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Yes, We Can, And We Did!

It was a lifelong dream to complete her doctorate. When she finally did, it was with her daughter
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ICC World Cup 2019: Matches That Deserve To Be Rewatched

Despite fears of the ICC World Cup 2019 being a washout, the event delivered some absolute thrillers that will be remembered for years to come

Joan Baez and Bob Dylan perform on the Rolling Thunder tour (Image source: Netflix)
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A Magical Conjuring

(Conjuring the) Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story by Martin Scorsese is a playfully unreliable film in which Scorsese addresses the unknowability of artists, the way ideas and people change over time, and how we build and destroy idols

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Health & Wellness

When Breath Becomes a Burden

A silent epidemic, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease is preventable but, worryingly, under-diagnosed

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10 Commandments Of Good Writing

Writing badly is easy – how to steer clear

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The Future of Vacations: Go Explore The World, Before It Changes

The climate crisis will transform travel destinations, so tick off your bucket list before it’s too late

Better Living

How To Save Taxes

Focus on your financial goals, and tax benefits will follow

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Features

The Life of Letters

On the lost art of letter-writing

The Man in the Sola Hat, Bombay, 1985, by Sooni Taraporevala, archival pigment print, 40 × 60 in (Image Courtesy: Chemould Prescott Road and Sooni Taraporevala)
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Sooni Taraporevala's Famous Still Captures the Essence of the Parsi Community in India

Sooni Taraporevala is a photographer, screenwriter and film-maker, and has written the screenplay for films like Salaam Bombay! and Mississippi Masala.

Plastics as Fees, A Citizen Legislator, The Tiger Guardian and a Man on a Mission
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Plastics as Fees, A Citizen Legislator, The Tiger Guardian and a Man on a Mission

From a unique school in Assam to a man distributing saplings and a common man's legislator, we have uplifting news from across the country

Freedom, She Ruled
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Freedom, She Ruled

The Rani of Bilehra was an unlikely champion of emancipation

Gun Island Review: A New Awakening
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Gun Island Review: A New Awakening

Despite his shortcomings in crafting dialogues, Amitav Ghosh's latest climate fiction Gun Island is another surprisingly exhilarating read that evokes wonder in the reader

Web Exclusive How Finance Ministers Over The Years Ended Their Budget Speeches
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How Finance Ministers Over The Years Ended Their Budget Speeches

Budget speeches may be long and boring affairs, but India's finance ministers have often ended them in interesting ways

The Women Who Ruled India: Five Tales of Bravery, Resilience and Defiance
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The Women Who Ruled India: Five Tales of Bravery, Resilience and Defiance

A look at five courageous Indian women who have, over the centuries, overcome the greatest odds to become rulers and administrators