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Mughal Elegance Mirrors in Rahul Mishra’s Creations

Mughal influence can be seen in Rahul Mishra’s designs at the India Couture Week. This writer catches up with the designer and talks about his creations. Spectacularly decorated with an assortment of leaves, the stage looked elegant as it took

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Parenting Issues Highlighted in Fanney Khan

Subject of parenting is a theme in Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s Fanney Khan. This writer has a chat with the director, producer, and the cast of the movie. Dreamers come in all shapes, sizes and ages. When Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra wanted

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Modi Government a Suit-Boot ki Sarkaar: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress has made a mountain out of molehill with Modi’s proximity to Gujarati industrialists. The Prime Minister is right, he does nothing wrong in meeting and talking to industrialists. The accusation made by Congress president Rahul Gandhi that this

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Online Data Monitoring of Visa Applicants

Personal data monitoring of Visa applicants by U.S. government is on track to strengthen national security. The US policy of gaining access to and monitoring personal data of individuals, especially those visiting the country, to strengthen its national security apparatus

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Only Strong Actions Can Cure Violence in Society

If people perceive that violence in society has a state sanction, only strong antidote, not mere words of denial, can remove the fear. A new mother in the family is particular about sending her three-year-old daughter to pre-school, stuffing her

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Konversations with Kapil @Hindu Jewish Unity

Konversations with Kapil Twitter: @kk_OEG 26/11/2008 has gone in history as the day the whole of India, and the wider world, awoke to the constant cross-border terrorism that India has had to face for decades. Some ten terrorists from Lashkar-e-Taiba, an

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Flawed Idea on Wealth as a Cause of Social Ills

Our philosophy of wealth is unsound and disabling and is the root cause of many ills at the socio-economic and political level, says Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj In many countries, modern life has improved people’s standards of living. However, people generally

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Challenges of Bill on Data Privacy

The recommendations of Srikrishna Committee on data privacy bill are strong in intent but there are many challenges ahead. The Justice BN Srikrishna Committee’s report on data privacy that was submitted to the Government this week is a landmark for

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Blurring of National and International Boundaries in Designs

Designer Anju Modi tells this writer how national and international boundaries are bridging to create acceptance for all the cultural differences in designs. Since most of your designs are based on bridal couture, how do you blend the Western silhouettes

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Depression, a Debilitating Disease

There’s more to depression as a serious disease than most people would admit. Unlike high blood pressure, depression, panic attacks, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), anxiety disorder among others, post-traumatic ailments may not be a silent killer but have equal, if

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