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For the love of Ruskin Bond

Archana Masih/ talks to India’s most loved writer. Ruskin Bond shows the first pages of the autobiography he is working on. Photo: Seema Pant. Ruskin Bond laughs a lot and talks as......

Ruskin Bond: If I can't write, I might as well be dead

'I like the thought that I am competing successfully with writers much younger than me,' says Ruskin Bond. Ruskin Bond, the writer of over 130 books, at his home in Landour.Photograph: Seema......

B Raman: A Karmayogi for whom time was always short

Swati Parashar pays tribute to her mentor B Raman, who passed into the ages on Sunday. On May 20, B Raman tweeted, “Hanumanji willing, shd be back home coming Saturday.” Instead, he......

Now, a comic book for communal harmony

In an attempt to effectively educate the masses about the complexities of communalism, a new graphical account addresses this age-old sensitive issue. Communalism Explained! A Graphic Account,......

Will the glitter of a Nobel outshine common sense?

Every prime minister believes that peace with Pakistan is simply a matter of time -- after which an applauding world shall hang the Nobel Prize around his neck. Is it Dr Manmohan Singh's turn to......

Experiments with education: The IT way

A touch-screen computer on classroom tables in New Delhi helps activity-based learning go online, says Sreelatha Menon. Do children love school? Not many do. They are sentenced to 15 years of......

Meet Coke's captain in India

Coca-Cola's sports-loving CEO, Atul Singhsays this is the strategy that has helped him steer the soft drinks giant out of various crises.Given he hails from Kolkata, and from La Martiniere,......

Unstable oil price: A matter of concern

The current trend in crude oil prices gives cause for much concern and if this persists, many of the calculations indicating further recovery and improved growth for the economy can be nullified.......

When to sell your stocks: 5 thumb rules!

Knowing when to sell a stock is probably the trickiest question you will face as an investor. Usually, broker reports will tell you when to buy a stock, but until there are some compelling reasons......

Image: Apple unveils iPad, the tablet computer

Apple has unveiled the iPad, its new tablet computer, which is the size of a standard children's slate and which does not have a keyboard or mouse but relies on a touchscreen."Using this thing is......

Review: Force is boring

Sukanya Vermadraws up a pros and cons list for the readers to to decide if they want to watch Force. Post YOUR reviews here!A viewer's Friday is a lot like Hamlet's famous quote with a slight......

Shreya Ghoshal mesmerises New Zealand

Reader Perdy Mohindru from Auckland, New Zealand, sent us this article and picture of Shreya Ghoshal's concert in New Zealand recently. Feel free to mail us your write-ups, videos and photographs......

Red Alert readies for release

Here is what your favourite celebrities have been up to: Sameera Reddy was spotted at a press conference for her upcoming film, Red Alert. In the film, Sameera plays a de-glam role: a simple girl......

Great Hindi Movies, Coming Up in 2010

2010! It has a pleasant ring to it, doesn't it? It might as well translate into some serious box office jingle. Chances of that happening look bright. With a series of biggies lined up for......

Remembering Sujatha

"Vasanth is the composite of several young men I know: gregarious, funny, and stylish. Ganesh is an intellectual with a liking for serious literature; some wit; some quick-thinking; some science,......

Ban spinners who don't give the ball a tweak: Swann

Graeme Swann has a simple solution for the age old problem of English spinners who, to adapt the biblical parable of the lilies of the field, toil but do not spin. "They should be banished from......

Spotted: Cesc Fabregas in Dubai

Reader Kevin Fernandes sent us this photograph from Dubai. 'It was a great experience meeting Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas at the Emirates HQ in Dubai,' writes Kevin. Thank you, Kevin, for......

'Tendulkar has lost his fighting abilities'

Readers' responses toThe naked and the dead feature:It is SPOT ON.I feel we r saying this day only because of our seniors (namely Rahul Dravid, Sachin Tendulkar and VVS Laxman).Please make no......
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