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The god of all things
The celebration of the Ganesha festival has moved away from the trappings of traditional mythology. A Ganesha playing football with Ronaldo, watching over a Nagappa being freed by Veerappan or blessing the Infosys chief is really a temptation to draw this great religious festival into the larger world of culture and politics. CHARUMATHI SUPRAJA tells us how the making of the Ganesha is part of contemporary mythology.
Arts & Crafts
Of mice and men
M.S. Murthy's series on Ganesha are easy on the eye.
Information Technology
It's worth the wait
A new edition of the Web browser, Netscape, released last week is the first update in two years. It has enough new goodies to make it worth downloading, and its all for free.
Happenings
When desserts become the main course
PAINTED PLATTERS is a trendy joint that promises to cater to lovers of good food and art. It is Bangalore's latest exclusive dessert parlour that serves interesting alternatives to the standard Black Forest pastry. The duo which started Painted ...
Shopping
Get branded
IF YOU are crazy about international brands, then Spago could be the answer to your self-indulgent prayers. This luxury retail chain stocks only international brands to cater to the "growing demand for branded ware". Spago, which was called ...
Land & People
When paradise turns to punishment
When the new bride of the software techie lands in the Promised Land, the first thing she realises is how much she took for granted — like conversation, comfort, and company — has disappeared. Life in the US can be killing, but help is at hand.
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