Saturday, March 14, 2009

COLUMNS
THIS ABOVE ALL
TELEVISTA
GOOD MOTORING
AUDIO SCAN
MUSIC ZONE

PUNJABI ANTENNA

WEBSIDE HUMOUR

FOR CHILDREN

CROSSWORD
ROOTS

RHYME TIME

Roses of Haldighati

From being the site of a heroic battle to a field of roses, Haldighati in Rajasthan has undergone a sea change, reports Tribune correspondent Jupinderjit Singh
H
aldighati, the mere mention of the word throws up images of valour, heroism and honour. The battle of Haldighati was fought between the forces of Maharana Pratap and Emperor Akbar for the honour of the motherland and Rajputs. Over 20,000 soldiers were slain in the bitter clash. According to a story so much blood had been shed that it had formed a large pool. That place is called Rakt Talai in memory of those who died there.

Battle for honour

Haldighati still retains the colur of blood, albeit in a different form. Crimson and milky pink-coloured roses bloom in the valley but for just one month
Haldighati still retains the colur of blood, albeit in a different form. Crimson and milky pink-coloured roses bloom in the valley but for just one month Photos by the writer

Tech trends ahead
Energy efficiency and mobility will be the focus of technology this year, says Prasanto K. Roy
T
he year that went by set the foundation for those technologies that are expected to take off in 2009, with focus on energy efficiency and mobility a bit greener and much faster. Here are some of them to watch out for this year:

Ayurveda and healthy life
After getting a doctorate degree in reproduction biology in India, Dr Vinod Verma studied neurobiology in Paris University. She later started exploring the ayurvedic system, and is now working hard to make its usefulness known to people. Excerpts from an interview with Kuldip Dhiman
The pace of life has changed drastically, creating all sorts of health problems. What cure does ayurveda have for lifestyle ailments such as obesity?

 

COLUMNS

THIS ABOVE ALLThank God we are in India
by Khushwant Singh

PUNJABI ANTENNAPassion for music
by Randeep Wadehra

WEBSIDE HUMOUR: Weighty woes
Compiled by Sunil Sharma

GENERATION X

CROSSWORD
by Karuna Goswamy

Rhyme Time

ROOTS
by Deepti





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