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Surprising things you didn’t know about Diwali

Surprising things you didn’t know about Diwali

October 21, 2022

“So in Uttrakhand what we usually do, especially in Kumaon, as part of Diwali is that the children, after the festivities are done for the day of Mahalakshmi puja, form a group and go about door to door, asking for money, a tradition which is popularly called Bhairlo. They sing...

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Ibis opens 21st property in India at Bengaluru

Ibis opens 21st property in India at Bengaluru

September 9, 2022

Bengaluru has a new business hotel, with a difference. The Ibis Hebbal, that was opened earlier this weekand which is the 21st Ibis property in India, balances style and functionality. A local flavour has been suggested for the rooms with various custom destination wallpapers in...

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Handcrafting the idols of Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi

Handcrafting the idols of Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi

August 29, 2022

  India is a country where every other day is a celebration and people love to dwell in the joy of festivities. With Ganesh Chaturthi, also called Vinayak Chaturthi fast approaching, the attention has turned to western India where the festival is widely celebrated, especiall...

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Leena Nair, first Indian-origin CEO of French firm Chanel

Leena Nair, first Indian-origin CEO of French firm Chanel

December 15, 2021

On December 14, 52-year-old Leena Nair, was chosen by Chanel, a French luxury brand, as its Global CEO. The company said that Nair was chosen to ensure “long term success” of the company. Chanel said it recognised Nair as a “visionary leader whose ability to champion a long...

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Beginning of new era for e-sports in India

Beginning of new era for e-sports in India

December 3, 2021

On December 1, 16 teams from around the world gathered in Berlin to participate in the Valorant 2021 Champions Tour (VCT) where they have been testing their mettle in e-sports in order to claim not just the championship, but also the prize money of USD 1 million. Though India doe...

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GDP growth data hides deep potholes on road to recovery

GDP growth data hides deep potholes on road to recovery

December 1, 2021

The growth in Indian economy in the second quarter of the current year was more or less as per expectation of analysts. With 8.4 pc growth in the quarter ending September 30, added to the 20.1 pc growth registered in first quarter of the fiscal year, Indian Gross Domestic Product...

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Future of Indian real estate business post-pandemic

Future of Indian real estate business post-pandemic

December 19, 2020

Even though the Covid-19 pandemic drastically impacted real estate sector in 2020, experts hope for better days in 2021, on the condition that situation becomes normal and real estate adapts to newer trends.

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By sitting out of RCEP, India does not lose economically

By sitting out of RCEP, India does not lose economically

November 20, 2020

As Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement becomes operational, there is pressure on India to join the world’s largest trade grouping. But India needs to stay away from trade deals in general as its gains may not amount to much.

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INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

INFOCOM 2019 organises state forums to showcase their potential

December 9, 2019

The three-day conference INFOCOM in its 18th edition has adopted the theme of facing the challenges of VUCA world and winning. VUCA is an acronym that stands for volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity, a combination of qualities that, taken together, characterise the n...

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AI: Augmented inequality?

AI: Augmented inequality?

May 28, 2019

Governments need to take an active interest in how automation and artificial intelligence will shape the human society in the near future.

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US-North Korea-China

US-North Korea-China

March 12, 2019

Why China is keen to facilitate peace in the Korean peninsula.

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The 14th ATOAI convention unleashes the potential for adventure tourism

The 14th ATOAI convention unleashes the potential for adventure tourism

February 1, 2019

With a vision to promote safe-adventure tourism, the 14th ATOAI convention highlighted adventure travel with its theme “Adventure Travel: Future Challenges and Opportunities in the digital age.” The convention showcased potential stakeholders, tourism boards, tour operators a...

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