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Pakistan Fights Back Against Global Warming With Massive Tree-Plantation Drive

Environment is to greenery what oxygen is to breathing and to our lungs. There’s a direct co-relation. It isn’t a relation of mutual interdependence for even in the absence of human lives, the environment would exist; to live another day, year…

Paradise Papers Could Send 714 Indians’ Paradise To Flames If Multi-Agency Probe Succeeds

Public figures and private lives! What happens on the inside isn’t necessarily meant for public consumption. Well, unless someone cares to dig in and reveal the truth lying in the inner sanctum. There’s always something fishy out there in the…

It’s Time to Get Real About Africa: How Africa.com is Sparking Change?

If Africa were to be measured in idiosyncrasies of its critics, it would always have a dark enveloping shadow conceal its shine. No more is it a dark continent. No more is Africa just about wild safaris or its enormously…

Mumbai As Seen Through the Lens of Dr. Jehangir Sorabjee

There is no direct connection with medicine and a coffee table book, right? Or is there any? But if you are Mumbai-based physician Jehangir Sorabjee, then life’s a freshly brewed coffee you just cannot miss out on. Revered physician in…

Pollution and A Pile of Sea-Waste Dump! What’s Up in the Caribbean?

The Caribbean. There’s no place like that in the whole wide world. You can embrace a bit of it all- suns, mountains and, beaches in a slice of geography collectively titled the West Indies. If there is a place on…

Trump Wants Closer, Reciprocal Trade From Japan

Among the most fascinating economies of the world are Japan and USA. Bold, innovative and replete with innovation, USA and Japan have, over the years, forged a strong, colossal economic system whose success reverberates around the whole wide world. Both…

Belgium and India are More Than Just Trade and Commerce

In a first of its kind diplomatic sojourn, Belgium’s King Philipe and his wife, Queen Mathilde are on a 7-day visit to India. Having arrived in New Delhi on November 5, Belgium’s king and queen are slated to spend time…

Painting An Artsy Conversation With Sonali Mudarth of Psyrays

As the saying goes, ‘beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder’, one reckons, when it comes to art, it could well be, “art is something that stays eternally young, never growing older”. So whether you are the owner of…

Magnificent Mitchell: Ode to Johnson, Australia’s Wild Cannon

Fast bowlers can never be at ease. They seem to lead a life of pronounced anxiety. A batsman can have an off day on the field or maybe an inning or two more. So what about the bowler? He’s expected…

Shaman Blues: Who’s A Shaman, Why Is It So Captivating?

Not by any line of imagination- a myth. Not a standard by-line when it comes to describing perhaps a weirdly believable adjective of the paranormal living beside us. The Shaman, for ages, has intrigued as many people as it has…

The Cult of He-Man: A True Master Of the 1980s’ Universe

Cartoons! We love them; how can we not like them. Giving wings to an actionable verb, we all aspire to be funny. Humor, after all, is to life what oxygen is to breathing. Even today, as you dress up in…

Giving A New Bite To The Apple: Tim Cook Turns 57

Not just an industrial engineer, not merely a developer, rather a business executive in the top echelons of the great American dream, Tim Cook turns 57 today. But one wonders whether November 1, 2017 would be an off day for…

Can Hamilton Masakadza, Fresh From Scoring 147, Make It Count?

He has often cheaply surrendered his wicket albeit having all the power and skill in his craft to hold on for longer periods on the middle. But he has also struck 5 promising Test match hundreds, combining class and flair…

Decoding The Keanu Reeves Enigma

Clean talking, slightly withdrawn if not aloof, simplistic and utterly uncomplicated. There is really a barrage of salutations one can construct about Keanu Reeves, rather, about his usually calm disposition in life. He doesn’t party, at least, not that much, is…

Verstappen Triumphs As Mexico Crowns Lewis World Champion

It was a race that was perhaps expected to be a belter of a contest between Vettel and Hamilton. It was a contest where one had expected Ferrari’s Sebastian Vettel to dominate from the very start, having set a blistering…

Recollecting 7 Classic Kimi Raikkonen Moments

These are interesting times in Formula 1. The FIA have unleashed a new wave of technical shifts in a game powered by high-speed action and nerve-wrecking excitement. Bernie is gone. American ownership is here to stay. No more does one…

Why Anurag Sinha Is An Actor You Don’t Meet Everyday But Wished You Did?

It’s the breezy Juhu Novotel on a bright sunny morning. Mumbai is buzzing as always. I wait with great interest to interview an actor, who’s time- I think has come. I’m certain, it isn’t my assessment alone, rather also of…

Why Is Kallis The ‘Jack’ Of All Trades?

More runs than Lara or Sachin, more hundreds than Ponting or Sangakkara, more achievements than Inzamam, Mark Waugh or Andrew Flintoff- just how big is Jacques Kallis as a cricketer? As the South African legend turns 42, ever so coyly…

Love, Hope, Fun & Zest: Germany Has It All In Oktoberfest

You can take a beer mug out of Germany but not Germany out of a beer mug. Implicit in the culture of Deutschland is a penchant for beer: often regarded as the world’s favourite beverage. Not that Beer was invented…

Meet The Fastest Man Between The Wickets: MS Dhoni

You have seen him smash monster sixes. You have seen him shackle the stumps even before the batsman could have an idea of having missed the ball by some margin. You have also seen him living it up with opponents,…

Pakistan Scores a Self-Goal. In a Shocker, FIFA has Banned Pakistan

Pakistan. Does the name bring some incitement to the mind, or does it work up some excitement? We’re no one to decide; best that you take a call. But whether Pakistan suffers from a polarisation or not- a thing can…

The Prince of Trinidad is Back: Brian Lara Hits a Big One in UAE

In a world where there’s hardly been a dearth of kingly nicknames- The Master Blaster, The Wall, Punter and, The Rawalpindi Express, there was but one Prince; the famous Prince of Trinidad and Tobago. A thorough entertainer, a world-class batsman…

Smart City Projects Of Africa That Are Driving Change, Turning Heads

In the modern 21st century, a term rather an expression of growth that one is likely to run into on more occasions than running into a crocodile in a swampy area is Smart City. There’s a Smart City everywhere, nearly…

5 Famous F1 Drivers Who Began Their Own Racing Teams

If you thought F1 drivers only raced for established racing outfits or marquees, then think again. While speed, agility and, that drive to counter challenges to reach the top of the podium keep drivers on the tenterhooks, nothing could be…

Controversial, Curiously Engaging, Enticing: What’s It About Sexy Durga that’s Creating Buzz?

If you want to understand this world, try unlocking the heart of a woman. But don’t stop there; try unlocking the deepest emotions that lie buried in this chaotic anatomy of our being. Philosophical? Very Sylvia Plath or Jean Paul…