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Bringing out his eighth book on Africa recently, retired academic Vijay Gupta tells SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY why he is so obsessed with the region after all.
Coming out with a reference book on aviation and tourism, aviation expert S.S. Sidhu tells SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY that foreign tourist inflow, presently on a nosedive, can have a smooth take-off with enhanced aviation policies.
Pause for cause
THERE ARE half-a-million madrasas and some 10,000 Urdu medium schools in India and yet, these schools reflect the sorry state of their maintenance, education, teachers and infrastructure. Be it Delhi's Walled City, Bihar, Rajasthan and ...
Read, kindly light
Some Delhiites have joined hands to come up with a library in the Walled City. Open in the morning and evening, it even exchanges books for poor students. SANJAY AUSTA takes a look at this philanthropic venture.
Striking the right note... for his supper
"Actually music is much like cooking. When you cook there are raw ingredients just as there are untapped notes. All you need to do is to put them in the correct proportion and there you are."
SUMITRA SENAPATY discovers the yin and yang of fine dining, as illustrated by the Chinese food festival currently on at Mariott WelcomHotel in New Delhi.
Just an honest dream
FINDING FAULTS with the system is our national pastime but seldom people come out with keys to the terminal defects afflicting the country. K.C. Agrawal, an engineer who has experienced this establishment from within and without has manufactured ...
New Delhi's good old Rivoli is neither grand nor glorious. It downed its shutters some time back, unsung and unnoticed. ANUJ KUMAR reports.
Waisa Bhi Hota Hai... restlessly
SHE APPEARS a restless soul in "Saathiya", all geared up to make life easy for her younger sister played by Rani Mukharjee. And so is she in real life: a restless soul, ever on the move, always thinking and plunging into anything what she thinks ...
All set for GR8 going
THIS SOUNDS indeed `GR8'! The first television glossy not only in the country but entire world! "It is hard to believe, but it is a fact," says Shashi Ranjan, co-publisher of the recently launched TV magazine `GR8'. Rather proud "to hit upon ...
The Role Model
PEOPLE WHO thought models could not write - or act - now stand corrected, as Vikrant Mahajan, the first runner-up at the Grasim Mr. India 2003 contest, has actually gone ahead and written a book, "Model Dreams". The book, a guide on "how to ...
In love with her love
RANA SIDDIQUI meets Peenaz Masani, on a stopover in Delhi while on her way back from a memorable trip of African countries.
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