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The New Normals

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In the last decade our world has turned topsy turvy

Stories in this issue

Dry, Dry, Dry Again

“Look... Common crane in flight,” yells an ecstatic Sohanlal atop a watchtower, counting 12 birds, “They’re looking for a place to land…” It’s contagious. The photojournalist can barely contain her…

India This Week

New Leaders, Old Troubles After a series of electoral defeats, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tried to put up a brave face with its new President Nitin Gadkari replacing Rajnath Singh last week…

Business Briefing 26/12

Dumped by Cars, F1 Gets Ready to Fly Toyota, the world’s largest car maker, sees Formula 1 participation as a needless indulgence. Hitherto committed F1 participant Renault has sold a sizable stake…

The Boy who Robs Policemen

This is one birthday that the Delhi Police will clap the loudest. The day a particular boy who’s been giving them heartburn turns 18, and they can finally put him behind bars. This boy is the leader…

Clubs for Senior Citizens

The Haryana government has decided to set up 1,000 senior citizen clubs in its rural areas. While the project makes all the right noises about facilitating ‘social interaction and socio-psychological…

Predicting Brittany Murphy’s Death

Perez Hilton is the most famous internet gossip columnist in Hollywood. His website boasts of being ‘Hollywood’s Most Hated Website’. But for someone who deals in rumours, he made a startling…

Cuteness as Climate Cue

Those hardest hit by climate change will be species who, unlike humans, don’t drive, fly or cruise. The eucalyptus tree-hugging koala bear, the emperor penguin and the underwater clownfish who flit…

Joint Stakes

Never mind the controversy about building a contentious Ram temple at Ayodhya, a group of Muslims in Kadarabad village, about 125 km from Patna, have built a Shiva temple. Mohammad Fakhrul Islam, a…

Hic Hic, Ladies Only

This is just the place for wine and women, but unfortunately no men are allowed inside. W3–Wine Women Wit, an exclusive wine club for women, has been launched in Mumbai.  Members get invites to…

Bespoke Robots

Bespoke suits at Savile Row are legendary and cost upwards of $4,000. The reason for the cost is that they are an outstanding fit and last years. The Japanese have taken bespoke one step forward.…