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MRO Industry: Waiting for the Centre’s Magic Wand

Above: Engineers at the Airworks MRO (file pic)/Photo: airworks.aero By Shobha John For members of the crucial MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) industry, a positive government...

Keep Women Safe on Our Roads

Above: Image by succo from Pixabay By Nupur Dogra I am a 27-year-old girl living in Delhi. When I heard about the rape and brutal murder...

Rishabh Pant must shape up or ship out

By Prabir Biswas Speculation is again rife about senior cricketer and wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s comeback into the Indian team after BCCI president Saurav Ganguly...

The Admirable Admiral

By Dilip Bobb Christmas is around the corner and my family celebrates it with all the jingle bells and whistles associated with the festival. One...

How is your Constitution?

By Dilip Bobb   The most famous line in the preamble to the Indian Constitution reads: “We, the people”. It was actually borrowed from the American...

The Crown—of Thorns

By Dilip Bobb I am currently engrossed in the Netflix drama, The Crown, season 3 of a series on the British royal family that, like...

The Paywall Problem

By Dilip Bobb To paraphrase the immortal William Shakespeare: to pay or not to pay, that is the question. The media in India has been...

Virat has crafted a new era for Indian cricket

By Prabir Biswas Virat Kohli, the captain of Team India is in Bhutan holidaying with actress-wife wife Anushka Sharma on his 31st birthday on...

Woke is Broke

By Dilip Bobb One of the trendiest slang words to find place in the urban dictionary in recent years is “woke”, or woke progressives as...

Having a Diwali Blast

By Dilip Bobb  In the days before climate change and environmental issues invaded our sensibilities and lifestyles, Diwali in Delhi resembled what it would be...

Is the death penalty constitutional?

By Aparna Jha Death penalty is a subject of great debate not only in India but the world over. With 140 countries and some of...

Dada—the king of comeback!

By Prabir Biswas It is just a matter of time before former skipper of the Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly becomes the president of the...

Welcome, Ruskin Bond on Facebook

By Shobha John When a famous and reticent writer sends a Facebook friend’s request, it is indeed a thrilling moment for a young man who...

Joker–a mini review

By Inderjit Badhwar Saw the Todd Phillips-Bradley Cooper blockbuster starring Joaquin Phoenix in IMAX. It is running simultaneously in a dozen Delhi multiplexes to packed...
Plogging Along

Plogging Along

By Dilip Bobb Here’s a new fitness mantra—exercise your right to a healthy environment. That, of course, translates into plogging, the new wave activity...
The French Conundrum

The French Conundrum

By Dilip Bobb There’s a bizarre connection between the two French-made frontline fighters in the Indian Air Force inventory—the Mirage 2000 and now the first...

Of Air Crashes & Flying Clubs…

By Shobha John Two plane crashes over the last week, one in Telangana and the other in Dhule in Maharashtra, have once again brought the...
Lessons from Mahatma

Lessons from Mahatma

By Niti Singh October 2, 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Albert Einstein had said of the Mahatma: “Generations to come will...
Photo credit iyerandmahesh.com

Memories of Days Gone By…

Above: Photo credit iyerandmahesh.com By Shobha John Delhi is synonymous with the regal and the ordinary, the old and the new, history and modernity, urban...
Love in the Time of the Diaspora

Love in the Time of the Diaspora

By Dilip Bobb There’s a debate raging on twitter on whether Narendra Modi is the only Indian leader capable of attracting such huge crowds,...
Illusion or Reality?

Illusion or Reality?

By Niti Singh The leading news happenings of the last few days have made us bask in a feeling of good days. The leader of...
Plastic

What An Idea, Sir ji!

By Niti Singh Plastic pollution is a menace and has added to global warming. Environment issues, that were once relegated to the OpEd pages inside...

Driverless in India

Above: Image by Toby Parsons from Pixabay By Dilip Bobb It has to be the most ambitious project ever conceived. It has just been announced...
DGCA Shows Mettle Before Letting 737 MAX Fly Again

DGCA Shows Mettle Before Letting 737 MAX Fly Again

By Shobha John Boeing, the world’s largest aircraft-maker, which is almost synonymous with America and its might, has never had it so bad. With the...
Nirmala Sitharaman

Millennial Woes

By Niti Singh Last week, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman stirred a hornet’s nest as she laid the blame for the slowdown in the economy—particularly...
A glut of information

A glut of information

By Prabir Biswas Although a "probaashi bangali" (a rather condescending term used by the Bengalis from West Bengal for their ilk who have settled in...

Are DGCA Rules Implementable?

By Shobha John The aviation industry worldwide is all about safety and security and often has zero tolerance for lapses. As compared to other countries,...
Hefty traffic fines and how Delhiites are coping with it

Hefty traffic fines and how Delhiites are coping with it

By Shobha John Ever since the Motor Vehicles Act 2019 came into effect, it has instilled a sense of fear and responsibility on commuters. With...
Memories of Memorials

Memories of Memorials

By Dilip Bobb Memorials are erected to commemorate a significant event, an individual or an act or deed that defined the history of that period,...

'Blogs' - 29 News Results

MRO Industry: Waiting for the Centre’s Magic Wand

Above: Engineers at the Airworks MRO (file pic)/Photo: airworks.aero By Shobha John For members of the crucial MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) industry, a positive government...

Keep Women Safe on Our Roads

Above: Image by succo from Pixabay By Nupur Dogra I am a 27-year-old girl living in Delhi. When I heard about the rape and brutal murder...

Rishabh Pant must shape up or ship out

By Prabir Biswas Speculation is again rife about senior cricketer and wicketkeeper-batsman Mahendra Singh Dhoni’s comeback into the Indian team after BCCI president Saurav Ganguly...

The Admirable Admiral

By Dilip Bobb Christmas is around the corner and my family celebrates it with all the jingle bells and whistles associated with the festival. One...

How is your Constitution?

By Dilip Bobb   The most famous line in the preamble to the Indian Constitution reads: “We, the people”. It was actually borrowed from the American...

The Crown—of Thorns

By Dilip Bobb I am currently engrossed in the Netflix drama, The Crown, season 3 of a series on the British royal family that, like...

The Paywall Problem

By Dilip Bobb To paraphrase the immortal William Shakespeare: to pay or not to pay, that is the question. The media in India has been...

Virat has crafted a new era for Indian cricket

By Prabir Biswas Virat Kohli, the captain of Team India is in Bhutan holidaying with actress-wife wife Anushka Sharma on his 31st birthday on...

Woke is Broke

By Dilip Bobb One of the trendiest slang words to find place in the urban dictionary in recent years is “woke”, or woke progressives as...

Having a Diwali Blast

By Dilip Bobb  In the days before climate change and environmental issues invaded our sensibilities and lifestyles, Diwali in Delhi resembled what it would be...

Is the death penalty constitutional?

By Aparna Jha Death penalty is a subject of great debate not only in India but the world over. With 140 countries and some of...

Dada—the king of comeback!

By Prabir Biswas It is just a matter of time before former skipper of the Indian cricket team Sourav Ganguly becomes the president of the...

Welcome, Ruskin Bond on Facebook

By Shobha John When a famous and reticent writer sends a Facebook friend’s request, it is indeed a thrilling moment for a young man who...

Joker–a mini review

By Inderjit Badhwar Saw the Todd Phillips-Bradley Cooper blockbuster starring Joaquin Phoenix in IMAX. It is running simultaneously in a dozen Delhi multiplexes to packed...
Plogging Along

Plogging Along

By Dilip Bobb Here’s a new fitness mantra—exercise your right to a healthy environment. That, of course, translates into plogging, the new wave activity...
The French Conundrum

The French Conundrum

By Dilip Bobb There’s a bizarre connection between the two French-made frontline fighters in the Indian Air Force inventory—the Mirage 2000 and now the first...

Of Air Crashes & Flying Clubs…

By Shobha John Two plane crashes over the last week, one in Telangana and the other in Dhule in Maharashtra, have once again brought the...
Lessons from Mahatma

Lessons from Mahatma

By Niti Singh October 2, 2019 marks the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Albert Einstein had said of the Mahatma: “Generations to come will...
Photo credit iyerandmahesh.com

Memories of Days Gone By…

Above: Photo credit iyerandmahesh.com By Shobha John Delhi is synonymous with the regal and the ordinary, the old and the new, history and modernity, urban...
Love in the Time of the Diaspora

Love in the Time of the Diaspora

By Dilip Bobb There’s a debate raging on twitter on whether Narendra Modi is the only Indian leader capable of attracting such huge crowds,...
Illusion or Reality?

Illusion or Reality?

By Niti Singh The leading news happenings of the last few days have made us bask in a feeling of good days. The leader of...
Plastic

What An Idea, Sir ji!

By Niti Singh Plastic pollution is a menace and has added to global warming. Environment issues, that were once relegated to the OpEd pages inside...

Driverless in India

Above: Image by Toby Parsons from Pixabay By Dilip Bobb It has to be the most ambitious project ever conceived. It has just been announced...
DGCA Shows Mettle Before Letting 737 MAX Fly Again

DGCA Shows Mettle Before Letting 737 MAX Fly Again

By Shobha John Boeing, the world’s largest aircraft-maker, which is almost synonymous with America and its might, has never had it so bad. With the...
Nirmala Sitharaman

Millennial Woes

By Niti Singh Last week, Union finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman stirred a hornet’s nest as she laid the blame for the slowdown in the economy—particularly...
A glut of information

A glut of information

By Prabir Biswas Although a "probaashi bangali" (a rather condescending term used by the Bengalis from West Bengal for their ilk who have settled in...

Are DGCA Rules Implementable?

By Shobha John The aviation industry worldwide is all about safety and security and often has zero tolerance for lapses. As compared to other countries,...
Hefty traffic fines and how Delhiites are coping with it

Hefty traffic fines and how Delhiites are coping with it

By Shobha John Ever since the Motor Vehicles Act 2019 came into effect, it has instilled a sense of fear and responsibility on commuters. With...
Memories of Memorials

Memories of Memorials

By Dilip Bobb Memorials are erected to commemorate a significant event, an individual or an act or deed that defined the history of that period,...

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