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Offside!

Amidst the excitement of Brazil 2014, few realise that the football World Cup is the biggest single gambling event of the decade.

Goodbye, Mr Ambassador!

Like old generals and classic jeans, the Ambassador, the venerable symbol of automotive nirvana for a generation of Indians, will not die but only fade away.

Catch Me If You Can

A biopic attempts to capture the elusive metier and appeal of the documentary film-maker and activist, Anand Patwardhan.

Requiescat

We need to stand up and be counted as “everywhere/The ceremony of innocence is drowned;/The best lack all conviction, while the worst/Are full of passionate intensity”.

Dribbler, Passer, Poacher

Lionel Messi, star forward and captain of the Argentine football team, displays a genius and artistry that will long outlive the Brazil 2014 World Cup.

Hail, Mr Modi!

The coronation is over, it is time to see what one can reasonably expect from the man whose rise to prominence has been unmatched in recent history.

A Method to My Madness

Puzzled at why she writes in many genres, a Kuwait-based fiction writer and poet wonders whether it is our commodities or our roles that sum up our writing personas.

The Door

Stories are potent weapons we all can, and do, arm ourselves with without licence as exemplified by the phenomenon of The Professional Pakistani.

To Laugh or Not to Laugh

The non-innocent logic of comedy is almost always premised on exclusion, the one laughed at being ostracised and separated from the ones laughed with.

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