The Daily Fix
Centre's push to go cashless will have to surmount illiteracy, lack of trust in digital payments
Experts say banking via mobile phones could help hasten the transition, but new users will need focused assistance, friendly interface.
What the mythologies of the Western worlds could mean for Indian philosophies (and vice versa)
Mythologist Devdutt Pattanaik looks at Greek myths through an Indian lens in his new book.
It’s time to drop the words ‘secular’ and ‘liberal’ from India’s political discourse
What do these terms really mean?
Pakistan Army Leadership
An LoC veteran, but keen on fighting terror: India is watching Pakistan's new Army chief
Lieutenant General Qamar Javed Bajwa, who takes over on Tuesday, was Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's pick for the post.
Demonetisation conversations: Why even my radical Leftist friend is cheering Modi's move
The decision has exposed the Indian state's brutal face, she says.
Could ‘whale poo diplomacy’ help bring an end to whaling?
Japan’s fleet is on its way to the Southern Ocean for more ‘scientific’ whaling.
Short film ‘Chutney’ has the flavour of Roald Dahl
A near unrecognisable Tisca Chopra plays a plain housewife with many tricks up her salwar sleeve.
Resident experts: Organisations are roping in locals to collect data on water contamination
A crowd-sourced model for information on pollution is gaining traction in India and other parts of the world.
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