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Dome over Hardinge's Delhi...
There is a brush-storm brewing in Delhi. Art was never so appealing. Artists never had it so good. RANA A SIDDIQUI writes about Epigues Gallery in South Delhi that promises to showcase the works of new artists... .
Setting his debut novel, "The Point of Return" in North-East India, non-resident Indian journalist-writer Siddhartha Deb brings to fore a fictional tale retracing the time of East Pakistan forming into a new nation, catapulting numerous refugees to t he Indian side, only to face alienation and uncertainty. SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY talks to the writer who says the event was no less painful than the partition of 1947... .
Believe it, you can!
What is the secret of success? Self-belief. If your heart is willing, your body able, you can. Heard it? Yes, but the difference here lay in Harvard University-trained performance trainer Rakesh Dewan's presentation. Time then to dream, plan, accompl ish, sums up SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY... .
Nephew time in Bollywood
Sameer Malhotra may not be a well-known name in the film-world. However, this nephew of Shekar Kapur, is confident that his moment will arrive soon....
Vashu Bhagnani may not have had the best of times at the box office in recent months but he refuses to slow down. Instead, he is beginning afresh with Puja Music coming out with the music of his forthcoming film, "Jeena Sirf Merre Liye". MADHUR TANK HA reports... .
Good music going cheap
IN ITS endeavour to promote quality music at lower price, Saregama India Limited has come out with new CD pricing. Music connoisseurs will get to hear the golden voice of India's nightingale, Lata Mangeshkar, legendary Mohammad Rafi, lively Asha ...
You would never have seen a billboard announcing Babu Khan's food festival. But any time is festive time if the food is prepared by Babu Khan, who runs a quiet but flourishing catering business near Pragati Maidan. MADHUR TANKHA speaks to the grand o ld chef...
Why should we read Shakespeare and Wordsworth in college? Why not Faiz or Ghalib? Or even the English translation of some of the lesser lights of the Urdu world? A workshop on translation of Urdu works into English at New Delhi's Jamia Millia Islam ia University threw up such interesting questions. RANA A. SIDDIQUI reports... .
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