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Short sorties of my life

Published on 26-Feb-2017

Four years ago, I drove home from work with all the contents of my desk and cupboard thrown into my car, convinced...

Spare us the horror

Published on 25-Feb-2017

What could be worse than the assault of having to listen to the graphic description of the wedding...

Reading while eating

Published on 23-Feb-2017

Some childhood habits stay with you. For me, it is "reading while eating." During the 50s, we children enjoyed being served...

Whither good faith?

Published on 22-Feb-2017

One cannot help feeling nostalgic reminiscing about the good old days of the bygone era, when it comes to shared warmth...

A sure remedy

Published on 22-Feb-2017

I used to dread the days when I washed my hair. I would have my bath in the morning and by the time I came...

Art of asking questions

Published on 20-Feb-2017

In the aftermath of Jayalalithaa's death, one of the leading newspapers carried an article, "Of two interviews, two traits."

Unsolicited advice

Published on 19-Feb-2017

There are more experts outside the medical field than within it. They dole out advice at the drop of a hat. A friend of mine...

Optical ordeal

Published on 17-Feb-2017

I am looking for my spectacles. Sorry! That is inaccurately phrased. As an English teacher, I ought to be grammatically precise...

Just a little T time

Published on 16-Feb-2017

I sometimes wonder if this man exists only in my imagination. Yet, he looks distinctly fierce, walks briskly...

Simplicity is sophistication

Published on 15-Feb-2017

"Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication," said the great artist Leonardo da Vinci, which was later appropriated ...

Photo Gallery
A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A hand rickshaw puller carries his old rickshaw wheel for repair in Kolkata...

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A carnival float depicting, from left, Adolf Hitler, Geert Wilders, Marine Le Pen and U.S.

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

A view of the aircraft carrier INS Viraat docked at the Naval Dockyard ahead...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Firefighters trying to extinguish a blaze that broke out on Sunday evening at the Times...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Women performing a traditional dance during Golden Jubilee celebrations of Nyokum Yullo Festival...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Congress candidate Ameeta Singh with her husband and senior party leader Sanjay Singh coming...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Union Home Minister and senior BJP leader Rajnath Singh along with party candidate Ratnakar...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Mahant Gyan Das along with other sadhus after casting vote at a polling station for Assembly...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

Congress Senior Leader Ambika Soni and Uttrakhand CM Harish Rawat with state Congress party...

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