I knew Kunal Saha through telephonic conversations and e-mails since May 1999 as a Kolkata journalist reporting his case. But I saw him first in the September of 2000 at the Greyhound bus depot of Columbus in Ohio, USA.Read More »
By K D L Khan
All of us are familiar with the history of the Taj Mahal, the story of Empress Mumtaj Mahal, who inspired her husband Emperor Shah Jahan to build it. But surprisingly there is very little information available in history, as to the parents of the Lady of the Taj, who literally brought her into the world!
By Tomazinho Cardozo
It is very sad to note that instead of weakening the caste system is showing signs of strengthening its hold on society. It appears modern philosophies have not succeeded in dismantling the caste structure in our country.
By Pamela Grossman
If you’re a young breast cancer survivor and on Facebook, you might not be happy with the loopy little fill-in-the-blanks word games or “memes” that annually make the rounds in the name of promoting Breast Cancer Awareness Month in October.
By Vinayak Khedekar
In Goa, Diwali is a chain of festive occasions and auspicious days observed by the specific folds of the society.
By Dr Kasturi Desai
We’re talking about the vegetables, some of which grow underground with modified stems and others have real green stems above the ground.
By Pamela Philipose
The line does not join the dots. Instead, it curves around them making intricate and infinitesimal patterns.
By Dinakar Kaikini
Few places in the world can offer the traveller such a remarkable combination of stunning landscapes, pristine beaches, captivating cultural heritage and unique experiences within such a compact location.
By Jayesh Limaye
Free VoIP calling solution for Facebook users.
Bobsled is a Facebook application by American mobile operator T-Mobile to let users have voice conversations for free.
By Nandkumar M Kamat
Once, when I was in the second standard at the Santa Cruz Government Primary School, my principal asked me to offer a garland to the then prime minister, Indira Gandhi.