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Opinion  /  Published 17.05.21

Wounded world: Time for a new compact with nature

Time for a new compact with nature...
By Mahesh Rangarajan

Culture  /  Published 28.03.21

Chronicles of time

Shrabani Basu talks about digging out obscure characters for her books, how the Black Lives Matter movement resonated with her writing, and her brush with Hollywood...
By Shrestha Saha

Books  /  Published 12.03.21

Building on a memory

The book offers a fascinating account of the politics of memory, history and history-writing of China’s experiences of the Second World War offers many insights...
By Pallavi Raghavan

Culture  /  Published 07.02.21

So, see you on the other side, eh?

A visit to Calcutta’s Commonwealth War Graves cut short...
By Swachchhasila Basu

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

Ninety eight and still going strong

Know your neighbour Chandrasekhar Bose of IB Block, he neither looks nor sounds like he is just two short of a century...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


Books  /  Published 11.12.20

The spy who loved watching birds

James Bond, the one in flesh and blood, too, lived a life of intrigue that would have left the fictive 007 shaken and stirred...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

World  /  Published 14.10.20

Poland’s Tallboy bomb explodes

More than 750 people had been evacuated from the area near the Piast Canal outside the town of Swinoujscie...
By Reuters in Warsaw

Books  /  Published 28.08.20

Secret horrors from 1940's Singapore

Lee’s nuanced storyline remarkably blends historical facts, epistles, family history and fiction to provide rare insights into the traumatic experience of comfort women during the Second World War...
By Argha Kr Banerjee

Entertainment  /  Published 18.06.20

World War II forces sweetheart Vera Lynn dies at 103

The endearingly popular artist serenaded British troops abroad during the war...
By Danica Kirka in London

World  /  Published 01.05.20

Captain Tom gets his ‘marvellous’ cricket cap

Promotion, flypast and message from boris greet veteran on 100th birthday...
By Amit Roy in London


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