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Sunday Herald articulations

All in the lying game

Published on 23-Jul-2016

It's a human weakness, as old as civilisation itself, to which most of us succumb frequently. Thanks to lying, it's so easy to wriggle...

Tabish Khair - Quick take

Published on 23-Jul-2016
Tabish Khair

Born in 1966 in Ranchi, Tabish Khair grew up in Gaya, and did his Master's in English from the local Magadh University...

Hungry Merlion

Published on 23-Jul-2016
platter perfect : Outdoor dining at Ann Siang Hill

Singapore's status as a serious food destination can be gauged from the fact that 10 of the Top 50 restaurants in Asia...

What's in a name?

Published on 16-Jul-2016

The name Kumuda in South India refers to a female, but Kumud in North India refers to a male. I knew at least one such...

The circle of biryani

Published on 16-Jul-2016

I started writing a book in 2009, aiming to make it a non-fiction collection of recipes that would showcase to the world at large...

Skyward journey

Published on 16-Jul-2016
cosmos on earth (Clockwise from above) The Rocket Garden; a sample moon rock; a painting of the International Space  Station at Kennedy Space Centre, NASA, in Florida. Photos by author

The excitement builds up as the countdown begins... 3...2...1... I am sitting on a simulator, strapped...

Shrines to an ET

Published on 09-Jul-2016
After the starfall: The Lonar crater lake was created due a meteor impact. Photo by authors

Hugh & Colleen Gantzer piece together the story of Lonar, a lake that was born when a shining star met the earth briefly...

Serial 'faux pas-er'

Published on 09-Jul-2016

Yes, that's who I am. In the first faux-pas series, I wrote how I failed to recognise someone..

Shift, home, space?

Published on 09-Jul-2016

Seventeen years ago, I was a resident of Kolkata, where I had been for most of my working life...

Dancing with the Masai

Published on 02-Jul-2016
basic The Masai use sticks & elephant dung to make fire. Photo by author

During a recent tour of Kenya, we visited three well-known game parks - Amboseli, Ol Pejeta and Masai Mara. Seeing a variety...

Photo Gallery
An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

An elephant moves through a waterlogged street after heavy rains in New Delhi on Friday...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

People catching fish at flooded water due to heavy rain Madiwala Lake over flow...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Rain water flooded on the road at Anugraha Layout 2nd stage, Bilekahalli in Bengaluru...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Workers remove scaffolding from a replica of planet earth after repairs at Science City...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Women unload rice grains from a boat to dry in the sunshine in flood affected village Murkata...

Members of Karunada Seene staging protest against Mahadai tribunal verdict at SBM circle...

Members of Karunada Seene staging protest against Mahadai tribunal verdict at SBM circle...

Karnataka Fire & Emergency Service personnel rescuing the people form the flood affected...

Karnataka Fire & Emergency Service personnel rescuing the people form the flood affected...

A boy tries to swim in the flooded water at Kodichikkanhalli area in Bengaluru on Friday...

A boy tries to swim in the flooded water at Kodichikkanhalli area in Bengaluru on Friday...

A young one-horned rhino trying to rise above water on the National Highway from the flooded...

A young one-horned rhino trying to rise above water on the National Highway from the flooded...

A Royal Bengal Tiger in a pool in Kolkata on Friday during International Tiger day...

A Royal Bengal Tiger in a pool in Kolkata on Friday during International Tiger day...

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