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Better Listen, India

Cover Story

America seems to have downgraded its relationship with India. It’s amply evident in its attitude.

Stories in this issue

Reinvention via Recession

How a spunky bunch of Indian professionals have used the recession as a springboard to better things. How a spunky bunch of Indian professionals have used the recession as a springboard to better…

Beyond Sight

Partho Bhowmick, an infotech professional with a passion for photography, considers the Rs 10 magazine he picked up from a street bookseller one of the greatest acts of serendipity in his life. It…

Business Briefing 22/08

After Qualified Institutional Placement, It’s Non-Convertible Debentures Mopping up money in these times of relatively tight liquidity is a difficult proposition. The new surge in corporate India…

An Incurable Shyness

Last week in Bombay, the hospital mask became a sudden fashion. Men dangled from moving trains wearing the mask. People walked over the tracks and crossed the road as they always did and escaped…

Paradise Lost

Rabindranath Tagore’s final lecture, read out on his 80th birthday in 1941, was entitled ‘Crisis in Civilisation’. The crisis that he elucidated so vividly in that famous lecture has now come to…

Who’s Going to Draw the Map of Abkhazia?

Political geography is a fuzzy subject. We grew up with images of a square-ish Kashmir, and now keep getting confused by maps in a western world where our crowning state looks lopped off. Similarly,…

The Beautification of Nasihu

An Egyptian mummy dating back to 2,500 BC will soon go under the knife for a much-needed restoration. For the delicate operation on Nasihu, the 16-year-old daughter of a pharaoh, at Hyderabad’s State…

Dial a Tuk Tuk

No longer will residents of Chandigarh have to haggle endlessly with auto drivers or waste precious minutes waiting for a suitable mode of transportation. Auto rickshaws will now be a phone call…

‘I just have Rs 770 crore’

For the 2008 Karnataka Assembly elections, M Krishnappa had the distinction of declaring the largest assets at Rs 147.88 crore. It is now bypoll time and his son, Priya Krishnappa, has revealed he is…

Picasso’s Passage to India

Pablo Picasso may never have made that trip to India but a couple of his original hand drawings and etchings are making their way to the India Art Summit in New Delhi this week. Beck & Eggeling,…