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Miles ahead of others

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Undisputed champions: The US men's basketball team won their 15th Olympic gold medal at the recently concluded Rio Games. Reuters

Perhaps the world is a touch further behind the United States in basketball than we realised...

An accidental city

Published on 27-Aug-2016
The iconic Kolkata tram, the oldest operating electric tram in Asia.

Kolkata, earlier Calcutta, was the second city in the British empire during colonial times...

Phil Collins's return to the road

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Phil Collins

The legendary drummer and musician Phil Collins's resurgence has been unhurried. He talks to Joe Coscarelli about music...

Jacaranda Jacaranda

Published on 27-Aug-2016
1st prize

"Haven't prepared breakfast. There is money on the kitchen shelf. Have something on the way to school and buy lunch...

Secrets of a spy

Published on 27-Aug-2016
The Sympathizer, Viet Thanh Nguyen, Hachette 2016, pp 371, Rs. 499

When tinged with humour, the gravest of subjects like war acquires an interesting and profound colour...

On the prowl

Published on 27-Aug-2016
Killer instinct: Actor Tiger Shroff is finding his footing.

He's been in the industry for well over two years, his prey, the audience including a huge chunk of kids...

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Film director Nitya Mehra, actor Sidharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif during promotion...

Film director Nitya Mehra, actor Sidharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif during promotion...

Spectators watch play between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Fernando Verdasco, of Spain...

Spectators watch play between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Fernando Verdasco, of Spain...

A stagehand gestures after checking lights backstage before the start of a play inside a theatre...

A stagehand gestures after checking lights backstage before the start of a play inside a theatre...

A view of historical ridge reflected in rain water after heavy rainfall in Shimla on Tuesday...

A view of historical ridge reflected in rain water after heavy rainfall in Shimla on Tuesday...

A PAC recruit of 23rd battalion jubilates with his mother after their passing out parade in...

A PAC recruit of 23rd battalion jubilates with his mother after their passing out parade in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi...

A labourer works at the construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata...

A labourer works at the construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata...

Masked protesters shout slogans at a protest march during a strike, after curfew was completely...

Masked protesters shout slogans at a protest march during a strike, after curfew was completely...

An Ambulance passes through a water logged road near AIIMS hospital after rains in New Delhi...

An Ambulance passes through a water logged road near AIIMS hospital after rains in New Delhi...

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganga in Allahabad...

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganga in Allahabad...

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