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Society
Jackfruit: The Golden Fruit

A Karnataka farmer’s good luck could change the jackfruit market in the country

05 July 2019
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Business
Great Indian Money Illusion

Graph gazers say you should be pleased. India is nearing double digit economic growth once again. It’s boom time. But if that only makes you wonder which planet they are from, you are entirely justified. Here is why you are not as well off as the GDP graph suggests.

05 August 2010
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Books
Honey, I Shrunk My World

Bill Bryson’s short history of what he’d left behind on his ambitious travels, the home.

14 July 2010
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Sports
Who Referees Referees?

Decision bloopers this World Cup have stirred a lively debate on the adoption of technical aids. Because human errors in refereeing are making the difference between victory and defeat quite often.

30 June 2010
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Sports
It Was a Classic

Germany’s 4-1 defeat of England at the World Cup, despite the refereeing controversy, will be a match long remembered.

30 June 2010
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Art & Culture
Stay South, Mani Sir

One of South India’s most talented directors is proving himself an utter waste in trying to appeal to a wider market, his Raavan being a glaring case in point.

25 June 2010
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Sports
Europe’s Fall From Grace

Doddering about, even getting booted out of the World Cup in round one: What has gone wrong with the men from the Continent?

24 June 2010
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Sports
Loneliness of a German Fan

You get glares from people around you. But it only makes you clearer about why you’re cheering for this team.

16 June 2010
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Business
Gold Glows Anew

The traditional metal has been the hottest investment bet this volatile season. And there’s money on it for a reason.

16 June 2010
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Business
The Big Bucks

World Cup fever has gripped well-off, upper-end Indian audiences. Alas, Indian advertisers are looking away. They are busy chasing the TRPs of India-Sri Lanka cricket.

02 June 2010

Authors

Mehr Tarar

Mehr Tarar is a well-known Pakistani columnist and author

Nanditha Krishna

Nanditha Krishna is a historian, author and environmentalist, and director of the CPR Institute of Indological Research in Chennai

Makarand R Paranjape

Makarand R Paranjape, director, Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, is the author of the forthcoming book Swami Vivekananda: Hinduism and India’s Road to Modernity. Views are personal

Sumantra Bose

Sumantra Bose is Professor of International and Comparative Politics at the London School of Economics and Political Science. His next book, Secular States, Religious Politics: India, Turkey, and the Future of Secularism, will be published in early 2018 by Cambridge University Press

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