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Stories of an uneasy twilight
Reading this collection is like walking into a melancholy maze.
Growing up pains
A light and entertaining read, the story will stay with you a long, long time.
THE gash on my forehead was dripping blood. My face was covered with it. The white handkerchief that I was using to dab the gash, was almost completely red. The left side of my face was swollen. My eyes were bruised, as were my hands and knees. ...
A myth demystified
A four-year study of the Bhakra Nangal project dared to examine the most sacred `temple' of India's development.
Magical Sutra - a tribute to Odissi
He does not ask much. It is only that we understand his yearning to create a small space for enchantment ... . Meet Malaysian dancer and choreographer, Ramli Ibrahim.
Confluence of musical traditions
This year's Pablo Casals Festival in Prades saw a musical dialogue between Carnatic music, Western chamber music and a Catalan singer.
Missions in the jungle
Wayanad, a place that highlights the glory of the Western Ghats, is also home to two examples of good ecological practices.
Adventures in theatre
A freewheeling chat with Parnab Mukherjee about his latest show.
Creating a contemporary weft
"Till five years ago, there was so much happening. Now, suddenly I feel too little is being done to save our textile skills. We need to create and to market with new energy," says textile designer and consultant Neeru Kumar.
An exhibition on the evolution of the camera in Chandigarh was the result of one man's passion.
A ruffled rose stole the show
Rose nurseries save the launch of their prize blooms for the much-celebrated `Festival of Roses' at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show. A look at this year's introductions.
Where dream merchants head
At the Ramoji Film City, "walk in with a script, walk out with a canned film".
When the iron bond weakens
Anaemia has a devastating effect on a person's health and yet many are not aware of its adverse impact.
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