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Note, it's a designer world!
There was a time when Lekhak was almost a generic name for a notebook. But the good old brand has now been edged out of the market by stylish alternatives.
The best of both worlds
An American, who wanted Indian children to imbibe the best of all cultures, started the East West School in Basavanagudi.
The advantages of the meal scheme outweigh its flaws, say experts.
No cosy job
Teachers in some schools are actually spending from their own pocket to keep the scheme going.
A blessing for the children of a lesser god
Contrary to popular perception, BMP schools have bright students, motivated teachers, and good infrastructure. What they sorely need today are an image lift and a pat on the back for the wonders they are doing to the lives of children from the poores t sections of society.
Poverty clips promise
THE NATIONAL Aeronautics Laboratory invited a student who had scored 99 per cent in Science in the S.S.L.C. exams two years ago, to a two-day stay on its campus to "inspire C.S.I.R. students". But neither Netravathi's welder-father Mahadevappa ...
Chords & Notes
This week at Music World...
Stake-out at Millers
HORSESHOES, CARTWHEEL, rake, a shovel in the window, and a inviting neon arrow pointing to the entrance. Inside, a coyote silhouette against the full moon, southern jazz playing, potted cacti on barn-oak finish tables, and clay brick surfaces add ...
When the classic is contemporary
"LOOK AT this antique pooja sari," says Pavithra Muddaya, holding up a rich red silken length. "Unlike the popular ones today, its orange checks are ikkat or woven tie-and-dye, so are the white butas within each. Working with Tamil weavers ...
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