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Rudyard Kipling
Opinion  /  Published 21.08.20

One in a million: MS Dhoni retires

On hearing that Mahendra Singh Dhoni was retiring from international cricket, Nasser Hussain declared: “This will be a massive, massive story in India. The only story in India.” Hussain ca...
By Amit Roy in

Opinion  /  Published 22.11.18

Wildlife and the failure of the imagination

The tiger that roams the Indian forests is far away enough from the West, which maybe is why children there can be given a lovable version of it. Tigger, the “bouncy, trouncy, flouncy, pouncy” mem...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

World  /  Published 28.10.18

Kipling hunt for ‘My Boy Jack’

British poet and writer Rudyard Kipling, an ardent supporter of his country’s entry into World War I, did everything he could to make sure his only son would join the fight.Yet just a few weeks afte...
By AFP in Paris

World  /  Published 30.12.18

Books are about to be unbound

Nearly a century ago, the publisher Alfred A. Knopf released a slim book of spiritual fables by an obscure Lebanese-American poet and painter named Kahlil Gibran.Knopf had modest expectations, and pri...
By Alexandra Alter in New York

Entertainment  /  Published 30.11.18

Rohan Chand on playing the boy hero in Mowgli

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By Karishma Upadhyay in

Arts  /  Published 13.11.18

Window to Calcutta cathedral artistry

Edward Burne-Jones, the pre-Raphaelite artist who designed the stunning stained-glass west window of St Paul’s Cathedral in Calcutta, is the subject of an exhibition that opened last month at Tate B...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 03.01.20

No resolutions this new year

Time has an unrelenting pace. Man has long been waging a Sisyphean battle to slow down time or reverse its cruel march. Somewhere down the road, though, he discovered the truth in the adage, if you ca...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in


Health  /  Published 22.12.18

History of the long world war against mosquitoes

Gunga got his name from a young British journalist by the name of Rudyard Kipling. Sometime in the late 1880s, Kipling was visiting the city, when he stopped by at this cemetery too. Later, in the Cit...
By Upala Sen in


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