health care issues
An asthma patient in every home: The toll of pollution in Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkwa region
Stone-crushing machines working round-the-lock are making it hard for the county's mountain communities to breathe or even sleep.
From the library shelves: The curious tale of Prophet Solomon and the Phoenix
A profusely illustrated manuscript whose style traces its origin to 18th-century Deccan, it has surprisingly eluded scholarly attention.
Born to run, from mental illness: What Bruce Springsteen’s autobiography really is about
Even in the twenty-first century, these are stories of raw human nature
Manju Kapur’s new novel doesn’t try too hard to hide its connection with Pramod Mahajan’s murder
Why Shashi Tharoor’s ‘An Era Of Darkness’ should be translated into every Indian language
The stories behind the story of Albert Camus’s ‘The Stranger’ (and how it came to be published)
Why language is not everything that Noam Chomsky said it is
I took on Noam Chomsky’s ideas about language and unleashed a decade of debate and ridicule. But is my argument wrong?
He may have lost to Nadal, but Alexander Zverev has done enough to prove he’s here to stay
The German lost a tough battle against the 14-time Grand Slam champ, but came out a winner in terms of setting a qualitative benchmark for the sport's future.
Unesco tag for Mongol Shobhajatra reminds beleaguered Bangladesh of its common Bengali-ness
The New Year's event has become a potent symbol of the nation's secular political imagination.
INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Listen: DV Paluskar exploring the contours of raag Bhupali is a treat for music lovers
INDIAN CLASSICAL MUSIC
Shamsuddin Faridi Desai's virtuosity is on display as he performs Raag Darbari on the rudra veena
Amir Khan sings raags Nand Kalyan and Rageshree in his inimitable style
Listen: Prabha Atre sings a quicksilver tarana
Revisiting the magic of AIR's National Programme of Music
With the early exits of Murray and Djokovic, perhaps it’s finally time to dismantle the ‘Big Four’
Men’s tennis has suddenly, and refreshingly, split wide open.
Act of protest
Videos: The march against Trump that united the world from United States to Antarctica
The protesters far outnumbered those present at the actual inauguration of the 45th president of the USA.
Fundraising photo-op over, Mathura elephants wrap up snug in their regular (more staid) winter wear
Just because they are thick-skinned does not mean that the animals do not feel cold, say officials at the Wildlife SOS conservation centre.