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Sunday, October 24, 2004
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Playing second fiddle
Somehow, it would seem that foreign influences, especially in the field of art, only come from the developed West to the East. Our influences on the West are largely ignored, if remembered at all, says SHAKTI MAIRA.
On a literary perch
Before you know it, the show is over `Last question.' Relief struggles with disappointment. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN talks to Vikram Seth.
The author has provided a humane insight into the travails encountered by this group of artists from Bengal.
IN THE NEWS
Not much magic
This is reportedly Naipaul's last book and it is sad that a major literary figure is exiting with such a weak book, writes ALOK RAI.
FACE TO FACE
"We have met and we will meet yet again." Whether the audiences and the maker really met (at least the way she hoped) is debatable. Sometimes the end is not the purpose, the means is. And for a problem such as this there does not seem to be ...
Dance like a man
With his involvement in many dance forms, Ramli Ibrahim has changed the very concept of this art form. LEELA VENKATARAMAN profiles the Malaysian dancer-choreographer.
Reset bones, regain form
Whatever the technique or equipment, no doctor can deny that the final beneficiary should be the patient whose disability should be corrected, writes GOUTAM GHOSH.
Strike a deal in Chinatown
Do what TANUSHREE PODDER did in Kuala Lumpur. Take a stroll down the crowded lanes and try out your bargaining skills.
A smooth sail
The India International Boat Show, 2004, that was held in Kerala recently, is all set to boost tourism, says PREMA MANMADHAN.
HEMEROCALLIS or the Day Lily (Liliaceae) are herbaceous perennials of temperate Asia, with long coarse grass like strappy leaves and funnel shaped flowers in numbers on strong stalks. They make excellent garden plants and ...
Question of survival
The Gujjar community of Jammu and Kashmir faces a physical and economic threat due to militancy in the region. LUV PURI takes a look.
A philosopher with a celebrity status equal to that of a rock star, Derrida's contribution to intellectual discourse is undeniable. ANANDHI SUBRAMANIAN remembers the French iconoclast who died recently.
Kannur in print
Trips to Cannanore were always business oriented on textiles with the larger environment on the visual periphery. Then Pallon Daruwala stepped in and changed things, says MALA KUMAR.
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