Aug 30, 2014 04:42 PM
Almost every major Indian city hosts a marathon. A look at the running revolution. For Rahul Verghese, his own personal journey with running began when he was posted to Chicago in late 2000. He signed up for the city’s marathon the next year. This
Aug 30, 2014 03:53 PM
In light of the Prime Minister’s visit to Tokyo this week, a look at Yukio Hatoyama’s visits to India in 2002 and 2009, and their impact on Indo-Japanese ties. It was past 9.00 p.m. in Tokyo on May 11, 1998, when Prime Minister Ata
Aug 30, 2014 03:35 PM
An attempt to find out what Indra Nooyi meant. During an interview with The Atlantic’s David Bradley, PepsiCo’s CEO Indra Nooyi recently said, “I don’t think women can have it all. I just don’t think so. We pretend we have i
Aug 30, 2014 03:28 PM
Emotional eating is terrible for the body, not to mention what it does to your self esteem and mental health, says the writer. Hogging on French fries when angry? Finishing a bucketful of chocolate ice cream after a broken heart? Gorging on to a plateful
Aug 30, 2014 03:46 PM
Why are cricket stars from Sri Lanka not hailed like their counterparts from other nations? Lore about persons — a major form of ‘folklore’ — enters the universe of dry facts in a most unobtrusive fashion. Facts give you the empir
Sep 1, 2014 01:17 PM
The writer on how versions of a name can cause confusion and an identity crisis. Having been asked to confirm the identity and qualifications of a foreign citizen who has lived and worked for many years in the United Kingdom. I drafted an appropriate le
Sep 1, 2014 01:14 PM
There is more to studying in universities than just digesting knowledge. Every year in August there is great excitement, and great anxiety, as people look for information about their applications to study at universities. As students complete their A-le
Sep 1, 2014 01:12 PM
Why do so many people have such a negative view of politics and politicians? Last week my wife and I were having coffee with an old friend, whom we meet two or three times a year. In the course of a wide-ranging conversation — we enjoy many common
Aug 30, 2014 04:40 PM
Over an afternoon, the writer reacquaints herself with the charms of S. Nandagopal’s sculptures. We enter a small ante room in S. Nandagopal’s beautiful home in Cholamandal Artists’ Village (Chennai), and there’s a sudden blaze o
Aug 30, 2014 04:38 PM
The pricing dispute between Amazon and Hachette and what it means to readers, authors and publishers. On August 10, 2014, Authors United placed an open letter decrying Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos’ pressure tactics on Hachette to lower e-book prices. The
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