Culture  /  Published 26.07.20

Mid-Summer Night’s Cream

The night is sweltering with no whisper of a breeze, not a single leaf moving. The fan lazily sweeps circles, doing nothing to dispel the scorching heat. If anything, turning it on full speed just see...
By Paromita Sen in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 05.07.20

Desolation row: Higher education and pandemic

It’s that time of year again for university people… or it should be. In Delhi, the academic year begins in the middle of July, just as the monsoon breaks over the city. With the introduct...
By Mukul Kesavan in

World  /  Published 08.05.20

Summer ‘won’t banish virus’

“Everybody hopes for seasonality” when it comes to the coronavirus pandemic, Peter Juni of the University of Toronto acknowledged. Maybe, just maybe, the summer will diminish the spread of Covid-1...
By James Gorman in New York

Jharkhand  /  Published 20.04.20

Getting fried? Rain balm on radar

The cruel sun has sent the swelter meter spinning across Jharkhand with day readings touching an oppressive 40 degree Celsius and above in southern and north-western Jharkhand.Some places in southern ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

World  /  Published 09.04.20

Summer heat may not lessen virus strength

The homebound and virus-wary across the Northern Hemisphere, from President Trump to cooped-up schoolchildren, have clung to the possibility that the coronavirus pandemic will fade in hot weather, as ...
By James Gorman/ New York Times News Service in New York

Health  /  Published 02.04.20

As summer arrives, focus should be on vitamin A and immunity

The present scenario is making us consider health-related issues far more seriously than ever before. The age-old Indian system of Ayurveda has always advocated maintaining one’s health. This can be...
By Shikha Prakash in

Jharkhand  /  Published 16.06.19

Heatwave extends summer vacation

The continuing heatwave has extended the summer vacation for the youngest students of private English-medium schools in both Jamshedpur and Dhanbad, but not the state capital. In Ranchi, the tiny tots...
By TT Bureau in Ranchi/Jamshedpur/Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.19

Modi has his task cut out for him

Sir — The massive mandate for the Bharatiya Janata Party under the charismatic leadership of Narendra Modi shows that a strong government at the Centre, under a powerful prime minister, was the prim...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 16.05.19

Mumbai Indians deserved to win the IPL crown

Sir — The final match of the 2019 Indian Premier League between Mumbai Indians and Chennai Super Kings turned out to be a thriller. Mumbai Indians won by the narrowest of margins — one run — whi...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.05.19

Lookbook for summer wear

Some people demonise the Indian summer. But there are others who know how to make the best of it, especially the Indian summer. And the way to do so is to create an entire wardrobe befitting the weath...
By Showli Chakraborty in Calcutta


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