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NITI Aayog released a discussion paper earlier this year, in which it identified use-cases where the technology can potentially improve governance ranging from tracing of drugs in the pharmaceutical supply chain to verification of education certificates.
Published on Oct 09, 2020 01:44 PM IST
At least 50 such properties in England and Wales are linked to the East India Company, whose employees earned fortunes in India and returned home to build large houses and live in splendour.
Updated on Sep 22, 2020 04:37 PM IST
The same technologies that have done a lot of good, however, also imperil India’s freedoms. They have widened the global equity gap, created echo chambers of disinformation and empowered a small group of foreign companies.
Updated on Aug 15, 2020 03:49 PM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi |Vivek Wadhwa
His magnum opus in 2019, ‘Anarchy: The East India Company, Corporate Violence, and the Pillage of an Empire’ has been his most successful and critically acclaimed work till date; but that has only encouraged historian William Dalrymple to scale even higher.
Updated on May 03, 2020 05:42 PM IST
New Delhi |Indo Asian News Service
India’s oldest operating port has hired property consultant JLL India to survey and digitize records of its land bank, Chairman Vinit Kumar said in an interview at his office in Kolkata.
Updated on Feb 26, 2020 10:25 AM IST
Bloomberg |Pradipta Mukherjee
The commission, comprising former Calcutta high court chief justice JN Patel and IAS officer Sumit Mullick, had written to the government saying it was facing a funds crunch.
Updated on Feb 02, 2020 07:05 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Mumbai |HT Correspondent
In the 17th and 18th centuries, high ranking officials of the East India Company became the new patrons of local painters, and demanded realistically rendered flora, fauna and domestic scenes. This came to be called Company art, an exhibition of which is on display in London.
Updated on Jan 10, 2020 07:03 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Dhamini Ratnam
Titled ‘Forgotten Masters: Indian Painting for the East India Company’, the exhibition has opened at the Wallace Collection until April, showcasing artwork from various collections across the globe, curated by writer William Dalrymple.
Updated on Dec 05, 2019 06:42 AM IST
Gradually, people in India started resisting the diktats of the colonial power. An event in 1885 gave birth to the Congress.
Updated on Dec 06, 2019 09:23 AM IST
New Delhi |Kapil Sibal
This week’s good reads include paintings by forgotten Indian masters, a book on a spymaster, and one on how to free your mind
Updated on Nov 29, 2019 06:38 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
What were French soldiers doing in India in the 18th century? This exhibition holds a clue
Published on Nov 29, 2019 05:08 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Paramita Ghosh
Ranchi was already famous before MS Dhoni in the eyes of tourists for various reasons. Before the Indian Independence, it was considered a hill station and even after it, because of its salubrious climate, people flocked to it in search of better health.
Updated on Nov 11, 2019 07:23 PM IST
The Steel Frame is an addition to the extensive body of literature on the Indian Administrative Service
Published on Oct 25, 2019 07:48 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Sujoy Gupta
The etchings are part of an exhibition on artistic exchanges between Indian and the Netherlands in the 17th century.
Published on Oct 17, 2019 08:33 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Vanessa Viegas
Author William Dalrymple’s new release is a result of six years of extensive research on East India Company and their ruthless pursuit of power.
Updated on Sep 11, 2019 05:05 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Navneet Vyasan
The towering 522-page tome, which was in the making for six painstaking years, thoroughly dissects the machinations of the East India Company (EIC).
Updated on Aug 25, 2019 02:25 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service | , New DelhiIndo Asian News Service
Given the vastness of the subject, the book focuses on Ranjit Singh’s cosmopolitan Sikh court in Lahore.
Updated on Aug 19, 2019 07:02 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | HT Correspondent
Both women had distinguished themselves with their sterling commitment and loyalties to their respective parties.
Updated on Aug 08, 2019 09:19 AM IST
The series is critical of the East India Company, but has received negative reviews for it’s White saviour complex.
Updated on Aug 03, 2019 05:58 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Manik Sharma
It was an assertion of the sociocultural identity of Bharatiya society which was under attack by the British
Updated on Jun 03, 2019 09:35 PM IST
The Theresa May government in United Kingdom on Monday announced plans to establish a new battalion of Royal Gurkha Rifles, which has a history dating to the East India Company, and saw action in the two World Wars and several contemporary conflicts.
Updated on Mar 12, 2019 08:28 AM IST
This week’s reading list includes a history of modern south India, a biography of an enduring star, and a biography of a city
Updated on Dec 14, 2018 10:02 PM IST
Hindustan Times |HT Team
Art historian Dilnavaz Mehta’s Rare Finds exhibition puts the spotlight on artworks, maps and books that date back to the colonial era.
Updated on Nov 30, 2018 12:19 PM IST
Hindustan Times | Soma Das
When the Crown took over from the Company, from 1861 a clever system was developed under which all of India’s financial gold and forex earnings from its fast-rising commodity export surplus with the world, was intercepted and appropriated by Britain
Updated on Oct 30, 2018 01:02 PM IST
The British curry tradition dates back to 1747 and has little to do with ours. As for Japanese curry? Revolting!
Updated on Sep 23, 2018 12:30 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Vir Sanghvi
Suresh Sakat, who has been given police security, claimed that the family took ‘diksha’ (conversion to Buddhism) after the adherents of their previous faith failed to provide justice to them ever since the family became a target of the rightwing forces.
Updated on Jun 06, 2018 02:32 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Pune |Nadeem Inamdar
Karl Marx was absolutely right — the British conquered India with the vilest motives, but they were yet an unconscious tool of history, in that they compelled the best Indians to look into the mirror, to examine what was flawed in their society and to work strenuously to correct this
Updated on May 06, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Her family alleged that some persons, whom she had named as culprits in her statement to the police were threatening and pressurising her to withdraw her statement.
Published on Apr 23, 2018 09:11 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Pune |Press Trust of India
Dr Kim Wagner has suggested the skull be buried near the Ravi River, at the border between India and Pakistan, where Alum Bheg was known to have participated in the Battle of Trimmu Ghat.
Published on Apr 15, 2018 11:28 AM IST
Press Trust of India, London |Press Trust of India
A quaint story from the annual Kapalishwar festival of Mylapore is a reminder that the Eternal God is far above human conflicts and quarrels.
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 08:40 AM IST
Hindustan Times | Renuka Narayanan