Month: January 2015

“So what has Britain to offer India?” asks Lord Dholakia

[SI_section_desc description=”Lord Navnit Dholakia initiates important debate on the recent elections in India (House of Lords debate on 23 October 2014)” text_color=”#393939″] To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of the outcome of the 2014 general election in India. Lord Dholakia: My Lords, I take this opportunity to wish all colleagues in…

[SI_section_desc description=”‘Imagination is more important than knowledge.For knowledge is limited to all we now know and understand, while imagination embraces the entire world, and all there ever will be to know and understand.’” —Albert Einstein” text_color=”#393939″] Madhukar Maithani’s artistic figures emerge from the depth of his imagination to tell us about their journey and their…

[SI_section_desc description=”Divya Mathur talks to Chaand Chazelle about her debut feature film, Throw of a Dice.” text_color=”#393939″] Divya: Congratulations, your film, Throw of a Dice, was awarded the Audience Award by the Tongues on Fire Festival. You also won the Best Film Award in the Black International Film Festival held in Birmingham. Having won those…

[SI_section_desc description=”‘In a global environment, young college kids seem to prefer McDonald hamburgers to idly sambar. Are the burgers better?’” text_color=”#393939″] This year, the monsoons played truant at first, and then came in full swing. For an agricultural economy like India, the rains are an absolute necessity—inflation is presently at an all-time high. Now, the…

[SI_section_desc description=”New research reveals that internet-savvy students increasingly make university choices online” text_color=”#393939″] A new report compiled by QS has revealed how prospective students digitally research universities and the factors that affect their final decision   Indisputable today is the widespread use of digital resources in all aspects of life, which is only ever increasing…

[SI_section_desc description=”The haiku requires much discipline and practise. What was essential was the juxtaposition of two images with a kireji (‘cutting word’) between them…” text_color=”#393939″] The haiku form and style of writing verse was invented in Japan and was much influenced by Zen thinking. Traditionally it was a short poem consisting of three lines.The first…

[SI_section_desc description=”A review by Malathy Sitaram” text_color=”#393939″] It was with a keen sense of anticipation that I began to browse through the poems in To Catch a Poem which has a sub-title: An Anthology for Young People. I would suggest that it is an anthology for the Young at Heart. I found myself smiling a…

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