England's Raheem Sterling scores their first goal against Hungary at Puskas Arena, Budapest. Photograph: Carl......

WC qualifiers: Belgium hit eight, seven for Dutch

IMAGE: Belgium's Jan Vertonghen in action with Belarus' Max Ebong Ngome. Photograph: Yves Herman/Reuters Top-ranked Belgium slammed eight goals against Belarus and the Netherlands crashed......

WC qualifiers: Ronaldo storms off as Portugal denied winner; Belgium held

IMAGE: Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo in action. Photograph: Novak Djurovic/Reuters Cristiano Ronaldo stormed off the pitch before fulltime when he was denied a clear stoppage-time winner in a......

Benfica dumped out of Champions League qualifying by Greek club

IMAGE: PAOK's Andrija Zivkovic celebrates scoring their second goal with teammates during their Champions League Third Qualifying Round at Toumba Stadium, Thessaloniki, Greece on......
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