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Monk in the midst of muck

Sunday, 09 Apr 2017 | Claude Arpi | in Agenda

China speaks big and loud, but it has not been able to win the hearts of the Tibetans 60 years after their so-called liberation. How can the Communist leadership convince the people of Arunachal to join the authoritarian regime? Buddhists believe in the concept of sacred places or peethas. During the...

Starting from the Middle

Sunday, 02 Apr 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

The middleman in India has emerged as an arguably indispensable player in almost all fields. From a student to a corporate or political honcho alike, they all need a broker first of all to get things started with convenience. A mediator or a meddler? ANANYA BORGOHAIN studies the role and...

Cutting the cord

Sunday, 26 Mar 2017 | Kushan Mitra | in Agenda

The advent of online streaming services that can stream content directly to your television screen is making the argument for cutting the cable connection more and more convincing, believes Kushan Mitra Is it time to cut the cable? In the past year and a half, online television streaming services Hotstar Premium,...

UPward and forward

Sunday, 19 Mar 2017 | Rajesh Singh | in Agenda

Is the marginalisation of the two caste-based parties in Uttar Pradesh a harbinger of change — from identity politics to the politics of development? If we take the 2014 and 2017 elections together, that does seem to be the suggestion, writes RAJESH SINGH Understanding an election result as monumental as that...

Acts of activism

Sunday, 12 Mar 2017 | Garima Dutt | in Agenda

The Oscars have always been a politically charged platform. Last year was all about #OscarsSoWhite, a charge the Academy has put to rest for now, with the Blacks receiving most of the top honours. This year too, the ceremony was filled with jibes on Donald Trump’s administration and policies. Here’s...

The viral spiral

Sunday, 05 Mar 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

Ananya borgohain explores how digital platform TVF pioneered a revolution for young entertainment seekers. From hiring tech experts from Silicon Valley to gruelling scripting and improvising sessions to effective and efficient brand integration, the founder, creative director, writer, and actors share their visions The term ‘Indian urban middle-class youth’ not only...

Trump's card for India

Sunday, 26 Feb 2017 | Gopalan Balachandran | in Agenda

There is no hurry to form a judgement on Trump right away. Both President Trump and PM Modi share some traits — not all are complimentary. That may be an advantage, but then again not National elections and change of Government is routine in most democracies and except for a temporary...

Tamil Nadu’s political quagmire

Sunday, 19 Feb 2017 | Kumar Chellappan | in Agenda

What will happen to the State politics after the weakening of the AIADMK? There is a positive consolidation of the DMK under the leadership of Stalin, which should be taken into consideration. One can only wait and watch, writes Kumar Chellappan It may not be out of place to write...

The many sides of Vajpayee

Sunday, 12 Feb 2017 | Rajesh Singh | in Agenda

Treading the middle ground while remaining on the Right is not everyone’s cup of tea, but Atal Bihari Vajpayee did it with great panache. The key to understanding him is to realise that everything he did or said was guided by his resolve to serve the national interest, writes RAJESH...

EVOLUTION OF THE KHANS

Sunday, 05 Feb 2017 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

As Sultan, Dangal, and Raees have displayed the three Khans of the Hindi film industry with renewed vigour and a raw sense of masculinity, ANANYA BORGOHAIN tries to understand how their aura has transformed over the years At a recent media conclave, actor Ranbir Kapoor, whose films have fared abysmally in...


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HEC, Paras Healthcare to run Multi Super Speciality Hospital

18 Jan 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) and Paras Healthcare today announced to run a 300 bedded super speciality hospital providing tertiary care services in the Capital City. A PPP project for the same was signed by CMD, HEC, Avijit Ghosh and MD, Paras Healthcare, Dr Dharminder Nagar on Tuesday...

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