‘Secret’ meeting at a dinner

The White House confirmed Tuesday that Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin had an additional—previously undisclosed—chat at the G20 summit at Hamburg.

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Sukumaran C V

Can there be joy without sorrow?

The deeper that sorrow carves into your being,” says Khalil Gibran in The Prophet, “the more joy you can contain”.

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Prof B M Hegde

Prof B M Hegde

When a doc gets a health scare

When physicians themselves fall sick, they are no better placed than anyone else. How did this doctor deal with a stroke?

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Maria Kuruvilla

Teach women to fight right back

At a time when the topic of gender roles or women empowerment guarantees interesting conversations, one seldom thinks of the age-old stigma attached to the word ‘victim’.

20 Jul 2017

Sharanya Manivannan

Sharanya Manivannan

Believe me please, it is just an illusion!

Some people will do nothing they deem important in the month of Aadi.

20 Jul 2017

First woman PM

On this day in 1960, Ceylon chose the world’s first woman prime minister. Sirimavo Bandaranaike’s Sri Lanka Freedom Party won 75 out of 150 seats in the general election

20 Jul 2017

Ramananda Sengupta

Ramananda Sengupta

When will delhi look northeast?

Modi’s bid to boost ties with ASEAN nations is welcome. But it makes more sense to try some internal integration first

20 Jul 2017

Rajeev Tamhankar

There are no off-ramps on the road to success

Entrepreneurship is a lot about knocking on different doors, and while you need optimism to believe that someone will eventually answer, perseverance is what will make you go to the extent required.

20 Jul 2017

Does Nicaragua toe the Trump line?

US President Trump recently said ‘something could happen’ on the Paris climate accord, fuelling speculation that he might reconsider quitting the deal.

19 Jul 2017

Swaran Singh

Swaran Singh

Bhutan faces a smiling dragon

Even as the standoff at the trijunction continues, the Chinese envoy’s erudite wife visited Bhutan and met its royals

19 Jul 2017