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Music Matters

Shiva Shiva

As Sivaratri is being celebrated tonight by millions of people, here are some Carnatic songs that extol the greatness of the Hindu God Shiva. Tyagaraja’s Naada Tanumanisham in raga Chittaranjani, Shambho Mahadeva and Shiva Shiva

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Deepa's Jottings

“Niddravatvam”: Theatre Review

Having watched Adishakti Laboratory for Theatre Art Research (what a mouthful, I’ll call it ALTAR for short!)’s earlier production, “The Tenth Head” at Ranga Shankara, and reviewed it here, I was prepared for an interesting evening when I

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Connected Lives

My colour, my choice

Spot the fairer of the two? A woman walks into a local health/beauty store. She has some beauty essentials to buy — lipstick, moisturiser, some talc. And a particular brand she likes for face powder because

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Deepa's Jottings

Copped!

The familiar face of wrongdoing…two scooterists who are caught breaking a one-way rule are being nabbed by the policeman. I could not wait to see what the outcome of this encounter would be. Would the