In 1997, Apple co-founder Steve Jobs returned to the company that he was so unceremoniously ejected from a few years earlier, beginning a second innings that the Wall Street Journal christened the Second Coming of Apple and Steve Jobs. It would be quit
The teachers' day speech is not the first attempt of the Modi government to alter the education system in India As I switched on my laptop to send greetings to my professors on Teachers Day, the eagerness of communicating with them was overcome by my re
New and exclusive demographic data on parliamentary constituencies How many urban constituencies does India really have? How many Muslim-dominated constituencies do we have? These are key questions around our elections that we have simply not been able
A look at Tibet, the land of snows, through the prism of some of its more interesting and vibrant denizens.
Amid all the blood sport that Delhi is notorious for, there is an island of care and concern, since 1929. You can almost miss the Charity Birds Hospital near the crowded old Delhi railway station and opposite Red Fort, but the large neon sign proclaims it
LAST LOOK AT THE NEW LHASA Everywhere I look Lhasa has changed in unimaginable ways. If it wasn’t for the majestic and imposing structure of the Potala Palace, I would have a hard time finding my bearings, despite having visited before. First, all
I am deceptively healthy. The kind of deception that prompts people to say, "but you are so thin!" when I reach out for that second cookie and lament that I really shouldn't be stuffing my face. The people who I have successfully deceived, however, never
RIVER OF MAJESTY As we drive to Lhasa from Tsedang, the Yarlung Tsangpo, how Tibetans refer to the Brahmputra runs beside us. Nothing prepares you for the river's size, even here, hundreds of kilometres before the flood plains, and in parts you could be
The Hindu's Suhasini Haidar travels to Tibet and shares her experience watching the Tsangpo river at close and the unfurling of a giant thangka in Drepung monastery.
On one end there aren’t enough seats in schools, on the other are children whose families need them to earn rather than learn “It’s not lung cancer,” said Dr. Nischal, smiling. “You’ve sprained a muscle on your right