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DEMON-ETISATION

Numbers revealed by the RBI bring into question one of the main reasons preferred for demonetization The running joke about the events precipitated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s unexpected address to the nation on November 8, 2016, is that at the

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Playwright Bhanu Bharti on His Directorship and New-Age Theater Personalities

Playwright Bhanu Bharti talks about the secret behind his four decades of profession as a director, and his take on present-day art practitioners. A thinking man’s playwright and director, Bhanu Bharti,  founder of Aaj Rangmandal theatre group, presented Tamasha Na

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Women Gallerists at Delhi Contemporary Art Week

Renowned women gallerists come under one roof at the second edition of the Contemporary Art Week in Delhi. With women empowerment being the talk of the town in every sphere, the Delhi Contemporary Art Week is for the first time

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India’s Sports Landscape in for a Welcome Change

As shown by the ongoing Asian Games, Indian sports are finally ready for a rejig by removing its cricket-only tag. Anyone who grew up in the 1980s and 1990s, in the pre-television era, would vividly remember the modulated voice of

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Need to Expand India’s Strategic Partnership With Israel

Simultaneous expansion of the scope of strategic partnership with Israel and efforts towards improving human development indices at home should be India’s priority. In 25 years of full diplomatic contact between India and Israel, bilateral trade between the two nations

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BJP’s All Talk and No Action on Cow Protection

The BJP’s talks on the importance of cow protection don’t hold water. Only unbiased actions on the ground would make a significant difference. A few weeks back, while commenting on the repeated instances of alleged mob killings by vigilantes in

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Struggles, Rejections, and Finally a Full-Time Job for DJ Aamish

In a freewheeling chat, DJ Aamish opens up about his struggles and having to face rejections before he finally got his break. What makes humans stand out is their ability to rise despite hardships and tragedy. They persist and fight,

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Milind Soman on Cinema, Fitness Challenges, and Women Empowerment

Supermodel and fitness evangelist Milind Soman talks with this writer about big screen, barefoot running, and empowerment of women. In 1995, Milind Soman and Madhu Sapre, both supermodels, set India on fire with their print ad for a shoe brand.

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March Towards Biofuel for Aviation in India Commendable

The plan towards tapping biofuel for use in the aviation industry is praiseworthy, though we still have a long way to cover before it becomes commercial. As the nation reels under the ever-increasing fuel and Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) prices,

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Disturbing Unemployment Rate Among Graduates

The extent of unemployment staring graduates in the face in India is unsettling. It needs urgent attention as India has the largest young population in the world. India has the world’s largest people in the age group of 15 to

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