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Category: Panorama

Penchant for the exotic?

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi A restaurant in Lokhandwala, Mumbai has a large cage bearing two pygmy monkeys. When I sent a…

Hunger is India’s worst-kept secret

Shashi Shekhar The history of the nation won’t record the names of Shikha, Manasi or Parul in its pages. Why…

Re-searching Goa

Frederick Noronha Serendipity has been defined as ‘the fact of finding interesting or valuable things by chance.’ When we look…

Ranga Shankara: The virtuoso’s stage

Ramachandra Guha Once, when some of his fellow Hindus were glorifying the practice of sati, Mahatma Gandhi remarked that “self-immolation…

The Story That Kalinadi Wrote

Tensing Rodrigues Today, we read the story of our ancestors as recounted by Kalinadi river at Karwar. Caratini and his…

Gojri: The language that’s spoken but rarely read

Hilal Mir Until a month ago, cars in Kashmir had to navigate through the occasional herd of sheep and goat…

What would Jesus do?

Luis Dias How many of you remember the WWJD fad back in the 1990s? I certainly remember meeting a young…

Huawei stands second as worldwide smartphone vendor

Prajyot Mainkar According to research data from the International Data Corporation (IDC), smartphone vendors have clocked a total shipment of…

Termite destruction may free viruses

Nandkumar Kamat In the January 2014 issue of  the ‘Smithsonian Magazine’, Paul Bisceglio introduced Helen Esser, a fellow at the…

All that glitters is not gold

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Football in Goa was in bedlam. The origin can be traced to the elections of the Goa Football…