Somaliland: a fragile corner of peace
Jul 21, 2013
Somalia was torn apart by two decades of internecine violence, but in Somaliland, clan elders set about assembling their own nation state with an elected government at the capital in Hargeisa, a judiciary, an independent central bank with a national currency, and relative security.
Obituary: Mandolin U. Shrinivas
Known for having adapted a difficult electric Western instrument to the Carnatic stage with awe-inspiring success, Mandolin Shrinivas impressed pundits and lay listeners alike.