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What Ails Her Now

Cover Story

Why the young Indian urban woman is so unwell

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Business Briefing 03/10

Stop the Maharaja’s Privy Purse The business of running India’s national carrier, Air India, is now turning into an obscene farce. At the cost of the taxpayer’s money in a year that India faces a…

Bush Torture Did Not Work

If you needed more evidence that George W Bush got it wrong, then here it is. According to a report in the journal Trends in Cognitive Science, torture techniques used by the Bush administration are…

E eto Six!

The Champions League tournament will be played from 8-23 October and features the top domestic Twenty20 sides from cricketing nations. India will be represented by the top three teams of this year’s…

Hope Unveiled

When the Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC defers to ‘the world’s most famous gemstone’, bonk us Indians on the heads for mistakenly-assuming they mean the Koh-i-Noor. We forget that America’s…

India This Week

Gang Wars in Byculla When under trial don Arun Gawli decided to contest the 13 October Maharashtra Assembly polls from the newly carved out Byculla constituency, Mumbai crime branch chief Rakesh…

Mick Jagger in Jodhpur?

Nobody’s confirming it, but then, nobody’s denying it either. British rock star Mick Jagger is expected to make his way to Jodhpur this week for the third edition of Jodhpur Riff (Rajasthan…

Twitter for Your Life

About 10 per cent of the world’s accident deaths happen on Indian roads. But the Government has a solution now: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and the…

Kill a Book for a Word?

Murzban F Shroff, who wrote a book of short stories called Breathless in Bombay, nominated for the 2009 Commonwealth Prize, has been taken to court for a character in his book using the word ghati to…

Jaws of Love

If the aphrodisiacs are not working, try Barry White’s bass voice. There’s proof of outright success If the aphrodisiacs are not working, try Barry White’s bass voice. There’s proof of outright…

Anyone Seen Her Lately?

Wilderness has its attractions, they say. About 75 years have passed since Lord Erskine, British governor of the erstwhile Madras Presidency, visited a remote village located on the eastern ridge of…