Off The Cuff

  • The pyrrhic trend of toppling statues
    05:01 pm Mahmood Saberi,Special to Gulf News
    Toppling statues became a recent trend after Lenin’s statue in Belonia Town College Square in Tripura state of India was brought down
  • Life in the Land of the Living Dead
    Mar 19, 2018 Lalit Raizada,Special to Gulf News
    The land record keepers charge a meagre fee for declaring the living as dead which mirrors the level of impoverishment in the region
  • Soaking it up in Leicester Square
    Mar 18, 2018 Sanjib Kumar Das,Senior Pages Editor
    This central London neighbourhood lets you unwind, mentally, even before you have come to terms with the frosty winds sweeping the city
  • A wonder of nature
    Mar 17, 2018 Christina Curran,Special to Gulf News
    The urge to find answers is what set Hawking and sets thousands of other scientists apart
  • Getting away from it all
    Mar 16, 2018 Cheryl Rao, Special to Gulf News
    Hope keeps me going, and makes me want to be stay reachable, and of course, it is hope that takes a beating through the year
  • The past two years have given us Brexiteer, Remoaner, Faragist and Maybot
  • An impassioned plea ...
    Mar 14, 2018 Kevin Martin,Special to Gulf News
    Frameworks, drawn up by humans, ought to be structured with a modicum of ‘human manoeuvrability’ in mind
  • Scootys rule the roads in Indian cities
    Mar 13, 2018 Mahmood Saberi,Special to Gulf News
    Traffic accidents claim more lives of scooter riders than other motorists in Bengaluru
  • Black and white and read all over
    Mar 12, 2018 Gautam Raja,Special to Gulf News
    The delivered newspaper offers a shared ritual with other members of your house
  • Text message or letter in a bottle?
    Mar 11, 2018 Lucy Holden
    Modern messaging also makes me worry that we’re not leaving behind anything interesting for generations to come
  • Not a good look for golf
    Mar 10, 2018 Joe Zimmerman
    Not a good perspective for golf
  • Hush-hush money
    Mar 09, 2018 Cheryl Rao,Special to Gulf News
    Little by little, hush-hush money grows
  • The potency of smell
    Mar 08, 2018 Vanaja Rao, Special to Gulf News
    Unpleasant odours send signals to the brain to warn us of possible danger
  • Sometimes you don’t need wings to fly
    Mar 07, 2018 Kevin Martin, Special to Gulf News
    Emus, like their cousins the ostriches, are slightly unfortunate birds in that their body structure doesn’t support their wings when extended
  • Don’t believe what you see on TV
    Mar 06, 2018 Mahmood SaberiSpecial to Gulf News
    It is time that an ombudsman looks into the Indian channels before people laugh it away into irrelevance
  • When a lullaby calmed a rowdy group of students
    Mar 05, 2018 Lalit Raizada,Special to Gulf News
    Music therapy is being deployed as a substitute for anaesthesia ensuring a painless surgery