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Choosing a life and a lingo
Tipu Sultan's summer retreat, crafted mostly from glorious teak, is in a sad state of neglect.
Watching cricket on TV is one thing. Listening to a radio commentary and creating a picture of the field in the mind's eye is another. Many old-world romantics prefer the latter to the former. Here is a tribute to all those who bring the game alive t hrough their words, what's more, in our own Kannada.
Sally Fisher, who grew up amidst the height of Flower Power, is involved with Intersect, a non-profit organisation, that works with NGOs and grassroot units in the fields of HIV and violence against women.
The Himalayas haunted Roerich all his life, ever since he caught a glimpse of the mountains in 1924.
The Bangalore School of Music has ambitious plans to move to more spacious premises.
The percussion pundits are here
Two fusion musicians, Sivamani and James Asher, have come together to create new-age instrumental music.
Listening to cricket commentary those days was a pleasure, what with the voices of experts such as Bobby Talyarkhan, Ananda Rau, and Pearson Surita capturing the magic of the game over AIR.
WATER, WATER everywhere...We seem to be caught in a deluge. First there's Deepa Mehta planning to revive Water. Then there's Prakash Jha shooting at a feverish pace for Ganga-jal. Now Shekhar Kapur is planning to make a Hindi ...
THOSE WHO think Govinda is gone, better watch out. His ribtickling comedy in Ek Aur Ek Gyarah proves his acting prowess. Unfortunately for Govinda fans, the actor wants to break away from his comic image. Ek Aur Ek Gyarah will ...
Not 'made in India'
ALISHA CHINAI, the sensual crooner, has finally found her match. Ask her about it and the singer waxes eloquent about Romel Kazzooah. "He's a Christian Lebanese settled in Toronto and into music too, though not a singer. I wanted my man to be ...
AT A time when the World Cup matches are reaching a frenzy, when SET Max set their tapes rolling on Master Blasters, when the giants of cricket are busy weighing the pros and cons of the unpredictable outcomes, and when cricketers are ...
A rotund globe with golden spines, Echinocactus grusonii, enhances the charm of a landscaped garden.
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