||Prospects of high pay and enviable perks abroad seem a quantum leap for underpaid, overworked nurses in Punjab.
Neelam Sharma on our desi Florence Nightingales who prefer to smile all the way to greenbacks and greener pastures instead of slogging it out here.
Awards jury: Saif and not sorry
The National Film Awards bucked the trend of awarding heavy-duty performances and socially relevant themes.
Saibal Chatterjee reports on the films and stars that made it.
are an integral part of
the National Film Awards. After all, no jury in the world can
ever please everybody. The 17 persons who sat in judgment on over 100
feature films to select the recipients of the 52nd National Film
Awards didnít either.
What a Mann
cinema, which had never
quite come into its own after the Partition that meant a large-scale
migration from the film city of Lahore to Bombay, is coming to its
own. It is a happy moment indeed that National Awards have started
coming the way of Punjabi films and the one who has pulled a hat-trick
is none other than our Dil da Mamla guy Gurdas Mann.
A taste of the tropics, long stretches of beaches, casinos and the warmth of the locals make the Bahamas an ideal holiday spot, writes
Kiran Soni Gupta
than 100 miles off the
east coast of Florida, blessed with the perfect location, perfect
climate, averaging 75 degrees, and the perfect surroundings, crystal
clear turquoise blue waters and pearly white beaches, the Bahamas
consist of over 700 islands and cays.
stitch in time
Rashtrapati Niwas in Shimla is being given a facelift by the ASI, reports
Rajesh C. Bali
formerly known as Viceregal Lodge in Shimla, housing the prestigious
Indian Institute of Advanced Study, is undergoing a facelift.
on the popular terracotta creation from West Bengal
horse from Panchmura
village in Bankura district in West Bengal, 185 km from Kolkata, can
be seen in most handloom and handicraft emporiums in India.
Top 10 for children
new list has detailed 33 things every child should have done before
they are ten. Rather than notching up overseas holidays and new
skills, a panel of experts has recommended a checklist of essential
childhood experiences that can mostly be achieved in a back garden.