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Sunday, October 12, 2008
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A perfect score
In his own words
The Israel Philharmonic is like family to me. Apart from a few exceptions I have chosen and appointed the musicians myself from among the candidates shortlisted by a special committee. I am familiar with every little characteristic of this ...
With The Northern Clemency featuring in the Man Booker shortlist, Phillip Hensher talks about his writing, and his feelings on making the shortlist.
Till recently he was filing Right to Information applications. Now Shailesh Gandhi will be adjudicating appeals.
Smorgasbord of world cinema
The real stars at the recent Toronto International Film Festival were the stories lighting up the screen.
Stay fit for two
Exercise during pregnancy can help prepare you for childbirth; exercising after can help you get back in shape.
One for the record
At 86, Jehangir Sabavala shows he has still got an infinite appetite for art as he prepares Ricorso, a retrospect of his favourite and landmark paintings, that sums up the essence of his artistic journey over six decades. Excerpts from a conversation…
A question of free speech
Intolerance of the written word, the most recent example being Sherry Jones’ Jewel of Medina, is not confined to Islam.
PAGES FROM THE PAST
Malik Ambar: Military guru of the Marathas
Born in Ethiopia and traded many times over as a slave, Malik Ambar rose through the ranks to finally command an army and become the Regent of one of the South Indian Sultanates. Mughal era miniatures, including his portrait, part of the Muraqqa collection, will be on display at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit till mid November.
On the highway
Sometimes city life makes us too closed to recognise and accept gifts given generously.
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