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SAHADEVA'S STORY
My Game
My Game is an excerpt from a novel in progress. The novel is yet another interpretation of the Mahabharatha. It deals with the events and personalities depicted in the epic in a rational way, in an attempt at another look at the age-old story. ...


COMMENT
Tragedy of customs
Shakuntala Verma was assaulted for trying to stop child marriages in Madhya Pradesh. What should people who don't believe in either child marriage or violent reprisals do?
PROFILE
Renowned healer
Little is known of Vaidyaratnam Moossad, though he was a legend in his time.

Focus

Live positive
While testing HIV positive certainly does not mean death, the fact is that the needs of those infected have to be better assessed and understood.
Managing crises
Crisis management in the affected countries, post-tsunami, saw conflicting orders and a lack of co-ordination that resulted in avoidable wastage and panic. A seminar in New Delhi looked at long-term concerns, that extended far beyond tourism.

Columns

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Any respect?
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Absurd tales

SLICE OF LIFE
By By V. Gangadhar
Immortal hero



Sightings


  • Humble Bachchan
  • This Bond and Bollywood
  • His 'dreams roles'

    People

    PERSONALITY
    The call of the sea
    Bula Chowdhury has crossed seven seas across five continents. She talks about what drives her into the sea.

    Lifestyle

    Wheels `n' heels extravaganza
    For many Koreans, it was an occasion to celebrate their country's growing status as an automobile major. There were nearly a million visitors at the recently concluded Seoul Motor Show.
    ART
    Divine themes by a master
    The greatest interpreter of Biblical stories, Rembrandt did not paint to please any patron, but was piously fulfilling a divine command. The result was `the most evocative and expressive paintings the artist ever produced.'
    CINEMA
    Individual culture
    "The Fallen Curtain" at the The International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, showcased avant-garde films that represented shifting socio-political contexts in the Soviet Bloc and the Western world.
    TOURISM
    Whither Sindhudurg?
    It was meant to be Maharashtra's answer to Goa. But why hasn't Sindhudurg taken off?
    SEASONS
    Chandigarh in bloom
    This season, Le Corbusier's city is a riot of colour, thanks to Nature.

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    Killer weed
    `World No Tobacco Day', on May 31, is an attempt to create awareness about the growing problem of tobacco consumption.
    Hazy vision
    A look at the vision-related problems that smoking can cause.
    Ways to quit smoking
    Helpful tips on how to kick the habit.
    The effects on women
    IN recent years, an increasing number of young women, between 18 and 24 years, have begun to smoke cigarettes. This mirrors universal smoking trends. And it is a cause for concern. Unless something is done, in time, the proportion of ...
    Astrology


    MOON SIGNS
    By Khousikan


    Mesha

    Rishabha

    Mithuna

    Kataka

    Simha

    Kanya

    Thula

    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena



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