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Friday, August 26, 2005


  Feature Stories Newsletter


From August 19, 2005 to August 25, 2005

Face Of Courage

Prema Dhanraj was eight when she suffered burns during an accident. She is now a successful surgeon specialising in treating burns victims.

Lighting A Spark Of Change

Getting people to transform their own surroundings is M B Nirmal’s priority. He is responsible for Exnora, Chennai’s anti-garbage endeavour. Hema Vijay profiles the man.

When a hobby turned into a livelihood  

IT was in 1983 when her husband Krishnaswamy (an engineer, he had worked for TTK Group's Time Aids and also ran Chitra Talkies, his family business) gave up theatre that she, an amateur photographer, began to look at photography as serious business.

Chennai Neurologist Elected To Elite Body

The founder chairman of the Neurosciences India Group, Krishnamoorthy Srinivas, has been elected an honorary member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), the largest body of professional neurologists in the world. 

When Will Things Change?

This week’s column comes to you from Chiva Som in Thailand where your weary columnist has come to take a break. 

H.V. Seshadri Passes Away

H.V. Seshadri, Akhila Bharat Pracharak Pramukh of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, passed away here on Sunday following medical complications. He was 80. 

Mangal Pandey, Raj Nostalgia And Neo-Liberalism

Barrackpore played out in microcosm some of the most noted features of the uprising of 1857: defiance, bloodshed and retribution.

Vajpayee, Advani Pay Last Respects To Seshadri

Hundreds of leaders of the BJP and Sangh Parivar attend funeral of RSS leader.

Glowing Tributes To Seshadri

Mr Vajpayee said “Mr Seshadri is no longer with us, when we need him most. At a time when the party is passing through a crucial period, we lost a veteran leader.” 

All You Need Is The Will To Succeed

DEEPA BALAKRISHNAN lauds the efforts of the all women yakshagana troupe, who have proved that where there is a will there is success. 

Enter, The Dragon

China’s extraordinary rise has been documented in many ways. Its economy has been the primary focus of attention, with the astonishing run of growth that we have witnessed over the past two decades.  

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