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Sunday, July 25, 2004
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The baby doom
As the incidence of female foeticide rises and the number of girls drops, KAVERY NAMBISAN looks at how doctors contribute to the skewed gender ratio.
FACE TO FACE
Yen for Odissi
Masako Ono of Tokyo came to India in 1996, learnt Odissi from Protima Bedi first and then shifted to Bhubaneswar to hone her talents under the legendary Guru Kelucharan Mahapatra. Today, she spends almost her entire time there teaching ...
Legacy of violence
In the first of a series of articles, SAPTARSHI BHATTACHARJEE looks at the devastation caused by the violent conflict between tribals and immigrants in Tripura.
Its sprawling campus is among the biggest in the U.S. And it's also where teaching, learning and research are part of a single enterprise, writes SUDHA CHANDRASEKARAN.
They crave for company
There are species of birds that trust us with implicit faith, says P.J. SANJEEVA RAJ.
Mad about Mickey
He rose to dizzying heights while still a teenager and his movies are still popular. RANDOR GUY profiles the prolific Mickey Rooney.
The raging waters mirror the clouds above grey and menacing, while the Gateway of India stands out stark and splendid, the arena where all gather for a ringside view of the surging Arabian Sea .... GUSTASP and JEROO IRANI look at facets of the Mumbai monsoon.
Bollywood's recent supernatural visitations have an unlikely parallel in English literature's Romantic period, says APARNA RAMAN.
Beyond the Sphinx
The Nile, ancient Luxor, the pyramids Egypt's scope is glorious, says PREMA SRINIVASAN.
It's a trip that brings hope of better relations between India and Pakistan, says T.R. RAMAKRISHNAN, on an optimistic note.
Figures out from darkness
Jehangir Jani returns to oil painting after a decade of experiment with sculpture, installation, assemblage and performance. RANJIT HOSKOTE discusses his recent work.
A MEMBER of the Asclepiadaceae family, the Huernia is a good looking succulent, native to South Africa. Related to the much larger Stapelia, it has a multi-branching formation of green stems about five inches long, and about half an inch ...
Ask the Doc...
Advice from our panel of doctors in response to readers' queries.
An oil regimen
A daily oil massage at home is beneficial for health, writes Dr. K.C. NARAYANAN.
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