Saturday, November 10, 2001  

Are war clouds hovering over our horizon?

The rhetoric is shrill and the border is active. As Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee hops from Russia to the UK and then finally to the USA to garner support for India’s position against terrorism, Pakistan has reportedly moved about 60,000 troops to within 15 km of the Line of Control. Maj. Gen. Himmat Singh Gill (retd) analyses the threat perception. Are war clouds hovering over our horizon?

Young artists have never had it so good
by Samir Sarkar
EALISTIC, pretty paintings are moving faster than a Husain or a Souza," says D. V. Desai, an art dealer who has been running a gallery for the past 35 years in Delhi. "High art may look good in a gallery, but nobody wants to take it home and hang it on the walls, especially if the painting is grim and dark."


The art of appreciating art
by Thakur Paramjit
HE Chandigarh Museum and Art Gallery is a treasure trove of miniature paintings. A number of people — both tourists and locals — visit the museum, which now dons a new look, thanks to the keen interest shown by Lieut Gen JFR Jacob(retd).