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Why We Should not Give Up on Pakistan (yet)

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Why we should not give up on Pakistan (yet)

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The Salman Raj

It does appear that Salman Khan will star in a Yash Raj Films production after all. One of Bollywood’s top film production banners, YRF has worked with every top star from Amitabh Bachchan and Shah…

Shor in the City

Like dark chocolate, black comedy is an acquired flavour and tastes bitter if it doesn’t suit your palate. A movie about hustlers in Mumbai, Shor in the City gives you humour without laugh cues.…

‘Survival Is Another Kind of Success’

There’s finally some noise about Tusshar Kapoor, with critical acclaims for Shor in the City and wide anticipation of Dirty Picture (the biopic about soft porn superstar and actress Silk Smitha). “…

Canon Powershot A 3300

I have used a lot of digital cameras from Canon. So when it announced the A3300 IS, I was eager to test it. In this case, the product spec sheet and pricing were a definite nudge to give it a shot.…

Defence against Malaria

Sickle cell Anaemia afflicts a huge number of people in India and Africa, and has a high prevalence in areas where malaria is endemic. The disease is seen only in people who have two similar copies…

Of Home and Belonging

For someone who as a child was working ten-hour shifts to pay his board and help his family in debtor’s prison, Charles Dickens got it pretty right. ‘Home is a name,’ he said. ‘A word, it is a strong…

Dorjee Khandu

The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Dorjee Khandu, died in a helicopter crash in Luguthung, close to India’s border with China. He had been missing for five days after his Pawan Hans went quiet…

The Spy Who Loved Again

Gopal Dass, the Indian spy who made headlines last month when he returned home after 27 years in prison in Pakistan, is not wasting any time moving on with his life. ‘Hero’, as people in his village…

The Spy Who Loved Again

Gopal Das, the Indian spy who made headlines last month when he returned home after 27 years in prison in Pakistan, is not wasting any time moving on with his life. ‘Hero’, as people in his village…

Kochi’s Own Tea Party Types

Kerala’s opposition leader Oommen Chandy is hardly known as a sports enthusiast. So what does he have to do with the Indian Premier League? Well, he’s the peacemaker of the season for the Kochi…