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In a group of 23 people, there is about a 50% chance that two people will have the same birthday. Photo: iStockphoto

A birthday problem

3 min read . 22 Aug 2017
For the French, food is more about sensory pleasure than about filling up the tummy.

Slim chance of being fat

4 min read . 07 Oct 2016
Photo: iStockphoto<br />

What’s wrong with executive pay?

3 min read . 18 May 2016
Raseel Gujral Ansal at her office in New Delhi; and (below) products from her debut crockery line. Photographs by Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />

Raj at the table, again

2 min read . 15 Mar 2016
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Silentium Universi

1 min read . 09 Jan 2016
Photo: AFP <br />

That last point

4 min read . 17 Jul 2014
There are a few leaders who are already working towards bringing about a permanent change, whose value would last for a long time. One such leader is Yahoo Inc.’s new CEO Marissa Mayer. Photo: Johannes Eisele/AFP<br /> (Johannes Eisele/AFP)

Dealing with the change paradox

2 min read . 09 Jul 2013
The growing size of state economies has not necessarily translated into economic clout because of the way fiscal rights are distributed in India.<br /> (The growing size of state economies has not necessarily translated into economic clout because of the way fiscal rights are distributed in India.)

The Indian federal paradox

4 min read . 03 Apr 2013
The good news is that Chidambaram has promised a sharp increase in development spending while bringing down the subsidy bill as a percentage of the gross national product. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint<br /> (Indranil Bhoumik/Mint)
Quick Edit | The return of gold

Quick Edit | The return of gold

1 min read . 04 Nov 2009
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The simplest message wins

1 min read . 24 Jun 2008
<br />Illustration: Jayachandran/ Mint<br /> (Jayachandran/ Mint)

Money does buy happiness

4 min read . 22 Apr 2008
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