death

The silent epidemic

High suicide rates in Nepal expose the lack of mental healthcare facilities in the country.

| May 11, 2016

Confronting death: Doctors on mortality

Three fine minds from within the medical profession assess mortality and the meaning of life.

| Apr 27, 2016

A heart of stone

FICTION: The mountains became my patience stone, and I hoped they could hold my secrets and sins.

| Jul 06, 2015

The poetics of a holy death

A new collection of poems on Benaras explores the city’s depth and complexity.

| Jan 13, 2015

Last rites in Syracuse

Suicide among Bhutanese refugees in the US continues to be a major concern that requires a community-based approach to mental health.

| Dec 15, 2014

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Swear not by the moon

The contentious politics of lunar sighting in Pakistan.

The storyteller of Kovilpatti

On Ki Rajanarayanan, the father of Karisal literature.