Travel, in the ‘true’ spirit of Ramadan

Ramadan. A time for reflection. A time for meditation, and for many of us, a time to carefully consider our daily lives; how does our conduct affect others? Are our transactions pure? What is our relationship with God? Are we fulfilling our duties as Khalifa (caretaker) on earth ... ? In a year when sustainable …

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From popular Indo-Muslim game to Baltic obsession; the story of Novuss

Novuss is the national game of Latvia; Koroona is the national game of Estonia - same game, two names. That's not the only unusual thing about this 'gaming double agent', royal Indian ancestry has been mentioned too. Guest writer, Geoff Chester explains ... Around the middle of the nineteenth century, in British-ruled India, a game played on …