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Sunday, October 19, 2008
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When fear stalks the night
Safety is a right too
With more women doing night shifts, safety concerns have become paramount. We need relevant laws and strict enforcement.
Who is adventurous?
Rather than calling working women adventurous, the authorities should be making Delhi more women-friendly.
A musical bouquet
British conductor Adrian Leaper, who was in Mumbai for the Symphony Orchestra of India’s concert season, talks about a life in music and the reach of Western classical music.
On a rollercoaster ride
Hockey coach Mir Ranjan Negi reflects on his life before and after “Chak De India” at the recent launch of his autobiography.
Water to the people
Bureaucrats and engineers from Tamil Nadu, working with villagers in a landmark experiment, are democratising the access to water. The lessons learnt were shared with an international audience at the Pan-Asian Colloquium on Water, organised in collaboration with the IIT in Chennai last month.
Entertainment on the move
Despite the lack of governmental support, this ancient art form has not only survived but is also flourishing in Orissa, says Kapilas Bhuyan whose film on Jatra won a National Award recently.
Take a meal break
Make your bread interesting by adopting it in its healthiest form.
Do it together
Want to add value to your together time? Try working out as a duo.
Between the lines
Using lines like the rhyme scheme of poetry, Nasreen Mohamedi created an inventive repertoire that is evocatively poignant. A representative collection of her works will be on display at the Talwar Gallery, New York, till November 15.
Think Rajasthan and one is swarmed with clichés: Colour, brave warriors, heritage, daunting forts. And it is a pleasure to discover that clichés sometimes work because they have a way of coming alive. The Marwar Festival, highlighting all that is glorious in Rajasthani tradition, will be held this year on October 25, 26.
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