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This refers to the article "The Factor of Motherhood" (Magazine, June 5) by Sudha Murty as it describes the sincere love of mother for her child. The case of Manjula shows that motherhood is more powerful than poverty. But the story of Meera is ...
Hands and health
It is said that face is the index of the mind. Similarly research by Prof. Joh Manning and others reveal the links between the fingernails and the health of the body. A. Ramanathan
Chennai I am a regular reader of "Health Watch" page in ...
In "Spot the Tiger" (Magazine, June 5), Sreedevi Pillai has dealt with the main factors for the disappearance of the tigers. The Prime Minister's call to protect endangered species is a wake up call to the people in charge. The lethargic attitude ...
S. Rangarajan's "Divine themes by a master" (Magazine May 29) emphasises that besides knowledge and skill a "sincere feeling" for your subject is a must to produce a genuine work of art. Contemporary artists should not allow themselves to be ...
A hard swim
Ranjita Biswas' article "The call of sea" (Magazine, May 29) subtly reveals the non-availability of funds for sports besides cricket. Bula Chowdhury, like Sachin Tendulkar, has worked hard to reach the top. Sports persons like her should be given ...
The article "An inspiration, a hope" (Magazine, May 29) by K. Jeshi was indeed inspiring. Meenakshi, by her courage and determination, has shown the way to the many innocent victims of this killer disease. Akhil Kumar
Delhi This is in ...
This is with reference to the article "Tragedy Of customs" by Dilip D'Souza (Magazine May 29) What happened to Shakuntala Verma goes to show the amount of awareness campaigns required in rural areas. Shalini Saboo
With reference to the article "Killer Weed" by Dr. R. Narasimhan (Magazine, May 29), the statistical data, the origin of tobacco, the amount spent by tobacco users and the effects on health were of interest. Cancer of the windpipe requires a ...
They create an identity for themselves on the Net and chat about a variety of subjects. Some bloggers, however, arrange meets to put faces to the names.
Chill out in the summer heat
CLUMPS of itchy or prickly tiny red bumps on the skin that appear with hot humid weather in tropical countries is called miliaria or prickly heat in layman's terms. Miliaria is not a major illness but all of us would have had it some time; and ...
Five-star and ethnic
`Chokhi Dhani', which has won a slew of awards, is a popular getaway for city-slickers keen on experiencing a slice of Rajasthani life, leavened with a dose of contemporary comfort.
Ask the Doc
Our panel of doctors offers advice and suggestions in response to queries from readers on their problems.
Battling on two fronts
The Gujjars managed to protect themselves by picking up guns. But what about their fight against poverty?
Dance to a different beat
Daksha Sheth and Devissaro have seen criticism and praise in equal measure but they continue with their work unfazed.
Taming of the elephant
It is a work of art that fascinates, and the story of the taming of a fierce elephant. An analysis that looks at the point of circumlocation.
A game, a social art project
Pepper is suddenly lonely. Tejpatti, the beloved; Jeera, the buddy; Elaichitai, the Clove, the Diva; Ginger, the wise man; Hingoo, the sentimental hunk all have been chased away from Bombay. And for being foreigners in this land. Food had lost colour and so has life in general. Who will bring the colour and the aroma back into life, and for the palate?
All `saxed' up
A woman tourist goes unescorted to Khajuraho and gets a whole new perspective on the place.
A bystander's view of organisation
Used to seeing the world of work through the managerial eye, try looking at it through a very different lens: the peon's eyes.
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