Little moves Grand gains
Parimarjan Negi has become the youngest Grandmaster in the world. M.S. Unnikrishnan
on the big strikes of the 13-year-old and a set of other young players from the Capital who are checkmating the best in business
it chaturang, shatranj, chess or whatever you will, but
the 64-square game has spawned a new genre of players who will settle
for nothing but the moon.
Recipe for a bestseller
A number of first-time authors have come up with hit formulas by delving into their alma mater days, says
Hours of scribbling away furiously for those terrible term papers. Some endearing moments — playing guitar in starlit nights, lazy sessions for rum and debate at the local
dhaba, singing Bob Dylan numbers, eyeing pretty girls….
student life : Kaavya Vishwanathan and Chetan Bhagat
|Robin Hood may be a legend who never existed in real life, but if historians are to be believed, they have unearthed what they claim is his ancestral home, and that too not very far from the city he has been mostly associated with.
According to Sun, researchers from Sheffield University unearthed the remains of a stone and wood castle some 52 miles from Nottingham
— the city traditionally associated with Robin Hood and his
Don’t fail your nails
It is a universal truth — doctors around the word say it — that nails are one of the body’s main indicators of health. But today, manicurists can let your nails look like a million bucks and, hence, send you mixed signals about whether your health is really fabulous or is it that new expensive French manicure at work? It is time you sat up and took a good long look at those fingers. Here’s a little crash course.