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Of Love and Loss

Cover Story

A Palestinian doctor speaks of love and loss. He should know

Stories in this issue

BeoSound 8

Here is a dock from Bang & Olufsen that goes beyond a regular iPod dock. It is built to accommodate all iPods, iPhones and even the iPad. So, if you are an Apple fan, you might as well get this…

California Dreaming

My first night in in LA, I hit a whisky bar called Seven Grand, to shoot with a man who’s won six  Grammys and is up for his seventh—Kevin ‘Brandino’ Brandon, who has worked with Justin Timberlake,…

Sachin Bats Left-handed

At the Indian team’s net practice in Bangalore the other day, one was surprised to see a man batting in a somewhat amateurish way. The nets are the domain of pros, after all. One only sees top-level…

Wild Talk

The Thackerays have competition in comedy. Last week at a press conference in Kolkata, West Bengal forest minister Ananta Ray announced that the state has too much wildlife, and that he has a…

The Constant Travellers

Twenty-three, sundry costume designers, musicians, six horses, a cat, dog, chicken and a goat—that’s just your average Footsbarn team when on tour. Not to mention vans full of family members and…

Match Made in Heaven

Manicurists in Bangalore will see a spike in business the next couple of days. The India-England encounter has given fans bad nails, bitten down to their cuticles. No team won after it looked like…

What about Mr Modi?

It is difficult to come to terms with a judgment which holds 31 people guilty of conspiracy while exonerating the main conspirator. But we have a process in this country and the debate over the…

Cross Connection over BlackBerry

For one hand not knowing what the other is up to, turn to the Indian Government. As the Home Ministry was planning to ban BlackBerry services, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) was buying 1,…

Nalanda Redux

Nalanda, the ancient centre of Buddhist learning, will soon meets its 21st century reincarnation. There is going to be a global design competition for the building of the ambitious Nalanda University…

The Amusing Mr Nikam

I never say this is my victory. I say that this is a victory of the common man…” “It (India) is not a banana country.” “I don’t believe in tooth for tooth, hand for hand.” Special Public Prosecutor…