Reign of fire...

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4 August 2014 at 06 : 03 AM

As rockets rain down in Gaza with the conflict between Israel and Hamas coming to a head, the signature of the battle is the devastation and loss of lives, ...

Plain tales from an unlikely trio...

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4 August 2014 at 06 : 16 AM

The buzz over Indian writing in English is still on, and while it’s great for new writers, it often ignores lesser-known writers. BY PARTHA ...

Republic of cannabis...

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4 August 2014 at 06 : 21 AM

The children of Malana, home to the world’s best hashish. BY HARIKRISHNA KATRAGADDA “Malana Cream”, a brand of hashish—hyped to be the best in ...

All in a day’s work...

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4 August 2014 at 05 : 35 AM

Sadaf Saaz wears many hats—that of a poet, an activist, and an entrepreneur. The co-founder of the Dhaka Hay Festival, she is looking to plug Bangladesh into ...

4 August 2014 at 06 : 51 AM

Arresting a bad business

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Those were the days, when the great and the moneyed preferred to fly the good times, when it was an icon of excess albeit with class. But that bird fell to ground a long time ago, ...

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8 February 2012 at 10 : 32 AM

A few good doctors

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In rural Chhattisgarh, haunted by poverty and fragile healthcare, a 55-year-old man weighs only 28kg; an eight-year-old boy will die of rabies because his labourer parents work ...

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