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Sunday, April 03, 2005
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Of human bondage
Trafficking of women and girls is a major problem in eastern India. RANJITA BISWAS surveys the measures taken to stop this.
The Nilgiris is a prime habitat for numerous species of these flowers, providing a feast for the eyes, says TARUN CHHABRA.
Spaces and hopes
The recent special session in New York, of the Commission on the Status of Women revealed the extent to which those working for women's advancement wanted the U.N.'s space. DEVAKI JAIN writes.
Pages from the past
There was more to Gemini Ganesh than just being a star of the silver screen, finds his daughter JAYA SHREEDHAR.
All for children
Paro Anand's latest book is about children impacted by the violence in Kashmir. She talks to ZIYA US SALAM about how the book fell into place.
On the fast track
A major initiative undertaken in Britain in 2003 is slowly changing the face of motorsport there. GEETHA BALACHANDRAN looks at `Formula Woman'.
An F1 weekend in KL
Since the establishment of F1 in Malaysia in the late 1990s, the country has attracted even more tourists than before, says VIJAY PARTHASARATHY.
`We can rub shoulders with the best in the world ... ,' the late S. Karivardhan once said about circuit car racing. RAHUL CHANDAWARKAR on how his words are proving prophetic.
Silence is golden
Chronic noise affects health, productivity and interpersonal relationships. Getting away from the racket is important for good health, says ARUNA CHANDARAJU.
Silence soothes. If it didn't, ascetics wouldn't scale up cliffs to live in a cave and unravel life's mysteries. They don't lug an MP3 or CD player into their solitary existence. It is not without reason that Peter Minard wrote, ``... Real ...
THE Walking Fern does not go for a constitutional or stroll in the mornings as do figure conscious men and women. It only gives an impression that it keeps moving but it reaches places. It is the plant's way of spreading other than by spores ...
It's more than food
Café Ethnic' represents the attempt towards the revival of a food system integral to our history, says KANCHI KOHLI, after a visit.
This rugged area is one of the continent's best kept secrets, say GUSTASP and JEROO IRANI.
The experiment of Jewish social life in the U.S. is an excellent instance of how a community has maintained its identity and also taken care of individual members in the age of globalisation, says LUV PURI.
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