Book Review – Battling for India: A Citizen’s Reader by Githa Hariharan and Salim Yusufji

Edited by Githa Hariharan and Salim Yusufji, Battling For India: A Citizen’s Reader is a collection of articles, essays, interviews and poems by writers and intellectuals during the period to addres

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Worried about Monday Blues? Here’s 5 easy tricks to beat it

According to a 2015 global poll conducted by Monster, Sunday night blues are ‘really bad’ and 76% of those surveyed suffer sadness and angst throughout their Sunday evening.

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Art of faking art: How forged art is circulated and ways of detection

With duplication being a rising menace in the art world, Indrani Bose tries to decipher how forged art is circulated, its impact on the market and ways of detection

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Secrets of the seven sisters: Exploring the unknown flavours of the north-east

Characterised by a diverse population with different ethnic backgrounds, the food in the north-east of the country, with its bounty of local ingredients, is simple, flavourful, yet relatively unknown

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Euphonic Yoga: The tune of new-age yoga

Dance and yoga are two different aspects but have been very well synchronised in this art form. The ideology behind this form makes dance as the most beautiful form of movement expressing the innermos

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Womankind’s giant leap: Who will be the first female moonwalker?

So, who will she be? No one knows for sure, but it's a likely bet the candidate will be selected from among NASA's current roster of 12 female astronauts.

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Indigo flight offers: Now travel from Ahmedabad to Guwahati, Bagdogra; check timings, fares

According to details shared by IndiGo, flight number 6E 6053 departs from Ahmedabad at 9.40 am and reaches Bagdogra at 12.10 pm.

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Diabetes menace: Lack of access to insulin and preference of foreign brands making situation worse

By 2035, the number of people with diabetes in India is expected to increase by 70%, pointing to the possibility of a serious epidemic that triggers an urgent need for anti-diabetic medicines and insu

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Chandrayaan 2: Meet India’s ‘Rocket Women’ who are leading the country’s second moon mission!

ISRO scientist Ritu Karidhal and electronics system engineer Muthayya Vanitha, both in their 40s, will be leading the Moon Mission’s main components- project oversight as well as crucial final phase


India’s own space station: Here’s how ISRO plans to join the elite club

ISRO Chairman K Sivan had announced on Thursday that the proposed space station would weigh around 20 tonnes.

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Travelling to Tirupati? Don’t miss this important update: Now, no recommendation letters for VIP break darshan

Appealing to pilgrims for their co-operation, the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has categorically stated that VIP darshan tickets would not be issued henceforth on Friday, Saturdays, Sundays hencefort

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Now fly to Varanasi, Gaya Buddhist circuit in India at affordable rates; check IndiGo flight offers

IndiGo flight offers, ticket fares, timings: The 12 non-stop daily and weekly flights will start from August 8. Bookings for these IndiGo flights have opened.


India to set up own space station, says ISRO chairman

Isro chief Sivan added that a memorandum of understanding has been signed with the IAF to select and train astronauts.

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More Indians dine out than ever! Delhiites throng to restaurants the most

With several reasons such as busier lifestyles, disposable incomes and quirky food choices, consumer choices are fast changing in India when it comes to dining out.

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Kashi Vishwanath Temple Corridor’s final DPR ready! PM Narendra Modi’s dream project is every pilgrim’s joy

The DPR also provides illustrated description as well as tender documents including the project’s money assessment and design templates. A sum of Rs 460 crores will be reportedly spent on the constr

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India to have its own space station! ISRO plans to take historic leap

ISRO has a successful record in space missions including Chandrayaan -1, Mangalyaan and launching of over hundred satellites in one go. 

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Kerala payasam fans, Ambalapuzha temple’s paal payasam to be now served in paper containers soon!

With this new green initiative, the Travancore Devaswom Board is keen to make the temple premises free of plastic containers.

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Tughlaq has taught me not to judge people harshly for the choices they have made: Anuja Chandramouli

Readers will be delighted to know that Anuja Chandramouli's latest offering 'Muhammad Bin Tughlaq: Tale of a Tyrant' has already broken into Amazon's bestsellers list (historical fiction).

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At 90, Anne Frank will forever be the 15 year old girl whose diary conquered hearts worldwide

Anne Frank's legacy is valuable as in her own words, she reminds us so gently: "How wonderful it is that no one has to wait, but we can start right now to gradually change the world."

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Visit Maharashtra’s mysterious Lonar Crater Lake! Must-know interesting facts at a glance

Adding an extra treat for tourists and travelers, the town in itself is a breathtaking location, just ideally perfect for a short break to take a weekend getaway from the sedentary urban life.

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Travelling abroad? Now, a new online platform to buy forex at market-clearing rates

The forex rates will be closer to the interbank rate if bought through the new online platform.

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Coercive population control laws will be a setback to India’s family planning efforts

Over the years, India has achieved a steady decline in its fertility rates and a slowing down of its population growth.

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Misuse of antibiotics causing antimicrobial resistance

Deliberations on fighting AMR and formulating an action plan were held at a two-day national workshop which was jointly-organised by the CSE, based in New Delhi, and the Department of Health and Famil

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Planning to travel to China? Good news! IndiGo to start flights on Delhi-Chengdu route from this date

"China is a market with immense potential and holds prominent trade, cultural and tourism values. We hope to further strengthen this relation by announcing our entry into China," he added.

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Big update on India’s next Moon mission! Chandrayaan-2 mission launch date revealed

The launch would take place at 2.51 am on board the GSLV MK-III vehicle from the spaceport of Sriharikota.

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Need to see maternal health from beyond the lenses of safe child delivery

With the lack of any specific targets, the factors around morbidity are seldom monitored as closely as mortality.

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World Day Against Child Labour: Sowing the seeds for a child labour free future

After years of concerted effort and campaigning the world by 2012 saw great progress in reducing the number of child labourers from 245 million to 168 million.

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