The Telegraph
Thursday , August 7 , 2014

On the brink of change

Turks love their heroes and there has been no shortage of the latter in that heroic land, or the vast expanse of the old territories of the Turkic peoples. If the 15th-century Ottoman Sultan Mehmet the Conqueror, the victor of Constantinople at the tender age of 21, is a permanent member of the Turk...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Great fall
Sir — England played the perfect Test match at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton to level the series; t ...  | Read.. 
Heroic years
Sir — The South African all-rounder, Jacques Kallis, has finally decided to hang up his boots (“Aft ...  | Read.. 
Parting shot
Sir — Electric rickshaws, commonly known as e-rickshaws, had flooded the city of Delhi. They follow ...  | Read.. 


Inflation, especially food inflation, continues to remain the principal concern of the Reserve Bank of India. This is evident...   | Read..


There are all kinds. From a twitch of the lip to a Cheshire-cat-like grin to a wild guffaw. Twitter is full of laughing women...   | Read..
Dignified death
When Virginia Woolf decided to take her life at the age of 59 for fear of the recurrence of a devastating depression, section...  | Read.. 
Selective memories in sepia and black and white
“There can be no summer in this land without cricket.” — Neville Cardus...  | Read.. 
Tact is the ability to tell someone to go to hell in such a way that they look forward to the trip. — WINSTON CHURCHILL