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Sunday Herald articulations

Raghu Karnad

Published on 21-May-2016
Photo by Radnyee Pradhan

Raghu Karnad is a writer and journalist, and the author of Farthest Field: An Indian Story of the Second World War (2015)....

Holy Hong Kong

Published on 21-May-2016
aromatic Incense coils hang from the ceiling of Man Mo Temple in Hong Kong.

Amid the dramatic, star-studded skyline and the metropolis buzz of Hong Kong, K Karunakaran tries to understand the role of divinity...

The many tests of patience

Published on 14-May-2016

Once, I consulted a physician due to a severe throat ache. After an hour's wait arrived the ENT specialist, and when it was my...

Rhinos reign here

Published on 14-May-2016

We had barely brushed the dust off our 45-minute flight from Nairobi when we spotted the wallowed-in-the-mud...

Landing in the (chicken) soup

Published on 07-May-2016

Recently, the alumni of the Engineering college I attended, most of whom now work in the Gulf countries, decided to have a weekend...

Outside convention

Published on 07-May-2016
unusual man Balthus Photos by author

Balthus is a painter of whom nothing is known. Now let us look at the pictures." In 1968, a telegram reached London's Tate Gallery...

The case of vanishing books

Published on 30-Apr-2016

There are many kinds of book collectors - from casual collectors of sleaze to Shakespeare addicts; those who read and then throw...

Take the plunge

Published on 30-Apr-2016
views from the top New Zealand offers spectacular sights, including that of islands, turquoise oceans and mountains, for a skydiver.

Tension is slowly building up. Do I, don't I? Well, the Hamletian dilemma is about skydiving. I am in New Zealand, considered the safest...

Syrian survivor

Published on 23-Apr-2016
Decimated Bel Temple. Photo by author

At the receiving end of a cult's onslaught, the World Heritage Site of Palmyra has been reduced to rubbles. But not all hope...

Quick take - Shashi Deshpande

Published on 23-Apr-2016
A graduate in Economics and Law, and a post-graduate in English Literature, she has successfully completed a course in journalism, too, and worked as a journalist for a magazine in Mumbai. Her career as a writer started with articles for several magazines, and her short story that was published in 1970.

Shashi Deshpande, one of the most distinguished contemporary women writers of India, needs no introduction. Born in 1938...

Photo Gallery
An elephant herd seen near a village of Mysore city...

An elephant herd seen near a village of Mysore city...

Y Jyothi (R) of Telangana competes to win gold in the 100m girls hurdles...

Y Jyothi (R) of Telangana competes to win gold in the 100m girls hurdles...

Carpenters completing the construction of the wheels for the forthcoming Lord Jagannath Yatra...

Carpenters completing the construction of the wheels for the forthcoming Lord Jagannath Yatra...

Obama stands after laying a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima...

Obama stands after laying a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima...

Army personnel take positions during an encounter with the militants at Naugam...

Army personnel take positions during an encounter with the militants at Naugam...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan during the event organised to celebrate the success of film Sarbjit ...

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan during the event organised to celebrate the success of film Sarbjit ...

Girl takes selfie with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at exhibition on achievements of North East...

Girl takes selfie with Prime Minister Narendra Modi at exhibition on achievements of North East...

Army Jawans leaving after the encounter at Khonchipora village in Tangmarg...

Army Jawans leaving after the encounter at Khonchipora village in Tangmarg...

Bihar Police persons pays tributes  Jawaharlal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary...

Bihar Police persons pays tributes Jawaharlal Nehru on his 52nd death anniversary...

Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline,  Liza Headen and Abhishek at a promotional event of 'Housefull 3'...

Akshay Kumar, Jacqueline, Liza Headen and Abhishek at a promotional event of 'Housefull 3'...

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