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Leaving tiger watching to raise rice Ecologist Debal Deb, who did his post-doctoral research from IISc in…
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The end of Detroit
Jobs in Detroit's car factories are moving to India.
Chidanand Rajghatta
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Shobhaa De
Anand marte nahin...
India's first superstar died almost a lonely life.
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RAINBOW NATION
Philamasinya, Madiba

Philamasinya, Madiba

Christine Pemberton | June 15, 2013
Black, white, Indian or coloured - everyone in the rainbow nation loves Nelson Mandela.
THE FLYING SIKH
An extra's brush with stardom

An extra's brush with stardom

Christine Pemberton | June 15, 2013
A day out as a (foreigner) Bollywood extra was replete with myriad experiences, getting propositioned included.
Relationships
Manual for the helicopter mom

Manual for the helicopter mom

Christine Pemberton | April 20, 2013
What to do when the kids have grown and flown the nest. . . and then flown back?
TRAVELING WITH PETS
Jet, set, pets

Jet, set, pets

Christine Pemberton | March 30, 2013
Travelling with your furry friends can be a harrowing affair as James Dean's death on the tarmac proved.
DEVOTIONS FOR LENT
Don't give up on giving up

Don't give up on giving up

Christine Pemberton | March 30, 2013
If you're not the spiritual type, you may be the better - and lighter - for Lent.
Polo Crib Sheet
Bluffer's guide to polo

Bluffer's guide to polo

Christine Pemberton | March 9, 2013
Don't know your chukker from a mallet? Or, your hook from your handicap? Help is at hand.
MAHA KUMBH
Call of the sangam

Call of the sangam

Christine Pemberton | March 9, 2013
Mahakumbh is where all those clichês about the country come wonderfully alive.
Tradition Meets Culture
Face tattoos meet Facebook

Face tattoos meet Facebook

Christine Pemberton | February 23, 2013
In Arunachal's Apa Tani valley, a very traditional, tribal culture meshes with a modern lifestyle.
Relationships
Why bahadur knows me best

Why bahadur knows me best

Christine Pemberton | February 2, 2013
Without our staff, getting through an average Indian day would be tough. Bringing up our children would be that much more exhausting.
Christmas mania
Bada din just got bigger

Bada din just got bigger

Christine Pemberton | December 22, 2012
Has anyone noticed how Christmas is no longer a Christian festival in India?
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