Myths have not only survived science and technology but will continue to fascinate creative minds who find in them the threads to weave their own narratives that reflect the traumatic times they live in.
The U.S. Supreme Court ruling that favours hedge funds in a case relating to Argentina’s debt restructuring agreement with creditors over a decade ago “severely erodes sovereign immunity and may be illegal under other U.S. laws”.
We are into, it would appear, an intermediary phase where journalism must keep readjusting itself as it tries to be all things to all devices and formats.
Becoming another China is not easy as that will involve the reduction of expenditure on food subsidies and other welfare measures.
The new government’s decisiveness in ensuring quick clearances, and incentives for lending, for large infrastructure projects during the honeymoon period will be watched keenly for the benefits it brings to the corporate sector and big private capital even as the rest of India is likely to be left out and not pleased at all.
In science fiction, the fiction was always ahead of the science in terms of what the human mind aspires to. Telepathy and telekinesis are now being validated as doable and demonstrable mental feats.
Tamil short story in Sri Lanka is not entirely free from the hangovers of a conventional past. But some stories capture the estrangement and the dilemma of the Tamil ethnic-religious-linguistic minority in a country dominated by Sinhala-speaking Buddhists.
The amazing concert hall of the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra captures more than just musical imagination.