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Chhattisgarh shows the way
India's Public Distribution System (PDS) has been in a bad shape for decades, often thought to be beyond repair. Recent experience, however, suggests otherwise. Political will, increased transparency and community participation have led to an amazing revival of the PDS in Chhattisgarh though the state has only shown contempt for people's rights in other contexts…
Arts & Crafts


TEXTILES
Brilliance of Ajrakh
Ismail Khatri's creations of Ajrakh, an art that has been practised for generations, are some of the finest creations. They will be showcased at an exhibition, KAMALA, organised by the Crafts Council of India, in Chennai next month.



BRUSH STROKES
True to his art
Amitava Das's works, on show at Sakshi Gallery, Mumbai, capture a range of moods from anguish to joy.

Human touch of innovation
The Malkha project integrates skills of rural artisans with contemporary fashion, creating a link between craft and technology.


Interview

When fantasy meets mainstream
With his latest book Turbulence out recently, Samit Basu talks to SWATI DAFTUAR about the genre of Science Fiction/Fantasy and his writing in particular.


CONVERSATIONS
‘I still have plenty to deliver'
With her recent “Eat, Pray, Love” being a runaway hit, “Pretty Woman” Julia Roberts talks about films, classics and her recent turn to Hinduism in a telephonic chat with RANJAN DAS GUPTA.


Travel


DESTINATION
Rainbow city
In the shadow of Table Mountain the iconic city of Cape Town lives up to its name.


Focus

I found my daughter again
For Seher, learning has become a joyous process of self-discovery and liberation…


CHILDREN'S DAY
A rose is a rose is a flower
While labels like ‘dyslexic' or ‘ADHD' can bring a much-needed understanding and intervention to children with special needs, such confining labelling can also be a burden…

Dreams of a different future
In today's brave new world, children have different expectations of themselves and their lives. What role can the parents and the family play in this changed scenario?


Columns

BAREFOOT
By Harsh Mander
Childhoods of hunger and want

LIT BY BOOKS
By Nirmala Lakshman
A light at the heart of darkness

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Questions we did not ask

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
It's all about contrast



Lifestyle


INDULGE
The alchemy of peace
Looking for complete peace and quiet? Head to Two Chimneys, Gethia, probably the best kept secret of the Kumaon Hills.


Health

Primary prevention is ideal
Three case studies below show the good, bad and the bright side of life with this disease.

It's time to take action
Governments, civil society and people have to work together to check the diabetes epidemic in developing countries.

The legacy effect
One should start controlling diabetes as soon as it is diagnosed. Dr. RANJIT UNNIKRISHNAN I. and Dr. V. MOHAN tell you why.


WORLD DIABETES DAY: NOVEMBER 14
Make insulin your partner
Most patients with diabetes are reluctant to begin insulin therapy. Dr. V. BALAJI and Dr. V. SESHIAH demystify the myths about insulin.



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