Battle over Picassos
Tony Paterson in Berlin
paintings are not only priceless, but they have been among the star
attractions at New York’s Museum of Modern Art and the city’s
equally renowned Guggenheim Museum for more than four decades.
Threads of progress
Hayden Hall, the only women’s group in Darjeeling, has a clear agenda for empowerment. It provides jobs to women and takes care of their health needs. Hayden Hall also provides scholarships to children of needy families, reports
Deepti Priya Mehrotra
women of Darjeeling, the picturesque hill station of West
Bengal—well known for its spectacular view of the Kanchenjunga, the
picture-perfect heritage railway and sprawling tea plantations —
lead hard lives.
of many festivals
The green state of Nagaland,
with its 15 colourful tribes, offers a unique experience, writes Sujata
a verdant and a tribal state of Northeast, still attempts to hold on
to its traditional way of life as much as possible.
of two bombs
Lt Col Chanan Singh Dhillon (retd)
has been revisiting the memories
of the World War II again. The first week of August marked the
anniversary of the war.
Master of the medium
Shoma A. Chatterji talks to Girish Kasaravalli, whose
Gulabi Talkies won the Best Indian Film Award at the 10th Osian’s-Cinefan Festival of Asian and Arab Cinema
Kasaravalli, the diminutive, now
grey-haired and low profile filmmaker from Karnataka who has grown
into an international name, keeps evolving and growing in his own,
reclusive way. His Gulabi Talkies, premiered in the Indian