Saturday, October 19, 2002

Top shot
Ajay Banerjee

DREAM runs in sport are rare. The path is strewn with failures, pain and agony as targets are set higher and higher. They are sometimes met with success and at times with failure. It is akin to a roller coaster. But very few can even dream of making a start into the Indian cricket side as has been done by Virender Sehwag. He is the latest sensation.


Virender Sehwag

Face-to-face with life red in tooth & claw
Aditi Tandon
HE terrorists have struck at different places. Two landmine blasts have occurred in a small village of Kulgam almost simultaneously. One turned the marketplace into a junkyard and destroyed two houses. The other happened in a park. A few civilians are feared dead. There are firing incidents at other places. The assessment of loss is on…."

His creativity captivates
Parbina Rashid
WENTY-EIGHT-YEAR old Rahul Bakshi is an enigma. While his child-like innocence and simplicity belie his age, his creativity on canvas tells a different tale. Get him a canvas, paint and brush, and he speaks a language which is enriched with wisdom.

Reviving the once-famous muslin industry
K.R.N. Swamy
N the history of textiles, there is no name more famous than that of Dhaka muslin. In 1875, when Edward VII, the then Prince of Wales, came to Bengal, Sir Abdul Gani of Dhaka ordered 30 yards of the most superior muslin as a gift to the prince.

The music director who fuses the best of East and West
Dharam Pal
N his childhood, Santokh Singh cherished the desire to make it big in the world of music. He wanted to sing and compose music. Today this young man from Sriganganagar is a music director.