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Sunday, March 24, 2002
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Politics of children's games
Game for play?
Perhaps we need to look at our traditions to discover new ways to play, says VINITA SIDDHARTHA.
Play, an essential part of growing up, is often underestimated.
Reckoning with Gujarat: Contemplating tradition
Spiritual wisdom is not impervious to human distortion and bigotry. Truth may be eternal but human perception of it is, by definition, conditioned, with all its messy implications. LATA MANI on the recent events in Gujarat.
`All around us, injured people were lying on the floor ... Those without physical scars had obviously been wounded in their minds, which might never properly heal.' DOM MORAES records his impressions of Ahmedabad after the riots.
The movie lover's companion
Pauline Kael wasn't just any critic. She had, what PRADEEP SEBASTIAN calls an uncanny, marvellous knack to spot the little film that the others had allowed to get away.
Crafting a future
Paramparik Karigar is an organisation of craftspersons formed to preserve and promote traditional arts and crafts. Its main aim is to empower craftsmen and enable them to live with dignity. ARUNDHATHI SUBRAMANIAM on the driving force behind the orga nisation, Roshan Kalapesi.
World Tuberculosis Day: Shouldering the burden
While the Revised National Tuberculosis Programme has attempted to cover a large section of the population, with an element of success, the importance of the private sector in TB control cannot be underestimated. A look at the ground realities on the occasion of World TB Day today.
Proposing a partnership
FIFTY per cent of all TB patients in India first contact the private practitioners. It is imperative, therefore, to involve the private sector of health into the Revised National Tuberculosis Programme (RNTCP). Advocacy for Control of ...
Prolonged medication and the expenses involved are the reasons why TB patients discontinue treatment. This is where REACH makes a difference.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
What are the marital prospects for a woman with Mesha lagna, Rohini star? She has Mars in 4th, Guru and Saturn in 10th, Venus in 12th, Sun, Moon, and Budha in 2nd, Rahu in 5th, and Kethu in 11th. Will the mutual aspect of Neecha grahas be nullified?
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