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In Transit

In Transit

Stephen Alter 0

Stephen Alter remembers an era when transcontinental travel meant ships, horses and family time

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Gathering Dust

Gathering Dust

Michael Snyder 1

Michael Snyder despairs at the sorry state of Mumbai's heritage libraries

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A Personal Odyssey

A Personal Odyssey

Anand Kumar Sethi 10

Anand Kumar Sethi travels from Singapore to Myanmar in his attempt to piece together the missing links of the Indian National Army's ill-fated mission

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A Forbidden Passage to India

A Forbidden Passage to India

Ankur Shah 2

Ankur Shah ignores the 'no foreigners allowed' warning to follow in the footsteps of many legendary conquerors as he ventures into treacherous territory along the Khyber Pass

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Newsmakers

Newsmakers

Palash Davé 1

Palash Davé profiles brothers Tunku and Siddharth Varadarajan— editors, writers and scholars—who, while following seemingly different paths, are often on the same page

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A Tale of Two Bookstores

A Tale of Two Bookstores

Alpana Chowdhury 0

Alpana Chowdhury browses through a couple of iconic family-run bookshops-one in Mussoorie, the other in New Delhi

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Last of the Seven Bungalows

Last of the Seven Bungalows

Gayatri Rangachari Shah 22

Dariya Mahal is an elegant holdout from a calmer, more gracious era hidden within the busy Mumbai suburb of Versova. Gayatri Rangachari Shah discovers its secrets.

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Chinese Comfort

Chinese Comfort

Sidharth Bhatia 8

In the 1970s the Chinese were a major presence in India, Mumbai’s Kamling restaurant being a symbol of their staying power

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War in the Clouds

War in the Clouds

Peter Worthington 0

Fifty years ago, the Canadian foreign correspondent Peter Worthington was high up in the North East Frontier when war broke out between India and China

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A Writer’s Room of Her Own

A Writer’s Room of Her Own

Daisy Waugh 0

Daisy Waugh has the perfect spot all figured out

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