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The politics of free lunches
Caught in a time warp
At a time when rural unemployment is high, weavers of fine khadi in Andhra Pradesh are turning away from traditional weaving and spinning, all for lack of proper support, writes Meena Menon.
HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
Power of the powerless
With a large population of physically challenged people, Indian society is just waking up to their needs. SAFIA SIRCAR details the efforts taken by some organisations and individuals to make a difference.
New road to an old highway
After 55 years, India and Pakistan must learn to live together, at least functionally, even with some inequities of Partition. True, it is such a distant vision, but it must inspire this fateful third `try' at peace by the Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee, says JAGAT SINGH MEHTA.
No entry for professionals
Is there any merit in the argument that doctors and engineers need not apply for the IAS?
Less electrifying ....
This year, Cannes' toned-down exhilaration may not have been entirely the fault of the selection team, writes GAUTAMAN BHASKARAN.
The scent of Nature
S. THEODORE BASKARAN and his family, found Gopalsamibetta, on the periphery of Karnataka, to be an ideal retreat.
Beyond the Wall
Berlin is a city in a hurry to forget its past, says TIMERI N. MURARI.
Heal thy physician?
These days, it is almost with a sense of relief that one hears something pleasant being narrated about doctors and healthcare professionals, says Dr. SARANYA.
Inspiration from Madras
Some of the great names of English literature had connections with the city of Madras as it was then. RANDOR GUY uncovers some of these links.
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead
I was born at 10.51 p.m. on Tuesday, November 5, 1946 in Konjivoy near Kumbakonam. The birth-star is Poorvabhadrapada 4, Rasi is Kataka, and Lagna Kataka. Which God or Goddess should I worship regularly? What mantra will help?
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