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Challenging conglomerates

Patricia Pereira-Sethi Earlier this year, at the World Health Assembly of the United Nations in Geneva, a resolution to encourage breast-feeding was slated for unanimous approval by the scores of international delegates gathered there. Based on decades of medical research, the proposal stated that mother’s milk is the best for babies, and countries should constrain the misleading marketing of breast ... Read More »

Challenging conglomerates

Patricia Pereira-Sethi Earlier this year, at the World Health Assembly of the United Nations in Geneva, a resolution to encourage breast-feeding was slated for unanimous approval by the scores of international delegates gathered there. Based on decades of medical research, the proposal stated that mother’s milk is the best for babies, and countries should constrain the misleading marketing of breast ... Read More »

Who we are …

Tensing Rodrigues For the last few weeks we have discussed at length the rock art sites, finds of pre-historic tools and ancient mountain passes; our reason for doing so is just one: to dig for the roots of our ancestors; so that we may have some idea of ‘who we are and how we got here’, to use the title ... Read More »

Journey of music: Dilli gharana keeping up with changing times

Even today, the custodians of the centuries-old Dilli Gharana of music, known for its Khayal gayaki, live and practice their art in the old, romantically named Mausiqi Manzil in the Walled City. But with changing times and commercialisation, they are experimenting with their craft to stay relevant Danish Raza It will be too much to expect Aalif Iqbal Khan to ... Read More »

The clean meat movement is here

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi A long time ago I realised what McDonald’s and KFC had understood quite a while back; that, for an average person, the gratification of his tastebuds was more important than saving the world, being compassionate, stopping global warming or even looking after his own health. So I mentally gave up on trying to make everyone vegetarian – ... Read More »

Huawei sees 300 per cent YoY growth this year

Prajyot Mainkar Huawei’s Honor brand has announced that it has sold over 1 million smartphones during the Diwali festive season sale on Amazon, Flipkart and Honor stores. Huawei phones like Honor 9N, Honor 9i, Honor 9 Lite, Honor 8X,  Honor 7A, Honor 7S and Honor 10 were clubbed with offers that caught people’s eyes. Of the list, Honor 9 was ... Read More »

In a state of trance

Sonali Mujumdar Acid is a tempestuous and turbulent trip: hallucinogenic and haywire, imbued with a melancholia that is hard to shake off. Originally written in Malayalam, Sangeetha Sreenivasan’s English translation of her own work is masterfully accomplished. A strange volatility grips the unusual household of same-sex couple, Kamala and Shaly and Kamala’s teenaged twin sons Aadi and Shiva. The women ... Read More »

A poor loser

Fredrick Noronha Last week, a friend and I were having a long chat. After wandering through diverse issues, expectedly disagreeing and having different perspectives, we agreed on one thing. We in Goa are simply not competitive today. This is especially true of those who are not returned emigrants, or not recent migrants. While these two categories have to work harder ... Read More »

I believe Dark Circles is a powerful read

Karan Thapar Mine is an unusual column this week. I’m going to do something I’ve never done before. My intention is to reintroduce someone you know as an occasional columnist or, previously, as a business channel market anchor – as a new and talented author whose first book, Dark Circles, has just been published. It’s a remarkable debut. I’m talking ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy J4+: Not a Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 killer

Kul Bhushan Even as Xiaomi has gained big chunk of phone market share in India, Samsung is on a course correction to make a big comeback. The Korean giant has already revamped its premium segment lineup with phones like Galaxy A7 and Galaxy A9. The company has also refreshed its budget Galaxy J-series. The latest offering from Samsung is Galaxy ... Read More »