About Draupadi – An Interview with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

Feb 03, 12 About Draupadi – An Interview with Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

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​ “I wont rest until the blood of the sinning Duchadhanan and Duriyodhanan  have caressed my hair . Until that day comes, my hair shall remain the way it does today, unbraided, uncared for just like I am today.” So says Draupadi according to the Tamil poet Bharathiyar in his Paanchali Sabadam. Draupadi, the kuru...

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Rendezvous with the Modern Woman

For the March issue, The Banyan Trees interviewed women who seem to have and do it all, women who apart from family and career, do something more- the modern, wellrounded woman. Aditi A. Tendulkar is one such woman. Aditi is married and has a demanding full-time job as a Systems Engineer. But in the time she has left, she works to...

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Refreshing Rendezvous

Jan 01, 10 Refreshing Rendezvous

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“The Hindu” calls his music ‘Pleasing melodies”. He might be the new kid in the block, but he sure has made an indelible mark on the minds of Tamil and Telugu music lovers. Be it Hariharan delivering a beautiful number in “ Beethovan” or Yesudas delivering one of his strongest numbers till date, P.C .Shivan is here to...

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Refreshing Rendezvous

Dec 13, 09 Refreshing Rendezvous

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A brief luncheon with Dr. Kalam – Divya Panati One evening, I received this snail mail from the President of my university and I was under the assumption that it was probably one of those ads requesting a pledge. I left that mail on my dresser and it was staring at me for a few days until I finally decided to break out of...

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