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Why Colombo is probably the best metropolitan city of South Asia

Colombo, Sri Lanka’s capital, is witty and wondrous — a happy mix of the colonial and the modern.

Building Blocks: A look at public spaces built after 1947

The memorial to Indira Gandhi is a magnificent tribute to the geological diversity of India.


Down in Jungleland: Instead of golf courses, India should worry about its grasslands

It’s time we looked after our grasslands.

Family Matters: Australian writer Markus Zusak is back with a saga about a broken home

In the past couple of months, Zusak has been contemplating a companion book to his latest offering: he’s likely to bring back Maggie, the Dunbar’s neighbour and the first narrator of their story till he handed the reins of the novel to Matthew. “

Indian Institute of Forest Management reflects its architect’s notions of symmetry

The four-storey library is the main focus of the site... the classrooms have their own private courtyards.

A plan-less drift through Hamburg reveals its greatest pleasures

A plan-less drift through Hamburg reveals the stamp of nautical history on its streetscape.


'This place is not meant for people like you': When Nargis wrote on Meena Kumari's death

A new collection of articles by Hindi film greats from old Urdu film magazines recreates a bygone era.

Tiptop is Open

He lost a year of his life, and much more, when he was wrongfully declared a ‘foreigner’ in Assam. Can this carpenter from Bongaigaon make something of a second chance?

Relationships are like gardens — there is a time to sow, and a time to harvest

Relationships are like gardens — there is a time to sow, and a time to harvest, propelled always by the shedding of the unnecessary for the vital, the old for the new.

How to Make a Nation New

Step One: Don’t think of it as your mother.