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Wednesday, December 04, 2002
Markets (Dec. 03)
BL 2501103.24 (-13.77)
BSE Sensex3230.14 (-40.22)
S&P CNX Nifty1055.00 (-12.90)
Dollar (Buy/Sell)48.21/48.34
Gold Std (10 gm)5210

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Chilly weather comes in handy!
A vendor from Madhya Pradesh trying to sell woollen clothes to a woman in Chennai. He hopes to cash in on the prevailing low temperatures in the city.



Surfing the tides of time
Reflecting the passage of time, a guest at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai surfs the Internet using the recently introduced wireless fidelity system. The hotel, which is the flagship property of Indian Hotels Company Ltd, enters its centenary year ... More


Fading fragrance
An dealer of attar at Nizam Attar, a century-old attar shop at Laad Bazaar in Hyderabad, fills up bottles ahead of the Ramzan festival. The traditional popularity of attar is on the wane as only a handful of attarwallahs, restricted to the Old ... More

Colourful designs
A hawker sells `bindi' moulds in Bangalore. Though not of designer standards, he is able to sell 30 to 40 pieces a day at a cost of Rs 10 per piece.



Scary spiders come alive for adults
AT 57, I was the oldest in the crowd at Moviegem theatre in Dahisar to see Makdee (Spider) with Lachman Singh at around 50. Girls and boys, between 10 and 15, formed the swirling, joyous gathering, with a few relating the magic tale to ... More

Chennai pubs usher in change of image
With the increase in the number of pubs and discos, international investors have started rating Chennai not far behind Bangalore in terms of cosmopolitan living. More


Dravidian varsity plans heritage museum
THE Dravidian University, located in the sylvan surroundings of Kuppam and established in 1997, is in the process of further expanding its research facilities including developing a multi-lingual dictionary and plans to establish a museum that ... More
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