The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, January 9, 2000

Caught off-guard
By K.V. Prasad

IT was an ordeal the like of which has not been seen by the country before. And one hopes it would never experience again. Ever since the Indian Airlines IC-814 Kathmandu-Delhi flight was diverted by air pirates on December 24, the nation was hooked on to the crisis that ended, eight days later, on December 31.

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Great Minds,
by Kuldip Dhiman

Portrait of a luxury-loving terrorist,
by Jayant Vij

Meeting Meera Behn in the home of Mozart,
by Trilochan Singh Trewn

What a state of affairs!
by Vimla Patil

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TELEVISION: A century of discoveries,
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NATURE: Victims of pollution,,
Nutan Shukla

YOUR OPTION: Why do people lie?
Taru Bahl

TIME OFF: Selling their voices for a fortune,
Manohar Malgonkar

FEEDBACK: The artist as an integrated, tranquil being

WIDE ANGLE: Remaking a Classic,
Ervell E. Menezes
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Voice of the East: so said Edward Said

Old world-view, new perspectives

Freedom in all its complex facets

When courts bat for ecology

Unionists: unique actors who thrived and faded

Women: Still the inferior sex

Violence, and the variety of it

Frankly talking