The Telegraph
Thursday , August 14 , 2014

Dream of sameness

Arriving in Myanmar in early July, I expected to find a country mothballed by decades of isolation, given that it was only in 2011 that military rule formally ended and the West eased its sanctions. I had cast Yangon in the role of an eastern Havana, complete with finned cars creaking through its st...   | Read..
Letters to the Editor
Safety first
Sir — The article, “A new test for organic food” (Aug 4), was interesting for a number of reasons. ...  | Read.. 
Proud moment
Sir — It is a matter of great pride for India that Parupalli Kashyap has become the new badminton c ...  | Read.. 


Indians, prone as they are to hero worship and adulation, love awards. They love controversies over awards even more. Thus ev...   | Read..


Losing and finding a river is not quite the same as losing and finding an object or a person. This difference may be blurred ...   | Read..
Postings on the wall
When did you last read a hawker’s story in the Indian media? In the official Chinese media, which are supposed to parrot the ...  | Read.. 
Where the mind is not without fear
ix years ago the vice chancellor at Delhi University was told he could soon be arrested. Someone in Dera Bassi near Chandigarh had filed a case against him: an essay by the scholar A.K. Ramanujan, ...  | Read.. 
We shall never know all about art or the values of art until all art is at an end; meanwhile artists will continue to instruct us. — E.J. OLSEN