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Crackdown on a Cement Cartel

Can stiff penalties deter the formation of business cartels? The Competition Commission of India (CCI), empowered by the Centre to crack down on business collusion that goes against consumer…

The New New Delhi Anthem

It started out as a regular gig for a private Holi party thrown by Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit at her residence. Little did the five band members of Astitva know that one of their songs would…

The Benefits of a Potbelly

The Moai statues of Easter Island are giant human representations which can weigh as much as 80 tonnes. The local legend about the statues is that they walked to the spots where they are today.…

When You Smash a Little Too Hard

Vishnu Vardhan, the Indian tennis player chosen to partner Leander Paes in the Olympics, must be the first world No 300 in history to have a flashy website of his own. The site has ornate fonts and…

Rejoice, he has gone

Amidst the frantic number-crunching on Budget Day, some of us usually try to lighten the atmosphere with a few side bets. For example, it is an unwritten rule of Budget speechifying that the Finance…

Samsung Smart TV ES8000

This slim 55 inch LED TV looks great atop a table-top stand. In fact, you may not even want to mount it on a wall. In case you do, all the regular brackets and sockets are firmly in place. Also in…

Why Women Need Reading Glasses Before Men

While studies had consistently reported that women require reading glasses or bifocal lenses earlier than men, it is only now that researchers have found out the why of it. A study has discovered…

The Anonymity Effect

Frank Money is a 24 year-old-veteran of the Korean War who has been back in the States for a year but has not yet had the heart to go home to Lotus, Georgia, ‘the worst place in the world’. In Korea…

An Outsider in Bollywood

I am not sure when and why he pressed the button, but some moody god somewhere decided to play with my life last year—the year that I completed ten years as an outsider in Bollywood. This guy turned…

Chic Comfort

It is lunch time on a Thursday in Colaba. Inside The Table, a low buzz of conversation is audible against the classic jazz playing in the background. All seats have been taken. The mix is diverse—…