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Sandeep Bamzai
Freedom Files: A BRIDGE TOO FAR

After the signing of the Delhi Agreement in 1952 (see Box), it was felt that an early decision should be taken for the implementation of those parts of the accord which had so far not been brought

Sangeetha G.
Top billing: Cherry blossoms in Japan

Japan, synonymous with industrialisation, has started becoming a hotspot for Indian tourists.

Ritwik Mukherjee
Cost no bar for footloose traveller

The travel and tourism sector is, by nature, an international business.

Ranjan Das
SCREENSAVOUR: One step behind

Since the birth and establishment of cinema as an industry more than hundred years ago, the appeal of stars has been so overwhelming that most often the common audience who flock to watch their fav

Sangeetha G.
Customised Travel

Deepa Yadav, a housewife in Gurgaon is a seasoned traveller. She has been on vacations abroad with her family since 2000.

Bubbles Sabharwal
Perfection and the Public Persona

Why are celebrities, successful people, influential people always deemed to be perfect? There is the Public Persona and there is the private persona.

Sangeetha G.
India expects growth in G&J exports as China slashes tariffs by 65%

Direct exports of jewellery to China as well as that to Hong Kong are expected to see significant growth with Beijing reducing import tariffs by an average 67 per cent on 18 categories of jewellery

Subhash Narayan
NTPC’s SJVNL acquisition likely this year

After kickstarting consolidation in the oil sector, the government plans to undertake a similar exercise in the power sector this year, allowing state-owned NTPC to buy out the entire central gover

Ritwik Mukherjee
BSDU to emerge as largest skill development university

UGC-recorgnised Bhartiya Skill Development University (BSDU), one of the handful of skill development universities in the country, founded by Switzerland-based Indian scientist Rajendra Joshi (who

Nirbhay Kumar
Ghost of 5/20 may haunt GoAir

Amid a CBI probe into allegations of Air Asia India lobbying with the aviation ministry for easing overseas flying norms, it has now emerged that it was Wadia group-promoted GoAir that first sought

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