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Permissions, tests: How a Ramlila overcame the odds

New Delhi, Oct. 20 -- The Ramayana is the story of the victory of good over evil. When the capital's much-celebrated Ramlila "SHRI RAM," a dance- drama, opened on Saturday , the team of artistes at th... Read More


Permissions, tests, masks, checks: How a Ramlila overcame the odds

India, Oct. 19 -- The Ramayana is the story of the victory of good over evil. When the capital's much-celebrated Ramlila "SHRI RAM," a dance- drama, opened on Saturday , the team of artistes at the Sh... Read More


Domestic workers face Covid test, interviews as they return to work

India, Oct. 12 -- Sampati Bala was a bundle of nerves when she recently appeared for a Zoom interview before her prospective employers in Gurugram. She was looking to work as a live-in nanny; most que... Read More


Low-cost schools struggle to survive Covid-19 onslaught

New Delhi, Oct. 5 -- Sanjay Aggarwal's office desk is piled with notebooks, school diaries, uncollected report cards, and registers, one of which has a record of students who have paid September's fee... Read More


Little bits of China all around us

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Bhagirath Palace, India's biggest wholesale lights market, is a long row of shopfronts festooned with strings of LED lights for sale - green, blue, red, yellow, white; all flick... Read More


Discovering little bits of China all around us

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- Bhagirath Palace, India's biggest wholesale lights market, is a long row of shopfronts festooned with strings of LED lights for sale - green, blue, red, yellow, white; all flick... Read More


Little bits of China all around us

India, Sept. 21 -- Bhagirath Palace, India's biggest wholesale lights market, is a long row of shopfronts festooned with strings of LED lights for sale - green, blue, red, yellow, white; all flickerin... Read More


A textbook problem: Schools shut, publishers count losses

New Delhi, Sept. 15 -- For the past six decades, Rajiv Gupta's family has been selling school and college textbooks from their shop in Delhi's Nai Sarak, one of the country's biggest textbook markets.... Read More


A textbook problem: Schools shut, publishers count losses

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- For the past six decades, Rajiv Gupta's family has been selling school and college textbooks from their shop in Delhi's Nai Sarak, one of the country's biggest textbook markets.... Read More


A textbook problem: Schools shut, publishers count losses

New Delhi, Sept. 14 -- For the past six decades, Rajiv Gupta's family has been selling school and college textbooks from their shop in Delhi's Nai Sarak, one of the country's biggest textbook markets.... Read More