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The conscious choice

For a sincere aspirant who desires to seek Brahman the only source is the Vedas. But strangely enough, Brahma jnana is not obtained through study of t

The Hindu 19 Mar 2019 9:07 pm

What goes behind the running of Madras Crocodile Bank

When you volunteer at The Madras Crocodile Bank you learn how to feed tortoises, dodge spiders and handle eggs. You also learn how to clean reptile excre

The Hindu 19 Mar 2019 3:28 pm

Empowerment through pedal power

Sheer grit and determination keeps Ramagandlu Lakshmi pedalling her rickshaw to keep her enterprise going

The Hindu 19 Mar 2019 2:59 pm

A saga of sacrifice

Sekkizhar highlights the extent of devotion, sacrifice and life of penance of Tilakavathiyar and the manner in which Divine Will guides her in the rol

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 10:21 pm

MG: a favourite brand is back

It was a favourite brand of my youth. I was last in touch with it 50 years ago. Then, suddenly, I caught up with it again in the last few weeks in bet

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 4:29 pm

The Nawabs played Holi

Ahead of the festival of colours, let’s recall how the Walled City celebrated the festival

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 2:52 pm

Two kinds of guilt

One resulting in shame on someone else’s behalf, the other stemming from self-doubt

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 2:09 pm

Can movement be therapy for emotional stress?

The more rhythmic and intense the movement, the greater this effect, since it elicits focus.

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 2:06 pm

Weathers of war in the ‘cli-fi’ genre

Tanushree Podder’s latest book dreams up possibilities in harnessing climate as a weapon

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 1:59 pm

A peek into the healing properties of the forests

Ahead of the International Day of Forests, we speak to people who have found relief in the healing properties of the wilderness

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 1:44 pm

Geriatrics is the new paediatrics

Older people need just as much specialised healthcare as children

The Hindu 18 Mar 2019 12:29 pm

Dharma versus adharma

A poet who follows the righteous path qualifies to be called a mahakavi. He follows in the footsteps of great men. A mahakavi is like the milky ocean,

The Hindu 17 Mar 2019 10:36 pm

When I become PM…

‘She said uncle, this is too boring. Give more masala ideas?’

The Hindu 17 Mar 2019 11:05 am

The kalpavriksha on minarets

A unique blending of ideas, art and architecture created the Saracenic forms

The Hindu 17 Mar 2019 9:56 am

Dongria Kondhs continue to fight bauxite mining in Odisha’s Niyamgiri forests

‘We would rather die than lead a life outside the hills’

The Hindu 17 Mar 2019 9:36 am

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

Miami Herald 17 Mar 2019 1:29 am

Make them well again: trying to save Gujarat's ancient stepwells

Artists, academics and residents are getting together to save Gujarat’s ancient stepwells

The Hindu 16 Mar 2019 11:42 pm

Out of sight, in mind

Can beliefs influence outcomes? Grounded in real people’s stories, Invisibilia addresses abstract questions with aplomb

The Hindu 16 Mar 2019 4:04 pm

Fearlessly passionate about women’s safety

Trikala Chenna is a shining example of how a single person’s determined efforts can create a ripple effect

The Hindu 16 Mar 2019 2:49 pm

Citizen planners: a public brainstorming session

A Swiss city reimagines public space, and experiments with direct democracy in the process

The Hindu 16 Mar 2019 1:59 pm

Fist among equals

A new social media challenge awaits our esteemed politicians

The Hindu 16 Mar 2019 12:37 pm

Brothers stood united

Balarama and Krishna often had different points of view on issues. And yet they were inseparable, said Kidambi Narayanan in a discourse. In fact, it w

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 9:10 pm

There is so much to learn from India, says Pritzker Prize Executive Director Martha Thorne

The architecture academic on redefining the relationship between architecture and society

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 5:44 pm

How a tactile book helps visually impaired women deal with their period

Menstrual hygiene bracelets and a tactile apron on the female reproductive system helps girls understand puberty

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 5:09 pm

This khadi collective in a Karnataka village has clients around the world

25 years ago Prasanna quit theatre, and inspired by Gandhian teachings, founded Charaka

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 3:11 pm

Belvedere taps into the reach of India’s young influencers

For the second edition of Studio B, an artistic collaboration by Belvedere, an actor, a chef, a designer and an artist come together

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 3:08 pm

‘The industrial revolution started here’

The 2019 Colonel James Tod Awardee, British Musem’s Dr. Paul Craddock talks of early metallurgy in Rajasthan, and how it influenced Europe

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 2:47 pm

Beauty that acid can't burn

Ria Sharma’s book, ‘Make Love Not Scars’, is not just about acid-attack survivors but also about celebrating inner strength

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 2:26 pm

Author Priya Alika Elias is ‘brown and proud of it’

Whether it’s in the pages of her upcoming book or in her quotidian life, Priya Alika Elias has tips on living unapologetically

The Hindu 15 Mar 2019 1:35 pm

WALL STREET JOURNAL-BEST SELLERS

Miami Herald 15 Mar 2019 2:20 am

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Miami Herald 15 Mar 2019 2:20 am

Brahma’s praise

King Pareekshit tells sage Suka that although the sage has been narrating incidents that highlight the glory of Mahavishnu, when it comes to hearing a

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 9:22 pm

Superheroes on a truck

This year’s Lorry Lolakku uses dancing skeletons, battle scenes and Chinese dragons to shine the headlight(!) on adolescent sexual health

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 9:20 pm

Depictions of Bangalore

Artistes and photographers have chronicled the city through the years. In fact, there are evidences from nearly two centuries

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 5:37 pm

Neermathalams, a sight to behold

The rare Neermathalams in Thiruvananthapuram tell their own stories carrying a deep connection with the soul of the land

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 5:03 pm

Aradhana of Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swami on March 19

His Gurubhakti for Mahaswami was exemplary

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 4:15 pm

The art ofslowing down

It will offer you the time to appreciate life better

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 4:11 pm

When the valley comes alive

The Dosmoche festival is celebrated to purify the town by burning down evil spirits

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 3:53 pm

Journalist And Author Raghu Karnad Wins $1,65,000 Windham-Campbell Prize

Raghu Karnad has been announced as one of the winners of the prestigious Windham-Campbell Prize of the Yale University for his book 'Farthe

Outlook India 14 Mar 2019 3:06 pm

The National Museum’s tryst with social media

On the second floor of the National Museum, is a room hidden away behind a long corridor. Here, under an imposing Raja Ravi Verma painting sits Sanjib

The Hindu 14 Mar 2019 11:52 am

World Kidney Day: The Chronic Burden Of Kidney Disorders In India

On World Kidney Day we talk about the increasing incidence of Chronic Kidney Disease and ways to deal with it.

Outlook India 14 Mar 2019 11:49 am

Poet akin to Brahma

In the eleventh paddhati of his Subhasita Nivi, Vedanta Desika describes the qualities of a great poet, said M.K. Srinivasan, in a discourse. A good p

The Hindu 13 Mar 2019 9:37 pm

Bare minimum

The expert committee of the Ministry of Labour and Employment appointed to fix the national minimum wage ignores accepted criteria and arrives at a figur

13 Mar 2019 11:32 am

Significance of Matsya

When the Vedas were stolen from Brahma, Lord Mahavishnu took the Matsya avatara to retrieve them. We find in the Vishnu Sahasranama many names of the

The Hindu 12 Mar 2019 8:53 pm

Calling all PUBG players

...and other gaming enthusiasts, to battle it out with hundreds at this tournament

The Hindu 12 Mar 2019 5:48 pm

Those who talk their walk

Gender. Cinema. Smart buildings. Death. This year’s edition of TEDxChennai reflected on diverse themes

The Hindu 12 Mar 2019 5:35 pm

Turning over a new leaf

Discarded flowers are pulverised and mixed with arrowroot powder and flour to be reborn as eco-friendly Holi colours

The Hindu 12 Mar 2019 4:18 pm

Google Doodle Celebrates 30 Years Of Scientist Tim Berners-Lee Who Invented '..

The first web browser was released in 1991 -- first to the research institutions and then to the general public on the Internet in the same

Outlook India 12 Mar 2019 9:58 am

A generous person

Can a generous man be compared to an avaricious man? We would think not, but Vedanta Desika, in his Subhsaita Nivi, says that there is one similarity

The Hindu 11 Mar 2019 9:09 pm

Is Barbie finally breaking barriers?

As Barbie turns 60, we look at the kind of impact she’s had on generations of women, and whether this ‘action figure’ does really call for all the

The Hindu 11 Mar 2019 6:01 pm