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Story Posted on 09-02-2018

ART & CULTURE

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Rolex Arts Initiative Mentor and Protégé programme, Musicians, Art, Philip Glass

Philip Glass on performing famous opera Satyagraha in India

His 1979 opera could be premiered in India in 2019 on the occasion of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary.

ART & CULTURE

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Rolex Arts Initiative Mentor and Protégé programme, Authors, Art, Pico Iyer

Pico Iyer on books and artistic expression in India

The famous travel writer is delighted that the book is alive and well in India.

SPORTS

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Rohit Sharma, Cape Town ODI, Twitter, Virat Kohli

When Virat Kohli asked you to 'unfollow' him on Twitter

There’s an alternative to being offensive and getting personal on social media. It doesn’t take much, just a little thought.

ART & CULTURE

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Rolex Arts Initiative Mentor and Protégé programme, Philip Glass, Anish Kapoor, Freedom of Expression

Why Anish Kapoor says artists need a collective voice to overcome the environment of fear

The Indian-origin British sculptor, who knows a thing or two about offending people, says never waste a good crisis.

POLITICS

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Parliament, Narendra Modi, Renuka Chowdhury

Why men like Modi can't take Renuka Chowdhury's laughter

There is nothing worse for those with a fragile ego.

VARIETY

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Amazon, Web app, Entertainment, Bollywood

The Test Case to Haq Se: 5 Hindi web series that are making news

Not for the regular television audience.

SCI-TECH

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Features, Edit messages, Group Calling, UPI Payments

UPI payments to group calling: All the cool features coming to WhatsApp

They will make their way to the platform in the coming days.

POLITICS

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Religious bigotry, Indian Muslims

I'm an Indian Muslim. Why must I suffer the acid test and prove my patriotism?

It’s the 'new normal' except that it is neither normal nor should it ever be.

VARIETY

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Health insurance, Union Budget 2018, Indian healthcare

India's public healthcare system deserves a check-up

The article is co-authored by Neha Yadav, a public health researcher at JNU, and Ajay Kumar, who writes policy analysis and is a doctoral scholar at JNU.

ART & CULTURE

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Sanitary pads, Menstruation, Twinkle Khanna, Akshay Kumar

Akshay Kumar's Pad Man Challenge is what India needs to break the taboo around menstruation

The film is based on the life of Arunachalam Muruganantham, who developed low-cost sanitary pads and raised awareness about unhygienic menstrual practices in villages.