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The gift of a mother

Reliving a life is a painful journey, until it becomes a reality, writes RANI JHALA

Popular Pride and Prejudice

Jane Austen's novel is still a hit 200 years later, with observations that are still relevant today, writes NIMA MENON

Hey diddle diddle

CHITRA SUDARSHAN reviews an engaging Sylheti immigrant family saga, which is reminiscent of a Jane Austen novel

A plea from Holi

An aura of distaste and contamination has enveloped the beauty and innocence of the festival of colour, writes RANI JHALA

Shiva’s boon

The power of prayer and faith manifests itself into reality for the true believer in this spiritual short story by RANI JHALA

Empowerment and the Tagore women

Women of the famed literary Bengali family were harbingers of change in their own right, writes MADHUSREE CHATTERJEE

Get your arty back into it!

HSC 2012 Visual Art student Tanaya Deshpande aims her lens at India. RAJNI ANAND LUTHRA reports   India, it is said, is an amazing place for photography. For budding Sydney photographer Tanaya Deshpande, her native India...

Mr Darcy dreaming…

Jane Austen would applaud a turn of events that moves from fiction to reality. A short story by RANI JHALA   Last year I turned thirty. I was unmarried and worse, had no prospect of...

A true Aussie ambassador

USHA RAMANUJAM ARVIND on film-maker Anupam Sharma, named Australia Day Ambassador this year

One thousand images

Sculptor Anish Kapoor’s themes of fluidity and formlessness serve to compel and confound, writes PRIYA CHIDAMBARANATHAN                                   Enter the gallery on level 3 at the Museum of Contemporary Art and you feel like you have stepped into...