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Graphic by Nilanjan Das
Unified Payment Interface: Next big thing in mobile bankingUnified Payment Interface, or UPI, will be the next big thing in mobile banking.

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South Dandies Swaraj
Street smartIndia's version of ghetto rap is gully rap, making a stinging statement in back alleys marked by hardship, poverty, illiteracy, drugs and crime.

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Rashmi Agarwal (left) with her band members
Tune into new ghazalsA group of new-age ghazal singers is experimenting with the genre, hoping to reach out to younger audiences.

Culture

Kantha Designs
Museums dedicated to 'kantha', puppets launched in BengalThe 'kantha' puppet museum will display puppets created by backward class artisans from various districts of Bengal using relevant social themes. 

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The death of handwritingChildren as young as four or five have begun to use touchscreen mobile phones and tablets even before they learn to write.