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This is how cash travels from printing press to your purse

On a daily basis, an average cash logistics company transports Rs 5,000-8,000 crore worth of cash nationwide. Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com The security and operations head of a Delhi-based cash management and logistics company was in an animated conversation with his team Wednesday morning when Business Standard approached him to understand the universe of automated teller machines (ATMs), which are flashing the no-cash sign all over again.   “We made the mistake of allowing ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago

PM hails Indian team's success at 2018 Commonwealth Games

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the Indian contingent's success in the 2018 Commonwealth Games made every Indian proud and hoped it would motivate the young to pursue sports as well as create awareness on the importance of fitness.  Congress president Rahul Gandhi also tweeted to congratulate the Indian team for its third place in the Games, held in Australia.  "India's contingent at the 2018 Commonwealth Games has made every Indian extremely proud. All our sportspersons gave ...
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Why scams happen in India

Do we not understand that risk and return go hand-in-hand, or do we, in our rush to get rich, simply choose to ignore risk, wonders Ramabhadran S Thirumalai. Last week came the news that yet another investment firm has allegedly defrauded its investors, among them a famous sports personality, to the tune of Rs 4 billion. This investment firm had promised investors returns of 23 to 25 per cent.   What boggles the mind is how any entity can get away by promising a return that is almost four ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

'The Salman Khan of Indian cricket'

'I became aggressive as a captain because I realised the players needed that backing...''We in India are brought up to be docile, goody-goody, but that needed to change on the field,' Sourav Ganguly tells Udit Misra.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff/com So tell me, did you like the book (Sourav Ganguly's A Century Is Not Enough)?" asks one of the people facilitating the interview. "Frankly, no," I say as I wait for my turn in the lobby of Vivanta by Taj in New Delhi to meet someone I believe ...
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Time to rename India

'It would be nice if we could all just take a deep breath and focus on the only feeling that really matters, and for which previous generations worked a very long time at great cost: Freedom,' says Mitali Saran.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com India is terribly confusing these days. A modern nation, fizzing with potential, is also a collection of ancient cultures that hang on to regressive practices. Its democratic right to protest frequently shades into hostage taking. It talks about ...
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Move over Mumbai, Delhi is India's fashion capital

'At the risk of upsetting Mumbaikars, I would have to say that New Delhi is leaps ahead of other Indian cities in its sense of fashion and style,' says Kishore Singh.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com All major cities have a distinctive sense of style and you can tell Parisians, Londoners and New Yorkers apart from the manner in which they dress. Where Paris is incredibly chic, Londoners prefer to be elegant, and New York's residents rock the business dress code. France embraces colour while ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Book Extract: Being Kashmiri

The Making of Early Kashmir: Landscape and Identity in the Rajatarangini explores three vital questions in relation to the discourse on Kashmiri selfhood: What is history? How does a land become a homeland? And how arecultural identities formed? The book ...
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Have the lives of young Dalits changed?

'It is very hard to get the police to file a report against someone from an upper caste.''Things are so bad that sometimes we have to sit on a dharna with the body of a Dalit victim to get the police to file a complaint.'Nikita Puri and Manavi Kapur report. IMAGE: Activists stop a train during the Bharat Bandh, April 2, 2018, against the dilution of the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe Act in Patna. Photograph: PTI Photo In the classroom of an elite college in New Delhi, a professor begins a ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

Children of another dangal

'Dangal gives people the impression that Geeta and Babita Phogat's rise to fame as wrestlers is a one-off phenomenon.''Many young wrestlers in Haryana are capable of reaching the same heights as the Phogat sisters, but there are few opportunities to train or make a living from wrestling in the village,' a young lady tells Geetanjali Krishna.Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com   The other day at the gym, one of the televisions had been turned to a channel showing the Bollywood movie ...
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Where does Creativity come from?

'Creativity and invention come from engaging with the physical world.''This is something that we in the upper classes of India do not do as much as the rest of the world,' says Aakar Patel.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com America's third president Thomas Jefferson lived in a home he had designed himself in his 20s. Named Monticello, it was neo-classical in design, with a pediment (that triangle shape you see above the columns in buildings like the Parthenon) and a rotunda, a dome, which ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago
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