Saturday, April 28, 2007

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
SIGHT AND SOUND

STAMPED IMPRESSIONS

GOOD MOTORING
TELEVISTA
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE
FASHION

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
ROOTS
RHYME TIME


Breaking out of
DESPAIR

Maqboolpura in Amritsar is known for all the wrong reasons. Drug addicts, deaths related to drugs, widows and orphans of drug addicts and poverty caused by most employable males getting hooked to drugs. In this bleak scenario, where addiction has assumed epidemic proportions and has claimed hundreds of lives, a few bravehearts have come forward to educate children and save them from this fatal attraction, reports A. J. Philip

HERS is a misnomer. An emaciated little girl, whose frail frame betrays her poverty, she is named after Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth. When I am told she survives on one roti a day, I do not have to look for evidence. Her raised collarbones and protruding ribs eloquently tell her story of deprivation, bordering on destitution.

Itís time to retire
THE TEENAGER

The first subject to be created almost entirely by marketing was perhaps the teenager.
Mark Simpson looks at Jon Savageís recently out book Teenage: The Creation of Youth
O
F all the terrifying new weapons developed in World War II and unleashed upon an unsuspecting world, the teenager was by far the most powerful. The supersonic shockwave of Fat Man and Little Boy was nothing compared to that caused by dropping the teenager on Japan, Italy and Germany after their surrender - or Britain after her victory.

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLIn pursuit of a futile cause
by Khushwant Singh

TELEVISTABerserk over Bachchans
by Amita Malik

AUDIO SCAN: East meets West
by ASC

FASHION: Jewellery for your tresses
by Dhanvanti Keshavrao

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Strategic play
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

ROOTS
by Deepti

Rhyme Time





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