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Sunday, March 09, 2003
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Sustenance ... from their fight
While the global appeal against American war-mongering restores faith in mankind, a self-righteous Hindutva agenda seems to be blurring our vision. BINA SARKAR ELLIAS comments.
Education and empowerment
The Asian University for Women, which is to open in 2005, hopes to prepare young women from Asia to participate in the leadership and decision-making process. A comment by VISA RAVINDRAN.
The dolphins of Tangalooma
Face to face with wild dolphins. Had SUMITRA SENAPATY come to see them or they her?
Cameras and not harpoons
TANGALOOMA at Moreton Island is a sand mass of 185 square kilometres and forms the northeastern gateway to Moreton Bay, with over 97 per cent of it classified as a national park. The island is much the same way as it was when James Cook sailed by ...
Following in the footsteps of Mahatma Gandhi and the Buddha, Dr. A. T. Ariyaratne founded the Sarvodaya movement in Sri Lanka. S. RAMACHANDER talks to him about the non-violent revolution that he inspired.
FACE TO FACE
An Australian in New York
How does literature slot Australian writing? It is not the Modern English Novel; neither does it feature the usual suspects Africa, India or the Caribbean. Australian writer and Booker winner Peter Carey talks to BRINDA BOSE about his writing.
Out of the closet, on the screen
An unusual subject, no big names, "Mango Soufflé" is Mahesh Dattani's first directorial venture on the silver screen. ADITI DE talks to the Bangalore-based playwright to find out more about the film.
Does this have meaning?
`Bad Taste?', put together by the Apparao Galleries, was a bold step in combining aesthetics and function. ALKA PANDE reviews the results.
`Thank god for our Third World backwardness ... Our myths still live in our performances ... .' GOWRI RAMNARAYAN on the Fifth international gathering of the Asia-Pacific Performing Arts Network held in Rishikesh recently.
Coping with diabetes
What should a person with diabetes do to stay healthy and prevent complications? Answering readers' queries, Dr. USHA SRIRAM spells out the steps.
Women speak out
Women across the world have spoken out against terrorism, militarism and violence of all kinds as an unacceptable strategy for resolving differences and conflicts. Terror, Counter-Terror: Women Speak Out, edited by AMMU JOSEPH and KALPANA SHARMA, is an anthology of women's writing over the last decade, which makes a powerful statement against all terrorism, as well as any counter-terrorism that uses the same violence to deal with it. Among the writers included in this volume are Susan Sontag, Amira Hass, Kamila Shamsie, Suheir Hammad, Barbara Ehrenreich and Nelofer Pazira. Exclusive excerpts from the introduction.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
Born at 4.32 p.m. on July 20, 1957 in Rajamundry, East Godavari Dist., I am suffering drastic set-backs. Are there remedies?
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