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Sunday, February 16, 2003
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Confronting the Empire
The forcible occupation of Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala by adivasis raises fundamental questions of survival. M. SUCHITRA looks at the issues involved.
Baggage of hate
Almost a year after Gujarat burned, we need to reflect on why we do what we do. Close encounters with real people give us the answer, says BINA SARKAR ELLIAS.
It is tragic that vibrant alternative discourses on modernity, founded and being elaborated within the Islamic world, are never acknowledged in the discussion of the West's turbulent relationship with countries like Iraq. RANJIT HOSKOTE comments.
Dharavi is not a place for the squeamish, the lazy or the apathetic. This throbbing heart of Mumbai is also symbolic of India showing you what India could be, inextricably entangled with what's holding it back, writes DILIP D' SOUZA.
Shyam Benegal's "Hari Bhari" suggests that one way of alleviating the misery of Indian women is through education. Allow a girl to study, and you have enlightened a generation, writes GAUTAMAN BHASKARAN.
In a man's world
The changing roles and images of women in society were the focus of the Round Table of Women Achievers, writes V. GANGADHAR.
Life on a lotus
Waterfowl are symbols of the well-being of our environment, particularly the fast disappearing waterbodies, says S. THEODORE BASKARAN. World Wetlands Day was observed on February 2.
When Everest fell
The world celebrates 50 years of the conquest of the Mt. Everest (May 29, 1953) this year. Sir Edmund Hillary and late Sherpa Tenzing Norgay became the first persons to set foot on the summit of the world's highest peak. Sir Edmund ...
MANOJ DAS pays tribute to The Mother of Aurobindo Ashram on her 125th birth anniversary on February 21.
Dialogues on representation
A recent exhibition of wood and bell-metal sculptures by craftspersons from Kondagaon, Bastar and facilitated by Navjot, the installation artist was boldly presented as contemporary art at Mumbai's Sakshi art gallery. NANCY ADAJANIA looks at what `Self-Exploration' was all about.
Hong Kong: Vibrant metropolis
Smooth flyovers, wide pathways, enormous shopping malls ... Hong Kong's quality can stun. The range is amazing and can meet even the demands of a shoestring budget, says GOUTAM GHOSH.
HONG KONG's magical metamorphosis - from a British colony to a throbbing city with cloud-hugging high rises, a result of a space-constrained city that can only grow vertically - has spared the core of Chinese tradition. Though hovercrafts ...
Are you `Soukya'?
A homeopath's dream of establishing a holistic healing centre in keeping with international standards for a mind-body-soul programme, fructified recently. Called `Soukya', it offers a range of rejuvenative therapies. SABITA RADHAKRISHNA on the complete package.
Nothing but dismay
Instead of being based on sensational headlines and unsubstantiated conjuctures, Gujarat: The Making of a Tragedy is the product of painstaking research, says SOHAIL HASHMI.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
Born on Saturday July 9,1949 at 8.30 p.m., I am not getting my promotion for the last 10years. Will wearing a diamond ring help?
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