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History with horse riding
The eternal debate seems to be whether our educational system is equipped to build a confident tomorrow or if it is just burdening the child with rote learning. MEENAKSHI SHIVRAM checks out what parents expect from schools.
Books

Potter mania
The heat is on. So is the hype.
Lifestyle

Spin till giddy
Spinn, the new nightclub in town, is a place to see and to be seen in.
Personality

On the wrong side of Left?
Prof. M.G.S. Narayanan, ICHR Chairman, was BJP's "non-controversial" candidate for the prestigious post. He talks about his unenviable task during a brief visit to the City.
Issues

A burning problem
Seema Sirohi's book, Sita's Curse, is an effort to refocus public attention on dowry-related violence and death. Launched at the Oxford Bookstore, it talks about the trauma of the victims and the support they received from their family and fri ends.


Excess baggage
From being a humble, utilitarian cloth bag to those marketed by premium brands, school bags have become fashion accessories.
Music

Bread, butter, and Sunday Jams
Bored with the conventional jazz, rap, and metal rock and looking for new sounds? Then head towards The Club on Mysore Road that hosts Sunday Jams where you can treat your ears to some unconventional tunes and beats.
Chords and notes
This week at Music World...
Eating Out

History wrapped in crisp dosas
Those perfectly-roasted dosas and spongy idlis drowned in steaming sambar! Restaurants may be a dime a dozen in Bangalore, but few can match the standards of Udupi Sri Krishna Bhavan, an institution in itself.
Shopping

Suit yourself and your in-laws!
WHO SAYS you have to wear baggy salwar suits once you cross the 30-year mark? Designers, in fact, seem to be working overtime trying to fit older women into young-looking clothes! Take, for instance, the Udare Collection. "Young mothers, who ...
Land & People

Father's special
WHEN YOU were little he would carry and swing you in his strong arms or throw you into the air while you screamed. He has picked and dropped you from school and even sat by your bed when you were ill... . These may be some of the memories that ...

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