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Sunday, May 18, 2003
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Women and war: Acclimatised to violence
From nurturer to destroyer, women have come full circle. REVATHY GOPAL analyses what the violence of the modern world does to women's psyche.
The fall of Saddam Hussein's government was a change imposed from the outside. What will this do to Iraq, wonders SHELLEY WALIA. Will it help the country move towards democracy and freedom or will it lead to a Balkans-like situation with the associated horrors of bloodshed and violence?
Television: An extension of our times
A new age of information and communication technology is propelling the world in unclear directions. With technical advancements increasing media accessibility, it is time to debate media objectivity in the light of global incidents, says N. SHASHI KUMAR in the first of a three-part article.
Quest for harmony
While there is much talk about the need for communal harmony, VALSON THAMPU focuses on the need for `spiritual harmony' because the word `communal' implies disharmony.
Free from bondage, not hunger
Release of bonded labourers in Karnataka has not made their life easier. Now they battle poverty, hunger and unemployment. M.P. BASHEER reports.
The Jacana might soon be included in the ever-growing list of extinct wildlife, if present trends continue, warns VINOJ MATTHEW PHILIP.
A man called Mohit Sen
Marxist ideologue, Mohit Sen, died recently. A tribute by SACHIDANANDA MOHANTY.
Murali Nair's new film, "A Story that Begins at the End," based on O.V. Vijayan's surreal story combines the distilled lucidity of a fable and the layers of post-modernist discourse, writes MAITHILI RAO.
How green is my valley?
Arduous route, but a journey unforgettable. Arunachal Pradesh is a travel connoisseur's delight, says KAUSALYA SANTHANAM.
Wise up to your wisdom teeth
Home truths about your wisdom teeth from Dr. DEVANARAYAN.
The world according to Simpson
At one level, it is an overview of the hectic period following the events of September 11. At another, it is a personal account of the history of TV news. S RAMACHANDER reviews veteran broadcaster John Simpson's new book.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
Does Anagaraka Dosha obtain for Mesha Lagna and Vrischika Lagna with Sukra in Lagna and Mars in the Seventh, (in view of the Parivarthana between Venus and Mars)?
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