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It's all in the family

Published on 11-Apr-2015

Once upon a time, family used to be a big word. In fact, not just a big word, it was a tall and strong word,...

The price of genius

Published on 04-Apr-2015

"Make your child a genius!" This hoarding on a Bengaluru bus grabbed my attention. The advertisers promised to make your kid...

On a spiritual quest

Published on 28-Mar-2015
temple trail (Clockwise from top left) Statues at Gopachal Parvat, Gwalior; Saavira Kambada Basadi at Moodabidri, Karnataka; Panamaram Jain Temple at Wayanad, Kerala; a 'tirthankara' idol at a Jain temple in Jaisalmer. Photos by authors.

India's Jain legacy extends from celebrated cave shrines at Ellora and Badami to Udayagiri-Khandagiri in Odisha, exquisitely carved...

Let's change,NOW!

Published on 23-Mar-2015
Much has been said and deliberated over garbage, filth, and the like. Drastic situation requires a drastic solution and it is now time for some concrete action.

Environment is a significant indicator of a country's health and vibe. Isn't it imperative then to be as sensitive to it as possible?...

They are one of us, too

Published on 14-Mar-2015

A friend related how at a government-run health clinic where he was required to take shots before travelling abroad...

The burden of choice

Published on 07-Mar-2015

We had guests coming over the other week, and my wife was out of snacks to serve them. She went down to the corner kirana...

My 15 minutes of fame...

Published on 28-Feb-2015

Everybody wants to be known for something, however trivial. Andy Warhol said it best when he talked about everybody wanting his own 15 minutes of...

Never race, never again

Published on 21-Feb-2015

Actually, Ruskin Bond put it best. His Love Among the Bookshelves yields this nugget: "...I have mentioned my antipathy...

The fast, the slow, & the stable

Published on 21-Feb-2015

Imagine escaping nine-to-five drudgery. Imagine not having to participate in the daily mad dash against the clock to get to work.

Don't worry, be happy

Published on 07-Feb-2015

"What we need here," said the boss to the job candidate, "is a head worrier - somebody to do the worrying instead of me...

Photo Gallery
Guru Sai Dutt of PSPB and Neha Pandit of Airport Athority Of India won the men and women title...

Guru Sai Dutt of PSPB and Neha Pandit of Airport Athority Of India won the men and women title...

Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai lama and Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu...

Tibetan Spiritual Leader Dalai lama and Archbishop and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu...

Nuns of Missionaries of Charity wait in a queue to cast their vote infront of a polling centre...

Nuns of Missionaries of Charity wait in a queue to cast their vote infront of a polling centre...

A langur eats potatoes being sold by a roadside vendor in Ahmadabad...

A langur eats potatoes being sold by a roadside vendor in Ahmadabad...

Leopard seen in new glass enclosure at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden in Mysuru...

Leopard seen in new glass enclosure at Sri Chamarajendra Zoological Garden in Mysuru...

KSRTC buses standstill due to the 'bundh' called by the Kannada Okkuta...

KSRTC buses standstill due to the 'bundh' called by the Kannada Okkuta...

Karanaji Lake in Mysuru...

Karanaji Lake in Mysuru...

A little boy of a migratory family walks freely at BMTC bus stand...

A little boy of a migratory family walks freely at BMTC bus stand...

.A tourist drinks water on the roadside during a visit to Jantar Mantar...

.A tourist drinks water on the roadside during a visit to Jantar Mantar...

Various kinds of articles attracting the viewers exhibited during Rajasthani Mela...

Various kinds of articles attracting the viewers exhibited during Rajasthani Mela...

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