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THE BIG HITTER

Mumbai, June 21 -- Just before Yuvraj Singh announced his retirement earlier this week at an event in Mumbai, a 20-oddminute self-indulgent film played out at the venue. The film was a tribute to the ... Read More


ALL THE COLOURS OF A SUNSET

Mumbai, June 21 -- Located on Vietnam's central coast, where the Thu Bon river meets the South China Sea, Hoi An is an impeccably preserved historic town with walls the colour of a mellow sunset. Its ... Read More


Looking for Pahari Wilson

Mumbai, June 21 -- The 800-odd kilometres had taken their toll, especially while riding across the scorching plains from Lucknow, until the climb started towards Mussoorie. As I finally relaxed on the... Read More


Prabhtej Singh Bhatia: THE HOME BREW

Mumbai, June 21 -- It would be fair to imagine that a casual meeting with the founder of a craft-beer brand would involve enjoying a cold one. Not immediately though, for Prabhtej Singh Bhatia, founde... Read More


'Most people don't realize how cool India is to others'

Mumbai, June 21 -- Rory Sutherland, British advertising veteran and vice-chairman of Ogilvy UK, wears multiple hats-adman, TED speaker and a published writer. An old Ogilvy hand with more than two dec... Read More


SHADOW BANK SETBACK

Mumbai, June 21 -- Non-banking financial companies (NBFCs) have been in the news since September last year for all the wrong reasons. From defaults to rating downgrades, fears of potential collapse to... Read More


IS HINDI BECOMING MORE POPULAR IN SOUTHERN INDIA?

Mumbai, June 21 -- The draft National Education Policy, which initially proposed introducing three languages, including Hindi, into the national curriculum, sparked outrage in the southern states. And... Read More


CAN ANYONE STOP THE BJP IN WESTERN STATES?

New Delhi, June 21 -- No set of election results epitomized the Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP's) dominance in the 2019 elections better than the verdict from western India. Across the 101 seats at sta... Read More


INDIA'S BUDGET MATH FACES A TOUGH CHALLENGE NOW

Mumbai, June 21 -- As with every other Union budget in the country, all eyes will focus on the fiscal deficit number that India's new finance minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, presents on 5 July in her ma... Read More


Hollywood goes beyond just dubbing in localization push

New Delhi, June 21 -- For its latest action comedy, Men In Black: International, which released worldwide last week, Sony Pictures India hasn't just stopped at dubbed versions in Hindi, Tamil and Telu... Read More