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Sunday, January 26, 2003
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A twist in destiny?
An open letter to the Prime Minister
RANJIT HOSKOTE on the political situation and emerging Indian post-modernity.
India's strength lies in its people ... if we stop to think about it, says TIMERI N. MURARI.
The pride of a nation
Regional politics and identity has always been an important factor on the national scene but the new interpretation given by people like Narendra Modi could portend trouble for the country, writes V. GANGADHAR.
When Gandhi visited Madras
Gandhi, along with his wife, Kasturba, was in Chennai in 1915. It was at this time that a correspondence began between V.O. Chidambaram Pillai and Gandhi which continued for about six months. VOC seems to have preserved the letters, which A.R. VENKATACHALAPATHY sheds light on.
Human angle to history
A group of Zoroastrians from the West visits Iran, the birthplace of their ancient religion. The journey, recorded as a documentary film, shifts between the past and the present and raises questions that need to be explored, says CHITRA CHANDU.
Gorge of the giants
People come to this mysterious Eden to gape, muse and pay homage. The majestic Taroko National Park in northeastern Taiwan is the ultimate wide-open space in the world's second most densely populated country, write GUSTASP and JEROO IRANI ... .
Otters on Mt. Kailash
This animal has never been a priority species. So, is the otter doomed, asks ANIRUDDHA MOOKERJEE.
AVERRHOA Bilimbi, or Vilimbipuli or Irumpanpuli (in Malayalam), is a fruit seen in the backyard of most homes in Kerala. Unlike other fruits, it has not found a place in the market or been used in the food preservation industry. ...
Contagious diseases can spread in a large gathering of people. HAJI Dr. M. ABDUL KAREEM gives tips for a problem-free Hajj.
Canvas of cricketing history
Impressionistic and inspiring, the book invokes the mood and memories of an era that helped shape cricket in Tamil Nadu, writes S. THYAGARAJAN.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
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