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Monday, June 02, 2003
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Is the potted tulsi plant in your balcony refusing to flourish despite all your nurturing? Organic gardening may help
For a tranquil existence
A lot of youngsters today have taken to alternative ways of healing their minds and bodies in times of stress.
Statement in blue
Jeans may look casual and unruly, yet they have a place in the wardrobe of the young and the old. Having undergone change in the last century and a half, in terms of style, cut and embellishment, it remains the most favoured garment.
Disguised to dupe
Studies have shown that the camouflage techniques used by criminals to escape detection, resemble those adopted by predatory animals. A look at how human and animal behavioural patterns come in handy to combat crime.
Charting out right
Career counselling will help children choose and pursue the right subject that will help them find suitable employment.
To kick the habit
Alternatives to quit smoking are now available over the counter.
Espousing a cause
A documentary on anti-smoking, featuring Shashi Kapoor, Urmila Matondkar and Vivek Oberoi will be shortly aired on television.
Where do we go?
If you are at that important academic junction - you have graduated and would like to explore options of studying abroad - the net is the place for you. Here are sites that give you a wealth of details from applications, tests, fees structures and aid to virtual tours of universities.
Golden, lilting, everlasting
THEY WERE seen shuffling nervously backstage. The young crooners, books in hand, sometimes eyes closed in rapt concentration. Final rehearsals before stepping on that important stage. Inside the comfort of the small air-conditioned room, ...
The `asli cheez' among remixes
THESE ARE times when a handful of artistes are debasing the term "remix" by ladling out sub-standard albums which do nothing more than spoil the original melodies. Surf through the satellite music channels, and you are unlikely to miss the remix ...
Beauty from the kitchen
Reach out for fruits and vegetables as safe and effective beauty aids
The Hindu-Young World, in association with TIME, organised a one-day workshop on Friday for city students. It was on career counselling and many confused minds went back, sure of what they wanted to do.
NATYASASTRA IS the most important text of dramaturgy that India has ever produced. Written between 500 BC to 300 AD by Sage Bharatha, it serves as a comprehensive guide, extensively covering all aspects of theatre. Though the title literally ...
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