become ‘Heritage Tribe’!
UNESCO has initiated a research project for the conservation of the
"rich heritage of the Parsis in India" as part of its ongoing
programme to document lifestyles of such fast-vanishing cultures
To nag or not to nag
is the question
unflattering stereotype of a nagging wife has persisted through
centuries. She is a figure of ridicule whose sole preoccupation is to
correct and improve the husband.
face of beauty
of a beautiful woman begin before she can hardly understand a spoken
word. As a baby she is cooed over, dressed with excessive care and kept
unusually clean and fresh. The first words she hears describing her are
"adorable", "pretty" and so on.
may be East and West still West, but today the two are meeting in a
myriad model ways. Witness the recent marriages of top Indian female
models Madhu Sapre, Sheetal Mallar, Vidisha Pavate, among others, all to
westerners. All with much panache and verve.
but not fancy-free
single woman is always a centre of attention. If she happens to be a
widow or a divorcee, then everyone will sympathise with her as long as
the married woman does not feel threatened that her husband is showing
ON THE SANDS OF TIME —
was the king
In Mahesh Bhatt’s Saransh, the news of the death of their only
son studying in the USA comes like a bolt from the blue to Principal
Pradhan (Anupam Kher) and his wife Parvati (Rohini Hattangdi).
Potter’s world of magic will keep you enchanted!
it was The Lord of the Rings. Now it is Harry Potter and the
Sorcerer’s Stone.Hollywood is back to fairy tale world with
wizards and witchcraft and that anything-is-possible mould.
ye ants of the world unite!
I find myself stealing envious glances, in the midst of heated debates,
at those who have handed the course of their lives over to the secure
keeping of kismet.
feathers in your cap
you ever wondered why some people command respect, and others don’t ?
Those commanding respect reveal their self-worth. The others can’t. It
is our self-image which makes the difference !
innovative twist in a tale well told