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LETTER FROM DAKAR
Culturally rich, both in the past and today, Dakar is home not only to world-renowned Senegalese cultural and intellectual figures but also to expatriates from other African countries.
Moves that are out of square?
Garry Kasparov has long admitted to having political aspirations, an idea that Viswanathan Anand finds inconceivable. Nevertheless, even if his foray into politics fails, Anand does not foresee the Russian champion's return to active chess, except under special circumstances ... .
Abode of snow
Incredible Himalayas, Environment, Culture, Tourism and Adventure, 2005, Hony. General editor Capt. M.S. Kohil, published for Himalayan Environment Trust by Indus Publishing Company, p. 264, Rs. 400.
Adventure Travel in the Himalaya, John ...
Known as the cradle of civilisation, war-torn Iraq is steadily losing its priceless ancient artefacts to looters.
A spa for jumbos
The 500-year-old Punnathoor Palace, near the Guruvayur temple in Kerala, is a sanctuary to 62 elephants. Recognising it as an international tourist spot, the State tourism department has now worked out a scheme to tap its potential.
The Nilgiris: rich hydel history
Its chain of hydro-electric dams was built with amazing engineering skills ... . The first of its type has just completed its centenary.
Always in love
Engelbert's songs seem to emerge from the angst of a man unashamed of confessing he feels hopelessly miserable without love.
A Gandhian life
Marjorie Sykes dedicated herself to the cause of new education in India. A tribute in the year of her birth centenary.
All for art's sake
If it weren't for Jack Persekian, there would be no art scene in East Jerusalem.
Pregnancy can cause dental problems. A look at how to take care of your teeth during this time.
Parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme
I SIGHTED him on the bench outside the lone café overlooking Rydal Water, the placid idyllic lake behind Wordsworth's Rydal Mount Cottage in England's enchanting Lake District. He was dressed in grimy black clothes and it must have been months ...
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