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If you get on with your boss you’re more likely to lie for them – new study

When employees identify strongly with the organisation they work for, they might become blinded to any wrongdoing because of their positive view of the workplace.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Smita Patil in Aakhir Kyon? is an example of how art and mainstream films aren’t so far apart

Directed by J. Om Prakash, the film, also starring Rajesh Khanna, Rakesh Roshan and Tina Munim, was one of Smita Patil's early forays into mainstream Hindi cinema.
Illustration" Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Appu Ghar, India’s first amusement park, was all about the thrill of something new

From bumper cars to the bhoot bangla, Appu Ghar's rides may not seem like much today, but for children in the '80s, it was wonderland.

Move over work from home, some countries are now making room for work from luxury hotel

Since the pandemic halted lucrative business travel and overseas vacations, hotels have had little choice but to get creative in filling all those rooms.

How women are now rewriting the rules of Bollywood, with help from Netflix, Amazon

With Indian women increasingly willing to pay for content they can view on phones or laptops, streaming platforms such as Netflix, Amazon are pivoting to this undertapped market.

Berlin’s city govt just opened a new department store. Everything on sale is second-hand

It's part of a government effort to make Berlin a zero-waste city by 2030.
From left: Shekhar Bordoloi, Nayan Bordoloi and Rishan Doley during the expedition | By special arrangement

Three men on a raft go 400 km across Assam, from world’s largest to smallest river island

The trio's journey was an attempt to raise awareness about the need for environmental conservation and sustainable development.
Representational image of cyclists in Delhi's Hauz Khas area | Wikimedia Commons

How cycling has become India’s greatest Covid lockdown love affair

Many cycling enthusiasts find it a great way to ward off the loneliness and claustrophobia that came with the Covid lockdown, while others are making the most of clean air.
Illustration by Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Vinod Khanna’s Achanak is a philosophical look at the duty of medical and legal professionals

Written and directed by Gulzar, Achanak takes off from the sensational Nanavati case that was India's first brush with a media trial and a high-profile crime of passion.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Mile Sur Mera Tumhara, an advertisement for unity in diversity and India’s unofficial anthem

The six-minute song was sung in Assamese, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Kashmiri, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu.

On Camera

Representational image of Navratri celebrations | PTI Photo

Bal Thackeray’s father and Ambedkar used Navratri festivities to counter Brahmin Ganesh utsav

Keshav Sitaram Thackeray ‘Prabodhankar’ had joined BR Ambedkar in a movement to allow ‘untouchable’ to worship alongside Brahmins during Ganesh utsav in Mumbai.
RBI Governor Shakikanta Das speaks Friday | Photo: ANI

Future rate cuts depends on moderation in inflation, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

The reconstituted Monetary Policy Committee, which met from 7 to 9 October, had decided to keep the benchmark lending rates unchanged in view of the hardening of retail inflation.

Defence

INS Vikramaditya | @DefenceDecode | Twitter

Navy demonstrates combat readiness with video of missile destroying ship in Arabian Sea

The missile was fired by frontline corvette INS Prabal as part of a mega naval drill involving aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, attack helicopters, and aircraft.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint Team

Trump or Biden? Doesn’t matter to India-US ties as they’re in a full, strategic embrace

Pompeo & Esper’s visit to India for the 2+2 talks is proof that old hypocrisies are history, and supreme national interest has again driven a strategic choice.