Monday, 23 May, 2022

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Golden Temple

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.
Toyota Innova Crysta vehicles at the Toyota factory, in Bengaluru | Bloomberg

Toyota beats Volkswagen to become world’s top-selling automaker first time in 5 years

Toyota outperformed Volkswagen AG in 2020, a painful year for automakers that saw industry-wide factory and showroom shutdowns, dragging sales down 14% from 2019.


Nirmala Sitharaman being sworn in as defence minister by President Ram Nath Kovind

The biggest challenges Nirmala Sitharaman will face as India’s new Defence Minister

Sitharaman, who is only the second woman defence minister in India's history, is expected to work closely with the Finance Minister to take key industry-related decisions

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.