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Polish ambassador to India, Adam Bukowski

The Polish ambassador to India is fluent in Hindi & Urdu, loves biryani and Bollywood

Adam Burakowski’s residence on Tilak Marg once belonged to B.R. Ambedkar, independent India’s first law minister.
Google Inc. logo | Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg

What happened the first time you used Google?

As Google celebrates its 20-year anniversary, ThePrint employees recall their first brush with it, and how it became an integral part of their lives.
Lata Mangeshkar

On Lata Mangeshkar’s birthday, 15 rare gems that belong on her crown

For every Ajeeb daastaan hai yeh and Lag jaa gale, there are hundreds of Lata Mangeshkar songs that have disappeared into obscurity.
Portrait of Jam Saheb DigvijaySinhji | Anu Radha

6 WWII Polish survivors to pay homage to a Maharaja who saved their lives

Event scheduled at Jamnagar in Gujarat for Friday; will celebrate the life of Maharaja Jamsaheb Digvijay Singh Jadeja.
Furniture on display | By special arrangement

Eyeing India’s furniture market, Amazon teases first physical showcase in New Delhi

The pilot-project experiential showcase, not open to customers, is the first of its kind for Amazon globally.
Yash Chopra

Remembering Yash Chopra, a filmmaker who was more than just the ‘King of Romance’

Yash Chopra made many romantic films but he made a lot else. In these films, strong screenplays met pitch-perfect filmmaking that elevated the material.

Yale being investigated for Asian-American bias by US Justice Department

Harvard is already under scrutiny and is expected to go on trial next month.
The cast of Waqt | Twitter

Yash Chopra’s Waqt was the dazzling Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham of its time

Yash Chopra’s Waqt had it all: Family, love triangles, multiple stars, hit music and a courtroom.
New York Times mail building |

New York Times reporter who had dissed Delhi as unlivable gets it wrong again

For the second time in 4 months, The New York Times has issued corrections for stories reported by Gardiner Harris.
Image of the sobbing 'son' which went viral | Twitter

Deceased sewage worker’s ‘wife’ is his aunt, sobbing ‘son’ a cousin who called him ‘Papa’

Anil’s parents claim that ‘wife’ Rani is doing all this for money, landlord Rammo confirms they lived together and ‘considered themselves married’.

On Camera

A pedestrian crosses a nearly empty street in the Times Square neighborhood of New York, US | Bloomberg

We must not return to work for now. Covid’s not over yet, says a virologist in letter to son

If everyone goes back to work as soon as the ‘curve bends downwards’, it's guaranteed you'll get a second wave of infections in Europe.

Is forcing private labs to make Covid-19 tests free the only way to stop spread of infection?

The Supreme Court directed the central government to make Covid-19 testing by private laboratories free of charge Wednesday.

Defence

Col Navjot Singh Bal | special arrangement

Col Navjot Singh Bal, Shaurya Chakra awardee and icon for many, loses battle with cancer

Despite losing an arm to cancer, Col Navjot Singh Bal continued to serve in 2 Para as the commanding officer and even learnt to fire with his left hand.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.