Kunal Doley

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Bend it like grandma: Age no bar for these grandmother-entrepreneurs

Ahead of Women’s Day, we look at a few ‘super grandmoms’ from across the country who are successfully running and mentoring their own ventures

Ahead of Women's Day, let us look at a few 'super grandmoms' from across the country who are running their own ventures or mentoring/supervising them, some with a little support from their family and well-wishers.

Elegy for the East – A story from 1990s’ Assam

A translation brings alive the conflict in the northeastern state that hogged headlines a few decades back

It is told from the point of view of a young journalist Partha who works in Guwahati as a correspondent for a national daily. It is also the time when the unrest in Assam was attracting the attention of the national media.

Startups from the north-eastern region of India that will be worth watching out for in 2021

From adventure tourism and agritech to media and entertainment, there are a whole lot of startups that may see increased business in the new year.

From adventure tourism and agritech to media and entertainment, there are a whole lot of startups that may see increased business in the new year.

Brewing hope: How tea startups in the north-east are revolutionising the 170-year-old industry

Tea startups in the north-east are fighting the Covid challenge and revolutionising the tea industry by leveraging the uniqueness of the region.

Show Must Go On: A rundown of some of upcoming festivals

How are the music and art festivals faring this season, considering the coronavirus scare is still looming large? Are they being held at all? And if yes, in what format?

Book review: Evolution of an e-revolution

In his latest book, India Social, computer engineer-turned-activist/politician (and now author) Ankit Lal writes about this mass e-movement called social media and how it helped shape India’s policies in the past decade or

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Flying High: Chronicles of Tony Fernandes’ triumphs and challenges

The 53-year-old business tycoon’s latest book is a story of resilience and perseverance, and all that it takes to reach the pinnacle of success.

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Book review: How the lotus bloomed in the north-east

Taking a leaf from history, an attempt to explain the BJP’s rise to power in a region that is as remote as it is complex.

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Internet of Things

Life is unimaginable without the Internet. How much will it reshape the concept of a smart, connected world in the coming year?

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Book review: Stream Punks by Robert Kyncl

Streampunks is a quick guide to everything that you wanted to know about that Internet revolution called YouTube, told in an anecdotal and fascinating way.

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At ITC Sangeet Sammelan, the Guru-Shishya parampara is reinventing itself to reach out to newer generation of music lovers

It’s 5 o’clock on a nippy December evening in Kolkata. Generally, the sprawling green landscape inside the heritage ‘Aldeen’ building complex is a picture of contrast to the narrow—but significant—Netaji Subhash C

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Book review: Billionaire business man Richard Branson takes off from where he left in his last autobiography

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson takes off from where he left in his last autobiography, recounting his life from being a records impresario to a global entrepreneur

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These startups in India show how to deal with garbage and make it profitable

The country is grappling with large volumes of waste. But there are some dedicated start-ups in the country which are showing not only how to deal with the problem but also how to make it profitable for themselves as well as

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‘Indian Railways-The Weaving of a National Tapestry’ recaptures the fascinating history of the country’s rail network

Just consider these facts: the Indian Railways is the fourth-largest railway network in the world comprising 1,19,630 km of total track and 92,081 km of running track over a route of 66,687 km, with 7,216 stations at the end

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Meet green warrior couple who created first ever private wildlife sanctuary in India

As children, they grew up amidst verdant nature. While 76-year-old Anil Malhotra attended Welham Boys’ School and The Doon School—both located in Dehradun in the foothills of the Himalayas—his 65-year-old wife Pamela Ma

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With changing time, Indian art auction houses betting big on the online format

When Saffronart conducted its 2017 online summer auction recently, up to 74% of the contemporary lots on offer were sold.

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Wonders of the Web

In a sector where rules are rewritten with each passing day, a timely guide to understand the whirlwind of activity around e-commerce in India.

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The battle for India’s e-market

The impending high-profile acquisition between Flipkart and Snapdeal has once again put the focus back on Indian e-commerce and a change in the landscape that the sector is witnessing as a result of intense competition among

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Here is how several home grown defence startups are helping Indian armed forces in modern warfare

The government may have just given a boost to its ‘Make in India’ initiative by resolving a year-long logjam over defence manufacturing by private companies, but several homegrown defence start-ups are already assisting t

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From flowcharts to farms: Meet the people who are trading the corporate world for greener pastures

Leaving fat salaries, secure jobs and cushy environments behind, several Indians are trading the corporate world for greener pastures and taking up farming full-time. Here are some such stories.

Finding gold in junk: Realising huge potential of used and refurbished goods, e-commerce players eyeing untapped market

Indian homes are sitting on a huge stockpile of unused goods— items that they no longer require and which can be liquidated to buy items that are more relevant to them.

Space the new frontier for entrepreneurs worldwide

Govt agencies apart, several private players from Elon Musk’s SpaceX to India’s Team Indus, are making space less mysterious and more accessible.

A long journey: Mission moon

As I proceed towards the reception area, I am greeted with a wraparound banner that reads: ‘New world thinking for tomorrow’s challenges’.

All the world’s a stage: Alternative cultural venues changing the way people engage with arts

BY THE looks of it, you might mistake it for another abandoned factory premises on a stretch of such units located in Okhla, an industrial district on the southern fringes of the national capital.

Delhi Aerocity: National capital’s own mixed use realty project

IF THE way you do business is changing, where you do business should also follow suit, right? And what if we told you that you could mix a bit of pleasure too along with business?

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How free Wi-Fi is transforming India’s railway stations

Google has termed it “the biggest and fastest public Wi-Fi” project in the world. Claims aside, the US tech giant's partnership with Indian Railways to provide free Wi-Fi services to railway stations across the country is

Wi-Fi in a Web

Jumping up from your moment of inertia, you suddenly realise that you need to log on to the Net to read an urgent email.

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