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Treading on Holy Ground

A visit to London, home to Sherlock Holmes, Dr John H Watson and the world of detection created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, proved to be an unexpected, not quite elementary, privilege.

New Tweets, Blind Likes

Thanks to social media, home-based analysts in Pakistan can now serve as public intellectuals.

Has the Yo Gone Out of Yoga?

The modernised commodification of yoga is a commercially exploitative affront to an ancient tradition.

Our Own Coventry

Some of the “remote corners” of the country, like Aizawl in Mizoram, seem to function as convenient dumping grounds for political rejects.

From Tenderloin to Tandoorloin

The notorious Tenderloin area of San Francisco, home to over 30,000 of America’s poor, has a vibrant South Asian connection.

Gods' Own Lepchas

Dzongu, the reserve in north Sikkim close to the Kanchenjunga, is meant to protect and preserve the cultural heritage and tradition of the Lepchas.

To Read or Not to Read

It is easy to blame the internet for the death of the printed word but reading – deep or shallow – is less a function of the medium and more of the aptitude of a person.

Race and Space

Ignorance, bolstered by stereotypes of external appearance, is a determinant in racism and is increasingly manifesting itself as hateful external aggression.

Honour and Ignore

Malala Yousafzai’s Nobel Prize brings to mind the rather sorry experience of physicist Mohammad Abdus Salam, the first Pakistani to win a Nobel.


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