Southeast Asia
Opinion  /  Published 16.05.22

Ancient chill

“Like one with quartan fever’s chill so near.” Dante Alighieri wrote this about a malaria patient’s trepidation before the paroxysmal fevers. He himself died in the Roman marsh...
By Arunabha Sengupta

India  /  Published 19.03.22

Govt call for keen vigil on Covid

The Union health ministry has asked the states to continue sending Covid-positive samples for sequencing and look out for clusters of infections amid the abated epidemic and the resumption of economic...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

India  /  Published 20.02.22

Indian ancestry among Southeast Asians

People from India migrated into mainland Southeast Asia in multiple waves over several centuries, intermingled with local populations, and helped establish Indian cultural elements across the region, ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Food  /  Published 25.04.21

Thai high: series on Southeast Asian food

CHICKEN IN PENANG CURRY (PHANAENG KAI) Penang chicken curry is extremely tasty. It’s very similar to red curry but made Penang style. INGREDIENTS For the curry paste: Dry red chilli: 1 Galang...

India  /  Published 27.02.19

Air space curtain hits flights

Several international airlines, including Etihad, Emirates and Qatar Airways, suspended flights to Pakistan while others like Air India, Jet Airways, British Airways and Singapore Airlines were forced...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Business  /  Published 27.02.20

Aviation outlook dull because of coronavirus outbreak

The outlook for India’s aviation industry remains “negative” in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, which has resulted in many international passengers cancelling their travel to Southeast Asi...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 29.02.20

Destroying the planet

Sir — India has stopped importing palm oil — the country is the top buyer of the product globally — from Malaysia. It will buy most of its palm oil from Indonesia. This does not bode well for th...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 25.04.20

Forced prawn sabbatical

The Covid-19 outbreak in key importer China has affected nearly six lakh shrimp farmers in four Bengal districts who did not farm the produce apprehending a fall in demand in the southeast Asian marke...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Culture  /  Published 09.05.20

Ramayana and its many variants

When Anita Bose first arrived in Thailand she was surprised to see how integral to its culture the Ramayana was. Buddhism is followed by 95 per cent of the population and yet it was, and still is, com...
By Sudeshna Banerjee

Business  /  Published 19.02.20

Coronavirus fear looms over auto industry

The automobile industry in the country is likely to be negatively impacted and the supply chain disrupted if the Coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak in China and Southeast Asia persisted longer, according...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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