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HT Brunch Cover Story: Some good-natured bawi banter!

“Such a bawa he looks like!” says celebrity stylist Anaita Shroff Adajania, with a chuckle, scrolling down the Instagram handle of “an artist” that she’s discreetly showing photographer and screenwriter-turned-director Sooni Taraporevala on her phone. The ladies have rollers in their hair and are lounging in the broad balcony of Anaita’s breezy sea-view apartment in Mumbai’s Breach […]

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India’s callousness towards war prisoners

Prepare yourselves for a bit of a shock and it has nothing to do with the coronavirus. But it is, nonetheless, distressing. As many as 83 Indian soldiers are said to be in Pakistani captivity, some from as far back as the 1965 and 1971 wars, and it appears successive governments have either forgotten about […]

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Will the Gwalior Royal get his crown after all?

“They are not making the Chief Minister after all,” said a Congress leader after Jyotiraditya Scindia formally joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and was offered a Rajya Sabha ticket. Calculating ‘gains and losses’ from a political switch of a prominent leader is a given. So, it is natural for the average Congress leader to […]

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Hyderabad University faculty working on coronavirus vaccine

The faculty at the Biochemistry deparment at the University of Hyderabad are working on potential vaccine candidates, called T cell epitopes to fight COVID-19, the UoH said here on Friday. The candidates are against all the structural and non- structural proteins of novel coronavirus-2 (2019-nCoV) for experimental testing, a varsity press release said. These vaccine […]