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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
Actress Aindritha Ray performing during Shatha Sambrama -University of Mysore Centenary...

Actress Aindritha Ray performing during Shatha Sambrama -University of Mysore Centenary...

School students sit in the formation of a plane as they pray for the Indian Air Force plane...

School students sit in the formation of a plane as they pray for the Indian Air Force plane...

Indian Army soldiers rescue flood affected villagers near India-Bhutan border of Chirang...

Indian Army soldiers rescue flood affected villagers near India-Bhutan border of Chirang...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children at the launch of the Reliance...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with the children at the launch of the Reliance...

Flamingos fly over Chandlai Lake in Jaipur on Saturday. Flamingos travel thousands of miles...

Flamingos fly over Chandlai Lake in Jaipur on Saturday. Flamingos travel thousands of miles...

Director Porsche India oavan Shetty with new Porsche 911 car during the launch in Bengaluru...

Director Porsche India oavan Shetty with new Porsche 911 car during the launch in Bengaluru...

Women on a boat wade through flooded area after heavy showers in Mayong village in Morigoan...

Women on a boat wade through flooded area after heavy showers in Mayong village in Morigoan...

Kite club India fly's 300 kite during Kite festival 2016 as the part of Income Declaration...

Kite club India fly's 300 kite during Kite festival 2016 as the part of Income Declaration...

Villagers along with their cattle wade through a Banana raft from the flood affected village...

Villagers along with their cattle wade through a Banana raft from the flood affected village...

A fan sports painting Rajinikanth's Kabali on his body at the release of his new film 'Kabali' ...

A fan sports painting Rajinikanth's Kabali on his body at the release of his new film 'Kabali' ...

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