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May 17, 2015 05:28 PM , By Hari Narayan
In the absence Anurag’s usual motifs, the movie, in the second half, veers off into a wannabe-masala-flick. In a throwback to Dev D, one of Anurag Kashyap’s earlier films, Bombay Velvet begins by thanking, among others, Danny Boyle and Marti
May 14, 2015 04:52 PM , By T. Ramachandran
How the two big Nepal earthquakes - that of April 25 and May 12 - compare with each other. When it comes to earthquakes, the magnitude readings might not readily bring to mind the scale and intensity of the damage they could cause; for instance how big
May 8, 2015 04:08 PM , By Shubashree Desikan
Analogies and illustrations in popular science may actually not be the strictest of truths, but they serve well in reaching the subconscious and conveying essential concepts For some reason, I borrowed a copy of George Gamow’s book “Mr Tompk
May 7, 2015 04:28 PM , By Jayant Sriram
Jayant Sriram recounts his week covering the Nepal earthquake: the devastation, the human tragedy, the scramble among journalists and the hashtag that won’t go away.. It was a Sunday, the day after the quake, and my Spice Jet flight to Kathmandu t
May 7, 2015 12:51 PM , By Suhasini Haider
The focus is on the media’s insensitivity and brash jingoism in the face of tragedy, but not much time is spent on who fuels the jingoism. Every world religion, the Gita, Bible, Quran and other ancient scriptures, have a reference to one maxim: th
Apr 29, 2015 06:57 PM , By T. Ramachandran
The tremors recorded in the region till April 29 point to the scale of the disaster. The Nepal region experienced at least 58 tremors from the time the biggest and most destructive one hit the region at 11.41 am (local time) on April 25, till April 29,
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