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Photography for all: The Hot Shot camera changed the way Indians clicked

The ease of photography with mini Hot Shot cameras meant more candid and fun family albums.

Still waiting for answers on why I was named in credits of movie PM Modi: Sameer Anjaan

Anjaan and fellow lyricist Javed Akhtar had both expressed shock at finding their names on the credits of the Modi biopic, saying they played no role in it.

A selection of 7 Bollywood songs to add colour to your Holi

ThePrint brings to you a playlist that has some rare gems, and also some familiar turn-of-the-century favourites.

Kylie Jenner has shown that mainstream brands need to keep up with the Kardashians

As the youngest self-made billionaire, Kylie Jenner has proved that the social media phenomenon she represents is here to stay.

Robots guarded Buddha’s relics in an ancient Indian legend

According to the legend, Mauryan king Asoka battled with android warriors guarding Buddha's relics, and ultimately reigned over the army of automatons himself.

Shashi Kapoor’s New Delhi Times gives a true picture of journalism, warts and all

New Delhi Times conveys the fundamental duality that plagues all journalists — the thrill of chasing a ‘good story’ that is also a human tragedy.

Big Fun: The bubble gum whose claim to fame was its freebie cricket cards

Big Fun’s promotional strategy of giving sports cards with each bubble gum became an instant hit in the 1980s.

Modi govt plans to use Shah Rukh, Salman Khan & Katrina Kaif to promote Urdu language

Facing tough competition from private players for promotion of Urdu, the Modi govt wants Bollywood stars to mouth a few lines in Urdu and use them in videos.

To-hear-or-not-to-hear conundrum over Michael Jackson has brought out the ‘cancel culture’

Cancel culture is as hotly debated as it is variously defined, but in its essence is the self-ban on works of people who have done terrible things to others.

Fame, fortune & attempted suicide — the story of Haryana pop queen Sapna Chaudhary

In just 4 years, dancer-singer Sapna Chaudhary has become a sex symbol & a cultural icon in Haryana and outside. ThePrint speaks to her about the journey.

On Camera

YourTurn

A still from Laal Singh Chaddha starring Aamir Khan and Kareena Kapoor Khan

Why Laal Singh Chaddha is not a Forrest Gump remake. It’s just another Bollywood film

The makers of Laal Singh Chaddha set limits for the film by not choosing a lead character from the majority dominant Hindu community.
Former Deutsche Bank CEO Anshu Jain | File image | Flickr

Former Deutsche Bank CEO Anshu Jain dies at 59

Jaipur-born Jain was the first non-European to head Deutsche Bank; family remembers his fighting spirit till the very end

Defence

Yuan Wang 5 vessel | ANI

Chinese research vessel Yuan Wang 5 has ‘slowed down’ but still en route Sri Lankan port

Yuan Wang 5 is currently 599 nautical miles away from Hambantota, having been at sea for 35 hours since departing the Chinese port of Taicang, according to latest data.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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