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Sunday, September 1, 2002

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Itís young
Itís eclectic
Truly Asia
Itís Malaysia
Devinder Bir Kaur

 

IT is young. It is eclectic. It is modern. A city of the times. A shopping utopiaó Yes it is Malaysia. `Selamat Datang' read the signboards as our 19-member Mega Familiarisation team arrives at Malaysia's dynamic capital city. It is early morning. The sun is still fighting the morning mist.

Itís Malaysia

Painting the world red
Roshni Johar
T
HE colour red is bright, bold and beautiful, It has carved out a niche in culture, literature, history, art, and fashion of many lands. Let's roll out a red carpetÖ.. to rediscover this enticing colour. It denotes many appreciable things that enrich our lives.

 

An unusual tale
When a cat was thought to be the Governor
K.R.N. Swamy
D
URING the period 1600 A.D to 1947, more than two million Britishers had died in India. As such, it is natural that as in their fatherland Britain, where no castle is deemed respectable until there is a ghost to haunt it, in different parts of India we have instances of British continuing to haunt till today.

"I wanted to play a Bollywood actress"
Rakhee Gupta
W
ITH her dusky skin and brooding eyes, Ayesha Dharker scarcely strikes out as your quintessential Bollywood heroine. But sheís the talented actress who has made it to Hollywood, doing a speaking role as Queen Jamillia in the latest of the Star Wars series, Attack of the Clones.

Hollywood hues
Weight and watch
J
OHN Travolta is battling a serious problem. And thatís weight. The lean dancing machine of the 1977 Saturday Night Fever had packed in over 20 kilos in the last few years, looking more like a Sumo wrestler than a dashing star.

In the spotlight
Will Sur make music for Gauri Karnik?
Vimla Patil
W
HEN Gauri Karnik talks about her soon-to-be-released film Sur, her clear brown eyes sparkle and her thick, screwdriver curls bounce around her head jauntily. Obviously, making the film has been a challenging opportunity for her.

 

Week Specials

TIME OFFThe Ajanta treasure
by Manohar Malgonkar

TELEVISIONIn search of the truth
by Mukesh Khosla

ARCHIVED TRIBUNE SPECIAL
MAHARAJA RANJIT SINGH: SPECIAL FEATURES & PHOTOS

HERITAGE: Rogan artists abandoning their art
by Priya Pandey

WHAT'S COOKING: Tuck into tempting tacos
by Geetu

LIFE TIES: "My home is not dysfunctional!"
by Taru Bahl

NATURE: Female spider judges prey from vibrations in the web
by Nutan Shukla

DREAM THEME: Dreaming of walnuts
by Vinaya Katoch Manhas

SUNDAY ACTIVITY: Donít be in a quandary over your laundry
by Chetna Banerjee

RANGA'S TOON TALES:  Turgut Ozal

BRIDGE: Dealer West, E-W vulnerable
by David Bird

FEEDBACK: Tales that "missing women" tell

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