Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Sunday, June 12, 2005
Magazine
Published on Sundays
News Update

Features
Magazine
Literary Review
Life
Metro Plus
Open Page
Education Plus
Book Review
Business
SciTech
Entertainment
Young World
Property Plus
Quest
Folio

Group Sites
The Hindu
Business Line
The Sportstar
Frontline

The Hindu eBooks
The Hindu Images

Home

IT is destination Pune
The city is a strong contender for the position of the `Silicon Valley of India'. But why, you might ask.


MAILBAG
Motherhood factor
This refers to the article "The Factor of Motherhood" (Magazine, June 5) by Sudha Murty as it describes the sincere love of mother for her child. The case of Manjula shows that motherhood is more powerful than poverty. But the story of Meera is ...
Hands and health
It is said that face is the index of the mind. Similarly research by Prof. Joh Manning and others reveal the links between the fingernails and the health of the body. A. Ramanathan
Chennai I am a regular reader of "Health Watch" page in ...
Tiger travails
In "Spot the Tiger" (Magazine, June 5), Sreedevi Pillai has dealt with the main factors for the disappearance of the tigers. The Prime Minister's call to protect endangered species is a wake up call to the people in charge. The lethargic attitude ...
Genuine art
S. Rangarajan's "Divine themes by a master" (Magazine May 29) emphasises that besides knowledge and skill a "sincere feeling" for your subject is a must to produce a genuine work of art. Contemporary artists should not allow themselves to be ...
A hard swim
Ranjita Biswas' article "The call of sea" (Magazine, May 29) subtly reveals the non-availability of funds for sports besides cricket. Bula Chowdhury, like Sachin Tendulkar, has worked hard to reach the top. Sports persons like her should be given ...
Inspiring story
The article "An inspiration, a hope" (Magazine, May 29) by K. Jeshi was indeed inspiring. Meenakshi, by her courage and determination, has shown the way to the many innocent victims of this killer disease. Akhil Kumar
Delhi This is in ...
Social customs
This is with reference to the article "Tragedy Of customs" by Dilip D'Souza (Magazine May 29) What happened to Shakuntala Verma goes to show the amount of awareness campaigns required in rural areas. Shalini Saboo
Ranchi, ...
Killer tobacco
With reference to the article "Killer Weed" by Dr. R. Narasimhan (Magazine, May 29), the statistical data, the origin of tobacco, the amount spent by tobacco users and the effects on health were of interest. Cancer of the windpipe requires a ...

Focus

TRENDS
Blogger's park
They create an identity for themselves on the Net and chat about a variety of subjects. Some bloggers, however, arrange meets to put faces to the names.
Chill out in the summer heat
CLUMPS of itchy or prickly tiny red bumps on the skin that appear with hot humid weather in tropical countries is called miliaria or prickly heat in layman's terms. Miliaria is not a major illness but all of us would have had it some time; and ...
TIME-OUT
Five-star and ethnic
`Chokhi Dhani', which has won a slew of awards, is a popular getaway for city-slickers keen on experiencing a slice of Rajasthani life, leavened with a dose of contemporary comfort.
Ask the Doc
Our panel of doctors offers advice and suggestions in response to queries from readers on their problems.

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
What is wrong with the U.S.?
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Whither the E.U.?

THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Blaming women



Sightings


  • A readable coffe table book
  • 'How will I manage?'
  • Sidhu and Shekhar

    People

    COMMUNITIES
    Battling on two fronts
    The Gujjars managed to protect themselves by picking up guns. But what about their fight against poverty?
    PERSONALITY
    Dance to a different beat
    Daksha Sheth and Devissaro have seen criticism and praise in equal measure but they continue with their work unfazed.

    Lifestyle

    BUDDHIST SCULPTURES
    Taming of the elephant
    It is a work of art that fascinates, and the story of the taming of a fierce elephant. An analysis that looks at the point of circumlocation.
    MULTIMEDIA
    A game, a social art project
    Pepper is suddenly lonely. Tejpatti, the beloved; Jeera, the buddy; Elaichitai, the Clove, the Diva; Ginger, the wise man; Hingoo, the sentimental hunk — all have been chased away from Bombay. And for being foreigners in this land. Food had lost colour and so has life in general. Who will bring the colour and the aroma back into life, and for the palate?
    EXPERIENCE
    All `saxed' up
    A woman tourist goes unescorted to Khajuraho and gets a whole new perspective on the place.

    Literature

    SHORT STORY
    A bystander's view of organisation
    Used to seeing the world of work through the managerial eye, try looking at it through a very different lens: the peon's eyes.
    Astrology


    MOON SIGNS
    By Khousikan


    Mesha

    Rishabha

    Mithuna

    Kataka

    Simha

    Kanya

    Thula

    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena



    See the earlier stories
    Lead | Issues | Essay | Focus | Environment | Cinema | Musings | Columns | Sightings | People | Tribute | Sport | Lifestyle | Health | Books | Literature | Cuisine | Astrology | Urban Edge |
  • The Hindu National Essay Contest Results



    News: Front Page | National | Tamil Nadu | Andhra Pradesh | Karnataka | Kerala | New Delhi | Other States | International | Opinion | Business | Sport | Miscellaneous | Index | Features: Magazine | Literary Review | Life | Metro Plus | Open Page | Education Plus | Book Review | Business | SciTech | Entertainment | Young World | Property Plus | Quest | Folio |

    The Hindu Group: Home | About Us | Copyright | Archives | Contacts | Subscription
    Group Sites: The Hindu | Business Line | The Sportstar | Frontline | The Hindu eBooks | The Hindu Images | Home |

    Comments to : thehindu@vsnl.com   Copyright 2005, The Hindu
    Republication or redissemination of the contents of this screen are expressly prohibited without the written consent of The Hindu