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Space jam

As satellites built by students begin to dot skies at seamless intervals, India's dreams of exploring final frontier are now cradled in colleges

Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra: It's personal
Queen of Katwe
The famous Bubblegum Wall, an iconic part of the city
  • Gum and guitar

    Over coffee from Seattle, the author reminisces about the city that is proud of its eccentricities

Not as magnificent
  • Not as magnificent

    When compared to the 1960 original, the latest version of The Magnificent Seven thrills only sporadically

  • Artists, framed

    A Delhi-based artist and chronicler has embarked on a unique journey to capture Indian and Pakistani artists with their works


  • A case for surrogacy

    Vikram Johri

    India's image as a 'baby factory' seems to have directed the Indian government's move for the surrogacy Bill

  • A walk in the Cloud

    Kishore Singh

    Visitors gravitate to engage with Cloud Gate at Chicago to a degree not seen in any other work of public art

  • Virtual disillusion

    Ashish Sharma

    Every night after work, I would return helplessly to this website: I desperately needed a channel for my twinges, for my confusion

  • Row, row, row your boat

    Mitali Saran

    Because the crew isn't going to

The Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi (left), with then US President Richard Nixon

Why Islam is not 'exceptional'

Shadi Hamid's analysis points to a fundamental misreading of the history and politics of West Asia

The row of small shops that offer photocopy services near Patel Chest Institute in Delhi University

Copy that

Despite the landmark judgment in favour of Delhi University's photocopiers, many questions remain unanswered

It's not just the app

It's not just the app

Wearable activity trackers may not boost weight loss

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT

Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT: The sophisticated SUV

Even with its mammoth size, the Jeep Grand Cherokee SRT is fleet-footed and has all the trappings of a luxury car

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