Burj Khalifa stars in HD video from space
A 27-second black and white video of a plane flying over Dubai's skyscrapers captures the imagination of some.
In pictures: Adventure in the desert at Abu Dhabi's Qasr Al Sarab
Mohammad Ashfaq, an adventure guide at the Qasr Al Sarab resort, Abu Dhabi, showcases a day in his working life.
Kolkata Knight Riders lose way as Duminy sizzles for Delhi Daredevils
JP Duminy keeps his head as cameo at the death helps swing it in Delhi's favour in Dubai after captain Karthik plays the anchor role.
Afghan cinema: Forbidden Reel
The lights go down and the projector whirls into action as Sher Mohammed, 35, begins his routine, bouncing back and forth between two projectors, winding reels, and adjusting the carbon arc lamps inside the projectors.
In pictures: Mother forgives her son’s killer as he awaited his execution
An Iranian mother spared the life of her son’s convicted murderer with an emotional slap in the face as he awaited execution with the noose around his neck.
Tyrese reunited with Fazza
Tyrese today posted on his social media accounts (Twitter, Instagram and Facebook) his pleasure at being reunited with the Crown Prince of Dubai Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.
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March 16, 2014
The #BanBossy campaign has opened my eyes to the power of words, and how careful I have to be in selecting the words that I want my daughter to associate with.
March 2, 2014
Looking back on my own childhood and its happy memories, I wonder whether we can give Baby A a similar store to draw from.
February 10, 2014
Our columnist gives her views on Desi parenting. Confusing, lax and careless seems to be the upshot.
January 20, 2014
Successful career, lovely children, great smile? Well, no one cares. If you don’t have a thigh gap or a bikini bridge, you have nothing.
January 2, 2014
As honest as it appears, denim is hard to trust.
November 18, 2013
Why visit Sri Lanka? For its friendly people and fiery food, of course.
October 20, 2013
So instead, I Google celebrities and stalk them on Instagram, and flip through glossy magazines that feature pictures of Beyoncé, Kate Middleton and Kim Kardashian post-baby.
October 12, 2013
University hasn't started yet, but I can already foresee a struggle to keep afloat in a rising tide of homework and dirty socks.
October 6, 2013
I’d have liked to tell my 13-year-old self to stop taking herself seriously. The older you get, the more you realise what a ridiculously puffed-up moron you used to be.
Arts & Culture
September 30, 2013
I can’t think of any dark-skinned desi girls who have not had a love-hate relationship with their skin tone. In our tumultuous teens, it was an extra cross to bear.