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Sunday Herald articulations

Town of knights

Published on 28-Feb-2015
Church of Our Lady of Burgo. PHOTOS BY AUTHOR

On a bright, sunny June morning, I stood gaping at the Mandraki harbour, trying to imagine the gigantic Colossus, which is believed...

Hic! A drop too much

Published on 28-Feb-2015

The construction behemoth that entertained my services as a young man way back in the '60s gave me an opportunity to work under...

It's a fair argument

Published on 28-Feb-2015

When I was seven, one of my pet peeves happened to be the colour of my skin. No one in the family loved me less...

Czech out the view

Published on 21-Feb-2015
Picturesque A breathtaking view of Charles Bridge in Prague.

A bridge, as we all know, is something that connects. But, have you heard of a bridge that connects time with timelessness...

When work bears fruit

Published on 21-Feb-2015

One of my first experiences of pure awe in Seychelles was when my employer drove me straight from the airport...

Weight woes

Published on 21-Feb-2015

"I'm not eating dessert." When a young relative said this, I stared at her. I saw absolutely no reason for her to refuse dessert...

Ruins of Golconda

Published on 14-Feb-2015
BRICK-BY-BRICK Golcond Fort (left); Bari Baoli stepwell in the Qutub Shahi Tombs; (below) Qutub Shahi Tombs. Photos by author

Monideepa Sahu sets foot in Golconda, Telangana, whose fort remains the hallmark of the city's once-rich culture and trade...

North by northwest

Published on 14-Feb-2015
When it comes to helping strangers out with directions on the street, we Indians stand alone. No self-respecting Indian will ever use those three words 'I don't know', if approached by a perfect stranger. It is one of our more endearing traits. An English friend of mine narrated this amusing experience.

When it comes to helping strangers out with directions on the street, we Indians stand alone. No self-respecting Indian will ever use those...

Fear of the unknown

Published on 14-Feb-2015
I am scared of watching cricket matches, especially when India plays. Going by India's unpredictable track record, you may ask what is new about it. But you miss the point: I am talking about my fear of watching it, not my fear of them losing.

I am scared of watching cricket matches, especially when India plays. Going by India's unpredictable track record, you may ask what is new about...

Battles won by music

Published on 07-Feb-2015
Troubled tunes Singer Joan Baez with a young Bob Dylan.

Listening to a Horatta programme recently, one was reminded of the importance of songs to register protest or express...

Photo Gallery
Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Trucks stranded on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway at Qazigund on Friday. The highway...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Students looking Aero models at 2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

Fishermen from India stand behind bars in a cell, after being detained in Pakistani waters...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

New CC TV camera polls installing in MG Road, Bengaluru...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

2nd National Seminar and Exhibition on UAV Technologies and Air Show organised by Rotary Club...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj shakes hand with Sri Lankan Deputy Foreign Minister Ajith...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Ola Head of Operations (Mangaluru) Sadhanandhan N with Ola Sedan category car during the launch...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Border Security Force (BSF) personnel celebrate Holi festival in Amritsar, Punjab on Friday...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Indian Hindu women from Nandgaon village beat the shield of a man from Barsana during Lathmar...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

Trays filled with colored powder and flower petals lie on a floor to be used by widows...

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