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Actor Shefali Shah in a still from the Netflix series 'Delhi Crime' | Twitter | Netflix India

Netflix series ‘Delhi Crime’ wins International Emmy in ‘Best Drama’ category

The seven-part series stars Shefali Shah, Rasika Duggal and Adil Hussain in prominent roles and is based on the 2012 Delhi gangrape-murder case.
Plants in flower pots | Representational Image | Commons

Feeling stressed? Just add some pretty plants to the front of your house

Ornamental plants including shrubs, trees, climbers & bedding plants were introduced to 38 previously bare front gardens in England. Here’s what scientists found.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Bata, the foreign shoe brand that became a friend for generations of Indian school students

Bata faced stiff competition from local brands such as Gola Shoes, Liberty, Paragon and Khadim during the 1980s. But the brand survived due to its utility, durability and pricing.
Actor Soumitra Chatterjee died Sunday, over a month after contracting Covid-19 | File photo: ANI

Apu, Feluda, Amal — 6 performances that made Soumitra Chatterjee one of India’s finest actors

Bengali film legend Soumitra Chatterjee died at the age of 85 Sunday, after acting in over 300 films in a career that lasted over six decades.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

‘Modi vest’ is the better known ‘Nehru jacket’, but the go-to formal wear predates both PMs

The Nehru jacket has a long-winded history that spans conquests, a Vogue cover, the Beatles and several Indian prime ministers.
Ancient Athens was a thoroughly modern city in its large public funding need

Why the richest in ancient Athens bragged about paying taxes

Money was just as important to ancient Athenians as it is to us today, so what accounts for this enthusiastic reaction to a large tax bill?
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Toothbrush, paint, AC, plywood can all ‘protect’ against Covid. If you believe these ads

Many brands are selling their products on a pitch meant to tap into fears triggered by the pandemic, with some directly offering 'protection' against coronavirus. 
Representational Image | A man standing against an illuminated wall bearing Telegram's logo in London | Photo: Chris Ratcliffe | Bloomberg

Better than Netflix, torrents — Why Telegram is the new destination for movies, shows online

From new shows to obscure art films, Telegram has evolved into more than just an encrypted messaging service. It is becoming the go-to place for pirated content.
Illustration: Ramandeep Kaur | ThePrint

Shanti — the iconic woman character from DD’s 1994 series that redefined Indian television

One cannot really talk about women empowerment in Indian television without referring to the super hit series called Shanti - Ek Aurat Ki Kahani that was aired on Doordarshan in 1994.
Kids playing in a park | Pixabay

Let your children play in the green outdoors for just a month, watch immunity grow

A new study suggests that city playgrounds with forest undergrowth, lawn turf and planter boxes could help improve the regulation of children’s immune systems.

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