is like a fever"
of the students in the journalism schools I teach in Mumbai want to write like
Khalid Mohamed. He is the most discussed film critic-cum-writer among the
students. How did he acquire this style? Why is he cynical? Isn’t he a bit
like Mr Jingle in Pickwick Papers? These are some of the questions I had
Khalid Mohamed’s Take Two
Fiza, pen-patriarch Khalid Mohamed wields the baton yet again
for Tehzeeb, a mother-daughter conflict-cum-confrontation drama
starring Shabana Azmi and Urmila Matondkar.
A Chandigarh girl finds marital
happiness in Pakistan
Harbans Singh Virdi
having checked into a room at the Panja Sahib Gurdwara in Hassan Abdal,
a good six-hour drive from Lahore on the famous motorway, I
straightway headed for the langar hall like other Sikh pilgrims
to refresh myself with a cup of tea before entering the diwan
hall, where kirtan was being performed by Sindhi raagis.
do we grow old?
Mohinder S. Walia
is a continuous process. It begins at the moment of birth and
continues through all stages all development. We grow from infancy to
childhood, gaining our independence and learning to control our
bodies. We move from childhood to adolescence, during which we become
sexually mature and physically most fit.
power & prosperity
of power and water. A home for over 1 lakh migratory birds and
thousands of fish and a tourist destination too. This is Beas dam or
the Pong Dam, as it is popularly known. Located on the Punjab and
Himachal Pradesh border with its waters extending up to Dehra in
Kangra, it is a one-stop destination in the region.