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Sunday, February 20, 2005
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Saving lives ... at what cost?
IN THE NEWS
RITA MANCHANDA documents the constant struggle between the monarchy and democratic forces in Nepal.
The ascent of Kangchenjunga
Age has not dimmed their enthusiasm or crystal clear memories and their spirit for adventure. And the 50 years of their first ascent of Kangchenjunga commemorate that spirit, says MEENA MENON, who profiles the three stars in The Himalayan Club's golden jubilee celebrations of that achievement.
This year's Mumbai Marathon saw people running for many a cause. RONITA TORCATO writes about one such effort for the Pardhi tribals.
Yoga for all
YOGA has become the new quick fix for people with a host of ailments. With its growing popularity, comes a range of books that teach yoga, ranging from a beginner's manual to erudite ones. Whether it is backache, blood pressure, insomnia or ...
When colour thaws the chill
It has, at best, the aura of a ballet, a Watteau, picnic painting, rather than a party. UDAY K. CHAKRABORTY on the Venice Carnival.
LAKSHMI DEVNATH on the contribution of Tallapaka Annamacharya to music on his 502nd death anniversary on February 23.
Nuances of the notes
Ustad Fariduddin Dagar is one of the oldest living exponents of the Dhrupad and his music makes serious demands on the listener, writes DEEPA GANESH after a chat with the maestro.
V. GANGADHAR takes a look at the life of Howard Hughes, even as "The Aviator" based on his life seems set to storm the Oscars.
Music of resistance
Ethiopia was where the 60th birth anniversary of Robert Nesta Marley, better known as Bob Marley, was celebrated recently. It was a tribute to a ghetto-bred boy who had stood for peace, love and justice, and for the struggles of the impoverished and the powerless, says SHELLEY WALIA.
Page Three syndrome
It is stunning to see Mumbai's beautiful people turned in the space of two hours into ugly, pock marked individuals. AJIT DUARA comments on `Page 3', a satire on Mumbai's party world.
Entering pictorial space
`Resonance', an exhibition at the Art Musings gallery, Mumbai, brings together paintings by four distinguished artists: K.G. Subramanyan, S.H. Raza, Akbar Padamsee and Ram Kumar. RANJIT HOSKOTE explores their concerns.
Second chance in sight
The loss of an eye can be traumatic especially because of the disfigurement it causes. Dr. C. SENTHIL NATHAN and Dr. MOHAN RAJAN look at the advances in eye surgery.
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