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Ben Rekhi's new documentary offers hope in time of polarisation...

“It was a recent tumultuous period in our history,” says Ben Rekhi, director of The Reunited States, a documentary about a handful...

Second season of Out of Love is more nuanced than the first

In the lush hills of Coonoor live the family of Dr Meera Kapoor—her businessman husband, Akarsh, their teenaged son, Abhishek, and...

Book review: 'Saving the World from Hitler: India's Battles...

After bringing out special issues commemorating World War I, the 1965 war, the 1971 war and the Kargil war over the last few years,...

When ordinary Indians took on the British

Reckoned from Plassey, the British ruled and looted India for 190 years. Counting from Warren Hastings, 42 governors-general and viceroys–a...

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Tamil Nadu is under total lockdown. The towering steel gate of a swanky bungalow on Habibullah Road in Chennai’s T. Nagar is closed....

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A mysterious Indian, known by his Twitter handle @TheSeeker268, deep dived into the internet to unearth troubling evidence that re-ignited...

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Professor of microbiology and immunology, as well as professor of paediatrics at the University of Iowa, Stanley Perlman has researched...

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Two individuals with very different personalities are united in an arranged marriage. The outgoing and sociable city girl, and the...

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It used to be the most fashionable address for exhibitions. But Bikaner House has been hit hard by the pandemic. There have been shows,...

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Rihab, a 19-year-old engineering student in Goa, is obsessed with sneakers. Air Jordan 1 ‘Dark Mocha’, Yeezy slides, foam runners......

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The year is 1961, when the US and the USSR are at the height of the Cold War, and all attention is focused on space. In October 1957,...

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Have you ever wondered what it feels like to live on two planets? Ask the NASA scientists who are working on its Mars rover, Perseverance....

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Hours after landing back on earth after a historic journey in space, Sirisha Bandla spoke to her aunt, Manjulatha Kanneganti, about...

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On February 28, the Indian Space Research Organisation’s polar satellite launch vehicle PSLV-C51 lifted off from the Sriharikota spaceport...

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Mission: MARS 2020 Rover: PERSEVERANCE   OBJECTIVE Seek signs of ancient life and collect samples of rock and regolith (broken rock...

Race, Health Care, Pandemic: Hope in a Year of Challenges

With another pandemic-era Juneteenth this weekend, the holiday’s message – of freedom, perseverance and hope -- is even more poignant....