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Sunday, May 08, 2011
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A CAREGIVER'S STORY
Waiting for a miracle
Thimmayya, 41, is a car-driver in Bengaluru, caring for a wife who has End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) and given few weeks to live. He ushers us into the dimly-lit interiors of his house where, in a small windowless room, his wife Shubha is ...
Kerala shows the way
The State is years ahead when it comes to palliative care policy and implementation…
PALLIATIVE CARE IN INDIA
The promise of total care
Palliative care is mistakenly understood to be terminal care to alleviate pain when the treatment itself has failed. Treating the ‘whole person' for relief from distress and pain should be the goal from the beginning of the treatment itself, says DR. SUBATHRA MUTHUKUMARAN.
Guided by compassion
Dr. Nagesh Simha, President, Indian Association of Palliative Care, says caregivers need enormous patience and compassion…
‘The challenges of peace are different from those of war,' says Bangladeshi author Tahmima Anam as she talks about the making of her second book The Good Muslim, to be released on May 15.
Cultural rights in the digital age
Mira T. Sundara Rajan, a great grand-daughter of Tamil poet Subramania Bharati and leading proponent of ‘moral rights' of authors, says she is concerned with the cultural, not the economic side of copyright. A conversation with SHARANYA MANIVANNAN.
Epic across time
Spirited performances, talks and discussions that marked the recent Adishakti Ramayana Festival in Puducherry forayed into the creative dimensions of the epic.
A new visual idiom
Amole Gupte's film “Stanley ka Dabba”, to be released on May 13, evolved spontaneously out of weekend interactions with the children of Holy Family School, Mumbai. Path-breaking and refreshingly original, it sets new rules for media interaction with kids, says MEENA MENON.
Luxury with a green touch
ITC's Royal Gardenia, Bengaluru, combines sustainability and luxury without compromising on either.
A home-stay holiday in America will ensure you experience natural beauty at your doorstep.
Waiting for change
He’s a chip of the old block and certainly not apologetic about it. Actor Imaad Shah seems to have not only imbibed his father Naseeruddin Shah’s acting prowess but also his love-hate relationship with the rest of Bollywood. Like ...
Moods of a master
Satyajit Ray, known to his intimates as Manik-da, remains India's most respected name in international film circles. This book reveals the ease and camaraderie between Satyajit Ray and Nemai Ghosh, photographer extraordinaire. Their ...
Red is in
Chockfull of goodness, the pomegranate lends itself to a variety of dishes. Beat the summer heat with these easy-to-make, lip-smacking recipes.
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