Saturday, June 25, 2005

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
SIGHT AND SOUND
STAMPED IMPRESSIONS
TAKING NOTE
GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE
FASHION
GALLERY
PUNJABI ANTENNA
WEBSIDE HUMOUR
FOR CHILDREN
CROSSWORD
WORD POWER
RHYME TIME
ROOTS


APJ Abdul KalamFrom the Presidentís kalam
APJ Abdul Kalamís latest book The Life Tree, a collection of poems, covers the journey of his life. The selection below gives us a peep into his inspiring world, marked by simplicity and love for nature, people and the country.

  • Song of Youth

  • Whispers of Jasmine

  • Memory

Waste to the rescue
Nilesh J. Gupte aims to provide low-cost, quakeproof and tsunami-resistant houses to people of the Andamans. Here, the architect gives a first-hand account of his project, which is being jointly undertaken with a US firm.
The thought of providing shelter to thousands of homeless in the tsunami-hit Andamans by making use of waste resources made me search the Net for information on the subject. I hit pay dirt with Biotecture, an architectural firm in Taos, New Mexico, USA, headed by architect Michael Reynolds.

Italian honour for Indian authors
Roopinder Singh
Rupa Bajwa, Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi and Anita Desai win the XXIV Grinzane Cavour awards
"It was only after coming to Italy that I learnt that the book had not only been selected by a jury, but it had also been voted upon by school and university students. I am grateful that a book set in Amritsar had connected with Italian readers. That really made me very happy," said Rupa Bajwa.

haute line
Backless is the rage
Om Gupta
Itís all the rage among the young, sexy and fashion-conscious. Thanks to Aishwarya Raiís daring black gown at the Cannes Film Festival, backless is well and truly back with a bare-dare look.  The backless style statement has rekindled the debate as to how much exposure is sensuous and what is sensual.


 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALL: False gods and failed ideas
by Khushwant Singh

SIGHT AND SOUND: Watch our War heroes
by Amita Malik

PUNJABI ANTENNA: Cool crooners
by Randeep Wadehra

good motoring: Total control
by H. Kishie Singh

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Demo assault
by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

WORD POWEROdds and ends
by Prerana Trehan

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

RHYME TIMEWay to live

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