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Singing errors in tune- glaring mistakes in Indian film songs. Does it matter?

Some of the finest old songs in Bollywood had glaring errors which went noticed. Surely, these ‘mistakes’ are a precious memory of the past and constitute a delicious slice of film music of that era.

Taliban takeover of Afghanistan, UP elections and India’s foreign policy dilemmas

Will the Indian government save its huge investments in Afghanistan and not be reduced into a non-entity in the region? Or, will it only choose to use Taliban for its shallow ends in domestic politics, to win elections, and score brownie points by polarising on communal grounds through fake media narratives?

The Deadly triangle, United States and the dilemmas of a dithering India

India’s Afghan problem is bigger than what is made out to be! Not only in terms of the American squeeze on Jammu and Kashmir, or troop-deployment at the Pakistan and China border, there is a lot to watch out for as US troops prepare to leave the landlocked country
Neighbourhood
Defence

India and Egypt: Rebuilding old civilizational ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Egypt where he was conferred with nation’s highest honour, promises to re-establish old ties between two nations.

‘Each individual lives and experiences war differently’

The successful launch of her book on conflict zones has yet again focused the gaze on the trauma and violence of war-stressed conflict zones. And, yet, amidst the deepest despair, hope lurks. Amit Sengupta talks to author Meha Dixit.

50 years of Bangladesh: A musical birth of a violated nation

George Harrison, Ravi Shankar and many more musicians got together to highlight the violence that Bangladesh was subjected to by Pakistani forces
Energy

Giving transport the spark it needs

By Suzannah Lyons, 360info Making the switch to more electric vehicles […]

Will Gaza jeopardise India’s energy resilience?

India relies heavily on oil from the Middle East. The […]

India’s race to a green hydrogen future

The march to a net zero future has received a […]
World

A BRICS Challenge to the US and its Allies

The petition filed by the South African government against Israel […]

The IMEC link to Israel-Hamas escalations 

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the India-Middle-East, Europe Economic […]

India and Egypt: Rebuilding old civilizational ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent trip to Egypt where he was conferred with nation’s highest honour, promises to re-establish old ties between two nations.