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Story Posted on 06-06-2018

ART & CULTURE

 |  3-minute read
Bagh-e-bedil, Heritage, Delhi, Bedil dehlvi

Brief history of Delhi's Bagh-e-Bedil — and a beloved Afghan poet

[Book excerpt] Abdul Qadir Bedil was considered a Sufi saint by many.

VOICES

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Pa ranjith, Kaala

Kaala is my father’s story. Why we slapped a Rs 100-crore notice on Rajinikanth

It was pretty clear from day one it is based on S Thiraviam Nadar.

POLITICS

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How Rahul Gandhi's Mandsaur speech has started a war of facts between Congress and BJP

Arun Jaitley wrote a Facebook post blasting the Congress president. A counter by Randeep Surjewala followed soon after.

SCI-TECH

 |  6-minute read
Design, Specifications, Smartphone, Asus rog phone

Asus ROG Phone: Game On- on your smartphone

The device brings with it a design that enables the use of modular accessories to help it stand out as a proper portable gaming device.

POLITICS

 |  8-minute read
World environment day, Environment, Climate change

Don’t stop at #WorldEnvironmentDay. 10 simple rules to live by to save Earth

When was the last time clean environment became an election issue? Make it one.

VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Hindusim, Pavan varma, Adi shankara, Adi shankaracharya: hinduism's greatest thinker

Adi Shankara through the eyes of Pavan Varma

The author leaves no doubt about his conviction that the Advaitic vision offers the ideal matrix for the unity and integrity of India.

VARIETY

 |  7-minute read
BJP, Mughal, Deen dayal upadhyaya, Mughalsarai

Bye bye, Mughalsarai — new name, same old debate

By making the railway station’s renaming a fight between ‘secular’ and ‘communal’ history, India’s Linen Liberals lost it again.

VARIETY

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Donald Trump, Democracy, Dutch pm, Mark rutte

Storm in a coffee cup: How amazing, the Dutch PM can clean up his own mess!

The growing gulf between the elite and the plebs creates space for leaders like Donald Trump, who at least pretend to be one with the commoners.

VARIETY

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Mumbai, Fine dining, Loudspeakers, Restaurants

Just keep quiet - because good food doesn't need big noise around it

Restaurants that play loud, headbanging numbers spoil the joy of eating out and our enjoyment of cuisine. Do they play it louder to hide off notes in the food?

VARIETY

 |  5-minute read
Swimsuit, Bikini, Miss america, Beauty pageants

Miss America drops bikini round - but still wears hypocrisy

Miss America doesn't want to be a misogynistic-type 'beauty pageant' anymore. But how will it judge women for their 'inner beauty'?