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28 May 2017

Life through the prism of childhood

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

Childhood impressions, beliefs and emotions have an uncanny ability to spring a surprise as you wander through the lanes of life several years later.

A delightful chill up the spine

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

COMPELLING READS: There is so much in the world of spirits that it will take another life for someone to curate stories as frequently as an unassuming man named Ruskin Bond does; he has written about ghosts as often as he has curated the works of others of his ilk.

A saga of love, loss and vengeance

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

Ever since the Partition, the situation between India and Pakistan has escalated from bad to worse though there have been futile attempts at peace in between.

Backflap

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

The protagonist Prachur is a twenty-three year old guy from Shimla, who wants to tell his story.

Shots that shot down the jury

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

Aradhika Sharma A handsome Naval officer commits a crime — a (premeditated?) murder — after his wife confesses to infidelity. He signs for a service revolver from the naval armoury, drives to his wife’s lover’s house, rings the bell and is let in. He then finds the man and shoots him dead.

A social reformer and a scholar

28 May 2017 | 1:24 AM

Giani Ditt Singh, a doyen of Punjabi letters in the second half of the 19th century, was born at Kalaurh, a village near Fatehgarh Sahib, in a weaver’s family around 1850.