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The truth cannot be found in most Medias

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES The incident that took place at the Nehru stadium is abuzz on social media. Wherever you go, the incident where a boy is being beaten by policemen is played and with it follows other pieces of commentary in rhyme or song. Based on the video and at times pure gossip, people is demanding action on the perpetrators of ... Read More »

More than just a stripper’s memoir

This book by Sita Kaylin is an unapologetic autobiography of a fierce woman, who happens to be an exotic dancer. It shows just how relatable the desires, dreams, and fears of sex workers are Farozan Akhtar It’s not very often that you come across a book by an unknown author in a genre you aren’t really fond of. This forces ... Read More »

Honey, there’s arsenic in my chicken

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi “We have guests for dinner. Wife, please make them delicious chicken curry with arsenic in it. No? Then let’s take them out to have tandoori chicken – with arsenic.” These are not lines from the latest Bollywood murder mystery script. This is reality. Arsenic is that deadly element which has killed many a character in plays, movies ... Read More »

Watch YouTube videos within WhatsApp

Here is how WhatsApp’s upcoming Picture-in-Picture mode for watching videos works Kul Bhushan Picture-in-Picture (PiP) mode is one of the most anticipated features on WhatsApp. The feature allows users to watch videos hosted on third-party applications such as YouTube, Facebook and Instagram within WhatsApp. Earlier, these video links used to redirect users to the host app or mobile browser. The ... 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 »

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 »