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Sunday, August 25, 2002
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Living in a posthumous nation
WE can safely consign Independence Day to the graveyard reserved for commemorations that have lost their significance and continue merely as perfunctory rituals. What sense does it make to celebrate our deliverance from colonial rule, when we are ...
Faces of violence
Violence may not be just physical; there are various aspects to it one being the oppression of women in a patriarchal set up. VIKRAM SURA looks at a play on the culture of violence in Palestinian society.
A case for the South
In a world that is polarised, when it comes to environmental management, it is clear that the North's indifference is becoming genocidal for the South. GOUTAM GHOSH on the issue of the `survival of the human race' that will come up for hearing at the Earth Summit in Johannesburg tomorrow.
Africa leads the way
Images of death and starvation from Africa are common but they draw attention away from the many initiatives to affirm the African identity. DEVAKI JAIN looks at the various ways in which the continent is trying to pull itself together.
Fighting for their rights
The 10th State Conference of the All India Democratic Women's Association earlier this month deliberated on a wide range of subjects from food security to female infanticide. MYTHILI SIVARAMAN reports.
A big issue
A BILLION people lack clean water and two billion more lack safe sanitation, affecting their health, dignity, environment, children and quality of life. It is an issue that is being neglected because it is of concern mainly to the very poor, ...
Journey to self-discovery
The story of man's struggle between the sensual and the spiritual is an old one. `Samsara' by Pan Nalin translates this essentially philosophical argument into stunning cinematic images. MADHU JAIN writes.
Stamp of creativity
The inception of `India Fashion Week' is a step towards a more organised industry where the opportunities for trade and development will be immense in the years to come, says UPASANA ASRANI.
CHINESE hibiscus, Chinese Rose, Rose mallow the hibiscus goes by these exotic names in the many areas it graces. A genus of herbs, shrubs and small trees belonging to the mallow family called Malvaceae, the hibiscus is native to ...
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
What remedies are available to appease Rahu and Kethu placed unfavourably in a horoscope?
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