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Unfurling a sentiment
The tricolour has at different points in history inspired differently. PRATIMA ASHER cites a few literary symbolisms and wonders what it means to us now.
Stage set for the GREATEST athlete
Some of the battles between decathletes at the Olympic Games have been the stuff of legends. Will Roman Sebrle and Tom Pappas reproduce the magic once again, asks AJAY MENON.
Did you know?
KNOWN AS the greatest athlete in the world, Jim Thorpe, won the newly constituted pentathlon and decathlon events at the 1912 Stockholm Games. He also finished fourth in individual high jump and seventh in the long jump...
Salwars, saris, in tricolour
INDEPENDENCE DAY is celebrated in ever so many ways. The tricolour has been for long adapted by clothes designers and the three colours often go side by side on sari borders and blouses, apart having them loud and blatant on other clothes. And ...
Lore, customs, prayers and offerings
The North Indian community in Mattancherry celebrates the month of Shravan in great religious fervour.
Magic of patriotism
PATRIOTISM, LIKE so many other feelings, must come from within. It is not easy to force it down someone's being. In an age when human values have lost their meaning, it is hardly surprising that patriotism is at a premium. And, if the laudable ...
IS THERE a new crop of Kathakali lovers who prefer newly choreographed performances to the age-old ones? Are the aspects of standardisation in `Kuvalayavilochane... ' (Nalacharitham), `Kanjadala... ' (Subhadraaharanam) or `Keki... ' in ...
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