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Monday, July 28, 2008
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Art or a craft?
The experiments with yarns and fabrics are interesting
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Time out this week
Moving Images Film Club is screening Chetan Anand’s Neecha Nagar (which introduced Kamini Kaushal, and had Pandit Ravi Shankar as a music composer) as a tribute to the veteran film-maker. The film-maker’s son ...
Get experimental with corn
Show your versatility in the kitchen with a variety of these corn delights
Wilderness to garden
“Dreams have a power of their own,” smiles Meenu Mehrotra, author of “Lilacs Bloom in my Backyard”. “Stories pick you up and compel you to write them, not the other way round.”
The book speaks of love ...
The style guru speaks
Designer Suneet Varma on the fashion scene in the country today
VOICE YOUR VIEWS - BRAVING POWER CUTS
Open doors, let in air
Tolerating power cuts can be considered an act of bravery as we are addicted to all sorts of comforts. The scheduled power cuts add to our discomfort. We must open all doors and windows so that there is circulation of fresh air. We must reduce ...
Delight in cuts
After a stressful day, returning home and coming to know of a power cut. Electricity has become such an indispensable part of our life that we can’t imagine life without it. These cuts sometimes have their own delight — coming out ...
Using solar energy
As a result of the power cuts, students find it difficult to study at night. The resultant water problems can be taken care of by changing the source (water) of this electrical energy. We can make use of solar energy which is plentiful and ...
Use power judiciously
The state is facing severe power shortage today because of steep fall in hydel power generation. Every sector, be it agriculture, industry or the domestic sector, is facing a lot of problems. The situation is in such a crunch state that there ...
Life comes full circle
Power cuts have become a part and parcel of our life. We have to adjust our schedule in accordance with the cuts. One can finish the mixing-grinding routine before the ordained hour. The doors and windows can be kept open, the curtains pulled ...
Good for awareness
Scheduled power cuts in Hyderabad are being taken with a pinch of salt. As long as the cuts do not extend into the night hours, as an environmentally aware person, I feel these cuts will help the city dwellers sit up and realise the gravity of ...
Born in this technomatic world, even an hour without electricity seems lifeless. Power cuts have taught us time management and vigilance.
We make sure the mobile phones and inverters are well-charged and the needed electrical appliances ...
Do tasks manually
To some extent, we are responsible for the scarcity of electricity. We are habituated to using so many electrical appliances, hardly doing anything manually. We are lazy even about turning off a light. We can certainly face the power cuts with ...
The sibling story
Actress Sangeeta’s brother Parimal makes his debut in ‘Lechipodhama’
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