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The death of Indian TV

Sunday, 19 Aug 2018 | UMANG AGGARWAL | in Agenda

Censorship and taste of the masses have been two of the major arguments used in defence of the content churned out by traditional TV post-2000, as compared to the more recent digitalised content. But the family audience-friendly content of TVF's latest web series, Yeh Meri Family, shows that there's more...

Bitten by the digital entertainment bug?

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Tejasvini Akhawat | in Agenda

Entertainment has a new barrier and it’s not just controlled by money. The emphasis is on subscription to gain access to a digital fraternity, writes Tejasvini Akhawat What could be worse than being a couch potato? Perhaps, a chair worm or a bed bug. And the bug’s bite — in this...

The ever-changing face of advertising

Sunday, 12 Aug 2018 | Parveen Singhal | in Agenda

We see the recommended content/pages on our social media news feeds, which look like a part of the editorial flow of the page. This is an example of new-age native ads, writes Parveen Singhal Since ages, we all have been surrounded by content, but in the present digital era, content and...

Ruthlessly yours

Sunday, 05 Aug 2018 | ANUBHAV PRADHAN | in Agenda

If we were to go back to historians’ definition of a courtesan, we will find out that they were female intellectuals who belonged to unconventional households and earned a living through poetry, song, and dance, Ruth Vanita tells ANUBHAV PRADHAN South Asian cultures have a richly varied history of courtesans. Far...

Netarhat Beauty behind the cavern

Sunday, 22 Jul 2018 | Somen Sengupta | in Agenda

Netarhat is a place so beautiful that even the British felt the need of keeping it hidden, writes Somen Sengupta As the calm and almost underpopulated road is taken on the way to this destination, one tends to wonder, “Is it Netarhat or nature hut?” But, well, as William Shakespeare...

The Benazir I knew

Sunday, 15 Jul 2018 | Sashanka S Banerjee | in Agenda

There are many versions of what the real Benazir Bhutto was like and why she was assassinated, but for Sashanka S Banerjee, she will always be the woman who went from offending him to befriending him, and sharing dark secrets Ironically, my first experience of meeting Benazir Bhutto was quite unpleasant,...

Between the idea and the reality: Being a teacher in higher education institution

Sunday, 08 Jul 2018 | Swati Pal | in Agenda

It’s learning how to cope with students’ academic requirements, contributing to the corporate life of the college, as well as constantly looking into one’s own personal academic evolution. A teacher needs to be a master juggler, says Dr SWATI PAL It is a sad fact that higher education in India begins...

Auckland A cosmopolitan paradise

Sunday, 01 Jul 2018 | Vissa Venkata Sundar | in Agenda

The Kiwis are large-hearted people and welcome the world with a warm smile and embrace. Cosmopolitan cities, pristine nature, and an adventurer’s paradise, this country can inject adrenaline from the word go, writes VISSA VENKATA SUNDAR Travelling to the other end of the world?”, a friend of mine said jokingly, reacting...

Fake news and its impact on technology

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | AMRITA BHINDER | in Agenda

Even though the world we live in is becoming increasingly reliant on technological tools, many are yet to accept their tech-friends because of concerns about privacy. But it’s about time we realised that we are still in control — probably more than ever, writes AMRITA BHINDER Look around and you’d notice...

Dairy-tales: Facts about milk you didn’t know

Sunday, 24 Jun 2018 | Swati Poddar | in Agenda

#DontGetMilked campaign aims to play an active role in bringing to light the truth behind the production of dairy and its products, writes Swati Poddar Animals are sentient beings, like humans they can observe, feel pain and happiness. In the case of cows and buffaloes, production of milk for human consumption...



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Ranchi girl wins Int’l beauty contest

19 Aug 2018 | PNS | Ranchi

Yet another girl from the Capital City Khushboo Vijay became the winner of Miss India International Global 2018 and will be representing India next year in Malaysia 2019 for World Finale. The event was held in Guwahati on August 2018...

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