Monday 24 Mar '14Former Infosys CFO V Balakrishnan makes it clear that his campaign will not involve 'bombarding people with too many ads on social media', a veiled reference to his former colleague Nandan Nilekani’s high-profile campaign.
Monday 04 Oct '10A hundred years ago, Tel Aviv wouldn’t have made it to anyone’s travel itinerary. A settlement of 60-odd immigrant families, it was a mere suburb of Jaffa, one of the great port cities of its time.
Monday 04 Oct '10Indians who think they know how best to eat their vegetables, think again. Israelis eat vegetables even for breakfast, a throwback to the kibbutz era when farmers who went to the fields early ate a simple meal of bread, yoghurt, and whatever vegetables were available.
Monday 04 Oct '10The Negev desert has had a pride of place in Israel ever since David Ben-Gurion, Israel’s first prime minister who moulded the thinking of generations of Israelis, set an example by settling down in Sde Boker after retirement.
Monday 04 Oct '10The unmistakable odour of decay announces the Dan region sanitation and solid waste disposal plant, where Mala Girshtein, Associate Engineer, extends a business card made of recycled paper before driving us to a hill for a look around.
Monday 04 Oct '10Israel’s destiny as the Promised Land, as Zion, as Eretz Israel, or simply Ha’aretz, The Land, is writ in stone. And nowhere is it more apparent than in Jerusalem, where the streets and alleyways, having witnessed history, have chosen to live in it.