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Apr 13, 2015 08:17 PM , By Baradwaj Rangan
With the Internet’s help, we finally seem to have entered an era with more people being able to say what they really want to say. No wonder actors and filmmakers appear rattled. There used to be a fairy-tale time when only a handful of reviewers o
Apr 22, 2015 05:27 PM , By T. Ramachandran
Recent statistics released by the World Bank highlight not only the strides made by India on the financial inclusion front, but also the challenges ahead. India, which is home to 21 per cent of the world's unbanked adults, faces a significant challenge
Apr 13, 2015 08:06 PM , By Bincy Mathew
Where does an individual stand today in the age of mass surveillance? Academy award winning screenwriter Ring Lardner Jr. was blacklisted in Hollywood in 1947 for his Communist ties after a government crackdown on subversive activities. Where does an in
Apr 11, 2015 06:30 PM , By Sriram Srinivasan
“Never have I seen a moment of so much excitement and yet so much anxiety,” said Washington Post Executive Editor Martin Baron early on in a recent speech, in which he went on to elaborate how his newspaper was tackling the digital transition.
Apr 10, 2015 01:16 PM , By T. Ramachandran
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration has raised India's air safety rating from Category 2 to Category 1; but what does International Civil Aviation Organisation data reveal? Oversight is a key word when it comes to air safety. And the capability o
Apr 9, 2015 09:08 AM , By Rukmini S
The Index is centred around five chief pollutants: Particulate Matter, Ozone, Nitrogen Dioxide and Carbon Monoxide India’s new Air Quality Index has a nifty website and you could lose a lot of time playing with it. You could also have some major q
Apr 5, 2015 04:46 PM , By T. Ramachandran
The global religious mosaic will change in various ways over the coming decades, says a report by the US-based Pew Research Center. Hindus are expected to continue accounting for about 15 per cent of the global population over the coming decades till 20
Apr 4, 2015 03:42 PM , By Shubashree Desikan
Last week, the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters announced that the prestigious Abel prize for mathematics will be awarded this year to John Nash of Princeton University and Louis Nirenberg of Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences, New York. T
Apr 2, 2015 02:29 PM , By Kathakali Nandi
In a country where most women across the country still have no choice but to use unhygienic and primitive alternatives to pads, it is hardly surprising that the #padsagainstsexism movement met with antipathy. As a female reporter, there have been severa
Apr 2, 2015 02:25 PM , By Niharika Mallimadugula
If the video is accused of being shallow, are the criticisms of it particularly profound? Several of the criticisms levelled against the Vogue Empower campaign featuring Deepika Padukone are oblivious to the extent of hypocrisy inherent in them. In the
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