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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
Girls cover themselves during a dust storm in mathura on Monday...

Girls cover themselves during a dust storm in mathura on Monday...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand art to aware people about water scarcity...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand art to aware people about water scarcity...

English actor Sir Ian McKellen and Bollywood actor Aamir Khan share lighter moments...

English actor Sir Ian McKellen and Bollywood actor Aamir Khan share lighter moments...

A senior Army Officer presents the Sher-e-Kashmir Sword of Honour to a new recruit...

A senior Army Officer presents the Sher-e-Kashmir Sword of Honour to a new recruit...

People watching the air ambulance which crash landed at Kair village in Najafgarh area...

People watching the air ambulance which crash landed at Kair village in Najafgarh area...

Demi Moore poses for photographers as she arrives for The Vogue 100 Gala Dinner...

Demi Moore poses for photographers as she arrives for The Vogue 100 Gala Dinner...

Nuremberg and Frankfurt players jump for the ball during a German first division Bundesliga soccer..

Nuremberg and Frankfurt players jump for the ball during a German first division Bundesliga soccer..

People hang fish to dry on bamboo poles in Mumbai...

People hang fish to dry on bamboo poles in Mumbai...

A cyclist with his daughter pedals his cycle holding an umbrella...

A cyclist with his daughter pedals his cycle holding an umbrella...

An elderly vendor waits for customers of green grass during rains in Srinagar....

An elderly vendor waits for customers of green grass during rains in Srinagar....

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