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Sunday, February 27, 2011
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Playing the Oscars game
In a forgotten land
History recounts Pullalur in Tamil Nadu as the venue of battles and bloodshed. Pradeep Chakravarthy, on a visit to the village, tries to unravel some mysteries.
‘Music is a part of my everyday life'
Whether it's composing music, performing live or song writing, Gingger Shankar has won kudos. Here, she reflects on how her musical inspirations shaped her life and the experience of working in Hollywood.
Artistic explorations across genres and cultures need to be fuelled by creative ambition if we are to experience art to its fullest. Devina Dutt underlines where ‘Crossings' fell short.
It is no secret how food and smells, sounds and colours can evoke memories we treasure.
After the Swami in Chicago
As the 150th birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda nears, a journey down history lane to the first World Parliament of Religions and the story of its revival in recent times.
Breeze through your exams
As exams draw near, both parents and students experience rising stress levels. Here are a few tips that will help you stay tension-free in this most stressful period.
Failure is not their fault
Despite their best efforts, some children seem to have constant trouble with the learning process. The fault may lie with a deficit in perceptual skills and not with his/her intelligence.
A city not unlike home
A visit to Karachi gave RAKHSHANDA JALIL that elusive connect with India when she was least expecting it.
Talking India in Zurich!
RANJINI MANIAN takes in the sights in the land of clockmakers even as she speaks of Indian business at a Men Only club.
Don't take the abuse
Domestic violence is one of the most common but least reported crimes. As the recent incident involving an Indian diplomat in London showed, it can happen to anyone irrespective of economic or social status. You can change the dynamics of the abusive relationship or take recourse to the law, says KUSUM LATA SAWHNEY.
An Afghan story
Donor money is turning Afghanistan into an incongruous concrete jungle... Is there a space for local skills and building methods?
Not smart enough?
Smart card technology can be used to streamline India's unwieldy PDS. But it is yet to prove itself under real world challenges.
All for a green life
Organic practices have now become desirable and chic. GEETA PADMANABHAN takes a look at what goes into an organic lifestyle.
Not just for football fans
Manchester United's first flagship restaurant in Bengaluru is not just about the game and its fans. It also involves an amazing gastronomic game.
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