Suvam Pal
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The writer is a Beijing-based media professional, author and documentary filmmaker.

SPORTS

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From Pampas to Bay of Bengal: How Maradona transcended oceans and continents

In his death, Maradona underlined the fact that he continued to remain an emotion in an Indian province, 16,500 km away from his birthplace and the city where he was laid to rest.

VOICES

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What flying home to India from China on a Vande Bharat Mission flight was like

My paranoia of not spending much time in transit in these turbulent times of a pandemic also prompted me to book my whole itinerary in such a way that I eventually had to change four flights in less than 24 hours to reach Kolkata from Beijing.

VARIETY

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I travelled to Wuhan after the Covid-19 pandemic. This is what it was like

The city of Wuhan with the imposing presence of River Yangtze in its middle was nothing but a bustling and buzzing megapolis, a stark contrast from the sombre visuals of a necropolis I watched in February.

VARIETY

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Wuhan's forgotten India connections

From MN Roy in early 1900s to PM Narendra Modi in the present times, the city of Wuhan has held a special connect with India and Indians.