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Don’t feel the burden to be consistently funny: Simon Pegg

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Actor-comedian Simon Pegg, known for some of the most acclaimed comedy works like "Spaced", "Shaun of the Dead" and "Hot...

‘Atrangi Re’ was never about mental illness for me, says Aanand L Rai on film’s criticism

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Only love can be the panacea of all problems, believes filmmaker Aanand L Rai, whose latest movie “Atrangi Re” was...

Chiranjeevi’s ‘Acharya’ to release in April

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) South megastar Chiranjeevi's social drama "Acharya" is set to be released on April 1 after its original February opening was...

Allu Arjun’s Pushpa shows Telugu films have pan-India audience. Step aside, Bollywood

Bong Joon-Ho was right, once you overcome subtitle barriers, the world of movies opens up. Pushpa is a masala box-office hit but not in the traditional sense.

Lata Mangeshkar continues to be in ICU: doctor

Mumbai, Jan 16 (PTI) Legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar continues to be under treatment in the ICU of a city hospital here, the doctor treating...

Poet Kaka Hathrasi’s music magazine, Sangeet, struggling, not in tune with times

Started in 1935 by poet Prabhu Lal Garg, Sangeet is the first music magazine of its kind in India. But from a monthly print of a few thousand copies, subscriptions are down to 650 today.

‘Mard hoti toh collector hoti’ — Basu Chatterjee’s Apne Paraye is a study in family dynamics

On Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay's 84th death anniversary, ThePrint revisits Basu Chatterjee’s 1980 movie 'Apne Paraye' based on the novel 'Nishkriti'.

Sony Pictures Films collaborate with Kamal Haasan to foray into Tamil film industry

Mumbai, Jan 15 (PTI) Sony Pictures Films India on Saturday announced their first Tamil-language film, to be produced by South superstar Kamal Haasan.Written and...

Juhi Parmar tests negative for COVID-19, pens heartfelt note about reunion with daughter

Mumbai, Jan 15 (PTI) Popular TV actor Juhi Parmar on Saturday said she has tested negative for the novel coronavirus.The 41-year-old actor penned a...

Chiranjeevi-starrer ‘Acharya’ postponed due to surge in COVID-19 cases

Hyderabad, Jan 15 (PTI) South megastar Chiranjeevi’s upcoming film "Acharya" has been postponed owing to the rise in coronavirus cases across the country, the...

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Neeraj Chopra won Gold at Tokyo Olympics in 2021 | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Armed forces’ ‘sports for wellness’ rule cost India. Time to bring back ‘gladiator sportsmen’

Until 1970s, Indian armed forces allowed units to spare military training for some men to help them focus only on sports. Then came the outcry to ban sports competitions.
Reserve Bank of India building in Mumbai | Photographer: Kanishka Sonthalia | Bloomberg

Exotic forex derivatives make comeback in India as RBI pushes to deepen markets

RBI allowed lenders to offer derivative products this month. Banks like ICICI Bank & Axis Bank sold barrier forex options to customers including Reliance Industries & Supreme Petrochem.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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