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AUGUST 2002



               Youth


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Kanchan Jha

 

At 15 Kanchan Jha is one of the most sought after teachers. And her 'school' is an open-air piece of land in a sprawling slum.  Last year,  Kanchan along with three of her friends, formed a Bal Manch, or a childrenís parliament  in her slum area. " They meet every Sunday to discuss small issues related to themselves and their surroundings. They also try to find solutions to problems in their immediate community."

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               Health

T.V.Sairam,  Mumbaiís Commissioner of Central Excise, has not just a deep knowledge of basic financial procedures but also of alleviating ailments through music. Practitioners of Carnatic and Hindustani music have been aware of the power and influence of the ragas as a balm for the mind.  

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               Films

'Devdas' - Sharat Chandra's Disclaimer
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The world of Sharat Chandra's 'Devdas' was about the power and control that Bengali women held over their husbands and their family - a control that they haven't let go of. However, this theatrical and operatic version of 'Devdas' is not about social issues of early 20th century feudal Bengal - it is all about glitz and glamour. It is Sharat Chandra's Disclaimer.     The review...

 

              Heritage

In historic continuity Kurukshetra, in Haryana, surpasses ancient civilizations of Babylon, Akkad and Assyria that have long ceased to exist, but little thought has been given to the tourism aspect of the town where history blends with legend.

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August  2002 Contents

 

 Youth

 Kanchan Jha - a mission at 15

 Lifestyle

 Staying healthy and youthful
 - what the doctors recommend

 
 Films

 'Devdas

 Health

 Music Therapy for the mind

 
 Heritage

 Kurukshetra - a city of eons

 Fashion

 India Fashion Week

 Around us

 Coffee-Break
 U.P's MLAs
 Hamid Karzai
 India's Atlantis
 What is a Blue Moon?
 Coffee - a memory booster?
 Hindu sentinels of mosque
 Mayawati's  45 portfolios

 
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 'Knock at Every Alien Door'
 - Serialization of an
 unpublished novel by
 Joseph Harris - Chapter 7

 

 

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