tiger a chance
a two-year odyssey across the tiger region, Charles Darwin’s
great-great-granddaughter Ruth Padel comes to the conclusion that this prized
and endangered animal has no future.
Lt Gen Baljit Singh (retd) assesses how credible
is her tiger tale.
THE tiger evolved some 2.4 million
years ago in the forests of the Amur river watershed in far-eastern Russia.
Gradually, it swept southwards in mainly along the eastern and southern
sea-boards of the Asian mainland.
After a long
run, Chase loses steam
With James Hadley Chase’s 100th birth
anniversary this year, Anandita Gupta does the
rounds of Chandigarh’s bookstores to find that the thriller king is no longer
a favourite among the young
bewilder and baffle, yet brim with a balmy charm. Race through their pages and
what tumbles out is a torrent of secrets, riddles, paranoia and conspiracy.
difference between sex & porn
often something slightly melancholy about the smashing of taboos. This week,
for instance, I found myself sunk into pensiveness by the history. The Warren
Cup is almost 2,000 years old, and shows Roman men and boys engaged in acts of
vigorous hanky panky.
Daniel Craig is already lining-up
some highly paid film roles, after wrapping up his first stint as James Bond in
the new film Casino Royale. He is reportedly set to play the ‘horny’
devil himself in the adaptation of Glenn Duncan’s novel I, Lucifer.