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Dyer consequences
Nigel Collett, the author whose new biography of Brigadier-General Reginald Dyer, The Butcher of Amritsar (Hambledon; '25), is perhaps the most significant book on Indo-British relations for a generation, puts it very simply. ...  | Read.. 
 
Like a prayer
The Saraswati Vandana rings out twice a day here ' first at 10 in the morning to signal the beginning of the school day, and ...  | Read.. 
 
Beauty by numbers
Directorís cut
Holding the fort
Stage right
Tittle tattle
 
 
 
What lies beneath
It was the mid-1960s. Editors of a bi-annual magazine called Ekkhon had ferreted out a piece of writing from the dusty shelves of oblivion and serialised it for their summer and autumn issues, drawing immense public attention. Among those who ...  | Read.. 
 
Temple of death
It takes just one-and-a-half hours for a corpse to be incinerated at a temperature of about 1,700 degrees Fahrenheit, which is the recommended temperature for electric crematoriums; it can take four hours or more if you use an open-air wood-fuelled f...  | Read.. 
 
Make a clean breast of it
Killing fields
The King and I
Beat that!
KILLING FIELDS: An artistís depiction of the massacre in Amritsar; cover of the book
Dyer consequences
Smoke screen
Fruitful deal
British monopoly
Nightís loss
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I SAY, CHAPS
Why ladies are not gents
How frightfully unfair. Iím talking of the Bill in New York which will make it mandatory that p...  | Read..