The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, October 14, 2001


ART & LITERATURE
'ART AND SOUL
BOOKS
MUSINGS
TIME OFF
YOUR OPTION
ENTERTAINMENT
BOLLYWOOD BHELPURI
TELEVISION
WIDE ANGLE
FITNESS
GARDEN LIFE
NATURE
SUGAR 'N' SPICE
CONSUMER ALERT
TRAVEL
INTERACTIVE FEATURES
CAPTION CONTEST
FEEDBACK


Fairy Tales' Art of Subversion --- Imaging by Gaurav Sood

We should try and impart values to our children that glorify inner beauty and help them focus on truth, goodness and compassion. Most fairy tales, however, enforce the view that external appearance is everything. Is it not high time we revised bed-time stories, asks Juhi Bakshi as she makes out a case for making fairy tales more realistic and contemporary.

 
Week Specials

Out of body experiences
by Suneet Kaur
I
T was June 12, 1977, a middle- aged lady was going towards the temple when she had a sudden nervous breakdown and was immediately shifted to the hospital, but the doctors declared her "brought dead". After a few minutes, she opened her eyes. The doctors were amazed. What she narrated was startling; "I don’t know what happened to me.

The prince who behaved like a pauper
by K.R.N. Swamy
A
S the National Museum of India is exhibiting the Jewels of the Nizam in its galleries,, it is interesting to consider, how carefully the last Nizam had hoarded his wealth. His Exalted Highness, Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad (1886-1967) was the richest man in the world for the first 50 years of the 20th century and his wealth was valued equivalent to one billion U.S. dollars in 1940s (Rs 20 billion in today’s money value).

Looking at anger calmly
by Maharaaj K. Koul
A
MONG the internal foes which constantly try to destroy a person, anger occupies prime place. It is a strong emotion, excited by a real or an imagined injury and involves a desire for retaliation. It effaces reason, making a person commit acts which cannot even be dreamt of.

HOLLYWOOD HUES
Demystifying soldiers, deglorifying war

by
Ervell E. Menezes
V
IETNAM, or Nam as some of the Americans call it, is a happening thing for them. Remember the carpet-bombing days of LBJ in the late-1960s and the anti-Vietnam protests that followed. The hippies were part of this anti-war protest. In fact, they have a psychological malaise called the post-Vietnam syndrome.

She tickles taste buds with her pickles
by Vimla Patil
R
IDING high on the tide of the lip-smacking curry revolution spreading like wild fire from Britain to Japan, it is a diminutive woman called Meena Pathak. Her company, Pataks (Spices) Ltd in Britain, which she owns with her husband Kirit, has crossed a turnover of 50 million pound sterling this year. Meena has been honoured with an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II.

  Week Specials
 

TIME OFF: Unravelling the Kashmir story
by Manohar Malgonkar

TELEVISION: Giving an overdose of the ‘K’ factor
by Mukesh Khosla

MOVIE MAGIC: Will Rambha oust Kareena?
by Madhur Mittal

WHAT'S COOKING: Get keen on soyabean
by Geetu

STRESSBUSTERS: How hassled can you get !
by V.K. Kapoor

NATUREThese insects lay eggs on food
by Nutan Shukla

TRAVEL Witness to the romance of Middle Ages and ravages of history
by Sushil Kaur

 

LIFE TIESJust good looks do not see you through
by Taru Bahl

FEEDBACK: Patel’s legacy

DREAM THEME: Dreaming of love and lovers
by Vinaya Katoch Manhas

SUNDAY ACTIVITY: Create a patch of warmth, design your own quilt
by Chetna Banerjee

Why you should...
...go late on a date

VIP TOON TALES: Emir of Kuwait
by Ranga

BRIDGE: Is there any way to avert a Heart ruff?
by Omar Sharif

Book Reviews

Hindi Literature
In Himachal fiction writing is up and up
Review by Satyapal Sehgal

A different analysis of social structure
Review by Harjinder Singh

Of love, deception and desertion
Review by Randeep Wadehra

When one is in forced exile and feels nostalgic
Review by M. L. Raina

Chandigarh: the creation of two cousins
Review by Sayed S. Shafi

Conversion of citizen as consumer
Review by D.R. Chaudhry

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