Jul 22, 2014 04:36 PM , By Meena Menon
While taking questions at the end of the screening of her 90- minute documentary, “The World Before Her”, in New Delhi, director Nisha Pahuja confessed that she was feeling a bit like Leni Riefenstahl, the infamous director of that mother of a
Jul 19, 2014 06:52 PM , By Suhasini Haidar
The shooting down of the Malaysian airplane is one of the most horrific consequences of the latest version of the “Great Game” being played out in the world. While the US and Russia trade charges on just who was responsible for the targeting o
Jul 18, 2014 06:17 PM , By Sowmiya Ashok
How a family missed the best sites in two of Italy's most beautiful towns On two consecutive days on our trip to Italy last month, my parents and I unabashedly, missed historic sites that were clearly listed under the 'Must See' sections of our guideboo
Jul 18, 2014 05:48 PM , By T. Ramachandran
Yes, says an aircraft tracking site. Two aircraft, one of which belonged to Air India, were about 25 km away from the Malaysian airlines flight MH17 when it 'disappeared' over Ukraine on Thursday night, said the aircraft tracking site Flightradar24.com,
Jul 15, 2014 07:03 PM , By Anuj Srivas
The Apple of China, Xiaomi, has entered India. Will it be able to recreate its magic here? The last two years have seen China plant its flag in the Indian smartphone market. The floodgates opened in the end of 2012 when Lenovo entered the market, follow
Jul 15, 2014 03:43 PM , By Suhasini Haidar
Even as leaders of the BRICS nations gather in Fortaleza for their 6th summit, there are still many misgivings about the multilateral grouping. To begin with, there is criticism of the formation itself, with the question, what do countries like Brazil, Ru
Jul 14, 2014 07:12 PM , By T. Ramachandran
Movement to Iraq increased during 2013-14; there has been an overall increase among those going abroad with 'emigration check required' (ECR) clearance between 2011-12 and 2013-14. There was a declining trend in the case of some countries, though. There
Jul 10, 2014 03:00 PM , By Rukmini S
Regional differences and meat-eating in India We’ve put out some interesting stuff on India’s consumption habits over the last few days based on new National Sample Survey Office (NSSO) data. First, we did a story on the turnaround in India&
Jul 7, 2014 06:33 PM , By RUKMINI S
Do statistics tell us that the dowry law was being misused? Last week, a Bench of the Supreme Court instructed the country’s police to not make automatic arrests in dowry harassment cases without first ascertaining viability. “The fact that
Jul 7, 2014 06:27 PM , By Anuj Srivas
The debate on Facebook and ethics is utterly pathetic. It only serves to distract us from the main spectacle Confession is good for the soul, goes the Christian proverb. The world of public relations, however, relies on a much better-serving maxim; name
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