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The upheaval followed an 18-day undersea eruption last month in an area prone to earthquakes and volcanic activity.(AP/representative image)

Volcanic eruption creates new island in Tongan archipelago

By Press Trust of India | Tonga
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2019 08:51 AM IST
Taaniela Kula, of the Tonga Geological Service, said the new Lateiki island is estimated to be about 100 metres (110 yards) wide and 400 metres long, and is situated about 120 metres west of its submerged predecessor.
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Sherlock Holmes, the most unflappable detective in the world of literary crime(File photo)
Sherlock Holmes, the most unflappable detective in the world of literary crime(File photo)

A discovery of India via Conan Doyle: What coloured Sherlock Holmes creator’s views on India

By Debkumar Mitra
UPDATED ON JUL 09, 2018 12:09 AM IST
Was Sherlock holmes an unwitting mouthpiece of his creator Conan Doyle’s colonial theories?
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