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Saturday , December 15 , 2012
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In 1997, on my first trip to South Africa, I was driving with some friends from Cape Town to Port Elizabeth, along the so-called Garden Route...   | Read..
Inaction in a tight corner
The Indian naval chief, Admiral D.K. Joshi, has staked India’s claims in the waters of the South China Sea much more powerful...  | Read.. 
Letters to the Editor
Gone missing
Sir — Fish is the staple food of Bengalis. But the price of fish is increasing every day. The unava ...  | Read.. 
Second best
Sir — India’s poor performance in the Test series against England is ample proof of the fact that a ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — The roads of Jalpaiguri are unsafe because of reckless bike drivers. The culprits, who are mo ...  | Read.. 


Gypsies are invariably associated with mobility. They are constantly on the move. One reason for this is the fact that in...   | Read..
Looking closely at unreality
No one said it better than Hamlet when he exclaimed, “Words, words, words”, as an expression of his verdict on verbiage. Verbiage — often more like tripe — seems to have becom...  | Read.. 
Rise and fall
One festival brings hope, another declines. We wish that Storytellers continues with their inaugural Calcutta International Performing Arts Festival which, though centering on...  | Read.. 
Touching a chord
In a recent interview, Amaan Ali Khan — sarod player and the son of sarod maestro, Ustaad Amjad Ali Khan — said, “Every raga has its own soul, and you are there to present th...  | Read.. 
Even though you may want to move forward in your life, you may have one foot on the brakes. In order to be free, we must learn how to let go. Release the hurt. Release the fear. Refuse to entertain your old pain. The energy it takes to hang onto the past is holding you back from a new life. What is it you would let go of today? — MARY MANIN MORRISEY