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When time stands still
Youngsters are expected to give up all extracurricular activities and focus on their board exams. NEETI SARKAR wonders if this is fair
Columns

Barbie magic
This month, Pogo gives you a Barbie treat. Get ready to enjoy your weekends all this month with your best friend, Barbie, the doll that has every feminist worth her salt bristling with self-righteous anger while little girls apparently take great ...


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Olympic hopes
The greatest sporting spectacle in the planet, the Olympics will kick start in Beijing tomorrow. Despite a great deal of interest among the general public, India’s performance in previous Olympics has hardly been anything to write about. ...
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Former Olympic champion, gymnast Nadia Comaneci, does not feel that she sacrificed her childhood when she spent hours in the gym for practice before she won her medals at the age of 14. She believes that if she did not hang out at shopping ...
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Gender and the LoC
Men and women often misinterpret what they say to each other. Find out about the language of communication between the sexes
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Make a splash
Cyrus Sahukar on how he fits into the Hole in the Wall
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On the beat
Abhishek Ray talks about what makes a composer
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Women on a safari
An all-women group trip to South Africa


Chasing a Golden Dream
Long-term plans and better training facilities at the rural level will augment India’s chances in the Olympics, say former champions
People

Mark his word
English is swamping Indian languages, muses journalist-writer Mark Tully
Salaam Bangalore
Stefano Miglio lauds the city for the role it played in catapulting India on to the world stage


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