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Legends of the Ramayana review: Amish Tripathi's docuseries celebrates India’s pluralist cultural heritage
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Legends of the Ramayana review: Amish Tripathi's docuseries celebrates India’s pluralist cultural heritage

Legends Of The Ramayana is for those who delight in symbol and metaphor, and are willing to be struck by wonder even as they exercise their critical faculties.

Dangals of Crime, two-part docuseries on Discovery+, shines a light on the mafia embedded in Indian wrestling
Entertainment

Dangals of Crime, two-part docuseries on Discovery+, shines a light on the mafia embedded in Indian wrestling

Olympian Sushil Kumar's recent arrest was not a case of a bad apple. It was a symptom of something systemic — the inextricable links between wrestling and organised crime in Delhi-NCR and adjacent regions.

India’s Space Odyssey review: A bland and hasty ode to the ISRO legacy
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India’s Space Odyssey review: A bland and hasty ode to the ISRO legacy

Just because science is the core theme of a narrative, the art of telling its story is all but forgotten

R Madhavan lends his voice to Discovery+ science documentary India’s Space Odyssey
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R Madhavan lends his voice to Discovery+ science documentary India’s Space Odyssey

India’s Space Odyssey will capture the landmark endeavours achieved during India’s Space Programme undertaken by the Indian Space Research Organisation

Ajay Devgn to feature as guest on Discovery's Into The Wild With Bear Grylls
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Ajay Devgn to feature as guest on Discovery's Into The Wild With Bear Grylls

Ajay Devgn will soon film the episode in Maldives with host and ace adventurer Bear Grylls, which will premiere on Discovery+.

'Dragon Man' skull discovery in China may change our understanding of human evolution
science

'Dragon Man' skull discovery in China may change our understanding of human evolution

The fossilized skull is at least 140,000 years old and belongs to a mature male who had a huge brain, massive brow ridges, deep-set eyes and a bulbous nose.

Loki, on Disney+ Hotstar, is a light-hearted MCU offering that has more in mind than a typical superhero series
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Loki, on Disney+ Hotstar, is a light-hearted MCU offering that has more in mind than a typical superhero series

With a premise reminiscent of a largely British genre of comic-fantasy sci-fi, Loki flies by painlessly, although it might not deliver quite as much jokey satisfaction per minute as you’d like.

Introducing Australotitan: Australia's largest dinosaur was as big as two buses combined
science

Introducing Australotitan: Australia's largest dinosaur was as big as two buses combined

Nicknamed Cooper, it lived in southwest Queensland between 92–96 million years ago, when Australia was attached to Antarctica.

Discovery, WarnerMedia merger company named Warner Bros Discovery; new logo unveiled
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Discovery, WarnerMedia merger company named Warner Bros Discovery; new logo unveiled

Warner Bros Discovery represents the combination of Warner Bros.′ 100-year legacy of creative, authentic storytelling with #Discovery’s integrity and innovation, said Discovery CEO David Zaslav.

Apocalypse ’45, documentary on Discovery+ India, immerses viewers in the horrors of warfare
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Apocalypse ’45, documentary on Discovery+ India, immerses viewers in the horrors of warfare

Startling images appear throughout Apocalypse ’45, a transfixing documentary that depicts the final months of World War II in rare detail and the ways its witnesses cope with war’s psychic toll.

Amazon acquires MGM, studio behind James Bond, Legally Blonde, in $8.5 billion deal
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Amazon acquires MGM, studio behind James Bond, Legally Blonde, in $8.5 billion deal

Buying MGM will give Amazon access to more films, shows and famous characters, including Rocky, RoboCop and Pink Panther.

How the Discovery-AT&T deal came through: Ice-breaking emojis, pop-culture codenames, and birth of a media giant
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How the Discovery-AT&T deal came through: Ice-breaking emojis, pop-culture codenames, and birth of a media giant

Like many a modern romance, the marriage of two of the country’s biggest media companies started with an emoji.

With streaming services on the rise, television networks rely on reboots, franchises to pull in more viewers
Arts & Culture

With streaming services on the rise, television networks rely on reboots, franchises to pull in more viewers

Get ready for CSI: Vegas, a CBS remake complete with original stars William Petersen and Jorja Fox and, in a sign of diversity progress, Black actor Paula Newsome as the lead investigator.

Discovery+ documentary Broken Harts provides only a shallow reading of a 2018 family tragedy
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Discovery+ documentary Broken Harts provides only a shallow reading of a 2018 family tragedy

The details of Broken Harts on Discovery Plus are juicy enough, but as the story continues, the investigation timeline starts to feel like superficial framing for the story

WarnerMedia, Discovery merge assets: All you need to know about the deal, and future of their streaming services
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WarnerMedia, Discovery merge assets: All you need to know about the deal, and future of their streaming services

From the implications of the merger on HBO Max and Discovery+, to potential layoffs at WarnerMedia and Discovery, a comprehensive guide to the mammoth deal.

Discovery, AT&T’s WarnerMedia announce they'll merge media businesses to create standalone company in landmark deal
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Discovery, AT&T’s WarnerMedia announce they'll merge media businesses to create standalone company in landmark deal

WarnerMedia and Discovery both launched their own streaming services, HBO Max and Discovery+, within the past two years. It’s still not clear whether the merger will result in a single streaming service or several bundled together,

World Earth Day: Ellen DeGeneres-narrated wildlife documentary Endangered premieres on Discovery+
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World Earth Day: Ellen DeGeneres-narrated wildlife documentary Endangered premieres on Discovery+

Endangered follows the effort of dedicated wildlife conservationists across the globe as they work to compile the latest version of The Red List of threatened species.

Scientists accidentally stumble across life buried 3,000 ft under ice in Antarctica
science

Scientists accidentally stumble across life buried 3,000 ft under ice in Antarctica

Now that we know life can exist in such conditions, now we need to find out how it evolved, its food chain and other related queries.

Discovery+ launches What Killed Maradona?, investigative documentary about footballer's demise
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Discovery+ launches What Killed Maradona?, investigative documentary about footballer's demise

What Killed Maradona? will be available to stream on Discovery+ from 14th January, 2021.

Akshay Kumar shares look from Into The Wild with Bear Grylls upcoming episode with 'Rasode Mein Kaun Tha' caption
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Akshay Kumar shares look from Into The Wild with Bear Grylls upcoming episode with 'Rasode Mein Kaun Tha' caption

Akshay Kumar's episode will premiere on Discovery+ on 11 September and on Discovery Channel on 14 September