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Theatre artiste Mohammad Ali Baig dressed as the character Rossi for the new Telugu show 'In The Name of God' that premieres this weekend | By special arrangement

Theatre artist Mohammad Ali Baig switches off stage lights for camera, makes OTT debut today

Hyderabad-based theatre artist Mohammad Ali Baig has taken on roles for several shows that are being released on OTT platforms, including one that hits the internet this Sunday.
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Film ‘inspired by’ Sushant Singh Rajput ‘ready for release’ after Delhi HC junks family plea

The release of the movie, which director Dilip Gulati says is based on Sushant Singh Rajput's death and how it was investigated, was delayed after Rajput's family objected to it.

Your beer supply will be affected by climate change. Carlsberg and Heineken are taking steps

Increased droughts and heat waves are threatening the barley crop, the grain typically used in beer, and also water, which makes up to 95% of an average beer.

5 countries, one answer — Survey shows every respondent was anxious about returning to office

What’s worrying is that 56% of respondents said that their organisation hadn’t asked for their opinions about return-to-work policies and procedures.

Why recycling doesn’t make you a climate change warrior

Poll finds people have the wrong priorities for tackling climate change. Most people overestimate the impact of less effective green actions.

When your dream job is a nightmare

Hiring managers should exercise caution when listing ‘passion’ as a job requirement.
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Why is India’s condom usage so low? First ‘condomology’ report notes social factors

Citing data from NFHS 4, the report says nearly 80% of men aged between 20 and 24 did not use a contraceptive with their last sexual partner.

Suffer from Zoom fatigue? Try these creative ways to leave your call politely

A new study shows that most virtual conversations don’t end when people want them to. This is why bringing calls to their conclusion has become an art form.
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More people want work space that isn’t office or home, to travel on vacations, study finds

Accenture survey spanning 19 countries also sees rise in online shopping in decor, food, fashion, luxury sector. 

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Biles’ Olympics withdrawal is an act of courage. Only Gen-Z will understand why

It's not easy to live in the shoes of a 24-year-old, who has been put under a microscope, judged and labelled from the get-go. But critics won't understand.
Several fraudulent withdrawals were made from the MEA employees' GPF accounts | Bloomberg

Centre’s fiscal deficit stood at 18.2% of budget estimate for FY22 at end of June

In absolute terms, the fiscal deficit was at Rs 2,74,245 crore. For the current financial year, the government expects the fiscal deficit at 6.8% of GDP or Rs 15,06,812 crore.


File image of Indian soldiers in Ladakh | By special arrangement

12th India-China Corps Commander talks tomorrow, focus on ‘low-hanging fruits’ Gogra, Hot Springs

The India-China talks are expected to bring progress to the disengagement process in Gogra and Hot Springs, which was agreed upon by both sides last year.
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Like them or not, Taliban are a reality. India can deal with them if BJP resets its politics

Befriending the Taliban is possible, and pragmatic. It’s just that it calls for a big reset in the BJP’s domestic politics — a formula that goes beyond polarisation.