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It's grandparents vs parents in the battle over kids' screen times

Parents grapple with laying down the law on screen time or letting the grandparents spoil the kids

24 Apr 2019 2:17 am
2008: The first responders' view

Firefighting is a brief account of that crucial moment by three of the most important actors

22 Apr 2019 12:34 am
The golden age: PE/VC flow may touch $65 bn by 2025

Exits are at an all-time high of $26 billion, double the value recorded in 2017

18 Apr 2019 2:41 pm
Key deals last week: Eight Roads's $4-mn infusion in Arevuk Advisory, more

There were 12 PE deals worth $20.86 million with 1 private equity exit in the last seven days ended April 17, 2019

17 Apr 2019 10:21 pm
Allure of the turban: 80 rare paintings show West's fascination for Sikhs

A collection 80 rare paintings by Western artists from the 19th and 20th centuries depicts the lives of the Sikhs

16 Apr 2019 8:33 pm
A problem called Israel

The heart of The Lions' Den is a series of individual portraits of iconic, midcentury left-wing thinkers who wrote extensively on the idea and reality of Jewish statehood

15 Apr 2019 12:45 am
From supercars to SUVs, what to see at New York International auto show

Lamborghini will bring over the $247,400 Huracan Spyder Evo fresh off the boat from Geneva

12 Apr 2019 11:27 pm
People and the planet

Mr Morland offers remarkable insights - albeit entirely from the demographic perspective - into the progress of human society over the past two hundred years

11 Apr 2019 11:13 pm
Key deals last week: Baring Asia Private Equity, ChrysCapital and more

There were 19 PE deals worth $1.04 billion with 1 private equity exit in the last seven days ended April 10, 2019

11 Apr 2019 12:05 am
The club that fuelled culture

Neither fame nor public position was required, and yet a surprising number of these friends would rise to lasting greatness.

7 Apr 2019 11:27 pm
Raw Mango's new store, a perfect confection of refined design sensibilities

Each corner of the interiors has been designed and laboured over by Garg and his team. It took nearly a year to put every little detail together

5 Apr 2019 10:14 pm
Open-talent 'gig' economy on the rise, but is freelancing future of work?

Gigs represent a culture, a work ethic and even the kind of projects a freelancer undertakes

5 Apr 2019 8:50 pm
Unravelling the Putin enigma

The book's usefulness is marred by maddening small errors

1 Apr 2019 12:06 am
At Baselworld 2019, finest timepieces weren't necessarily most expensive

Instead, among the hundreds of new watches I saw from brands, the ones that caught my attention included a fair number at entry-level price points

29 Mar 2019 9:39 pm
Ocasio-Cortez is finding a new model for how to work in public

The congresswoman has become a handy and versatile symbol - the representative

29 Mar 2019 9:03 pm
In a first, an Odisha village earns Rs 1 cr from community tourism project

In 2018-19, Badmul raked in Rs 1.3 crore from eco-tourism, bolstered by 3000 visitors, 20 per cent of whom were foreign tourists

28 Mar 2019 8:14 pm
The prosecutor doesn't rest

Mr Bharara, who enjoyed a high profile and (mostly) favourable press attention during his tenure from 2009 to 2017, does not show a lot of leg in this book, nor does he settle many scores

25 Mar 2019 12:44 am
The United States of open wounds

Mr Jackson's work is set in Portland, Ore., one of the whitest big cities in America, scarred by a long history of racist violence and intimidation

22 Mar 2019 12:42 am
Key deals last week: Morgan Stanley Real Estate, Kumar Vembu, and more

There were 9 PE deals worth $148.95 million with 2 private equity exits in the last seven days ended February 20, 2019

20 Mar 2019 10:30 pm
Journalism's advocate

The New York Times deputy general counsel David E McCraw thoughtfully addresses this state of affairs as he takes us behind the scenes of the venerable New York Times

18 Mar 2019 12:51 am
Key deals last week: Falcon Edge's $33-mn infusion in Aye Finance, and more

There were 15 deals worth $69.97 million in the last seven days ended March 12, 2019

14 Mar 2019 1:04 am
APG, Piramal look to raise second fund to invest in infra projects in India

Piramal and APG had each initially committed $375 million for investment under the JV

14 Mar 2019 12:53 am
Digital insurer Acko raises $65 mn from Binny Bansal, RPS Ventures, others

With this Series C funding, Acko has totally raised $107 mn. It had earlier raised $30 mn in one of the largest seed rounds among Indian start-ups, and $30 mn in Series B funding

13 Mar 2019 8:05 pm
Climate change and human history

The book is marred by errors of fact and too often reads like a series of potted histories

11 Mar 2019 12:54 am
Gabriel García Márquez in the eyes of those who knew him

Paternostro talks about finding plenty of others who'd talk, Márquez's superstitions and discipline, and more.

8 Mar 2019 9:47 pm
Logitech Z607 5.1 speakers review: Impressive, a sweet deal for audiophiles

While Bluetooth connectivity is the key feature, the speaker can be easily paired with smartphone, TV, computer, among other audio devices

6 Mar 2019 5:27 pm
Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus review: This premium smartphone has everything!

Priced at Rs 73,900 for the base model with 8GB RAM and 128GB internal storage, the Galaxy S10 Plus is a complete package with no major feature missing from the list

6 Mar 2019 10:44 am
The gold-guzzling predators and the hapless prey of dust-ridden Gurugram

More predators have come together to cause havoc in perpetually troubled Gurugram

2 Mar 2019 10:19 pm
A91 Emerging Fund to raise $250-300 million to support SMEs

International Finance Corporation to invest up to $25 million for a 20% stake

1 Mar 2019 8:27 am
Key deals last week: Aspada Fund I, Michael, Susan Dell Foundation and more

There were 9 PE deals worth $148.95 million with 2 private equity exits in the last seven days ended February 20, 2019

20 Feb 2019 11:29 pm
The truths out there

Critics of American foreign policy have long accused the country of imperialism in a general sense

18 Feb 2019 12:30 am
Frames per second: Why Amol Palekar needs Doctor Mama and Deven

Lessons actor-filmmaker Amol Palekar can learn from Hrishikesh Mukherjee's Gol Maal

15 Feb 2019 9:03 am
Key deals last week: Temasek, Orios Venture, Straddle Capital, and more

There were 12 deals worth $698.88 million with one exit in the last seven days ended February 13, 2019

13 Feb 2019 10:29 pm
133 mn new jobs may emerge in shake up between humans and machine:OECD

At the same time, 75 million jobs, however, may be displaced, it was revealed at the World Government Summit.

13 Feb 2019 6:20 am
Anatomy of a nuclear disaster

Adam Higginbotham shows how an almost fanatical compulsion for secrecy among the Soviet Union's governing elite was part of what made the accident not just cataclysmic but so likely in the first place

11 Feb 2019 1:24 am
Movie review: 'Cold Pursuit' is a deceptively skillful black comedy

Neeson does a fine turn in his understated role of grieving father. Plaudits are due to Bateman, too

8 Feb 2019 10:12 pm
Can you get too much exercise? What the heart tells us

Study after study shows that people who meet the standard exercise guidelines, which call for about 30 minutes a day of moderate exercise, have a reduced risk of developing heart disease.

8 Feb 2019 9:42 pm
Private equity, venture capital flow value falls 49% in Jan, deals up 65%

The strong trend of buyouts established in 2018 has continued into 2019 with 4 buyouts worth $504 mn recorded in Jan 2019 -- 20% higher compared to Jan 2018

7 Feb 2019 6:08 pm
Piramal's $69-mn infusion in Lodha, and other key deals from last week

There were 15 PE deals worth $143.56 million and 1 PE Exit worth $10.45 million in the last seven days ended Feb 06, 2019

6 Feb 2019 9:47 pm
LG ThinQ WK7 review: Smart speaker, good listener to liven up your home

The LG WK7 is an aspirational smart-speaker with few rivals

6 Feb 2019 7:37 pm
Skullcandy Riff Wireless review: Stylish, comfortable, easy on the pocket

The Riff gets grace marks for charging so quickly - 0 to 100 in less than an hour - and giving a competitive 9-10 hours of playback

6 Feb 2019 7:29 pm
Samsung Galaxy M20 review: Power-packed performer disguised as budget phone

On paper, the Galaxy M20 might seem like is a new breed of smartphone. But does it have features and performance to take on competition in the same segment? Let's find out

5 Feb 2019 11:34 am
Chris Christie's testament

If Trump had only listened to him, Christie writes, he would have fired James B Comey, then director of the FBI, at the start of his administration

4 Feb 2019 12:55 am
How to make your office more ergonomically correct? Here are some ideas

A healthy workstation is one that allows you to work in a neutral, relaxed position.

1 Feb 2019 8:39 pm
Anti-Facebook manifesto, by early investor

A tech company founded on creating human connection is now ripping American society apart and compromising our civic foundation, though not because it has overtly wicked intent

1 Feb 2019 7:30 pm
Ultimate Ears Boom 3 review: Another marvel with great sound, app support

Priced at Rs 15,995, the Ultimate Ears Boom 3 is a premium Bluetooth speaker with exceptional audio output

1 Feb 2019 7:20 am
Honor View 20 review: A trendsetter that is also an all-round performer

Priced at Rs 37,999 for the base model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage, the Honor View 20 is a midrange offering that matches up to some of the premium smartphones

1 Feb 2019 7:13 am
I always try to communicate beyond what is 'visual', says Sabeena Karnik

In a Q&A, the noted paper quilling artist, whose works include an Independence Day Google Doodle and a miniature Mysore Palace set in paper, reveals how she made a profession out of her passion

28 Jan 2019 1:31 pm
Used car mart Truebil raises $14 million in a mix of equity and debt

Truebil runs an online portal to sell pre-owned cars and also offers car loans, paper transfer, warranty, roadside assistance and insurance renewal.

23 Jan 2019 11:20 pm
Online MF platform Groww raises $6.2 mn in Sequoia-led Series A funding

The company plans to build its technology platform and launch new products that offer high-quality investment options to the young, upwardly mobile generation.

23 Jan 2019 11:17 pm