Begur Lake is slowly dying, joining the long list of Bangalore’s forsaken water bodies. At dusk, when the muezzin’s call to prayer crackled over a speaker from a nearby mosque and bells clanged in the temple on its bank, Begur Lake was at its divine bes
Amercian rock band Paramore's latest album titled Paramore, has been widely interpreted as a statement by Williams to her former bandmates and founding members Josh and Zac Farro about the band’s current standing. Here’s another clear winner from the U.
Solution No. 2739 Across5 Some in opposition secretly follow taxi I catch (6,7)8 A table in a train, say (6)9 Animal in area - tent abandoned (8)10 Eats in Lemnos hotel(4)11 Practical person’s grim past at camp (10)13 Point of land facing tornado? It’s h
Match fixing and its poor cousin 'spot fixing' are not the sole preserve of cricket. IPL bashers have had a field day in the last few weeks. The jumping japang tournament has been blamed for all ills in the cricketing universe - from Danny Morrison’s dec
Sarnath Banerjee studied Biochemistry and still harbours a faint desire to produce a graphic version of Darwin’s The Origin of Species. He is the author of the graphic novels Corridor, The Barn Owl’s Wondrous Capers and The Harappa Files. About 10 years
In the centenary year of Tagore’s Nobel Prize, the Gitanjali continues to strike a chord in the reader. “(T)his book fathoms all.” The book that eminent modern British poet W.B. Yeats referred to when it was published in 1912 went on to win for its autho
Bites from donkeys and sliced forefingers hurt a lot less when there’s a ‘family’ doctor on call. In this house, we now count spots to fall asleep; we rank our itches on a scale of 1 to 10; and the daughter — who caught it from school and passed it ...
On the eve of the release of his new poetry book for children, Adil Jussawalla speaks about writing and teaching verse. “Words happen; I work on them,” writes Adil Jussawalla in his introduction to his new book of poetry, The Right Kind of Dog and Other
In her new film, Meera Dewan celebrates the langar, one of the finest traditions of selfless community giving. The Indian middle classes and people of privilege today have grown profoundly uncaring about suffering and injustice that surround them. They h
Heat stroke is common in summer. Here’s what you need to know about it. Heat stroke occurs when the body loses the ability to regulate heat. As a result, the body gets severely over heated. If left untreated, this can result in death within minutes. Heat