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So, what actually makes a film tick?

The year was 1991. Shah Rukh Khan was yet to make his debut and Laxmikant Pyarelal still ruled the roost.

The legend of the levitating stone

Tucked away somewhere in the back of my mind was the memory of having seen a large stone being lifted by a group of people with one finger.

Flying without wings

With virtual reality poised to become mainstream, the marketplace is abuzz with all kinds of peripherals to help make the virtual a little more real—or should we say “fantastic”?

Crucial verdict

The prognostication that future wars will be fought over water implies the stark reality that water is a scarce and depleting resource and its conservation should be the key issue in inter-state wa

In the shadow of old guard

In 1998, when Sonia Gandhi returned to active politics and took over the presidentship of the Congress party in dramatic fashion, effectively overthrowing Sitaram Kesri, the apparent reason was tha

Carrying deep scars

Samba in 2013 and 2015; Pathankot, Uri and Nagrota in 2016; Kupwara in 2017; now, Jammu in 2018.

Get set, go...

India’s series victory against South Africa, in the six-match one-day international, has made them stand at number one position.

Refashioning of Kolkata

The doyen among Indian industrialists Ratan Tata, whose group’s affiliations to Kolkata go back a couple of generations if not more, had this wistful story to narrate.

No confusion please

Over the last few months Kashmir is in national focus for reasons of a continuing attempt of Pakistan to infiltrate armed terrorists into the valley from across the LOC, failure of the Mahbooba Muf

“A step towards uniform civil code”

BR Chopra’s ‘Nikaah’ put the spotlight on triple talaq in dramatic style in the Eighties.

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