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Sunday, November 09, 2003
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When the watchdog heels
It's a messy world in which there is often a lot of argument not only about interpretation of facts but about the facts themselves. And given that powerful people and institutions can make your life miserable if they don't like your assessment of them, it's easy to understand why journalists like to lean on `Documented Facts', says ROBERT JENSEN, analysing the American press's inability to be a watchdog, in the case of Iraq.
Berlin ... reclaimed city
As one of the most aggressively positioned building sites of Europe, Berlin urges, or rather, even compels different ways of looking, says GAYATRI SINHA.
A recipient of this year's Kalidas Samman, maverick dancer Chandralekha rouses both admiration and criticism.
Voice of reason
SUMAN K. JHA talks to Professor Noam Chomsky about Edward Said, the current crisis in Iraq and the emerging axis against globalisation.
Jottings on an Indian summer
`Travancore' to Tiruvannamalai ... Join SUSAN VISVANATHAN on a journey of discovery.
Development or displacement?
The Indira Sagar Dam, crucial to the success of the Sardar Sarovar Project, is expected to be ready by 2005. Against this background, MEENA MENON examines the paradox of big dams and the unresolved issue of what is public purpose.
End of an era
Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer was not only a titan on stage, but also an outstanding teacher. Four generations of his students speak to GOWRI RAMNARAYAN on the memories of the venerable patriarch of Carnatic music, who died recently.
Elia Kazan: Outside the pale
Elia Kazan, a brilliant filmmaker, roused the anger of the Hollywood establishment with his role in the witch-hunt of Communist sympathisers during the McCarthy era. A profile by RANDOR GUY.
World Diabetes Day: November 14: Save your kidneys
Experts offer advice on how to manage the disease foot care, the diet, renal disease management and during pregnancy.
Preventive measures greatly limit the damage caused to the feet as a result of diabetes, says Dr. V. BALAJI.
DURING pregnancy, there are a few reasons why diabetes may develop. Insulin is the hormone that normally helps to control blood sugars. If it cannot work properly, blood sugars may go up. The gain in weight that occurs normally during pregnancy ...
International Gallerie: Rain pays homage to rain in all its interpretations and improvisations: contemporary, ancient, urban, rural, innocent, sensuous, savage and life-giving, writes TISHANI DOSHI.
Is it right to consider Amavasya auspicious as many do in Tamil Nadu, or to regard it as inauspicious as in Karnataka?
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