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Sunday Herald

Countdown to Constitution

Published on 24-Jan-2015

It used to be said about the British that they acquired their colonial empire in a state of absentmindedness...

Keeping up with Kipling

Published on 18-Jan-2015
No writer's block A painting of author Rudyard Kipling at work.

India shaped the writer Rudyard Kipling was, just as his works created an India with all its diverse people and cultures....

Whose life is it anyway?

Published on 10-Jan-2015

When I gave my daughter, then ten years old, a cell phone hidden in a lunchbox (cell phones were forbidden)...

Life's like that...

Published on 10-Jan-2015

If there is one thing we Indians are scared of, it's our children growing up to be individuals...

Prayers on our lips...

Published on 03-Jan-2015
 People light candles forming the words 'Happy new year 2015' on New Year's eve in Allahabad.  PTI photo

As another year ends and a new year begins, we look forward with hope, and with some trepidation...

And, that's a wrap!

Published on 27-Dec-2014
Looking back the year 2014

It was a year marked by change at the helm, disasters, betrayals, gaffes... But, it had several rare sparkles ofhope too...

It's the time to be jolly!

Published on 20-Dec-2014
The Christmas carol, Silent Night, Holy Night, was first performed in Nikolaus-Kirche, Church of St. Nicholas (right), in Oberndorf, Austria, on December 24, 1818

Christmas is three days away and the air is already rife with the whiff of rum cakes and the lilting sound of carols. The Christmas...

A design & a designer

Published on 13-Dec-2014
Le Corbusier with Pt Nehru in Chandigarh

Picturesquely located at the foothills of the Shivalik range, Chandigarh is hailed as one of the best experiments in urban...

What's with fashion?

Published on 06-Dec-2014

If hot pants and bell-bottomed trousers were popular fashion trends of the 70s, and punk fashion typified the 80s, fashion in the 90s...

Land of the possible

Published on 29-Nov-2014
'Jugaad' is an efficientmode of transport inmost parts of India. PHOTO BY RAMUM

Our country has been a hotbed of innovation and unbelievable stories. Stories of ordinary people seeing a new opportunity...

Photo Gallery
President Barack Obama is welcomed by  Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

President Barack Obama is welcomed by Narendra Modi and others during an arrival ceremony...

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Bollywood actor Shahwar Ali enjoying with the National Flag in a water scooter during Republic Day..

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Obama being presented a spinning wheel as a memento during his visit to Rajghat in New Delhi...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama participates in a tree planting ceremony at the Raj Ghat Mahatma Gandhi Memorial...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama throws rose petals as he participates in a wreath laying ceremony at the Raj Ghat...

Barack Obama and  Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

Barack Obama and Narendra Modi during their joint press conference at Hyderabad House in New Delhi.

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

President Barack Obama is escorted during an arrival ceremony at Rashtrapati Bhavan...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama stroll in the gardens of Hyderabad House in New Delhi...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Young girls buying tricolour on the eve of Republic Day celebrations in Allahabad on Sunday...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

Barack Obama walks to inspect a guard of honour during his ceremonial reception...

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