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Age of Mobiles

Mobile banking is one of the services that many public sector banks are using to reach out to the unbanked. Hardnews explores mobile phones and m-banking in this special supplement.
Shaweta Anand Delhi

Tiger Genes

Is the tourism lobby of Ranthambore Tiger Reserve, which sees profits slipping if tigers are moved out, really behind the controversy surrounding tiger inbreeding? Or does declining genetic diversity seriously endanger India’s national animal?
Akash Bisht Sariska/Jaipur

Why Kashmir Burns

It’s our inability to talk about Kashmir outside the framework set by popular media, government propaganda and the rhetoric of nationalism, that fails us in the eyes of Kashmir today
Smita Singh Bangalore/ Srinagar

‘CWG will change Delhi in a jiffy’

In her third term as Delhi’s Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit has given meaning to change. Delhi, since she came to power in 1998, looks a completely different place. New ideas of urban development have been incubated. It is not that everything has worked, but Dikshit’s government was seen to be busy doing something. Excerpts from an exclusive interview with Sanjay Kapoor in Delhi