|The construction of Rohtang Tunnel begins on June 28. Once completed, it will provide an
all-weather route to Lahaul-Spiti and Ladakh, besides reducing the distance by 48 km, and
saving travel time by nearly four hours, writes Vijay Mohan
constructed by the BRO through sheer rockface in the Ladakh region
A geologistís musings
Rock is on a roll
Courtesy music cafes
Music pubs in Delhi and around are promoting a better understanding of popular rock and alternative music, says
Every Saturday, Ritu
Rao, an infrastructure space consultant, and her naval officer husband spend their evenings listening to high-octane rock and alternative music at a music cafe in south Delhi.
The couple, like most 30-somethings in the Capital, have grown up on bands like Creed, Pink Floyd, GunsíníRoses, Iron Maiden, Led Zeppelin and RATM that she describes as ďa serious cross between the music of the 1970s and 1980sĒ.
Young, male and ponytail
Today the ponytail is not just reserved for men, who are into rock and roll. It is also becoming appropriate for an office setting, says
Management honchos Prahlad Kakkar and Arindham Chowdury have done more for modern metrosexual man taking to ponytail hairstyle than any fashion expert. Time there was when, if you were an executive, it was unthinkable for you to have a ponytail.
In fact, as reported by Business India in April, 2010, things
have gone to the other extreme, and the route to the top can be
with a ponytail.
We have not received Mannika Chopraís column Teleprompt this week