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Saturday 04 July 2015
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Sunday Herald articulations

Monsoon musings

Published on 27-Jun-2015

I wake up to the soft but insistent hiss of a gently falling rain. The sound of rain drops hitting the leaves of the myriad...

Agents of change

Published on 27-Jun-2015

The other day, I strolled across to my neighbourly pharmacy to buy aspirins and some prescription drugs. The bill came to ₹Rs 156...

Bazaars by night

Published on 27-Jun-2015
buzz in town (Clockwise from above) Stalls stationed around Charminar during Ramzan (Photo by author); 'shahi tukda', a bread pudding sold during the festival; display of bangles at Night Bazaar in Hyderabad.

Every night during the month of Ramzan, while the rest of Hyderabad slumbers, the Old City is wide awake and bathed in light...

Lily goes berserk

Published on 20-Jun-2015

Early on as a physician in the US, I had admitted under my charge, a little old retired schoolteacher I shall call Lily...

When age & tech click

Published on 20-Jun-2015

I got myself a smart phone only two years ago. Until then, I went around with a normal phone - the kind that is used...

At the finish line

Published on 20-Jun-2015
accomplished Amitav Ghosh

A mitav Ghosh was in Bengaluru to release the third and final book in his Ibis Trilogy, Flood of Fire. In a relaxed...

Around the world

Published on 13-Jun-2015
piety Many Muslims gather at the Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia on Ramadan.

While the religious moorings in Ramadan are more or less the same across the Muslim world, certain strands of culture in different...

Problems by a strand

Published on 13-Jun-2015

When God created man, he intended everyone to live peacefully. He tried to ensure people stayed out of each other's hair by telling...

Favourite Bond

Published on 13-Jun-2015
literary legend Ruskin Bond

If there's one writer readers of all ages can readily relate to, then it's Ruskin Bond. Popularly known as Rusty among his readers...

As luck would have it

Published on 06-Jun-2015

A little birdie flying high, dropped a message from the sky! "Oh!" said Anjali, wiping her eye, "Isn't it lucky, cows don't fly!"

Photo Gallery
Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Kalari Academy of performing Arts students presenting Kalaripayattu...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Actor Prakash Rai at a photography exibition on Tigers in Bengaluru on Saturday...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Sky Diving Demo in Chennai...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Cadets of officers Training Academy performing free fall para jumping from AN 32 Aircraft...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

Villagers cross Rambi Ara River...

British Grand Prix 2015...

British Grand Prix 2015...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Derailed coaches of a goods train after collision with a truck in Purulia district in West Bengal...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Stray cows jumped the barricade to eat the grass in front of Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru...

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Labourers extract sand from the Jhelum River in Srinagar on Saturday....

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

Bollywood actor Salman Khan with singer Mika Singh during the launch of an Eid song...

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