Yashee

The author is a journalist working with The Indian Express

Articles By Yashee

MIT and Jeffrey Epstein: ‘good money, bad guy’ issue

Joichi “Joi” Ito, a tech evangelist who came to head the Media Lab in 2011, has been described as a “master networker” who connected equally effectively with both idealistic students and fatcat donors.

Explained: The idea of ‘zero-budget’ farming, and why scientists are sceptical

Addressing the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to the United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned that India was "focusing on Zero Budget Natural Farming (ZBNF)".

Explained: India vs Pakistan at the United Nations, since 2014

Ahead of Prime Minister Modi’s address to the UN General Assembly, where Pakistan’s Imran Khan is expected to bring up Kashmir again, a look at what the two countries have been saying at the UN platform.

Explained: Old reasons and new red flags in continuing auto slowdown

In the commercial vehicles section, sales of Tata Motors, the largest commercial vehicle maker, fell by almost half as against August 2018. Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), the second-largest manufacturer, posted a 28 per cent decline.

Romila Thapar-JNU row explained: Who is a Professor Emeritus?

On the JNU row, historian Romila Thapar said the university is only trying to "dishonour someone who has been critical of the changes that have been introduced by the present administration".

Explained: India will get Swiss bank details of Indians from today. What does this mean?

This is not a new measure. In 2016, India and Switzerland had signed an information-sharing deal on bank accounts, which was to come into effect from September 2019.

Explained: Who was Panglossian?

From a Voltaire character to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das: Who was Pangloss, and why did his countenance find its way into the Governor’s address?

Delhi: Five spots linked to the freedom struggle you must know about

A gate where three princes were slaughtered, a house where Bhagat Singh lived in hiding. Delhi's buildings have fascinating stories to narrate about the freedom movement.

Why do Muslims sacrifice animals on Eid-al-Adha or Baqreid

Eid-al-Adha is not about shedding blood to please God. It’s about giving up something you hold dear in devotion to God. It’s also mandatory to share the meat of the sacrificed animal on Eidul Adha Mubarak.

How to love a language: Urdu poet Gulzar Dehlvi spills his literary secrets

A Kashmiri Pandit poet talks about a lifetime spent in nurturing something that gave him comfort and identity — Urdu.

Sari mela: For celebrating the nine yards, a perfect 10

The mela brought together artforms, weaves, motifs, patterns and fabrics from across India.

Advertising
Advertising