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Weaving threads of bondage
When an American anthropologist sought to study Kutch embroidery, and through it the lives of people behind the art, the artisans asked her: `Why are you studying us? Why don't you help us?' Thus was born Kala Raksha. This unusual co-operative ventu re that believes in recasting the traditional to suit the contemporary, is holding its first solo exhibition in the City. Why do we take our traditional crafts for granted, wonders ADITI DE, as she admires the wares on display.
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Modernity arrives
This is the fourth of a 16-part series on Bangalore, which will culminate in several competitions including a Quiz, Paint Your City, Photograph Your City, Treasure Hunt, and so on for The Hindu NIE participants.
Personality
Brimming with talent
"THERE WERE three men. They mended fences. They met seven elves... " goes a story written by 11-year-old B.U. Vidya. But how is this story any different from the usual fairytales we read? "I have used only the vowel `E' in the entire story," she ...
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Spice is elsewhere
Their hair-dos were colourful, and the crowd not too unruly. V Popstars, India's high profile girl band, came and went in a daze.
Sport
Rehan, Shika set for a starry splash
Two talented swimmers are venturing out to show their mettle on the national and international fronts under the watchful eyes of the hardworking coach, Nihar Ameen.


Cricket socialised
Social Cricketers has been a veritable nursery for well over 50 years. Recently the club met with a deserving success in the State League.
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Glittering like gold
THE YELLOW Oleander is an evergreen shrub that came from Mexico and West Indies. It has slender upright branches bearing shiny green leaves and bright yellow flowers. It is generally seen planted closely to form hedges. It is also suited for ...
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