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Leaving tiger watching to raise rice Ecologist Debal Deb, who did his post-doctoral research from IISc in…
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A man's man Shivananda Khan spent his life speaking up for men who have sex with men.
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From Times Blogs
The end of Detroit
Jobs in Detroit's car factories are moving to India.
Chidanand Rajghatta
How I love the word ‘dobaara’...
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Shobhaa De
Anand marte nahin...
India's first superstar died almost a lonely life.
Robin Roy
educating girls
Cruise control

Cruise control

Rashmi Bansal | July 20, 2013
We are educating girls, raising their aspirations, even giving them a taste of professional life, and then asking them to rein in their ambitions.
The migration out of Patna
Home can be the place you want to leave

Home can be the place you want to leave

Malini Nair | July 20, 2013
Amitava Kumar attempts to capture the essence of Patna in a short biography, quite unattractively titled 'A Matter of Rats'.
Law Life
Legal fees are on the house

Legal fees are on the house

Lubna Kably | July 20, 2013
Corporate social responsibility has entered India's legal corridors. Top law firms and lawyers are doing pro bono so that they can give back to…
Tongue-in-cheek comments
Cut the khap

Cut the khap

Kim Arora | July 20, 2013
Dressed in jeans? Feasting on chowmein? A Twitter parody of a disapproving khap panchayat is ready with a rap on the knuckle that makes you chuckle.
powr puff WOMEN
High learning, 'low' work

High learning, 'low' work

T Ramavarma | July 20, 2013
Kerala may have a record literacy rate for women but their numbers are growing only in low-paying jobs.
Inner City
Dharavi asia's largest puzzle

Dharavi asia's largest puzzle

Sowmya Rajaram | July 20, 2013
An eyesore of blue tarpaulin, or a complex warren teeming with promise and enterprise? Describe it how you will but there's no denying its…
PIL POPPER
Angry young petitioners

Angry young petitioners

Madhavi Rajadhyaksha | July 20, 2013
Meet some of India’s youngest PIL crusaders who have exchanged lazy café sessions for the grind of litigation work.
Voice of the poor
Film fighters

Film fighters

Archana Khare Ghose | July 20, 2013
Video volunteers have been shooting short, candid film clips on official apathy.
Women workforce
Chick-list for economic growth

Chick-list for economic growth

Persis Khambatta | July 20, 2013
Earn-and-learn vocational schemes can encourage more Indian women to enter the workforce.
RICE MAN
Leaving tiger watching to raise rice

Leaving tiger watching to raise rice

Ashok Pradhan | July 20, 2013
Ecologist Debal Deb, who did his post-doctoral research from IISc in Bangalore, started his folk rice gene bank Vrihi in 1997.

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