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Sunday, June 23, 2002
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Fighting hunger: Know-how to do-how
Things will never be the same again
If a nuclear war were to break out between India and Pakistan, this could be what might happen a total of 2.9 million people dead, a flood of refugees, devastated cities, contaminated water systems, leukaemia and other malignancies .... A reality check by MATTHEW MCKINZIE, ZIA MIAN, M.V. RAMANA and A.H. NAYYAR.
The song of discord
In South Africa, a song by a local artiste, Mbongeni Ngema, is threatening to whip up strong anti-Indian sentiments afresh. EDWIN NAIDU on how the Indian community's sense of belonging has thus come under scrutiny once again.
Art can build bridges
Curator and art historian Nima Poovaya-Smith's recent lecture, in Mysore, on `Treasures of the Mughal courts' highlighted the wonderful work created during the reign of the Mughals. JUNE GAUR analyses how such ancient work influences the modern mind.
Narendra Nath Dutta's meeting with Sri Ramakrishna and his transformation into Swami Vivekananda are now part of legend, but less known perhaps is the influence of Reverend William Hastie on him, says JAIBOY JOSEPH.
How could this have happened, asks MUKUND PADMANABHAN.
The dream team
When we think of great all-rounders like Vinoo Mankad and Kapil Dev, we shouldn't forget Amar Singh, says KEKI N. DARUWALLA.
There are those who, far from chasing publicity and fame, choose to devote their time only to their work. PRADEEP SEBASTIAN on choices made by creators of some famous works.
A vein of grief
IN English, "quiver" means both the container for arrows as well as the delicate trembling of the lips just before the eyes well up with tears. The original title of this book, Tarkash, stands for the former meaning. Ironically, when ...
KNOWN as makkai in India and maize in the Americas, corn has an ancient history. Important as it is to most cuisines today, it had a major and complex cuisine in the Aztec, Mayan and Inca and ancient Indian civilizations. Corn is rich in ...
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
What are the prospects for a native whose Lagna is Kanya, and in the chart Budha is placed in Mithuna?
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