Sayan Raha

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India's disappearing railways: a final journey

Only a few days before he died – so abruptly and unexpectedly, yet not so, since he had been diagnosed with terminal cancer less than one year previously, and it ought never to have come as a surprise to me – Angus and I took our final train journey together on the metre-gauge Shwenyaung-to-Thazi …

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Palani’s heavenly panchamritham

Photo: Shoba Narayan<p>Carnegie Hall has nothing on Hindu temples. I think of this as I stand inside the sanctum sanctorum of the Palani temple, waiting …

Ten extraordinary modern covers for the ageless Mahabharata series of books

The designer explains how he went from the concept to the final covers.<p>It was something of a dream job to be given the opportunity to design Bibek …


Ten books I recommend children to read

OPEN TO OPINION<p>Of course, these days, television and internet compete very strongly with our good old leafy companions, but books are still going …

Why the West is in love with India's IT wizards


On Instagram, incredible images from India’s black and white era

Long before Instagram filters added a vintage touch to modern Indian life, real sepia-toned photographs were the norm.<p>In the 1850s, photography spread widely throughout the country, with the launch of a number of photographic societies, as well as studios in Mumbai, Kolkata and Chennai that did …


Three India-born CEOs now lead companies with combined revenue exceeding the GDP of most countries

India-born CEOs now run two of the world’s most valuable brands and three of the biggest names in the global technology sector.<p>On Aug. 10, Sundar Pichai got the ultimate promotion at Google, where the Chennai-born, Indian Institute of Technology-Kharagpur graduate has been named CEO. With Google …