|His exuberance is
infectious. His tennis is exciting. His resolve is unshakeable.
Leander Paes might not be a spring chicken any more, but he’s
back to his winning ways, writes Vikramdeep
the summer of 1990,
two 17-year-old Indians made quite a splash in England. While
Sachin Tendulkar scored his first Test hundred at Manchester,
Leander Paes clinched the junior singles title at Wimbledon.
LIVEWIRE: Leander is always
pumped up on the court, even when the chips are down
shows are high on visual score’
Mishra from the Apeejay
College of Fine Arts in Jalandhar is just 21, and she’s already a
veteran in classical music. Since the age of three, a good number of
awards, prizes and scholarships have come her way. In a tête-à-tête
with Minna Zutshi, she talks about
the highs and lows of her swar sadhna
a matter of degrees
recent survey in Britain of young Asian businesspersons has revealed
that more than half of them believe that business experience in the real
world is of far more value than continuing with further education up to
degree level. Of course, the mantra used to be "education for
education’s sake" — which meant that a university education was
good in itself; it did not necessarily mean more money or a better job,
but it did mean a more rounded and better informed person.
a strict mother: Jaya
Motherhood means everything to me,
says Jaya Bachchan in a chat with
Subhash K. Jha
Jaya Bachchan, the love and respect her
children give her are more important than any success in the world.
According to Jaya, who gave up tinsel town after hits like Koshish
and Guddi and returned to the screen only after her children had
grown up, ‘she is a strict mother’. Excerpts from an interview:
Zubin Mehta, who celebrated
his 70th birthday this year, is one of the five honourees set to receive
the 2006 Kennedy Center Honors.
from Dalai Lama
TV star Zoe Lucker has
credited the Dalai Lama for bringing peace into her life and curing her
of her panic attacks. The actress,
who features on the hit British show Footballers’ Wives,
revealed that reading the Dalai Lama’s book The Art Of Happiness
had changed her stress-filled life for the better.