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Shubha Singh
Diplomatic Enclave: The Karmapa intrigue

The Karmapa Lama, Ogyen Trinley Dorje, head of Tibetan Buddhism’s Kagyu sect, ordinarily resident in India, has been abroad in the US for more than a year.

Sandeep Bamzai
Disequilibrium: DISTURBIA

Mass migration and rampant urbanisation have left urban agglomerates creaking as civic amenities have broken down under the sustained human onslaught.

Sangeetha G.
E-commerce companies fight it out on discounts and offers

Since 2014, limited-period festive season sales by Amazon and Flipkart have become much-awaited events. The offers and discounts are getting bigger and better year after year.

Sangeetha G.
Newsmaker: India basks in her #MeToo moment

Her film career had gone in the wink of an eye. She fought what turned out to be a losing battle against her tormentor and had to flee the country. There was another fight ahead — depression.

DC Pathak
Spy’s Eye: Indo-US Convergence is a notch stronger

Two major events of global importance hosted by Delhi in quick succession — the 2+2 dialogue between India and the US and India-Russia annual bilateral summit — have sealed a new and stronger equat

Payal Dhar
Gizmo Geek: iPhone Wrapped in Wood

What good is a high-end luxury phone that costs more than most laptops if it looks just the same as everyone else’s? This is a sentiment Hadoro understands perfectly.

Yajurvindra Singh
Close-In: God bless West Indies cricket

The second and final Test of the two-match series between India and the colloquially branded “Windies” is presently underway in the historic city of Hyderabad.

Ranjan Das
SCREENSAVOUR: Dramatic vs Epic

In the recently released movie Andhadhun by maverick thriller director Sriram Raghavan, a young piano player who fakes his blindness witnesses the cover up of a murder by the deceased’s wife and he

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Pullback to extend towards 10,540

Negative global cues led to more than 2 per cent fall in the benchmark indices Sensex and Nifty. The Sensex drop­ped 1,037.36 points, low­er at 33,723.53, in early trade before a partial recovery.

Michael Gonsalves
Mahindra launches 1.7 tonne payload Bolero pick-up

Mahindra & Mahindra, manufacturer of commercial vehicles on Thursday introdu­c­ed new Mahindra Bolero pi­ck-up with attractive featu­res with a starting price of Rs 6.66 lakh to boost sales in

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