Tuesday, Nov 29, 2022

Rabha tribe


Traditional artworks by Rabha women on road to revival

March 03, 2016 4:47 am

Rabhas traditionally depend on agriculture and non-timber forest produce. Women of the community, although skilled in traditional weaving, are shy in nature and were thus unable to bring their works to the art aficionados so far.

Assam tribal council polls today amid bandh call

November 13, 2013 1:03 am

Several houses have been set on fire.

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Neetu Kapoor fakes happy face in new photo, reveals reality behind dancing in ‘freezing weather’

November 29, 2022 12:13:02 pm

Bollywood actor Neetu Kapoor is shooting for her next feature film Letters to Mr Khanna. The film also stars Sunny Kaushal and Shraddha Srinath, along with veteran star Asrani.

How a French man won the right to say no to company-mandated fun

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:12:55 pm

With this move, he has managed a victory for all those who have rolled their eyes at the exclamation-mark-ridden emails from HR. In France, where philosophers have long recognised that hell is other people, solitude should be a worker’s right.

Why lower crude oil prices could be good for the economy

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:12:17 pm

Considering that India's petroleum imports have risen by a staggering 60 per cent between April-October this year, exerting pressure on the currency, lower oil prices if sustained could help bring down the import burden, ease the risks to macroeconomic stability.

The Covid test: The world is watching strongman Xi Jinping amid protests

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:11:54 pm

Xi, who has centralised powers in his hands, now personifies the Chinese state. How he deals with the anger of the Chinese people is going to be telling

‘Abused invitation’: Israeli envoy slams IFFI jury chief for calling Kashmir Files ‘vulgar’, ‘propaganda’

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:11:14 pm

Responding to criticism of The Kashmir Files by Israeli filmmaker and IFFI jury chief Nadav Lapid, the Ambassador of Israel to India Naor Gilon said Lapid “should be ashamed”. Gilon added that he wants to “apologize to our hosts for the bad manner in which we repaid them for their generosity.”

Data supports the claim that poverty decline in India has been faster since BJP came to office in 2014

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:10:37 pm

The authoritative DHS household data for 2005-06, 2015-16, and 2019-21 establishes that the pace of decline in Indian poverty accelerated post 2014 elections. We must address our progress while continuing to shift goalposts.

Why India must stand with Palestine

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:09:59 pm

As Islamophobia has now regrettably become a common phenomenon in India, it is convenient for the State to disregard the cause of Palestinians. However, ignoring the dispossessed people goes against India’s anti-colonial legacy

The shadow of 1979: Iran and Saudi Arabia are fighting Islamism; Pakistan and Afghanistan offer little hope

Updated: November 29, 2022 12:09:38 pm

There is no question that our western neighbourhood has begun to evolve a little faster – if unevenly and in a non-linear fashion. Delhi must make the best of these opportunities and limit the damage from the lingering effects of 1979.

In UK, 100 companies sign up for four-day work week

November 29, 2022 12:05:27 pm

Global marketing company Awin and Atom Bank are the two biggest companies that have signed up for the 4-day work week policy. Positive inputs seem to be coming in from those who have already adopted the policy, as it attracts and even retains workers.

How to watch SpaceX launch NASA’s Lunar Flashlight mission in search for water

November 29, 2022 12:05:16 pm

Here is how you can watch SpaceX launch NASA's Lunar Flashlight and Japanese privately-led Hakuto-R Mission 1 lander.