Breaking News

Panorama

The South-East Asian phenomenon

Luis Dias   The latest issue of The Strad magazine carried an article “Why do South Korean string players do so well at competitions?”

Read More »

Trusting the co-working culture

Prajyot Mainkar   When the co-working culture started no one would have imagined that in 2019 we would be discussing how the co-working culture is changing the perception of working with regard to traditional offices. Back in the early days of 2015 when the concept was sprouting,

Read More »

The shine on Churchill Brothers could leave many guessing

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES   Churchill Brothers FC ends with 34 points out of 60 to take the third spot in I-league. Not a bad day for Goa, considering the team’s performance since it was given an entry after the three teams– Dempo Sports Club, Salgaocar FC and Sporting Clube de Goa– decided to take a break due to ambiguity in All …

Read More »

Like their famed predecessors Saina Nehwal and P V Sindhu, who are now seen as role models, the younger lot is struggling to translate their talent into success in seniors discovers a PTI report

Read More »

Meet India’s authorised hunters

They rein in man-eaters and pull the trigger as a last option. This tough job has earned them admirers and critics Danish Raza | Hindustan Times Rage drove Lakhpat Singh Rawat to his first kill. It was 2001. A leopard, believed to have killed 12 people, mostly children, had created terror in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district. The sighting of a big …

Read More »

RAFALE negotiation’s fine prints

Karan Thapar The revelation that the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) was involved in parallel negotiations over the Rafale deal has excited furious press and political interest. However, there seems to be a sharp divide over how significant this is. The issue is simple. Is it a serious embarrassment for the government, as the opposition claims, or is it being exaggerated …

Read More »

Passion and Football

AUGUSTO RODRIGUES Passion is a word that dresses any body and is therefore relative. Passion varies from food ; to clothing ; to travelling; to writing ; to sports ; or to anything that brings the best out of a person. And, that is best defined by happiness. Passion is a term widely related to sports. Many people take to …

Read More »

Kuruba, Kurumba, and Kumlbi

TENSING RODRIGUES The three sound very similar; but it could be a deceptive similarity. Or, does it really point to a common ethnic origin? Some early scholars like Thurston, have found strong evidence of a common origin of the first two; but they also find significant differences between them [Thurston, 1909: Castes And Tribes Of Southern India, Vol IV, 155]. …

Read More »