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BlackBerry Z30

With a tall 5-inch super amoled all-touch screen, 16 Gigabytes of storage, a 25-hour battery life, a Quad Core graphic processor in addition to its Dual Core central processor, an optimised dynamic…

Bigfoot

The Yeti has remained one of the most enduring myths of modern times. Also known as the Bigfoot or Abominable Snowman, many expeditions have been launched to find it. But all people have managed to…

The Eye of the Beholder

The aperture: the eye of the camera that deals in fractions: f/1.8 (blurred background), f/16 (background in reasonable focus). The aperture revealed both the worlds within and without to 36-year-old…

The Interpolator

Husain Haqqani is a writer, academic and former diplomat. His new book Magnificent Delusions: Pakistan, the United States, and an Epic History of Misunderstanding seeks to provide a compassionate…

Row with a View

You could do a stellar collection at fashion week but if your front row wasn’t impressive enough, your work would likely fade into obscurity. So designers scurry about with invites for the ‘visible’…

Carbon

Those who begin by burning books will end by burning people. In Delhi, sayings like this are often misunderstood. The Indian capital is one of those rare cities where such wisdom gets completely…

All the Answers

Last week, the best friend asked me what good sex was. A very reasonable question, considering she’s been on the listening-and-going-purple-in-the-face end of my more unprintable escapades. I’m…

Steel in the Fabric

It is melancholic-the portrait of an old lady in a nun’s habit, her hands folded across her chest. The original hangs in Musée du Louvre in Paris. This is an imitation, done in a day’s time. On the…

Cracker Trail Gone Damp

Despite the less-than-complimentary epithets used to describe Indian television, it has been plodding along. The saas-bahu sagas delivered drama in the form of bejewelled warring families. Shrill…

Gold Fables

UNNAO ~ Two men in yellow and saffron robes climb up to the temple in Daundiya Kheda village. They have come from Faizabad after hearing about the dream and the gold. They would like to meet the seer…