Changes working women would like to see in next 25 years

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When Padmaja Narsipur decided to return to fulltime corporate life in Bengaluru after a hiatus to take care of her three young children, she came up against a wall. While the master’s degree holder in computer science had had a thriving career as a consultant handling multiple projects in technical writing, e-learning and digital marketing … Read more

CCI clears acquisition of Ambuja Cements, ACC by Adani Group

CCI clears acquisition of Ambuja Cements, ACC by Adani Group

India’s anti-trust regulator CCI on Saturday approved the proposed acquisition of and by Adani Group-backed Endeavour Investments. According to various media releases issued on Saturday, the anti-trust regulator also approved three other acquisitions, involving amalgamation of Ltd, , HDFC Investments and HDFC Holdings. Through the combination, Endeavour proposes to acquire the entire share capital of … Read more

Beginning of the end of all-format cricketers?

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The days of all-format cricketers are numbered. It’s hard to predict precisely when the proverbial last straw will break the camel’s back. What can be said is that it will happen, sooner than later. Last month, when England’s Ben Stokes announced retirement from the one-day internationals, his message was loud and clear: “three formats are … Read more

View: Let’s stand around the fluttering Tiranga

View: Let's stand around the fluttering Tiranga

August has been a significant month in the history of modern India. On August 8, 1942, Mohandas Gandhi launched the Quit India Movement. A closer look at Bapu’s call tells us that his mission wasn’t just political. It also aimed at the social awakening of the masses in India. He didn’t imagine India of the … Read more

The Ebbing Phenomenon Called Nitish Kumar

As Nitish Reopens Door for Tejashwi, Both Must Address the Elephant in the Room - Jungle Raj

A seasoned chameleon can’t stop changing colours. Similar is the case with Bihar’s Raja Babu — or Sushasan Babu as the sycophants would like him to be addressed — Nitish Kumar. On Tuesday, Nitish Kumar finally pulled the plug on the topsy-turvy see-saw game in Bihar, breaking the alliance with the NDA, joining hands with … Read more

Man born with Treacher Collins syndrome was rejected by biological parents 36 hrs after birth for his face, but his adoptive mom didn’t care

Man born with Treacher Collins syndrome was rejected by biological parents 36 hrs after birth for his face, but his adoptive mom didn't care

A man, born with Treacher Collins syndrome, was given up by his biological parents 36 hours after he was born because they couldn’t “cope” with how he looked. However, Jean, the woman who formally adopted him at the age of 5, didn’t care about his appearance. After 25 years, the man, Jonathan Lancaster, finally had … Read more

TN raises concern over AP’s proposal for reservoirs across ‘inter-state’ Kosasthalaiyar river

TN raises concern over AP's proposal for reservoirs across 'inter-state' Kosasthalaiyar river

The Tamil Nadu government has flagged its concern over the proposal of neighbouring Andhra Pradesh to construct reservoirs across Kosasthalaiyar river, saying it would affect Chennai’s drinking water prospects. In a letter to his Andhra counterpart Jagan Mohan Reddy, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M K Stalin said, “it is learnt” that the government of Andhra … Read more