Online edition of India's National Newspaper
Sunday, December 18, 2005
Google



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

And now the culture dollar
It is time to give the thousands of crafts, skills and cultural legacies the recognition of being an economic sector in their own right.
Issues

ISSUES
A social revolution in the South?
While AIDS is spreading rapidly in the country, Tamil Nadu claims that the disease is "plateauing" in the State. A look at the issue.

Focus

DEVELOPMENT
Taming the Krishna
Conceived as a dream to usher in the Green Revolution, the massive Nagarjunasagar dam, across the Krishna, completed its golden jubilee recently.

Environment

CONSERVATION
The chiru's last chance


Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
Prime Ministers and big dams
MEDIA MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Manna from heaven

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
"... I skipped the anniversaries"
ASK THE DOC
Trouble with the nerves



People

TRIBUTE
Major influences on world of numbers
December 22 is Srinivasa Ramanujan's 118th birth anniversary. On this occasion, an examination of the contributions of the German mathematician Issai Schur shows connections with Ramanujan's work.

Lifestyle

STAGECRAFT
High drama in Prithvi Theatre
Fundraising, children's theatre, experimental theatre, local theatre, the Prithvi Theatre festival ... Sanjana Kapoor has a lot on her plate.


SPOTLIGHT
Narnia magic
Is Disney's "The Chronicles of Narnia" an innocuous adventure story or a thinly veiled religious propaganda in the garb of fiction?
THEATRE
A classic modernised
K.S. Rajendran's recent production of Kalidasa's "Malavikagnimitram" retold the story without spoiling the body of the ancient classic.
TIME-OUT
Turkish delight
It is a paradise of sun, mountains, lakes and architectural delights that offers the vacationer a complete change.

Health

HEALTH WATCH
For a stress-free life
Chronic stress has become a part of our daily life. How does one cope with it?
Surgery via keyhole
IN the Mahabharatha, Arjuna was asked to perform the impossible task to win princess Draupadi's hand. He had to shoot down a revolving fish with his arrow without looking at the fish directly. He could take aim only by its reflection in the water ...

Literature

SHORT STORY
Woebegone forest
AMID the swaying of the breeze, in the still silence of the forests, listening to the lullabies the rustling leaves sang, breathing in the subtle fragrances of the wild flowers with the tender nerves of their beaks, two parrots were enjoying ...

Mail Bag


  • Intelligent perspectives
  • Gentle warrior
  • Songster divine
  • Women in charge
  • Rereading
  • Vanishing wetlands
  • Artistic values
  • Rightful struggle



    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