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A Messy Story Of Waste
It's a legitimate question: why is India so dirty? Undaunted by the complexities of waste in India, historian and writer Robin Jeffrey and anthropologist Assa Doron team up again, to write this book. It's a 360 degree appraisal of India's waste crisi
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Look Good And Feel Fab
Fashion wise Juhi Godambe A look at Juhi Godambe's eponymous blog throws vibrant images of the 24-year-old blogger dressed in designer wear from Gucci and Hermes, reviewing products by Estee Lauder and getting her hair coloured with L'Oreal. In three
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Glasshouse
Yogi's I Spy Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath launched a mole hunt recently to find out who in his office was leaking information to former CM Mulayam Singh Yadav. The hunt was sparked off by his May 16 meeting with the senior SP leader,
India Today10 min readFood & Wine
17 Things To Look Forward To
Looking East Mango tree Twenty four years and 64 outlets later, the renowned Mango Tree restaurant has come to India choosing Juhu for its flagship outlet in the country. Led by founder and chef-owner Pitaya Phanphensophon, the brand is known for ser
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Haute And Happening
Poetic License Archana Rao Archana Rao spins a surprise with every new creation and her inspirations are as varied as her imagination. Rao's Spring Summer 2018 collection draws its moods from Scottish poet George McDonald's poem, The Girl That Lost T
India Today2 min readFood & Wine
5 Things To Look Forward To
Spice of life To commemorate Telangana Formation Day on June 2, The Dining Room at Park Hyatt has put together a traditional Telangana spread. Chef Najrul revisits conventional Telangana recipes and has come up with dishes that are themed around the
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The Chatter
FASHION POLICE Weeks of assiduous, deliberate non-clicking still somehow resulted in my being aware of pretty much everything anyone needed to know about that wedding in London last weekend. Our own news channels' exhaustive coverage of the fallout f
India Today9 min readFood & Wine
Beat The Heat
Luxury Beach Shack KokoMMo The city's new tiki shack, KokoMMo is here to take your beach bumming to a whole new exciting level. From the house of InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, this new bar gives you the best of both worlds. While the shack vib
India Today5 min readEntrepreneurship
Creme De La Creme
The hospitality industry is today abuzz with hype about the tremendous employment and travel opportunities that exist in this sector. The sector is attracting the curiosity of parents and guardians of students faced with the challenge of choosing a c
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Cultivating The Farmer
He's done it. Chief minister K. Chandrashekar Rao is close to completing his grand scheme of doling out an unprecedented, no-questions-asked Rs 4,000 per acre to each of Telangana's 5,733,000 farmers. Rythu Bandhu scheme (RBS), the agricultural inves
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Mechanics Of Success
Engineering is all about finding solutions to various problems by optimally using the resources available to us. With immense changes taking place in our higher education institutions, particularly the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), one can ex
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No More Yes-men, Please
Replaced by gubernatorial skullduggery on August 16, 1984, while recuperating from heart surgery in the United States, the duly elected chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, N.T. Rama Rao, called upon governor Thakur Ram Lal at Hyderabad's Raj Bhavan and
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Nitish Gushes Dalit Love
A monthly ration of 15 kilos of foodgrains and a Rs 1,000 monthly stipend for every student in hostel beside an array of unprecedented doles. When Nitish Kumar rained concessions on Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes on May 8, he was paying back a
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The Key To Creditworthiness
The karma theory says we all suffer for our wrongdoings. But what if you are suffering for mistakes that aren't your own? This is especially true when it comes to credit information report or 'CIBIL report', as it is popularly known. Credit bureaus s
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Better Than Gold
Are you the kind who likes gifting gold during festivals and weddings or regardless of occasion? Or someone who likes to buy gold bars and coins as an investment? If that's the case, then consider a smarter alternative. Starting 2015, the government
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From The Editor-in-chief
Our endeavour at the India Today Best Colleges Survey, now in its 22nd year, has been to provide readers with all the inputs to make an informed choice from over 50,000 higher education institutes. With this goal in mind, we have made our methodology
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I Love Challenges: Madhuri Dixit
Actor Madhuri Dixit talks to India Today about working in Bucket List, a Marathi film, and turning 51. Q. What took you so long to do a Marathi film? When I left for the US, the Marathi film industry wasn't very developed. Also, I had been busy worki
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The Game Changer
When 17-year-old Unnati Bose got through one of India's most coveted colleges in Delhi University for a degree in economics, it was a dream come true. A newbie to the city and with a peer group that pushed her way beyond her comfort zone, Unnati real
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Helping Hands
The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) hasn't forgotten Rohith Vemula, the University of Hyderabad research scholar whose suicide in 2016 sparked nationwide protests. It also remembers the contributions of Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar, tribal activist
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Formula For Excellence
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences, at its core, is a culture. Sixty years ago, the founding fathers of the institute developed a culture of excellence, in education, research, academics and patient care, which ultimately depended on its fac
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Media Is The Message
Last year, when 24-year-old Ashish Kumar, a resident of Basti in Uttar Pradesh, got admission in Hindi journalism course at the Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC) in Delhi, it was a dream come true for him. "Being trained by professionals
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The Innovator
The red-bricked walls, the mighty arches, the Harry Potter-esque staircase leading up to the Heritage Hall on the first floor, little gossip corners and the frappe that is served under the mushroom canteen is how Mirandians reminisce their days at Mi
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Future Proofed
College education in India is a serious investment for all stakeholders. The 2017 Value of Education report by an HSBC survey, which focused on 8,481 parents across 15 countries, found that Indian parents spent a hefty $18,909 (over Rs 12 lakh) towar
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Scales Of Justice
India will celebrate 75 years as a democratic republic under rule of law in 2025. The constitutional vision projected in the preamble will be a reference point to measure the progress made and the distance yet to be covered. The role of law, lawyers
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Making The Cut
It is 8.45 am on a Wednesday morning. A group of students dressed smartly in jeans, tops and shirts start filtering inside the sprawling campus of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in the Hauz Khas area of New Delhi. There is still
India Today3 min readPolitics
Meltdown In West Asia?
The recent Israeli barrage against 50 Iranian targets in Syria in response to an alleged Iranian rocket attack on the Golan Heights came less than two days after US president Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Acti
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RBI Cracks The Whip
As part of its prompt corrective action (PCA) plan, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has asked state-owned Dena Bank to refrain from issuing fresh loans or hiring personnel in view of its escalating non-performing assets (NPAs). On May 11, the bank de
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How The Wheels Of Justice (don't) Turn
In his 27th book, Arun Shourie starts with the almost unbelievable story of his wife, Anita, being issued an arrest warrant for evading summons that had never been served on her, in a case pertaining to an illegal farmhouse that she never built. In t
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A Treasure Trove
Gujarati businessman Samir Mehta's first encounter with my work was a little over 10 years ago when he visited the Devi Garh Hotel in Udaipur. Devi Garh combines local craft with tradition while giving it a contemporary context. The idea of modernity
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Architecture Is A Collaboration With People, Ideas And Attitudes: Shimul Javeri Kadri
The SJK Architects office in Mumbai perfectly resonates with their design policy-contextual, contemporary and crafted. Shimul Javeri Kadri's work space is minimalistic and contemporary with a dash of colour thrown in through the vibrant table cover a
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