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Women in command
HAIR and the scalp must be kept scrupulously clean. Our grandmothers and mothers followed a regular ritual of washing hair. Hair and the scalp were anointed and massaged with oils and washed with reetha (soapnut), shikakai and other herbal ...
The topic for the next "Voice Your Views" column scheduled for March 19, 2003, is `Medical emergencies: Is Chennai geared for it?' Send in your responses before 6 p.m., today. The best responses from the readers will be published along with their ...
A 350-year old medical heritage
Western medicine appears to have first arrived in India with the Portuguese in the 1500s. But with Portugal unable to spread its domain in India and the Dutch - who could well have had a hospital in their chief settlement in India, Pulicat, just n orth of Madras - deciding to move further east, the healthcare system in India is a legacy of the British who by the 1750s had firmly established their presence in coastal India.
K. Balachandar always tries to be different. This time, he has come up with yet another innovative idea... of making a teleserial "Sahana" that is a sequel to his popular film, "Sindhu Bhairavi".
An ocean of ideas
Miami Beach drew a lot upon New York's art deco; and on this count it had to come to terms with some unflattering observations. Fulbright research fellow, Mary N. Woods, dwells on them.
Getting trained in a top-of-the-line corporate set-up to suit one's qualifications, and that too, beyond the shores of India? Dreams such as these which seemed remote decades ago, are being easily translated into reality now...
There is an obvious Thai influence in everything food, dances and costumes. Enjoy a unique cultural experience at the Myanmar food fest at Le Royal Meridien till March 16.
At a recent seminar organised by the Ethiraj College, the focus was on making available regional language texts to the future generations through translation.
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