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Iraq ... oil for the asking?
The Iraq war could have ruinous consequences for Western economies, but there are also rich pickings to be had for the oil majors. MARY FAGAN and EDWARD SIMPKINS report.
Focus
PERSPECTIVE
Linked to `A Way of Life'?
With the American-led attack on Iraq, with war strategies of `shock and awe' using billions of dollars for new and sophisticated arms and with images of shattered buildings, bloodied bodies and blackened skies, it is difficult, but very necessary, to think about the deeper causes of this conflict. SHAKTI MAIRA wishes to suggest that the common and central issue is `The American Way of Life'.


INSIGHT
Speaking truth to power: U.S. peace movement unrelenting
The unprecedented scale of the global protests against the so-called `war on terrorism' is a sure sign that people across the world are united in their yearning for an end to poverty, discrimination and violence, writes LATA MANI.
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Jailed by circumstances
The imprisonment of mothers with dependent young children is a problematic issue. ANINDITA RAMASWAMY explores the only world that these children know ... in jail.
EVENT
Walking for change
The Dalit padayatra in Gujarat holds hope for the future. It is a step forward in changing the oppression of centuries, writes MARI MARCEL THEKAEKARA.

Columns
FIRST STRIKE
By Anil Dharker
Everything is top notch
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
`True' lies and war

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Conflict, concern and questions
ROUNDABOUT
By Hugh And Colleen Gantzer
Magical islands in the bay



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    Lifestyle
    ART
    The metaphysical edge of sculpture
    The Artworld Gallery and the Oxford University Press are to present an exhibition — April 9 to 15 — of seven sculptors from Chennai. The works of these artists have been featured in the two volumes — The Madras Metaphor and An Algebra of Figuration — published by the OUP. S. NANDAGOPAL, a participating sculptor, takes a trip down memory lane in an attempt to identify a common factor binding the group.
    CINEMA
    Contemporary, yet historical
    A period film about urgent current issues is being shot in Hampi. GOWRI RAMNARAYAN tries to find out something more about "Anaahat" on the sets.
    GARDENING
    Colour in a cluster
    SEMPERVIVUM (Cobweb hen and chicks) plants grow in clusters like spiky cushions. The plant is succulent with leaves in tight rosettes more or less four centimetres or more across in diameter. The parent plant is stoloniferous and produces ...
    COOKBOOK
    Soya goodness
    SOYA has now become the wonder bean where health foods are concerned. The initial use of soya was of soya milk for lactose intolerant babies. Then came tofu, the addition of soy flour to atta and gradually, the health benefits of ...
    CUISINE
    Go the whole loaf
    A SIMPLE loaf of bread can be transformed into interesting varieties of snacks. Serve them at tea time or as starters before meals. They can be simple open sandwiches with the usual toppings of cheese and chutnies or those with unusual ...

    Health
    ASK THE DOC...
    Eye impairment
    Eye trouble can be a handicap as can problems of knee joints. Our panel of specialists offers advice to readers' queries.

    Books
    REVIEW
    Puppets, Razia and a bird
    ONE must start with a confession. I could never go through Allan Sealy's Trotter-nama. I found the narrative too involved and reader-unfriendly. The Everest Hotel one loved for its lyrical prose and its subtle plot. In The ...
    Vestiges of the past
    Several Indian cities that were born as a result of colonisation, served as examples of the power of the coloniser. This richly illustrated volume that looks at one such creation — Madras — offers an insight into what remains of this wealth, says TIMERI N. MURARI.
    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
    At 32, I am unmarried and without a job. My Lagna is Mesha. Mars, Venus, and Saturn are in Lagna; Kethu is in the 5th; Jupiter in the 7th; Moon in the 9th; Rahu in the 11th; Sun and Mercury in the 12th. When will I gain a job and get married?


    Mesha

    Rishabha

    Mithuna

    Kataka

    Simha

    Kanya

    Thula

    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena


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