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I become a Harappan seal maker for a day
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I become a Harappan seal maker for a day

History can actually be fun, discovers Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com With history and nationality being hotly debated in universities all over the country, not many would have noticed a museum on wheels quietly moving around in Mumbai for the last few months. On the day I visit, the mobile museum, with images of Gautam Buddha, Emperor Akbar, a Harappan seal, the dancing girl from Mohenjodaro and the Taj Mahal painted on it, was parked in a corporate park in central Mumbai. This area was once known as ... Rediff.com, 4 weeks ago
Calcutta Telegraph

Why it has become a hair-raising and stomach-churning business

A VOW AND THE WAIT Uttam Dutta Raju Malik. Picture by Mohes Hazra May 13: Dana Milbank of The Washington Post had it easy: all he had to do was take knife and fork to his newsprint meal for a day. Raju Malik of Hooghly has been at it ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 week ago
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Editors I have known

'There are different ways in which some are lucky through their lives. My great boon has been serendipity,' says Subir Roy.Illustration: Uttam Ghosh/Rediff.com I was overjoyed when I cast my first glance at the morning paper: Raghavan Srinivasan had been made editor of his newspaper. It was a long journey, one which began nearly three decades ago. The vice-chairman, who was just getting the hang of his domain, had a novel proposition for me. Could I take a look at this youngster from the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Two moods of Bengali cinema

That there were only two major heroes in Bengali cinema between the 1950s and 70s says something about this film culture: either it is not where heroes were sought or they both had it all to cater to the dreams of millions of viewers. One is ...
 The Hindu1 week ago 1966 and the filmic conquests for Bengali cinema  IBNLive2 months ago

Chapal Bhaduri: Body of art

"Excuse me, I need to use the toilet first, he wipes his brow, shifting clumsily in a discoloured plastic chair that tilts precariously to the left. I nod as he drags his feet and moves towards a door marked for purush (male). The word is jarring, ...
 Hindu Business Line1 week ago
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EPF issue: What led to so many U-turns?

  To make changes in such an area, it is critical not just to have the logic of economic reforms behind you but to win the informed consent of fellow ruling party politicians, rues Subir Roy We have just witnessed the spectacle of the government having to go back as many as three times in the space of barely a month on changes that it had sought to bring in the employees’ provident fund scheme in the face of concerted public opposition. How could this have happened with a government ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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2 million cars sold every year, but only 18,000 HNI tax payers!

New data show tax reform, better tracking needed After a 15-year hiatus, the Central Board of Direct Taxes has finally released data on Indian income-tax payers - how many there are, and what they pay. Some aggregate numbers are provided only as a time series between 2000-01 and 2014-15, but a snapshot of the breakdown of tax payers has also been provided - for the single assessment year of 2012-13, or in other words for income earned during 2011-12. The government had been pressured to ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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How the BJP has outwitted the Congress

There are two national political parties in India, but only one of them seems to be any good at politics, says Mihir S Sharma. The Bharatiya Janata Party seems to be playing in a completely different league than the Congress. The BJP is in the Premiership, while the Congress is playing in the fourth division, with the air of a team in danger of further relegation. Consider the whole 'nationalism' thing. Remember how the BJP's assault on speech in campuses first hit the headlines? With the ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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How liquid is your portfolio?

Besides return and risk, investors also need to weigh the liquidity of the instrument they are putting money in When choosing an investment instrument, most investors look only at the returns that the product could potentially offer. Some investors go a step further and examine the risk that the instrument carries. One criterion that most investors, except the seasoned ones, ignore is liquidity. Such oversight can have serious consequences at times. To evaluate whether an asset is liquid, you ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
Sunday Guardian Live

Is the size-zero epidemic taking over fashion world?

(L-R) Still from the banned Gucci ad, In the West, ultra-thin models are still preferred by designers & Isabelle Caro, a French model who died due to anorexia. Recently, the Advertising Standards Authority of Britainbanned a Gucci ad that's said ...
 Sunday Guardian Live1 month ago
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