The Tribune Spectrum
Sunday, October 28, 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

 

Talking to kids about terrorism --- PHOTO AND IMAGING BY GAURAV SOOD Linda Light
S
INCE the horrors of September 11 and the events that are now following, a number of questions have arisen as to how to make the children understand as to what is terrorism and how it impacts our lives.

Sagar Sharma
S
UCH disasters as the WTC bombings or other extreme negative experiences leave people, especially children and women, emotionally wounded and the horror is likely to get frozen in their memory.

 
Week Specials

Foibles of caste-conscious maharajas
by K.R.N. Swamy
D
ESPITE the fact, that the British King-Emperor was an all-powerful suzerain, the Indian Maharajas were so conscious of their "high caste" that they did not want to lower themselves by dining with him, if possible. In fact, one of them did not want to be "contaminated" by touching King George V, so much so that he planned to wear gloves, while shaking hands with the emperor.

An obituary to twin WTC towers (1975-2001)
by G.S. Dhillon
T
HE glinting twin towers of the World Trade Center (WTC), New York, were completed in 1973, but the WTC was officially put into commercial use from 1975 onwards. It took 8 years and 750 million dollars to complete the Twin Towers Complex, situated in a 16 acre plot in Manhattan. It met a violent end on the morning of September 11, 2001.

Shop until you drop might be a therapy
by Damodar Agrawal
I
S shopping good for health or is it a disease we must call deadly? According to an article in an American journal, shopping as a therapy has been successfully tried on women sufferinsg from depression. After shopping, the pulse-rate and blood pressure of women become normal, as it boosts their ego and creates adrenaline essential for feel-good sensations.

Miracles that music and fantasy can work
by
D.C. Sharma
T
HE latest astounding discovery about music is that it helps students to learn in a much better way. Research in the USA revealed how a group of three-year-old children who would take piano lessons were able to solve puzzles much better than those who were not musically active.

Dangers of over-patronising the arts
by Suvir Saran
M
ANY years ago, Minhazz Choudhury had a peculiar experience while conducting a workshop for rural artisans in Delhi. He asked a weaver from Nagaland to get over the traditional reds, blacks and whites, and add a few more colours to the fabric they produced.

ON THE SANDS OF TIME ó 1978
Such films are made with Junoon
by M.L. Dhawan
I
N Yash Chopraís Trishul, Sanjeev Kumar had, for a prosperous business career, walked out on his beloved Waheeda Rehman, leaving her to bearand breed his illegitimate child. Twenty years later, Amitabh Bachchan plans an Oedipal revenge against his father ó Sanjeev Kumar and succeeds in ruining his business empire and familial harmony.

Spouses donít click as screen lovers
by A.C. Tuli
T
HE Bollywood grapevine has it that nowadays actress Kajol is feeling rather out of sorts, and perhaps even regretting that she was a trifle too hasty and impulsive in matters matrimonial. Her first film with husband Ajay Devgun after their marriage was Raju Chacha.

  Week Specials
 

TELEVISION: Move on saas-bahus, over to sisters now
by Mukesh Khosla

WHAT'S COOKING: Celebrate the season with sweets
by Geetu

STRESSBUSTERS: Are you facing a burnout?
by V.K. Kapoor

NATUREThe ant-eater gobbles 140 ants in a minute
by Nutan Shukla

TRAVELFinding peace in the picturesque countryside
by Shona Adhikari

 

LIFE TIESThere is a silver lining after adversity
by Taru Bahl

FEEDBACK: Fairy talesí art of subversion

DREAM THEME: Dreaming of the head
by Vinaya Katoch Manhas

SUNDAY ACTIVITY: Donít be cool towards woollies & wool
by Chetna Banerjee

Why you should...
...see a shrink

VIP TOON TALES: Sharifovich Rukhmanov
by Ranga

BRIDGE: The best horror story
by Omar Sharif

Book Reviews

PUNJABLI LITERATURE
A poet with lingering revolutionary impulses
Review by Jaspal Singh

An uncut diamond in Himalayas
Review by Jaswant Kaur

He lived and died as a fakir
Review by Roopinder Singh

Genesis and growth of LTTE
Review by S.S. Chib

A thought for your thoughts
Review by Kuldip Kalia

OFF THE SHELF
The queer man who won a world war
Review by V.N. Datta

What she has gained and what she has lost
Review by Rumina Sethi

WRITE VIEW
Of proxy war and Kargil conflict
Review by Randeep Wadehra

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