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HOW DO INDIANS ABROAD VIEW ELECTION 2004?: DIASPORIC CONCERNS
Images of oppression
It's theatre with a purpose and its future is bright. KAUSALYA SANTHANAM examines the growth and impact of Dalit theatre in Tamil Nadu.
MADHUR JAFFREY'S Flavours of India is a delightful compendium of north and south Indian recipes, anecdotes and information. Beginning with Kerala the book covers six states Gujarat, Goa, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Punjab. Some of ...
THE death of former singing star Suraiya recently was a big story. This, for a star who's been out of sight for more than four decades. But everyone knew of Suraiya thanks to her songs being played on All India Radio. Whether it is "Yeh kaise ...
Star or actor?
THIS seems to be the season for Dilip Kumar. There have been at least three books on this Indian, essentially Bollywood, star in the first three months of 2004. I do not have a clue about this spurt of interest in an actor who is now 83. Yes, ...
At the confluence of the bards
The Sarvodaya International Trust, Bombay Chapter, has found meaningful ways to renew Gandhian thought in public memory by giving a platform to performers who render the music of the poet-saints of India. ROSHAN SHAHANI writes.
Pandit Ravi Shankar, apart from being one of India's finest musicians, also attracts much media attention. V. GANGADHAR talks to the sitar maestro, who turned 84 recently.
Diabetes and the eye
Diabetes can cause eye diseases. Dr. VIJAY SHANKAR looks at the problems and the cures.
Cataract operations have been made simpler by the development of a new technique called Phakonit, writes DR. ATHIYA AGARWAL.
Ask the Doc...
Our panel of doctors offers advice and suggestions in answer to questions from readers.
NANDITA BHAVNANI visits the world's largest necropolis in Sindh.
DURING the month of May, long drooping sprays of clear yellow flowers clothe the score of young Cassia fistula trees, in the otherwise barren park, in front of my flat. As I open the door to the balcony, the morning breeze greets me with ...
Sir Peter Ustinov was more than just a film star. RANDOR GUY remembers this multi-faceted personality.
Bonding ... over a cuppa
It is an Ethiopian ceremony known to be more than two centuries old and DOLLY JOHN attended not one, but two of them.
Overseas? No problem
Living abroad but missing homemade food? Just drop in at a local supermarket, says RUPA GOPAL, and you could end up thanking this Kochi-based concern.
I was born on July 27, 1983 at 10:30 a.m. I am preparing for engineering. Is there any chance for success?
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