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  • Vinay Kamath

    A tribute to a journalist

    In the late ’70s, I was moving into senior school and though it was early days, my imagination w... »
  • Milne is one of the authors who traverses a child’s world without overlooking the real-world dynamics of life.

    Tirna Ray

    Our ‘beary’ favourite Pooh!

    Hundred years ago, in 1914, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn bought a bear cub for $20 in Ontario, Can... »
  • Today, we share everything. But then, what is so bad about sharing? Isn’t it something that we all always wanted to do?

    Tirna Ray

    Time to share

    People across generations and countries always wanted to and still want to share. Today, if technology is making it possible, let us celebrate and not sulk »
  • Fairness products are a symptom; India’s obsession with “fairness” is the problem.

    Pradipti Jayaram

    Not fair, but still lovely

    “You’re so pretty, it’s just unfortunate that you’re dark.” “Your parents are light, w... »
  • The last month or so, it’s been Madras, Madras, everywhere, and not a word spared.

    Mythili Rajkumar

    Happy Birthday, Madras

    Madrasa suthi pakka poren...marinavil veedu katta poren.. If you are struggling to read t... »
Mahima A Jain likes art and design, culture, history, religious studies, cinema and popular culture. She occasionaly paints, seldom dances and never sings. She wants to explore all her interests through journalism.
Latest Post
October 15, 2014

Nobel Peace prize: A victory for children

While awarding Kailash Satyarthi and Malala Yousafzai the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014,  the committee chairman Thorbjoern Jagland sa... »
Niharika is a banjara, a foodie who dreams of baking, a rationalist who ends up dreaming, a book-gobbler, mind-reader and a light-sleeper. All this until an idea, a thought or even just a flicker of it completely takes over. She then enters a delirious space, satisfied only when she has torn it to shreds, analysed and assimilated every little bit.Also, she firmly believes dog ears on books should be a punishable offence.
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September 26, 2014

Bidding the baap, a Goodbye

All that is presently right with the world can be traced back to one invention: Orkut. The fable goes, dangerously close to a Bollywood... »
An admirer of Israeli writer Etgar Kerret, Pakistani author Moni Mohsin and everything in between, Tirna Ray revels in the column spaces of life. A sports enthusiast, she is passionate about literature, language, music and art
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September 5, 2014

Our ‘beary’ favourite Pooh!

Hundred years ago, in 1914, Lieutenant Harry Colebourn bought a bear cub for $20 in Ontario, Canada, and named her Winnie. Twelve years... »
Believes life is one long learning...
Latest Post
October 10, 2014

A tribute to a journalist

In the late ’70s, I was moving into senior school and though it was early days, my imagination was fired up with thoughts of becoming a... »
Journalist by day, pop culture junkie by night, Bijoy Bharathan has an insatiable appetite for world cinema of the highbrow, middle-brow, and occasionally boondocks variants. In his spare time, he likes to devour graphic novels on his laptop, every once in a while struggling with a real book with all text and no pictures. He loves overnight journeys to strange new towns, that afford him an opportunity to take long walks and hone his photography skills. He has a weakness for swimming, roadside chai and the music of Moby.
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September 23, 2014

The gentle hum of anxiety

Following an extended lull on the filmy front, it was heartening to wake up to news that sent a pulse of excitement down one’s atrophied... »
In the words of T.S. Eliot, I prepare a face, to meet the faces that I meet.
Latest Post
August 24, 2014

Not fair, but still lovely

“You’re so pretty, it’s just unfortunate that you’re dark.” “Your parents are light, why are you dark?” “Ah, you’ve... »

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