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Masaan: Revisiting Neeraj Ghaywan’s masterpiece as it turns 8

Varanasi, the land of the holy waters and… unholy deeds. Debutant director Neeraj Ghaywan mixes the stench of decadent corruption with the aroma of a newly awakening generation that wants to escape the stagnant spiritualism of a city whose holy waters are polluted beyond redemption. And yet there is a magic to the city of Varanasi, an inescapable magic.…


Global markets slide on recession fears

Stock markets in Europe and Asia fell Friday as investors became increasingly worried that more interest rate hikes by central banks would tip major economies into a prolonged recession, a media report said. Hong Kong’s Hang Seng Index led the losses, closing 1.7 per cent down. Japan’s Nikkei 225 ended the day 1.5 per cent…

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