Tuesday, August 21, 2018

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19 Aug 2018

Brewing a plastic-free world

19 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

In June, a photograph of stoke with its beak stuck in a ring served as a reminder of the plastic threat to the Earth.

A tree’s change of address

19 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

Around a month ago, Delhi saw a revised version of the Chipko movement.

A home-made high

19 Aug 2018 | 12:52 AM

The Vedas often mention Somras, a drink that was worshipped as an elixir. Not much is known about Somras just that gods thirsted for it and it is not even certain that this was a swadeshi alcoholic beverage.

12 Aug 2018

The joke is on us

12 Aug 2018 | 4:01 PM

Sharul Channa is a name to reckon with in the Singapore comedy circles. She stands out for being the only full-time, Indian woman-comedian, who has successfully broken into the traditionally male bastion of this entertainment genre.

The budding Punjab of Canada

12 Aug 2018 | 4:01 PM

Brain drain is a serious cause of concern for many developing countries, including India. No other region in India has a more pronounced effect of it than Punjab. Everyone in the state knows someone who lives and works abroad.

His words will live on ...

12 Aug 2018 | 12:59 AM

Our City Beautiful was then a vast green expanse. Malls had yet not raised their humungous heads in the meadows of its beauty and Sector 17 was the only happening hub.

A son remembers

12 Aug 2018 | 12:59 AM

I am alone as I write about my late father, Neeraj. Though my journey with Babuji is of 44 years only, I’m trying to cram a century in his story. It is going to be a little difficult to capture the memories of 90-odd years in 1,000 words.

01 Jul 2018

Monsoon: Musical, sensuous

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

“Rain is grace: rain is sky descending to earth; without rain there would be no life.

Bagpack and soak in

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

PANAJI:Who said rains mean stalling travel plans? This is the best time for long drives, provided you are on the right route.

Open the heavens

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

The opening verse in Kalidasa’s lyrical poem Meghaduta (The Cloud Messenger) evokes the magic of monsoon.

Being vegan

01 Jul 2018 | 1:36 AM

The world is waking up to merits and benefits of veganism. This philosophy rejects the commodity status of animals. The followers of this ideology, called vegans, abstain from consuming and using animal meat and related products like dairy.