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End of the road?

While the reign of IS may be near its end, as claimed by US-backed Kurdish forces, the outfit is still too dangerous to be ignored As the Kurdish forces of the Syrian Democratic Front (SDF) moved into Baghuz, the last

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FCG turns to feature films

Having created an authoritative platform to assess and acknowledge short films, FCG now turns to feature films After the success of the short film awards, critics unite for the first Feature Film Awards as a pan-India category to celebrate the

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Remembering the Glory of Raja Ravi Varma

An 1881 oil on canvas painting that came up for sale recently, has got it all – history, legend and the tale of Raja Ravi Varma. Story by Uma Nair Amidst a range of artworks at the Saffron Sale, one

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The dream of a cashless India

While it might be almost impossible for India to turn cashless anytime in the near future, a start has to be made and the best place for that is people’s mindset The financial industry that serves the lower income segment

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Is Rahul Gandhi making the right moves?

The president of the Indian National Congress is looking to maximise the party’s national tally by turning to south. He, however, is not betraying Amethi It would be too naive to interpret Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s decision to contest from

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Embracing sustainable architecture no more a matter of choice

Architects must consider sustainability right from the conceptualization stage, which may even call for them to redesign their policies to accommodate the associated concerns. Story by Mitu Mathur One of the biggest questions raised in the construction industry is how

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Yog Nidra could be the solution to get sound sleep

In the fast paced modern living, we tend to ignore our health that worsens with increasing anxiety and inadequate sleep, says Rajyogi Brahmakumar Nikunj Ji Recently, a newspaper clipping grabbed many eyeballs when an elderly woman started the ‘Sleep Service

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Who was Jinnah?

While much has been said and written about Pakistan’s founding father, not many know that Jinnah was  truly neutral about various communities before the disillusionment with Gandhi and Congress. Poet Sarojini Naidu even described him as an ‘ambassador of religious

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The reliance of rail network on coal produced electricity

As more than 50 percent of the electricity is being produced from coal, the fossil fuel is being burned more in power plants than in the furnace of engines as previously thought Cent per cent electrification of broad gauge, which

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About time we put a tab on the number of vehicles in Delhi

The proposal of Supreme Court to limit vehicles in Delhi isn’t impossible but it will be difficult to bring into reality Many cities across the world have brought technologies to reduce traffic congestion, thus to also combat the pollution problem.

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