• February 20, 2018
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  • Chasing their Bollywood dreams
    Feb 14, 2018 By Shashank Bengali
    In a Mumbai slum, an unlikely acting coach helps impoverished children prepare for a career in Hindi films
  • Afghan book trade is booming
    Feb 14, 2018 By Rod Nordland and 
Fahim Abed
    Fuelled by pent-up demand for both outside views and local authors, publishers and sellers in Kabul are flourishing
  • Building hope with bamboo
    Feb 14, 2018 By Tessy KoshySpecial to Weekend Review
    A Hyderabad couple grappled with debts, depression and kidnappings in their bid to promote eco-friendly, sustainable homes to give a livelihood to tribal artisans
  • Preserving Angkor Wat’s legacy
    Feb 14, 2018 By Manasi MathkarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Working side by side with Cambodians, Japanese historian Yoshiaki Ishizawa has devoted fifty years of his life to preserve the temple complex for the future
  • Food sources might affect how we describe scent
    Feb 14, 2018 Nicola Davis, Guardian News & Media Ltd
    Humans have long been considered poor at describing smells, but research on hunter-gatherers shows this is not the case for everyone
  • Watch: First half-human robot in Dubai
    Feb 13, 2018 Mariam M. Al Serkal, Senior Web Reporter
    British-born cyborg artist explains how antenna in his head helps him cope with colour blindness
  • It’s time to modify our brains
    Feb 07, 2018 By Laurent Alexandre
    Some people are smarter than others. Soon, robots will be smarter than all of us. We can ignore all of that, or start using brain sciences to level the playing field
  • Boy, 7, didn't want to skip class and did this
    Feb 03, 2018 Gulf News Web Report
    Filipino Grade 1 pupil unwittingly turns himself into a social media star after he did this in class
  • China’s watchful eye
    Jan 31, 2018 By Simon Denyer
    Facial recognition is the new hot tech topic in the country. Banks, airports, hotels and even public toilets are all trying to verify people’s identities
  • Paying for the crimes of their parents
    Jan 31, 2018 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    Niroja Laxmi Mohaptra has found her calling in helping children who end up behind bars when their parents are serving a jail sentence
  • Saffron, the golden spice of Kashmir
    Jan 31, 2018 By Haroon Mirani
Special to Weekend Review
    The world’s most expensive spice has been cultivated in the historic Indian town of Pampore for generations
  • Unplanned obsolescence
    Jan 31, 2018 By Calvin Trillin
    Calvin Trillin reflects on the idioms lost in the age of the smartphones
  • ‘Indians incapable of being fanatics’
    Jan 24, 2018 By Bobby NaqviUAE Editor
    Sadhguru talks about revitalising rivers and why he feels intolerance exists only in English TV news studios in India
  • Greece’s horrific ‘island prisons’
    Jan 24, 2018 By Griff Witte
    The deterioration at refugee camps has occurred even though far fewer refugees are arriving on Lesbos now than in 2015 and 2016
  • Your face will give you away
    Jan 24, 2018 By Karen Kaplan
    People can judge whether someone is sick by looking at a photo for just a few seconds
  • People pay exorbitant rents to live in front of the sea, but ‘the king’ does not have any bills