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Future and forgiveness
World of fantasy
Lion Boy shows that Fantasy as a genre is continuously reinventing itself without losing grip on its remarkable past, writes PREMA SRINIVASAN.
Saga of a Marine
FIFTY years after Battle Cry, Leon Uris goes back to his pet topic the Marine Corps in O'Hara's Choice. This, his last novel, ranges from the end of the Civil War in the United States to the end of the 19th Century. ...
RICHARD M. ROTHMAN'S Intelligent Endings consists of a motley bunch of stories that evoke sadness and try to convince you that human nature is anything but beautiful. The characters that people the pages of the book are almost without ...
Fight for water
Is diversion of a river the only answer to the problem of water shortage? KANCHI KOHLI examines this issue in the light of the Malaprabha Reservoir Project.
The divide after a great escape
Call them illegal aliens, undocumented immigrants or the mojados, but their remittances from the United States, statistics show, are now Mexico's second-largest source of income, behind only oil. However, `is their quest for a better life in America worth it', asks DICK J. REAVIS.
Myth of the mother
Central to the concept of the mother in India is the idea of sacrifice. In the light of Mother Teresa's work and what she stood for, TISHANI DOSHI examines the...
Trains of thought
A journey may not always make lasting acquaintances, but what it surely promises are lasting impressions of the country's diversity, says SAMIR NAZARETH.
Photography simulates painting, cinema uses still photography, painting permeates film, e-mail messages turn visual, and Beethoven is seen (in collage and sculpture) and not heard. APARNA RAMAN revisits the multiple personality syndrome in art.
Snapshots of India
Kolkata recently played host to a photo festival.
Bollywood reels in Pakistan
B. MURALIDHAR REDDY examines the hold of the Indian entertainment industry on Pakistani society.
Drama at Prithvi
As Prithvi Theatre celebrates its silver jubilee this year, GOWRI RAMNARAYAN talks to Sanjna Kapoor on its beginnings and its future.
Where two worlds collide
A rich blend of Chinese and Portuguese influences, Macau is all set to court tourists, say GUSTASP and JEROO IRANI.
A natural event in a woman's life, menopause tends to be highly variable in timing and pattern.
Is it proper for a wedding to be performed when Jupiter and Venus have set (Asthamana Kala)? If not, is there any remedy?
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