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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
Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture of tiger with message...

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik creates a sand sculpture of tiger with message...

Amitabh Bachchan at the World Hepatitis Day 2016 event...

Amitabh Bachchan at the World Hepatitis Day 2016 event...

Jayalalithaa presents a primary membership card to a newly joined party worker...

Jayalalithaa presents a primary membership card to a newly joined party worker...

Locals try to douse a car godown that caught fire at Panagarh in Burdwan district of West Bengal...

Locals try to douse a car godown that caught fire at Panagarh in Burdwan district of West Bengal...

A policeman fires teargas shell to disperse protesters during a clash in Srinagar...

A policeman fires teargas shell to disperse protesters during a clash in Srinagar...

School students take part in an awareness event on the eve of International Tiger Day...

School students take part in an awareness event on the eve of International Tiger Day...

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest organised by a Muslim minority forum...

A demonstrator holds a placard during a protest organised by a Muslim minority forum...

Cattle move through flood water at Dhekiabari Village in Kamrup district of Assam...

Cattle move through flood water at Dhekiabari Village in Kamrup district of Assam...

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad looking at his waterlogged residence after a press conference in Patna...

RJD Chief Lalu Prasad looking at his waterlogged residence after a press conference in Patna...

Villagers move to safe place in a boat from the flooded Panikhiti area in Kamrup district of Assam..

Villagers move to safe place in a boat from the flooded Panikhiti area in Kamrup district of Assam..

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