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Sunday, September 08, 2002
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The spasms of 9/11
September 11 was all about a medieval penchant for present pain as a cure for future pain, or `pain as cure', justified in their own ways both by those who were affected and by those responsible for the terror. But pain can never be a cure for pain, says TABISH KHAIR.
Down but not out
It is now a year since the attack on the World Trade Center in New York. LAKSHMI VISHWANATHAN finds that the city's vibrant spirit has helped it emerge stronger than before.
Salute to the spirit of survival
Seven years after his last album, Bruce Springsteen is back. `The Rising' is a tribute to life and survival especially as it comes one year after the Twin Towers tragedy. UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA reviews the album.
Dying for love
Romeo and Juliet, Salim and Anarkali ... there are many such tragic love stories. And the moral police continue their stern watch. Yet there are some bright spots, writes GAUTAMAN BHASKARAN.
Drama, the buzz-word here
Welcome to a world far more savage than ours, says RANJIT LAL.
Images without borders
`Borderless Terrain' which is centred around three groups of artists, opens tomorrow in New Delhi. Curated by Alka Pande, it will attempt to highlight issues that are at the forefront of artistic practice today, says ASHRAFI S. BHAGAT.
A `Summer' and a `Day'
"TOO much literature, too little cinema," said the film scholar. "Abrupt, discontinuous," declared the film maker. These were some of the reactions to Neil LaBute's version of British novelist A.S. Byatt's "Possession", the closing film at the ...
REBECCA CHANDY gives a first-hand account of Kumarakom's metamorphosis.
Understanding a woman's heart
When it comes to the heart, women are different from men. A rundown on major preventive factors and tips for the rest of the family by Dr. GEORGE THOMAS.
Something to chew over
The Piper betel finds a place in the ayurvedic medicine chest.
Agnivesh and Thampu write with passion and vigour, but they don't do much to increase one's understanding about the madness that gripped Gujarat, says MUKUND PADMANABHAN.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
I was born on April 23,1934 under the star Makha. My horoscope: Dhanur Lagna, Rahu in Makara, Venus and Saturn in Kumbha; Sun, Mars, and Mercury in Mesha; Kethu in Kataka; Moon in Simha; and Jupiter in Kanya. I have suffered a lot financially and mentally. What is the remedy?
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