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Sunday, June 20, 2004
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M.S. Subbulakshmi: Portraits of a diva
'Dyed in the colour of Krishna'
Here is a book that is both a celebration and an exposition of an era when artists were very much a part of a feudal world that required their services.
Search for a common past
Remains from prehistoric times suggest that the links between India and Sri Lanka go much further back in antiquity than is commonly assumed. S. MUTHIAH explores this theme in the light of archaeological evidence.
Ninety-year-old Homai Vyarawalla, India's first woman photojournalist, seems to have been forgotten by history. JUNE GAUR profiles 'Dalda 13'.
An SOS for the Dal
The Dal lake supports tourism and is a source of livelihood for most locals. Yet, ironically, these factors are threatening the lake's very existence, says PRAKRIITI GUPTA.
Rooted in the oral tradition
An interest in musical instruments led to an exploration of their materiality and ecology and thereon to sociology, the complex world of castes, their cultures, politics and practices. SHAIL MAYARAM pays tribute to Komal Kothari who explored the rich cultural and musical traditions of Rajasthan for over 50 years.
From celluloid to politics
RANDOR GUY looks at Ronald Reagan's cinematic career before he entered the White House.
Awesome Death Valley
It comprises more than a million acres of desert scenery, complex geology, wilderness and sites of historical importance. K. KUNHIKRISHNAN explores North America's lowest, hottest and driest location.
Textiles as history
`Sari to Sarong: 500 years of Indian and Indonesian textile exchange' is one of the largest and most ambitious exhibitions ever curated. PUSHPA CHARI reveals the legacy of cultural influences.
ASEAN ... by road
It's a region next door and stretches along a route estimated to be about 5,023 km long; one that will demonstrate our geographical continuity to the ASEAN member countries. TUTU DHAWAN, a member of the first road survey team to chart out the way for the `India-ASEAN Motor Car Rally', drove down from India to Thailand ....
Save your teeth
Dr. VIJAILAKSHMI ACHARYA writes on the options for replacing lost teeth.
Leo Ascendant. Sun and Mercury in the second house; Jupiter Venus, Mars in the third house; Kethu in the fourth; Moon in the fifth; Rahu in the 10th, Saturn in the 12th. What are the prospects of his promotion and success in court cases for promotion?
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