Thought Box

Is Love Enough?

The synopsis of the play Bas… Tum Aur Hum, asks a very important question: If marriages are made in heaven what is it that keeps them going on Earth?<...

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The Dead Talk To Her

Patricia Cornwell’s creation, Dr Kay Scarpetta, a forensic pathologist, gets the dead to reveal their stories as she conducts thorough post mortems on victims of crim...

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THE JITENDRA ARYA RETROSPECTIVE

“Photography begins with the marriage of two minds – the dreamers and the technicians.” Arya on photographing Nehru.

 I have not the...

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A Few Good Men

Some years ago Rachna Bisht Rawat wrote a book called The Brave, about the 21 men from the armed forces, who were awarded the highest military honour, the Paramveer Chakra....

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SMART TATTOO.

Currently, during daily activities and alimentary habits, diabetics need to monitor their glucose levels by piercing the skin, 3 to 10 times per day. For someone with ...

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So Close To Life

Reading Elizabeth Strout makes you realise just how tough it is to be simple. Her prose is precise to the point of austerity, but she still manages to create richly evocati...

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SIXTH SENSE? That’s Childs play.

When we think of human senses we think of eyesight, hearing, taste, touch, and smell. Yet we have always known that we are capable of sensing much more than this. Sixth sen...

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Marriage-Go-Round

The North Indian pre-wedding ritual of the Ladies Sangeet, at which women gathered together to sing (some raunchy songs) an dance, minus the men. The cus...

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How far can humanity Advance?

You get grades in school and promotions at work but ever wonder how a civilizations performance is measured? The Kardashev scale is a method of measurin...

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The World According To Gabriel

Every year around June or July, Daniel Silva’s latest Gabriel Allon novel is published and shoots right up to the bestseller charts.

For those who haven&...

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The State - Unflinching Drama on the IS death cult.

Somehow, we all agree to have squandered our hours away facebooking, but some people ...

September 18 2017

The Price we pay for ‘The Love of Chocolate’

Reporters have travelled across Ivory Coast where the main cocoa plantation business ...

September 18 2017

Om Shanti Om – What do the Millennials Say?

Youth not so inclined to bhajans and spiritual songs has been a problem for ages. But...

September 18 2017