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Why Do We Need to Travel?

By | September 27th, 2016|

The long tight hug from the best friend or a compliment from a stranger, the little teardrop at the corner of the eye due to uncontrollable laughter or the chuckling of a little child in [...]

Translations at a Crossroad

By | September 4th, 2016|

Just a few days back I met a family of three; mother, father and a five-year-old girl. The father was Bengali and the mother non-Bengali. During the course of the evening the parents sat separated [...]

Let There be Translations

By | August 26th, 2016|

A few years ago, I embarked on a rather tedious quest to find the English translation of Agnisakshi, a novel of the popular Malayalam writer Lalithambika Antharjanam. Needless to say, it was not as easy [...]