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The music never stops

January 5, 2020 6:00:18 am

For fans of soul, blues and rock ’n’ roll, Memphis is the ultimate destination.

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An encounter with the people of the floating villages on Cambodia’s Tonle Sap lake

January 5, 2020 6:00:16 am

At home, at sea: In the ’70s, many Vietnamese living in Cambodia faced deportation after a change in regime. Stripped of all Cambodian identity documents, those who returned in the ’80s could neither reclaim nor buy land.

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Passion and Purity

January 5, 2020 6:00:12 am

Feisal Alkazi’s new play focusses on modern-day relationships and the many dilemmas of the youth

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Beyond the stripes

January 5, 2020 6:00:07 am

The forests on the fringes of a national park can offer delightful sightings of smaller animals and birds.

Sunday Long Reads: Fictional stories on meetings, families and cities

December 29, 2019 11:36:13 am

Does everything have a story? Maybe they do. Read today's Sunday Eye to find out more.

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An Opening

December 29, 2019 10:47:00 am

They meet at a café near his office. She’s sitting down when he walks in, hunched over her glass of water, tapping a spoon against the table.


Taking Stock

December 29, 2019 10:47:15 am

This year, he thinks smugly, he has literally taken stock. He will begin to sell as soon as the lockup period expires, and will hedge the rest against a downturn.

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Extra Passes

December 29, 2019 9:53:16 am

A year-end party like none other.

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December 29, 2019 6:21:23 am

Nisha Susan’s debut collection,The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories, will be published by Context in 2020.

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December 29, 2019 9:47:53 am

A fictional story making sense of the month of December

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Brand New Days

December 29, 2019 7:32:56 am

A new year comes both with a sense of an ending and the potential of a second chance. In this fiction special, writers from the subcontinent explore all that a year’s end could bring.

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December 29, 2019 6:01:25 am

Sheetal had become the first woman on the committee and for three years she had remained the only female representative across the four buildings in the housing society.

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December 29, 2019 6:01:24 am

And then, they would be back to Delhi, back to Dev. She wasn’t sure how she’d lay out her truth yet.

To the moon and back

December 29, 2019 6:00:58 am

That gets you a bit of interest because of the Chandrayaan orbiter earlier this year. And there are people from all over sitting by their computers trying to figure out stuff.

Being touched

December 29, 2019 6:00:51 am

For the last five years, he has been living in Mumbai, working as a cleaner in an IT company. No one has ever enquired about his caste in this city. What he likes about this city is that one can live here, without being ruled.

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The Last Day

December 29, 2019 6:00:43 am

Later, we were sitting inside because it had begun to drizzle. We watched him trying to make conversation with some other people, two or three other tables. “I hope I’m not disturbing you all,” I heard him say.

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Take Us Home

December 29, 2019 6:00:01 am

“Farm? He’s a retired lecturer. He couldn’t afford our tuition fee, let alone buy a farm. It could be some sort of a mental disorder.”

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Sunday Long Reads: Of architecture, yoga, life and beyond

December 22, 2019 1:32:53 pm

What does a nation’s architecture say about its aspirations, politics and drawbacks? With the redesign of the Central Vista in the national capital imminent, tracing India’s socialist, democratic fabric through its public architecture and what changes to it mean for the country’s communal life.

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Bon ApPÉtit! The joy of discovering naankhatais as a gift on Christmas

December 22, 2019 6:41:12 am

Hobson Jobson describes the naankhatai “as rich cakes in W. India chiefly imported into Bombay from Surat”.

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Memories of Sambhar

December 22, 2019 6:31:22 am

The death-scarred lake once bristled with birds of all feathers