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Sunday, August 18, 2002
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Cricket and peace in Lahore
`Have tornado, will travel'
While a `revived' monsoon might hold out some hope of a limited agricultural recovery, in parts of rural India it might actually divert the attention on the countryside. This is because the issue, drought or no drought, is one of largescale, and misreported, hunger, compounded, ironically, by a comfortable food situation. In all this, the media has a positive role to play, says noted journalist P. SAINATH, in the conclusion of a two-part article.
Whose gallery is it, anyway?
The plans for housing the National Gallery of Modern Art in Bangalore are the focus of a controversy. ADITI DE speaks to the architects and artists involved.
An Australian murder
Is it the uncertain weather or Melbourne's changing patterns that makes its people so impatient, wonders TIMERI N. MURARI as he runs through the murders that formed the highlight of his stay.
`Time we went back to the future'
Where the environment is concerned, politicians seem to be unaware of what is in the best interests of the future generations. But there are some who are well intentioned. Will they be able to stem the rot? An account of the Prime Minister, Atal Behari Vajpayee's exclusive interview with BITTU SAHGAL and the representatives of the `Kids for Tigers' project.
Aesthetic dentistry: For a million dollar smile
Advances in cosmetic dentistry can change a person's life dramatically. The result is possible facial harmony, sparkling teeth and a gorgeous smile, says Dr. VIJAILAKSHMI ACHARYA. An overview on the occasion of the 11th annual conference of the Indian Academy of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dentistry being held in Chennai.
Trappings of a monarchy
The glory of Indian royalty and the mystique of its stunning collections of precious stones form much of the substance of Maharajas' Jewels. While bringing alive the fairy-tale-like feudal past, it presents a pictorial survey of lapidary styles from 11th Century temple sculptures to the wave of Orientalism in Western jewellery and fashion design in the heyday of the Raj, says ZERIN ANKLESARIA.
Spectres about market economics
In their advocacy for an activist state, the authors keep out the complexities of the market growth in the 1990s.. Yet, The Market that Failed has an important place in debates on economic reforms in India, writes ACHIN CHAKRABORTY.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
Are the effects of Badhakadhipathi in a horoscope inevitable?
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