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EXTRACTS
Recasting an economy for the earth
Treating the environment as part of the economy has produced an economy that is destroying its natural support systems. But in Eco-Economy, LESTER R. BROWN is optimistic as he describes how to rework the existing structure to make it compatible with the earth's ecosystem. Here, wind farms replace coal mines, hydrogen powered fuel cells become the new engines and cities are designed for people, not cars. Exclusive extracts from the book that is being released today at the Delhi Sustainable Develo pment Summit 2002. More
Issues
FOCUS
Another world
The Enron debacle and Argentina's economic collapse have focussed attention on corporate-driven globalisation and its harsh side-effects. WALDEN BELLO looks at the World Social Forum and its efforts at launching a counter offensive. More


SPOTLIGHT
`I care... do you?'
In villages around Baroda a successful attempt has been made to address the gender power balance that affects decision-making and health care. Adolescents are taught more than just livelihood skills, writes MAITREYEE SAHA. More
REMOTE SENSING
Mapping it right
India's strength lies in the development of rural and urban areas, improved agricultural productivity and infrastructure. For all this, data on and maps of the earth in an accurate form and intensity are required. The conclusion of a two-part article by L.R.A. NARAYAN. More

Columns
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Face of a brave new world
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Dialogue of pain

MEDIA PULSE
By Sevanti Ninan
Campaign circus
BOOK TALK
By David Davidar
A long goodbye

SLICE OF LIFE
By V. Gangadhar
At the Pearly Gates
SCRIBBLING PAD
By Sudhanshu Ranade
Urban India

ROUNDABOUT
City of the ageless army

Sightings
People
TRIBUTE
Indelible presence
It was K.C.S. Paniker's vision that led to the definition of the southern region within the pan-Indian art movement. ASHRAFI S. BHAGAT remembers the stalwart. More

Lifestyle
ART
Diagrams of energy
An art such as Mehlli Gobhai's is a sacramental practice, a gesture that connects the secular world to the sacred; the work, therefore, occupies a space midway between easel and altar, writes RANJIT HOSKOTE. More
MUSIC
Rhythm of Kolkata
The Dover Lane Music Conference held in Kolkata every January celebrated its Golden Jubilee this year. Performing legends look forward to the event even as music history continues to be made, says PUSHPA LAKSHMAN. More
LANDMARK
Conversation with books
For 30 years, Premier Bookshop in Bangalore has been the focal point of interest for book lovers. Its owner has guided generations of readers, says JANAKI NAIR, tracing the quaint charm of the shop. More
CUISINE
Dessert fare
PUDDINGS and deserts are cool and creamy, soft and fluffy. Though rich in content, they are light to eat. With a little effort, you can whisk the most delectable puddings from custards, fruits, cream, sugar and nuts. On special occasions, you can ... More

Health
HEALTHWATCH
Dental care for the elderly
The elderly and those who are chronically ill have difficulty in maintaining oral hygiene. DR. VIJAILAKSHMI ACHARYA suggests a few ways to help them care for their teeth. More
HEALING FROM WITHIN
From wife to mother
Joe healed himself by looking at his former wife from a different perspective. More
NATURE CURE
A plant for all seasons
IN water starved Tamil Nadu when one talks about tree planting or herbal gardens one is always asked. "But where is the water?" A herbal plant which requires very little watering and is an extremely hardy plant is Adhatoda zeylanica. (It ... More

Books
REVIEW
The romance of `Bombay' cricket
In Sandeep Bamzai's ode to Bombay cricket and cricketers, there is an unresolved tension between rival philosophies that vie for hegemony. However, here is a book that deserves to be in the hands of every cricket lover, says T.G. VAIDYANATHAN. More
REVIEW
Kerala on a platter
TALK about Indian cooking and the vision that immediately comes to mind is one of parathas, mutter panneer, methi aloo and even idli, dosai. Traditional Kerala cooking has often taken the backseat. Set in the south-western coast of ... More
JUST OUT
Chicken and paneer
CHICKEN and paneer are the two main dishes at any get together or formal meal. And to help one plan the meal is this new book The Best of Chicken and Paneer by Nita Mehta. It has numerous recipes - delicious Indian curries and ... More
Astrology
SUN SIGNS
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead


Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces


MOON SIGNS
By Khousikan
How are Lakshmi Yoga and Vasumathi Yoga formed and what are its benefits?


Mesha

Rishabha

Mithuna

Kataka

Simha

Kanya

Thula

Vrischika

Dhanus

Makara

Kumbha

Meena




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