Tuesday, 9 August, 2022
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Topic: Brand

Beep. Play. Repeat: How the pager pushed Indian professionals to become savvy

Unlike the West, where pagers were considered a downmarket product, in India, they became a status symbol.

How Godrej typewriters scripted modern Indian history

For Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, its launch was the symbol of an independent and industrialised India. 

So long Chellaram Parker, and thanks for the stained pockets

Indian students used Chelpark ink and pens back when good handwriting also meant good character.

Binaca was a brand that brought toothpaste and music together

Binaca toothpaste ruled at a time when radio was king in India.

On Camera

YourTurn

Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
A suspension pylon in Tamil Nadu | Commons

You thought power subsidy is a Delhi-Punjab problem? Check out Tamil Nadu’s power sector mess

RBI data shows Indian discoms owe power generation firms over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, almost a third of which is owed by Tamil Nadu, where power subsidy cost is twice that of food subsidy.

Defence

Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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