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How Indian-origin VFX artistes are taking over Hollywood

The Indian imprint on Hollywood is acquiring — quite literally — new dimensions, as the workforce behind special effects in films from Thor: The...

Branded as ‘infiltrators’, Muslims in India’s Assam fear for future

Born in India 71 years ago, Mohammed Rehat Ali is still traumatised a month after his release from a detention camp, struggling to shake...

As water disappears, parched southern Pakistan farmers march north

As shopkeeper Ali Akbar went to open his store last week along the main street of Thatta, in Pakistan’s Sindh province, he found himself...

A big Eid trip down memory lane

HIGH-PROFILE PEOPLE FROM DIFFERENT WALKS OF LIFE RECOLLECT PAST MOMENTS ASSOCIATED WITH THE FESTIVAL by ASJAD NAZIR Eid is a memorable and special time for Muslims...

A political princess

BRITISH INDIAN ACTRESS NAOMI SCOTT REVEALS WHY ALADDIN’S JASMINE IS A ROLE MODEL FOR TODAY’S GIRLS by ANDY MARINO Disney must have taken a deep breath before...

Mehboob Khan: A tribute to the legend

AN A TO Z GUIDE TO THE MOVIE-MAKING GIANT, FROM LAUNCHING STARS AND OSCARS TO HIS IMMORTAL CLASSIC MOTHER INDIA by ASJAD NAZIR This month marks the...

‘I learned that there is always hope’

HOW ACE PHOTOGRAPHER TURNED FILMMAKER REHMAT RAYATT IS USING HER CAMERA TO CAPTURE HUMAN STORIES by ASJAD NAZIR Ace British photographer Rehmat Rayatt has shown through...

‘I live and love everything I do’

PHILANTHROPIST SURINA NARULA ON MAKING A DIFFERENCE AND REWARDING WRITERS WITH HER DSC PRIZE by MITA MISTRY British philanthropist Surina Narula MBE has worked for over...

Colombo’s wetlands float to top of flood prevention plan

On the surface, Sri Lanka's capital Colombo looks like any other fast-growing South Asian city, with buildings stretching as far as the eye can see and...

With pumps and canals, Sri Lanka’s capital moves to cut worsening flood risk

When heavy rain falls in the hills and plains west of Colombo – and in the city itself at the same time - Sri Lanka’s capital...