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Yamini Lohia


Obit: David Bowie’s legacy has been carved into our collective consciousness
Mon, Jan 11, 2016

David Bowie's chameleon-esque ability to croon and challenge and defy in so many different genres is the hallmark of a restless agent provocateur.

Through the Lens, Half-Heartedly
Fri, Dec 25, 2015

The fictional is in constant danger of being upstaged by the real in William Boyd’s chronicle of the life of a woman photographer in the tumultuous ’20s

In fact: Needed, clear, robust encryption policy — without a backdoor
Thu, Oct 01, 2015

Encryption is a way to secure communications online, which includes stuff like emails and more sensitive information like credit card and bank account details, by converting it to garbled number-letter-character combinations.

Federer and me
Sat, Sep 12, 2015

What Roger’s arrested decline teaches us about fandom

Before you forget, you have to remember: Nisid Hajari
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

Writer Nisid Hajari on the great divide of 1947

This notion of honour
Tue, Jul 07, 2015

A welcome Supreme Court judgment is marred by its language and reasoning.

‘Handloom act is impractical unless it is properly implemented’
Tue, Jun 09, 2015

The Handlooms (Reservation of Articles for Production) Act, 1985, is impractical unless it is properly implemented.

Beyond Uber outrage
Wed, Dec 10, 2014

Once the clamour dies down, there will still be the dispiriting trade-off for the working woman in the city — between freedom and security.

Book review: The Bone Clocks is a giddy, freewheeling, genre-switching literary confection
Sat, Oct 25, 2014

A giddy, freewheeling, genre-switching literary confection

‘If you want to deliver a last-mile solution, the best way is to ask those affected how they might do it’
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

The World Bank’s Development Marketplace grants programme selects social enterprises delivering development solutions across different geographies for funding in India each year. This year’s winners will be announced later this week in Guwahati. Country director Onno Ruhl discussed the programme, and the World Bank’s engagement with the new government, with Yamini Lohia. Excerpts: Do you […]

Politics with a Punchline
Sat, May 17, 2014

A satire on the Indian elections is ambitious, but not funny enough.

The Alchemy of Desire
Sat, Nov 02, 2013

A botanical odyssey,Elizabeth Gilbert’s new novel is a tribute to the forgotten women of science.

On the edge of speed
Sat, Sep 28, 2013

Ron Howard’s ‘Rush’ is a reminder that Formula 1 may have changed,but it hasn’t lost its daring — or its heated politics.

Caught in the Middle
Sat, Sep 07, 2013

Neil Gaiman’s new book treads the uncertain landscape between childhood nightmares and reality.

Wilted Away
Sat, Jun 08, 2013

The story of a young girl’s journey to reclaim herself fails to soar

A life in football
Mon, May 13, 2013

Alex Ferguson’s decision to retire draws one of sport’s most successful partnerships to a close

Mars in our dreams
Sat, Mar 30, 2013

The Red Planet signifies destruction and the promise of a new beginning

Staying with the formula
Fri, Nov 02, 2012

The Indian Grand Prix was just another F1 race,and that’s a good thing

Twilight Sagas
Sat, Aug 18, 2012

The Artist and Hugo offer delightful variations of a familiar theme

Coming of Age
Sat, May 26, 2012

It may feel dated now,but the Sex and the City series had its own way of looking at love and life