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Sunday, April 21, 2002
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IN THE NEWS
Dollars fuel violence
Support from the United States has encouraged Israel in its conflict with the Palestinians. But right now, the U.S. can help diffuse the immediate crisis by using the leverage its aid to Israel provides, argues writer ROBERT JENSEN.
IN THE NEWS
Naming the guilty
The perpetrators of the violence that has engulfed Gujarat have derived their encouragement and legitimacy from the subjective endorsement extended to partisan and communal sentiments, say SWAMI AGNIVESH and Rev. VALSON THAMPU. The first of a two- part article.
The painter who was Picasso
Picasso's influence on 20th Century art extended the boundaries of painting, says UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA after viewing `Metamorphoses 1900-1972: Works from the French Collections', an exhibition of the maestro's works.
Wish you were here?
From baby boomer to barely pubescent, rock fans across the country poured into Bangalore last weekend to pay homage to Roger Waters, whose erstwhile band Pink Floyd has shaped the thinking of generations of teenagers. The concert itself was a celebra tion of the genius of Floyd, says MUKUND PADMANABHAN.
A long way to go
The National School of Drama's annual festival is an opportunity to showcase Indian theatre worldwide. Unfortunately, the standard that one expects from this leading theatre body was missing the productions were poor, the organisation, disma l. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN on the unexplored potential of the festival.
Home truths about timeshare
HUGH and COLLEEN GANTZER look at what the business of timeshare is all about.
Paediatric dentistry is a much neglected area of medicine. DR. ARUNA MOHAN makes out a case for treating it seriously.
The first Konkani book to be translated into English, The Upheaval deals with the collapse of an agrarian society that lived by myths and unspoken rules. Exclusive extracts from the novel to be published shortly.
Woman of substance
A biography of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyaya launched recently, details the life of the visionary. It is a must read for all those touched by the history of Independence, says SABITA RADHAKRISHNA.
Essence of yoga
As the benefits of yoga have become well known, it has assumed a cult status. Dr. UMA KRISHNASWAMY reviews a book on yoga for the contemporary reader.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
Is it true that if Mars is placed in Mithuna or Kanya, owned Budha, there is no Angaraka Dosha?
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