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Sunday, January 23, 2005
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High altitude art
Why are the gatekeepers of art in museums and in other places so disinterested in the treasures there, wonders SHAKTI MAIRA after a visit to Alchi in Ladakh.
Despite talk of liberalisation and modernisation, the Indian Railways remains mired in antiquity. SANDEEP DIKSHIT takes a look at the dynamics of its functioning.
Facing the big E
As the number of species facing extinction increases, RANJIT LAL wonders when humans will wake up to the dangers of their ways.
Reprieve for the brown bear
As this species seems to be fast disappearing from the European Alps, there is a battle to ensure its survival. GUNVANTHI BALARAM writes.
An outsider, an insider
His just-released and soon-to-be-released films have made screenplay writer Farrukh Dhondy more visible than ever before. Last year his Baz Taylor directed "Take 3 Girls" had a young rapper, guitarist and pop singer rescuing an Indian ...
Heroine by chance
LEELA VENKATARAMAN talks to Priyambada Mohanty, whose 1954 performance saw Odissi put its best foot forward.
He was certainly not the best villain of Hindi cinema. But he was larger than life. AJIT DUARA remembers Amrish Puri.
All about survival
Without money, access to facilities or infrastructure, women's cricket in India is a saga of fighting against the odds, writes S. DINAKAR.
GUSTASP and JEROO IRANI view the wild rhythms of the forest in Malaysia's Sabah state.
They watched with bated breath as the tiny little black and white figures waddled across ... . SABITA RADHAKRISHNA on a major attraction.
WITH its numerous scarlet flowers grouped in a large round umbel on top of 30 cm long stalk, Haemanthus multiflorus is a novelty. The plant comes from tropical Africa and flowers in summer, when it is normally leafless. Commonly called ...
Dr. N. RAMKRISHNAN tells you how you can laugh your way to good health.
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