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One on one with Sahil Anand

Famous for his role in Student of the Year, Sahil Anand is back in a web series called “Banned”. Shalini Saxena sits with him and talks about a number of things about his life, including his acting journey. What is

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An Excerpt from Amitabh Kant’s “The Path Ahead”

The Path Ahead, a book written by Amitabh Kant’s, showcases the challenges our nation faces, in terms of development. The book also focuses on the details of how the challenges are dealt with and how development is moving forward. Here’s

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Photo Exhibition by Manir Mrittik

Artist Manir Mrittik showcases his photographic works The Realm of Ambivalence, which is a delicate blend realism and surrealism. Artworks can create a certain connection with distant lands and times. Hundred years from now, someone will look at a piece

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Food Talk India Brings Gins to the City

Founders of Food Talk India, Shuchir Suri and Anjali Batra organised an event in Delhi based on gins to provide an opportunity to explore the alcohol better. Cosmopolitan consumers seek novelty everywhere now. With larger disposable incomes, millennials and Gen

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Equality before Law: Supreme Court’s Ruling on Sabarimala and Adultery

While the rulings of the apex court on adultery and allowing women into Sabarimala temple upheld gender equality, they raise a serious question. Now that the jubilation over two progressive rulings of the Supreme Court on a woman’s rights —

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Government Dissolving Medical Council of India

The government is replacing the Medical Council of India with another body to restore the standards of medical education in the country. The state of medical education in India is rotten to the core. This is a truism that many

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Modi’s Soldiers-Friendly Policies

That the present government is accomodating to the needs of Indian soldiers is exhibited by a series of welfare schemes and policies that goes beyond mere slogans. On the second anniversary of surgical strikes conducted by the Indian Army that

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Maldivian miracle?

Not quite. New Delhi needs to ensure a smooth transfer of presidential power over the next couple of months State-sponsored think-tanks in Beijing not to mention the Chinese Government were in a huddle earlier this week as it became apparent

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Films as a Vehicle for Change

Actors Varun Dhawan and Anushka Sharma share their opinions on how bringing change is the best films could do. Actors Anushka Sharma and Varun Dhawan could have made a run-of-the-mill and easy choice but like the performers of their times

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Shovana Narayan on Guru-Shishya Parampara

Famous Kathak dancer and Padma Shri awardee Shovana Narayan tells this writer about the relationship between the guru-shishya parampara and tradition. What is tradition? Yesterday’s innovation becomes today’s tradition. It is something that passes the test of time. There are

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