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Monday, May 19, 2003
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Housing a dream
THE FRAGRANCE and flavour of spices tempted the Arabs, Dutch, the British and many others to sail to this land. They touched these shores to trade in black gold (pepper), nutmeg, dry ginger, cardamom and the like. And in turn they brought to this ...
R. Gopalakrishnan Nair, private secretary to five former ministers (M. N. Govindan Nair, Chithiranjan, V. V. Raghavan, V. K. Rajan and Krishnan Kaniyamparambil), narrates the myths and beliefs that centre on the `minster's bunglows'.
Cycle rickshaw are a rarity in the city now. But Raman chettan has been on it for the last 40 years and is still at it, carrying kids to school. SUNIL NALIYATH follows him with his camera and talks to him about life at 75 on a cycle rickshaw.
Chic in Chikankari
Chikankari or shadow work is high on fashion, these days. So be chic in chikankari
Norah Jones has made a mark thanks to her impressive vocal range in her Grammy winning album, `Come Away with Me.'
The crisis in Kerala Natanam owes itself to the tug-of-war between art and commerce.
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