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The iconic Airbus A380 to go out of production: The end of an era

While the production of Airbus A380 is coming to a close by 2021, we should not forget this engineering marvel and why. In May 2007, Vijay Mallya and his Kingfisher Airlines were both still flying high. A year earlier, the

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The Indian Government must respond to the terrorist attack in Pulwama: But how?

Though it goes without saying that the Government must retaliate, it must be “proactive” and not “reactive”. Beyond all the condemnation of the recent Pulwama attack – the worst offensive by terrorists in Jammu & Kashmir – and the candlelight

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A rendezvous with Alfonso Cuarón, the man behind “Roma”

Roma’s story is a reflection of director Alfonso Cuarón’s childhood memories. Read on as the man himself shares some insights on the project with Team Viva. Roma is a beautiful film. How did you not go crazy planning every detail?

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The Royal Bengal Tiger on the verge of extinction: Is it too late for action?

Being at the top of the food chain, The Royal Bengal Tiger is a vital link in maintaining the ecosystem’s balance. Will it become extinct? A recent PTI report cites that rising sea levels caused by climate change could destroy

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Culture Chauraha keeping the art of making Meenakari jewellery alive

Artist Smriti Sangal, the founder of Culture Chauraha, draws her inspiration from all things vintage including her mother’s 33-year-old practice of Meenakari and ancient cultural extravaganzas. There is an insatiable desire in every jewellery designer to better their work. A

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Pulwama attack will alter the terror policy of India: PM Modi vows to take revenge, military and diplomatic offence likely

Kashmir Pulwama Terror Attack: After being briefed on the security situation in Jammu and Kashmir after the Pulwama attack that killed at least 40 CRPF jawans, the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, resolved to initiate diplomatic

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Up and About

Farzi Cafe brings new treats to excite your palate as it presents the most innovative local street menu. Dishes like Dal moth matka chat with pomegranate, a 2.0 version of Bombay bhel, mini raj kachori with crispy okra salad, chutney

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An Excursion Down South

“A food festival centered around Andhra and Telangana at Zambar brings you closer to the southern States,” says Shambhavi Suri Despite being in the capital, as soon as you walk in through the big wooden door with an extremely homely

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Kingmakers in the Upcoming Elections 2019

Despite the focus being on BJP, Congress, and Third Front, the locus in government-formation is likely to be of smaller parties in/around the NDA It goes without saying that Government-formation after the 2019 general election will depend on poll numbers.

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Comptroller’s Reputation Restored

The CAG’s reputation has been repaired following the auditing body’s seemingly fair report on the Rafale acquisition The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India has one of the toughest jobs. It must audit government spending in a country as

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