Sunday , 24 March 2019


The African Connection

Tensing Rodrigues Though our goal is searching for African roots of konkani communities, we first look at other communities like tamil, because much research has happened in their case, and that may help us to know ‘what to look for’ and ‘where to look for it’. It is very likely that all communities that share the African link have some ... Read More »

Finding peace after strife

Moving and insightful, Visier Meyasetsu Sanyu writes of the need to preserve Naga rituals and traditions, of being forced to flee into the jungles as a child, of travelling the world and of finding peace again Please like & share: Read More »

Vocal Colours

Luis Dias Child’s Play India Foundation ( completes a decade of its existence in 2019-2020! We’d like to really celebrate this significant milestone. Please like & share: Read More »

Prajyot Mainkar Mobiistar has launched X1 Notch featuring a 5.7-inch HD+ 2.5D curved glass display. The phone comes with a resolution of 1498 pixels x 720 pixels. It is powered by 2GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 12nm processor with IMG PowerVR Rogue GE8300 GPU. The phone comes with Android v8.1 Oreo edition onboard and has 2GB RAM/16GB storage and 3GB ... Read More »

Come on India!

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES India plays its final AFC Asian Cup match tomorrow and the team may or may not create a memory by qualifying for the knock outs. India has scored four goals and conceded three and this statistic will be remembered and rephrased, time and again, till the next edition of the tournament because India is showing improvement in football. ... Read More »

Not the next Dravid; the first Cheteshwar Pujara

KUNAL PRADHAN There was a 30-minute period in the final session of the first morning of the fourth Sydney Test when Cheteshwar Pujara entered ‘the zone’, rocking backwards and skipping forward with the buoyancy of a featherweight boxer. Please like & share: Read More »

The return of retro

What are we really yearning for in all our nostalgia? All the vinyl, lomo filters and hipster accessories stand for a time when things were more predictable, more permanent and when people, ironically, were more connected. Please like & share: Read More »

2018, a year of Trumpery and no Mugabe wit

Karan Thapar It’s 2019 and two years since Donald Trump became the US president and I’m surprised no one has used the word ‘Trumpery’ to describe him. Admittedly it’s an old word that’s infrequently used but it fits the man perfectly. As a noun it means ‘rubbish’ and as an adjective it means ‘showy but worthless’. In either case, it ... Read More »

Bird speak

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi A friend of mine feeds the crows in Mumbai. He calls them by name and they come to feed. But while the birds listen to him, he, of course, can’t understand a single word they say. Please like & share: Read More »