Though belonging to today’s generation, I’m pretty emotional when it comes to my family and friends. They paint the silhouette of my life with the vibrant colours of love, happiness and care. The story I’m going to share is of my friend and me. The uniqueness of it is the kind of bond we shared and the kind of connection I feel, whenever I think of her.Read More »
By Khushwant Singh
If there was a public opinion poll conducted today to find out who the common people regard as the best President we have had so far, I’ve not the slightest doubt that A P J Abdul Kalam would emerge as the outright winner.
By Bruce Moore
David Garrick was such a great admirer of Shakespeare that as per his request, his body lies buried in the Westminister Abbey at the foot of Shakespeare’s statue. It is but natural for him, such a great devotee of the bard, to build a temple for his great gooroo and he decided to do so on the banks of river Thames, just near his own mansion.
By Farah Averill
One of the most important principles to follow when dressing any body type is to buy clothes that fit properly. This rule is particularly important if you are on the larger side.
By Dr Nandkumar Kamat
September 5 is Teachers Day. On this day I devote this column to a humble, academically and scientifically neglected creature of the night - the firefly. Fireflies are my teachers at night.
For the last three months I have been obediently following them to understand something about their ecology, biology and biophotonics.
By Matt Lawton
A good kicking from an opposing full back is not only something Theo Walcott anticipates but something he says he can now physically withstand.
By Tripti Nath
Indian sport has been in the news for all the wrong reasons. Even as the scams associated with the Commonwealth Games began figuring in the media, there was a spate of allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct made by leading Indian sports women.Read More »
By Dr KS Parthasarathy
On August 6, 2010, Hiroshima observed the 65 anniversary of the atom bombing. The anniversary of Nagasaki bombing was on August 9. For the first time, United States sent an envoy to Hiroshima.Read More »
By Dhananjaya Bhat
One of the greatest puzzles of Hindu mythology, especially in the two epics, ‘Ramayana’ (saga of Lord Rama) and ‘Bhagavatham’ (chronicle of Lord Krishna), has been the number of spouses /Bharyas attributed to the two avataras of God Vishnu. In Ramavatara which was in the Tritya yuga era he was Eka patni Vrata - or had only one wife - Goddess Sita.Read More »
By Antony Kuriakose
India is home to seven major religions. And spread over the vast sub continent are nearly quarter million shrines of these faiths. Innate piety and complete belief in God is the hall marks of these holy edifices.Read More »