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Indians are familiar with the iconic status of German writer Hermann Hesse, stemming from his individualism, his framework as an eternal seeker, and his sustained pacifism. And not surprisingly, the local Max Mueller Bhavan's launch of his 125th birt h anniversary celebration was a packed house affair.
Prof. David Sebastian, who was honoured on July 7, has completed 40 distinguished years of organ playing at St. Mark's Cathedral. Here is an interview with the exacting, inspiring teacher.
A person with severe mental illness can lead an active and normal life with the support of family, friends, and society. There may be no permanent cure, but like there can be a controlled diabetic, there can be a controlled schizophrenic as well.
Despite having its pitch changed, the violin could still not produce an impressive sound. Until Chowdiah re-invented it with seven strings, which gave the instrument a new status in India.
Making a musical Marc
From singing in small concerts in his hometown to making a name worldwide, Marc Anthony has surely come a long way.
In the rural ambience of Kanakapura lies the Jain International Residential School founded by Chenraj Jain, which melds sports with education and provides the children with an all-round development in all spheres. The school, with its multi-pronged approach and curriculum, with accent on sports, is set to become a trail-blazer.
THE SECOND half of 2002 looks more promising than the first half for beleaguered Bollywood, with Devdas set to give fortunes a fillip. Advance booking for the film opened two weeks early in Nagpur. Elsewhere too, there is an undeniable ...
Fans await thunderbolt
ASWINI DUTT'S Indra starring Chiranjeevi and heading for a July 24 release is self-confessedly the most expensive film he has made. With more than 70 artistes and shot at many different locations including Varanasi, the film is ...
Glut before Aashada
A FRENZIED scramble in the Kannada film industry has begun to make the most of the auspicious days before the start of the month of Aashada. Nine films have been mounted on the floors in just seven days! In City Market, ...
Sandler brings in sunshine
MR. DEEDS, the Adam Sandler comedy, opened in the US as the No.1 weekend film with $37.6 million, overtaking Spielberg's Minority Report. This year movie revenues are 20 percent ahead of last year, when Hollywood took in a record ...
`Spathoglottis plicata' is a beautiful and easy to grow orchids that flowers almost through the year.
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