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Lifestyle 31 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Not enough mass to be stellar

IT IS an inescapable fact of nature that, generally speaking, bigger equals fewer. This is certainly true of stars.

Nation 31 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

DBP taken to court over use of word ‘keling’

An Indian Muslim association is seeking a declaration from the High Court over Dewan Bahasa dan Pustaka (DBP)'s use of the word 'I>keling' /I>in its I>Kamus Dewan/Idictionary.

Lifestyle 30 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Not just physical

WHAT#8217;S your definition of a healthy child? If you think your kid fits the bill as he hardly succumbs to the usual bouts of coughs and colds, you#8217;re not wrong but you should look beyond the physical aspect of health.

Lifestyle 29 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Preserving Sanskrit

For 55 years, Indian scholars have laboured to compose a dictionary of Sanskrit words. And it#8217;d be at least another 50 years before the project can be completed, TIM SULLIVAN reports.

Letters 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Respect the rights of others


Letters 27 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Legal challenge in boat-people case


Nation 23 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Rais: We'll find a way to balance incest news

Datuk Seri Dr Rais Yatim said he will co-ordinate with the National Unity and Social Development Ministry so that there will be a balance between the need to protect a child abuse victim and the right of the public to know.

Lifestyle 23 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

'Twisted' vocabulary

THE I>Washington Post/I>#8217;s Style Invitational asked readers to take any word from the dictionary, alter it by adding, subtracting, or changing one letter, and supply a new definition. Here are this year#8217;s winners.

Lifestyle 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

A fast and furious legacy

Bruce Lee made only a fistful of movies but his early death ensured his place among the screen legends. But he was much more than a #8220;chop-socky#8221; star and on the 30th anniversary of his passing, BUNN NAGARA explains why as he explores the man, the myths and his martial arts.

Letters 20 Jul 2003 | 12:00 AM

Debunking myth surrounding rape

It is a myth that rape only happens in dark and deserted alleyways with the perpetrator being a perfect stranger, writes B>SHANTINI SUNTHARAJAH./B>