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Sunday, August 08, 2004
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Greece's reality show
Thanks UNESCO ... but what next?
The Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus, as Mumbai's celebrated Victoria Terminus is now known, has just been placed on UNESCO's World Heritage list. But will this significant honour change the fortunes of a 19th-Century railway station coping with 21st-Century pressures, asks RANJIT HOSKOTE.
Sliver of history
An ancient roll top desk, a piece of paper wedged in a secret compartment ... MEENAKSHI MUKHERJEE writes about a chance discovery.
FACE TO FACE
Record of art
David Bolland is, perhaps, the only person to have a collection of Kathakali performances from the 1950s to the 1970s. In a conversation with K.K. GOPALAKRISHNAN, he explains how his interest in this art form developed.
The Australian years
K.M. Cariappa, an intriguing choice as India's High Commissioner to Australia, gave heart to those agitating for immigration reform and consistently drew attention to the logic of Australia seeing itself as part of Asia. In simply being who he was, he made white Australia re-consider its embarrassingly insular and offensive prejudices, says DAVID WALKER.
Wait for the light
SAPTARSHI BHATTACHARJEE examines the problems in the education system in Tripura.
New lease of life
KAUSALYA SANTHANAM looks at the range of activities and the problems faced by women's self-help groups in Tamil Nadu.
... how many dreams and ambitions vanished here? TIMERI N. MURARI strikes a poignant note after visiting Bergen Belsen.
Sound and rhythm
SAMVAAD is an encounter that mixes, for the first time, Brazilian sounds and exotic rhythms of African descent with ones from India. SHANTA SERBJEET SINGH on a story with a happy ending.
Spellbound in Kuching
It's been justly described as the most attractive city in Southeast Asia. TANUSHREE PODDER finds out why.
For those of you who've watched sci-fi Hollywood films showing computerised intelligent homes and dismissed them as being fantasy, you're going to sit up. They're here in India, says KANCHANA BANERJEE.
Beyond visible frontiers
Dr. SANJAY SRINIVASAN, V. MURALI and Dr. RAJIV RAMAN write about the benefits of applying telemedicine to ophthalmology.
Ask the Doc...
I am having continuous irritation and burning sensation in the Urinary system. The problem has been there for six months. No passing of water in the night. Flow is normal. The investigation reveals mild prostate Enlargement, Average flow rate ...
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