Saturday, February 25, 2006

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
SIGHT AND SOUND

STAMPED IMPRESSIONS

GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE
PUNJABI ANTENNA
WEBSIDE HUMOUR
FOR CHILDREN
CROSSWORD
RHYME TIME
ROOTS

Of Women, By Women
They might be driven by the need to excel, carve out a niche for themselves or spurred on by the need to survive in a harsh world but each of these all-women enterprises is a story of remarkable will, writes Naveen S. Garewal
T
HESE are no Amazonian women, nor do they draw their inspiration from Xena ó the warrior princess. They are ordinary women, who have decided to make their own place in what was essentially a male preserve. What is fascinating is that many of these women can easily be mistaken for the homemaker next doors.

The all-women petrol pump in Sector 4, Chandigarh. (Below) Anju, a much-in-demand mechanic, carries out repairs in her workshop.
The all-women petrol pump in Sector 4, Chandigarh. ó Photos by Pradeep Tiwari

Enter, smart GIZMOS
Androids are likely to finally make it into homes this year. Jimmy Lee Shreeve reports on the gadgets set to conquer the world
I
F you donít want to vacuum your house or serve drinks at a party, let your robots do it. If you want to listen to a jukebox full of music or browse the web on the move, the new generation of mobile phones will oblige.

New light on Beatles
N
EARLY 500 previously unseen photographs of the legendary British rock band The Beatles, taken on the set of their 1965 movie Help!, have been discovered after 35 years in storage at the University of Dundee, Scotland.

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALL: The story of Robert Louis Stevenson
by Khushwant Singh

SIGHT & SOUND: Music in the air
by Amita Malik

STAMPED IMPRESSIONS: A wake-up call
by Reeta Sharma

WEBSIDE HUMOURHeavenís sake
Compiled by Sunil Sharma


GENERATION X

AUDIO SCAN:  The best of Rumi
by Saurabh & Gaurav

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

ROOTS

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