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Our Disgruntled Scientists

Others | Jul 4, 1987

Despite Rajiv Gandhi’s emphasis on science and the need to enter the 21st century, the Indian scientific establishment is demoralised and directionless. What has gone wrong?

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Who's Winning This War - With the increasing use -and abuse- of antibiotics, bacteria are learning to fight back against the deadly drugs

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India's Uber Rich: How they Should Behave.

This is an edited version of Rohini Nilekani’s conversation with Vikram Singh Mehta at the 2016 Times Lit Fest in Delhi. When my family happened to get rich a few years ago, I had to grapple with the question of what to do with this wealth. As someone who was a journalist, and who grew […]
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Music - Prabha Atre - Low-Key Virtuoso

Dr Prabha Atre, 45, vocalist, is a simple, unassuming person, not given to talking about herself. Watching her go about the modest Mahim flat, worrying about the carpenter not coming in, or the snacks being served right, it is difficult to imagine the same woman on stage at a concert—dignified, even a little aloof, and […]
Mar 21, 1981 | Personality