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Mad about malls
Will the taste of commerce be the dominant flavour of our mega-mall mania, asks ADITI DE
Arts & Crafts

Art show at Alliance
The event is a platform for artists to showcase their works for the first time
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It's the money, honey
There is a popular party joke about things that seem to astonishingly go up all the time. Now add education fees to that list. In the U.K. early this year, the Blair government came under fire for suggesting a fee hike for university students. Promis es of more educations loans instead of subsidies also cut no ice. Here, the Vajpayee government took a different stand. Why should the students suffer the burden of six-digit fees, asked Murli Manohar Joshi. The government was ready to pump in money into IIMs so that students from the lower income groups would have a fair chance. It sounded too good to be true. Talk of hidden agendas and meddling did the rounds. Now that the big digits are here to stay, ROHINI MOHAN gets the janata's take on it.

Music extravaganza
BHAGAVATARU, THE cultural group that has been organising unusual programmes in the field of theatre and music, has yet another interesting programme up its sleeve. And all in aid of one of the most popular directors of the Department of ...

Model singer, is she?
After a successful stint at modelling, Ritu Singh Vaidya is all set to follow her childhood dream: singing

Striking it BIG in bowling
Bangalore is fast becoming a major centre for bowling in the country. The foreign coach, James Porter, sees great potential for the sport and commends KSTBA for its pioneering effort
Clean bowled!
N.C. Aiyappa is among the fittest of cricketers to prowl India's cricketing maidans. He topped the Scorpio-Timex Spot-the-Speedster contest last year, clocking 135 mph
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White AND gold
The delicate grass lily or lily of the valley is ideal for table tops or window sills

Moonbeam on your finger
FORGET THE drivel about the golden eras, Goldielocks, silver linings and silver spoons. Platinum has arrived. OyzterBay has launched an exclusive collection of platinum jewellery, both plain and studded with diamonds, under the name Eternal ...

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