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Sunday, March 20, 2011
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Condemned to a painful life
PINKI VIRANI on what compelled her to be the “voice” of a woman in permanent vegetative status for 37 years...
Judicially crafted remedy
The verdict is a commendable one because for the first time we have guidelines and a procedure outlined for legitimate use of passive euthanasia, feels Supreme Court advocate GOPAL SANKARANARAYANAN.
Why was the customary ‘Best Interests' test, where the court should be guided by the interests of the patient alone and not of others, ignored in the case of Aruna Shanbaug, asks JAYNA KOTHARI.
A celebration of life?
Most of the concerns about the abuse of the law are relevant only if involuntary euthanasia is legalised and not when it is voluntary, says DR. NAGRAJ G. HUILGOL.
At the hospital where she has spent more than 42 years of her life, Aruna Shanbaug is much more than just another patient.
‘I was always a storyteller'
Lord Jeffrey Archer, in India recently to promote his latest novel Only Time Will Tell, takes time off to talk about books, authors and the art of writing.
Recreating age-old ties
Guadeloupean filmmaker Christian Lara's next film “Incredible LAXMI” is based in India. He tells UTPAL BORPUJARI of the hold India has on him.
The Festival of Sacred Music at Tiruvaiyaru in Tamil Nadu ventured into experimental waters this year, but the essentials were just as they should be.
Blame game again
Anupama Chandrasekhar's play ‘Free Outgoing' raises valid questions about India's media-crazy society.
Time-tested and traditional
There's more to Chettinad cuisine than just the spice factor. Read on...
On Chaplin's trail
Amid sprawling vineyards, towering peaks, and the cerulean Lake Geneva in Switzerland rings the laughter of the world's best loved tramp, Charlie Chaplin Neeti Mehra
No rain cloud over Kumarakom
Do you like water, greenery, houseboats and sea-food? Then head straight for Kumarakom.
Wars over water
As World Water Day (March 22) draws near, KSHITHIJ URS analyses how water will soon become the next source of global hegemony.
Looking for authentic Turkish fare in London? Try Gallipoli.
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