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Yajurvindra Singh
Close-In: Disaster at Lord’s

The popular saying, “Hope is like a cloud, at times it brings rain and at times it just passes by”.

Shona Adhikari
Cooch Behar seeking a royal revival

It seems the perfect time to write about the efforts being made to revive the grandeur of the royal state of Cooch Behar.

DC Pathak
Spy’s eye: Fighting the enemy

Institution of several cases by CBI against the army and police personnel for ‘extra judicial killings’ in Manipur and elsewhere and the monitoring of their investigation by the Supreme Court have

Ritwik Mukherjee
Milap looks to bridge gap between healthcare cost and affordability

Milaap, India’s leading crowd funding platform for personal and social causes and especially for medical crowd-funding, is betting big on the expanding gap between India’s private healthcare spendi

Ravi Ranjan Prasad
Four NFOs seek to tap equity opportunities

Four new fund offers (NFOs) having equity allocations of more than 65 per cent are currently open for subscription and close towards the end of the month.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Manchester eyes Indian tech startups

Manchester, often billed as the football capital of the UK, has many other things to offer to India and its soccer capital – Kolkata in particular.

Sangeetha G.
Irdai asks insurers to cover mental illnesses

In a step that can remove the stigma attached to psychological ailments, Irdai has asked insurance companies to make provisions for medical insurance covering treatment of mental illness.

Michael Gonsalves
Maruti Suzuki, Mercedes hike car prices

Mercedes-Benz and Maruti Suzuki have decided to rai­se prices of their cars, blaming rising input costs and upwards forex movement.

Shona Adhikari
Bidri Master Abdul Rahim Jaffer

An American friend was expected to arrive in two weeks in Delhi. She had planned on celebrating her  52nd birthday with me and then go to Srinagar.

Sangeetha G.
Insurers worried about lack of clarity on long-term third party motor cover

Days ahead of the September 1 deadline, insurance companies are worried about the lack of clarity in pricing and paucity of time to implement the mandatory long-term third party motor insurance for

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