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Stories by Armitabh Sharma

Published:Sunday | September 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

A train pulled by two diesel engines, hauling a dozen creaking, squeaking wooden cars, tearing through the countryside on a quiet, starry night - sounds like the opening scenes of a Western. Rife with anticipation, something is about to go down....

Published:Sunday | August 5, 2018 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

Eleanor Nelson need not hoot any whistle to marshal her little troops; from marching around the community, collecting PET bottles, making art from bottle caps, to lugging suitcase loads of books as her check-in baggage, teaching music, promoting...

Published:Sunday | July 29, 2018 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

Words, they are powerful, omnipotent and can change courses - of situations, lives and history -- the glory list can go on and on, but like a precious commodity they need to be used sparingly, appropriately and carefully - as Arundhati Roy, Indian...

Published:Sunday | July 1, 2018 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

Dreams, they say, are the genesis of greatness, endless flight of imagination, and once coupled with determination, have the power to carve one's place and niche in history.The stories of the passengers of SS Empire Windrush are encompassed by the...

Published:Sunday | June 24, 2018 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

Surrounded by myriad of wires, blinking LEDs, and the sound of oft whirring servers fill the room at St Joseph's Teachers College where Takahisa Nawata, JICA (Japan International Cooperation Agency) Volunteer along with Chadwick Russell formulate...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMArmitabh Sharma

It is a calling, a constant search for the metaphysical, some of which is grounded in the earth, while others floating water and yet some of that is embedded in the mystique of the mountains.For Victoria Silvera, this calling lies...

Published:Friday | May 13, 2016 | 1:41 PMArmitabh Sharma

Criminologists and sociology researchers say that while Jamaica has one of the world’s highest homicides rates, a more nuanced and contextual approach is needed when it comes to characterizing the spread and nature of the violence in the...

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