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'I am still a work in progress'

'I am still a work in progress'

'Every opportunity, every disappointment, every rejection, every accolade...' 'Everything has contributed in shaping my character and my choices and who I have become.' IMAGE: Dia Mirza with her mother Deepa. Photograph: Kind courtesy Dia Mirza/Instagram Dia Mirza is excited about her role in the Sanjay Dutt biopic, which she spoke to's Patcy N in the first part of a lively telephone interview. In this, the final segment of the interview, Dia looks back at her career in the movies, ..., 1 month ago

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Portugal's flourishing tourism becomes economic mainstay

LISBON (Reuters) - Portugal's tourism boom has made the industry one of the biggest contributors to the national economy and the largest employer, with almost 1 million direct and indirect jobs, the head of the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) said.
 Reuters2 days ago

Why India will find it difficult to become a $1-trn digital economy

The government needs to make the right policies and further execute them properly if it wants to move towards this goal Even as the Electronics and IT Ministry has set an ambitious target of making India a $1-trillion digital economy in the coming five to seven years, it is not going to be a cakewalk, especially as a profitable business model is yet to be developed for new-age technologies and emerging digital ecosystems.   According to experts, achieving the $1-trillion digital economy ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

What will Yameen do next? And how must India respond?

'As of now, it may be best for India to insist that Yameen honours the supreme court rulings and ensures that the next election is free and fair,' says Brigadier S K Chatterji (retd). IMAGE: Then Progressive Party of Maldives presidential candidate Abdulla Yameen speaks to the media after casting his vote during the presidential election in Male, November 9, 2013.Yameen is now the Maldives' president and it is uncertain if he will permit a free and fair election this November, given his recent ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

India trip is about close ties and opportunities, not photo-ops: Justin Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau underlined here today that the ties between his country and India will not move ahead only on the political front and that there are "so many different ways you can engage". On a day-long visit to Mumbai, he said, "The ...
 DNA3 weeks ago

Winter Olympics sidelights: Robots take to the slopes on sidelines of Games

IMAGE: Robot Rudolph skies during the Ski Robot Challenge at a ski resort in Hoenseong, South Korea. Photograph: Kim Hong-ji/Reuters While Alpine skiers fought high winds at the Pyeongchang Games on Monday, there were no such problems for robots competing in their own 'Olympics' ski challenge.   Robots of all shapes and sizes skied, and in some cases tumbled, down a course at the Welli Hilli ski resort, an hour's drive west of Pyeongchang. Eight robotics teams from universities, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

India Inc shops abroad for cheaper coal

Between 2007-08 and 2017-18, the number of countries they imported steam coal from has increased from six to 12. Indian firms over the past 10 years have made trips to Italy, Bhutan, and Macau among more than 24 destinations.   These weren’t pleasure trips but business travels aimed at finding cheaper and suitable grades of coal. Between 2007-08 and 2017-18, the number of countries they imported steam coal from has increased from six to 12. In 2015-16, the number went up to 24. Coal ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Road construction companies go hi-tech; plan to use robotic flagmen

The use of such robots can not only save lives but can also help road construction companies cut down on labour costs. Image: A robotic flagman signals to maintain traffic during the maintenance and repairs on the Ahmedabad-Delhi national highway. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters Next time you drive on a national highway, do not be surprised to see a robot flagman redirecting your vehicle off a construction patch.   The road ministry is planning a large-scale deployment of such robots in the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Has bull market entered the last lap?

After the peak of the rally, the ‘champion sectors’ tend to underperform or perform in line with the market The Indian market has been adding to last year’s stellar gains but the frenzy may not last long, said Ambit Capital in a report titled Here comes the final frenzy.   The domestic brokerage has spotted three tell-tale signs that signal an end to the rally - the pause in the rally seen at the fag-end of 2016; further spike in financial stocks, the torch-bearers of ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

25th GST council meet slashes 29 items to zero, 54 services and simplifies returns filing; experts hail move

New Delhi: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council on Thursday decided to slash rates on 29 items, mainly handicrafts, to zero per cent, according to Uttarakhand Finance Minister Prakash Pant. He also said no decision has been taken on simplification of GST ...
 Sify1 month ago
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