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Lindsay Pereira

Lindsay Pereira

He writes about music, literature, and the arts

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The UK needs to learn from us

The UK needs to learn from us

Celebrating the promotion of a politician who may or may not be Indian is great, but the enthusiasm is misplaced... [Read More]

26 November,2022 07:58 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Only the rupee matters

Only the rupee matters

When are we going to stop evaluating our own currency against what the world holds as its dubious standard?... [Read More]

19 November,2022 07:24 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
One language to bind us all

One language to bind us all

We shouldn’t be upset about the government forcing us to speak in the same tongue, because diversity is overrated... [Read More]

12 November,2022 07:38 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Bring back character certificates!

Bring back character certificates!

Why was a recent request from the most intelligent government in India’s history withdrawn instead of encouraged?... [Read More]

05 November,2022 07:02 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
Isn’t education a little overrated?

Isn’t education a little overrated?

It’s strange that students at Allahabad University are protesting against a 400 per cent fee hike instead of simply quitting... [Read More]

29 October,2022 07:19 AM IST | Mumbai | Lindsay Pereira
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Students share peaceful message on 77th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

Students share peaceful message on 77th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing

On the 77th anniversary of Hiroshima atomic bombing, Mumbai college students give `No War, Only Peace` message at Azad Maidan in CST. Remembering the day, the UN Chief General Antonio Guterres attended the ceremony at Peace Memorial Park. The USA bombed the Japanese cities of Hiroshima (August 6, 1945) and Nagasaki (August 9, 1945) during World War II in the first use of atomic weapons in war.... [Read More]

06 August,2022 06:44 PM IST
Nine years after Nirbhaya: Five rape cases that shook the nation

Nine years after Nirbhaya: Five rape cases that shook the nation

It has been nine years since the horrific incident where a 22-year-old physiotherapy intern was beaten and gang-raped by six people in a moving bus in Delhi’s Munirka. Although the accused were brought to justice, data on crimes against women in India shows a dismal picture. About 77 rape cases were reported daily in 2020, as per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, compared to 68 in 2012. We look at the major rape cases that shook the country after the Nirbhaya incident. Pics/ midday file photos, AFP... [Read More]

16 December,2021 08:03 AM IST
Pele at 82: How the Brazilian football legend enthralled the world and India

Pele at 82: How the Brazilian football legend enthralled the world and India

Edson Arantes do Nascimento, better known as Pele, is regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. Over his 22-year career and his legendary status beyond that, he won many accolades, after starting to play when he was just 15. Interestingly, Pele is deeply connected to India beyond the fandom because on his first visit here, he played against Mohun Bagan in Kolkata in 1977. Here are some interesting facts about the Brazilian great, who celebrated his 82nd birthday on October 23... [Read More]

21 October,2021 12:53 PM IST
Anny Divya: The 32-yr-old is youngest to command a Boeing 777 aircraft

Anny Divya: The 32-yr-old is youngest to command a Boeing 777 aircraft

Anny Divya has the distinction of being the world's youngest female pilot to fly the Boeing 777. Her journey from a modest background to reaching the skies (quite literally) is no mean feat and truly inspiring. In March 2019, Anny Divya joined the coveted group of Indian and international leaders, who are part of the over 500 LinkedIn Influencer programme. Here's her story... [Read More]

06 July,2019 09:15 AM IST
Amarinder Singh: Rare photos of the 78-year-old CM of Punjab

Amarinder Singh: Rare photos of the 78-year-old CM of Punjab

Captain Amarinder Singh is an Indian politician and currently the Chief Minister of Punjab. He had also served as the president of Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee and also served as the CM of Punjab in the year 2002-2007. As he turns 78 today, we look at some rare photos of the politician. (All pictures courtesy/ Instagram/Captain Amarinder Singh) ... [Read More]

10 March,2020 11:58 AM IST

Harish Iyer, a survivor of childhood sexual assault, is an LGBTQ activist involved in promoting the rights of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, children, women, animals, and survivors of child sexual abuse. Harish shares his thoughts about the LGBTQ community, the challenges faced and the upcoming pride march. (Pictures/Facebook Harish Iyer)... [Read More]

31 January,2019 04:01 PM IST
Ajit Wadekar: Vintage pics of the man who led India to a historic win in England

Ajit Wadekar: Vintage pics of the man who led India to a historic win in England

Former Indian cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, who passed away at the age of 77, in August 2018, in Mumbai, after a prolonged illness was born on this day in 1941. On his birth anniversary, we bring you some exclusive pictures that showcase the best moments of the Indian cricketing great.... [Read More]

01 April,2020 10:56 AM IST

Stalwarts Asha Bhosle, Uttam Singh and Bhupinder Singh pay tribute to 'Pancham da' R.D. Burman at his 77th birth anniversary celebrations in Mumbai. Pics/Yogen Shah... [Read More]

28 June,2016 02:30 PM IST
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Vikram Gokhale Passes Away At 77| Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher Mourn the loss

Vikram Gokhale Passes Away At 77| Akshay Kumar, Anupam Kher Mourn the loss

Veteran actor Vikram Gokhale passed away on Saturday following multi organ failure. The 77-year-old actor breathed his last at the Deenanath Mangeshkar Hospital in Pune, where he had been undergoing treatment since November 5. The actor’s daughter confirmed his death on Saturday morning... [Read More]

26 November,2022 11:10 PM IST | Mumbai
 ‘Nation first, then religion’ RSS Leader Indresh Kumar on UCC, Article 377

‘Nation first, then religion’ RSS Leader Indresh Kumar on UCC, Article 377

A training camp was organized by the Muslim Rashtriya Manch from 12 to 13 November 2022. In the camp, RSS senior leader Indresh Kumar said that every citizen is Indian first, then their religion come. ... [Read More]

14 November,2022 08:44 PM IST | Mumbai
10 Things To Know About 50th CJI DY Chandrachud

10 Things To Know About 50th CJI DY Chandrachud

Watch: 10 interesting facts about D Y Chandrachud, the next CJI of India. Justice D Y Chandrachud on Wednesday was sworn in as Chief Justice of India after Justice Uday Umesh Lalit demitted office. President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath of office to Justice DY Chandrachud at the swearing-in ceremony held in the Rashtrapati Bhavan  ... [Read More]

09 November,2022 09:24 PM IST | Mumbai
Can misinformation on social media be regulated?

Can misinformation on social media be regulated?

A recent report `The Trust Gap` how and why news on digital platforms is viewed more sceptically versus news in general, released by Oxford University`s Reuters Institute suggests 54% Indians trust news received on Whatsapp while 77% news in general. Dr Camila Mont`Alverne, Co-author of the report & Pratik Sinha, Co-Founder, AltNews join us to discuss can misinformation on social media be regulated & what role should big tech play in combatting false news #PratikSinha #SocialMedia #Misinformation... [Read More]

19 October,2022 02:55 PM IST | Mumbai
Lindsay Lohan Topless Photoshoot

Lindsay Lohan Topless Photoshoot

Hollywoodu00c2u2019s trouble child Lindsay Lohan who has been living in and out of rehab for quite some time posed topless for a leading international magazine, u00c2u2018Maxu00c2u2019.... [Read More]

28 May,2011 08:28 PM IST
Lindsay Lohan to star in Dancing with the Stars

Lindsay Lohan to star in Dancing with the Stars

Out of Linda Lovelace, Hollywood's troubled actress Lindsay Lohan has been flooded with offers in spite of the fact that she is still attending rehab sessions at the Betty Ford Clinic.The latest buzz that has hit the media is that Lindsay Lohan will be competing in the popular reality TV show "Dancing with the Stars"!!... [Read More]

10 December,2010 10:12 AM IST
Lindsay Lohan slams Oprah Winfrey

Lindsay Lohan slams Oprah Winfrey

Lindsay Lohan lashed out at Oprah Winfrey's network, blames them for having to flee from the US. Courtesy: Splash News... [Read More]

18 September,2014 03:06 PM IST
Lindsay Lohan braves freezing ice bath

Lindsay Lohan braves freezing ice bath

Lindsay Lohan braved a freezing cold ice bath in a series of Instagram videos. Video courtesy: Instagram/LindsayLohan ... [Read More]

19 May,2015 12:55 PM IST
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