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Crows make a point, lest humans get lost in their own hubris

We humans are usually less than complimentary when alluding to most of our fellow earthly creatures. Gorillas and apes to turkeys and chickens, snakes and weasels to rats and dodos, not to mention donkeys and asses, we evidently consider ourselves ... Economic Times, 3 hours ago

Teach ancient languages in Indian schools, says author Vikram Chandra

When my wife, Melanie, read the book, she said it was interesting, but asked, 'where are you going to publish it?', says writer Vikram Chandra, whose first non-fiction work, Mirrored Minds: My Life in Letters and Code, was recently declared Wired's ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 day ago

COLUMN: In the Court of the Jinn: Animals vs. Humans

THE Bāng-e Darā (Call of the Bell) of Iqbal has given us a simple, cute poem called A Cow and a Goat, a poem that flows as gently and as softly as its own setting, that of a lush green meadow. Appearing in the fullness of spring, this meadow is a ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago

The Mint Planner, 12 December 2014

Mumbai Around town Birdwatching 14 December Every winter, as the temperature begins to dip, migratory birds start flocking to the city. Parvish Pandya, an associate professor in zoology at Bhavan's College in Andheri and a consultant ...
 Livemint.com1 week ago
Millennium Post

Revival of a craft

| Pioneer Dastkar and Delhi Tourism will hold a winter extravaganza to celebrate winter textiles, crafts, food and more. The exhibition will bring together the best of the rich regional textiles, beauty products, food and more from across ...
 New Delhi Pioneer2 weeks ago Weaving love and warmth  Millennium Post2 weeks ago

Telling Tales

HYDERABAD: Mohan Rao felt the need to create Story Truck - the largest collection of children's e-books - when his children were seven and three years old. My kids enjoyed Panchatantra but it was hard to get them in the US. I, my brother and cousins ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago
Star of Mysore

TRIBUTE: My association with my Guru Vidushi S.K.Vasumathi

Caption: Shamala Prasanna (extreme right) with her Guru (sitting). A great musician and a very good human being is no more with us but her music lingers in our ears forever. S.K.Vasumathi (SKV), who passed away on Nov.10, 2014, has left behind a ...
 Star of Mysore1 month ago

Persian Translations Of Sanskrit Texts Show Respect

With the current con­troversy over German being dropped in fav­our of Sanskrit in Kendriya Vidyalayas, India's noted Persian scholar Professor Sharif Husain Qasmi laments successive governments abandoning attempts to integrate langu­ages, ...
 Outlook India1 month ago

Play time!

Engaging plays and realistic performances rocked the annual drama festival of Mahatma Group of Schools Opening scene: At King Krishnadevaraya's court, the little third-standard Tenali Raman walks in wearing a cardboard crown, uses his wit and ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

The House of Stories

Open Essay David Davidar is a novelist, publisher, editor and anthologist. He has been an attentive reader of Indian fiction for nearly forty years A literary journey that began from the jasmine-wreathed verandah of ancestry ...
 Open1 month ago
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