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FEBRUARY 2003



            Jarawa of Andaman Islands

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The Jarawa are one of the four tribes in the Andamans a group of islands [belonging to India] in the Indian Ocean. The Jarawa are hunters and gatherers and live on the two large islands. They number between 200-400. The Government of India had initially set aside an area for the Jarawa but the size of this reserve gradually reduced as more of their land came under construction for roads and settling migrants from the mainland forcing the Jarawa deeper into the forest into smaller areas. In May 2002, the Indian Supreme Court in a landmark decision ordered the road closed, the settlers be removed from Jarawa land, and banned all logging. Survival - a London based organisation supporting tribal people worldwide - is now trying to ensure the implementation of the court order.    The article

             

            Siblings - the achievers, not the inheritors

the-south-asian looks at siblings who have made a name for themselves - not through inheritance - but through talent and commitment to their chosen field. Michael and Chris Ondaatje, Siddharth and Tunku Varadarajan, Fareed and Arshad Zakaria, Anoushka Shankar and Norah Jones - are all headliners. Read on ..

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              South Asian Voice in Davos - January 2003 

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Once again, the-minds-that matter', met in Davos last month . A pictorial look at the South Asian voice on a variety of topics.  More ..

 

             Music


Cello, the bass member of the violin family and Indian classical music are as apart as Delhi and Amsterdam. But in Saskia's hands the two worlds come together in an undulating musical fusion. Saskia's musical journey began in Amsterdam under the guidance of the late cello virtuoso Tibor de Machula. Today she is the only artist in the world who has adapted this western instrument to Indian music and her performances usually end with standing ovations.  Read on....

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              Other articles:

              Code of conduct for religions - by Swami Agnivesh &
              Rev. Valson Thampu

              Serialisation of 'Knock at Every Alien Door' - by
                Joseph Harris

               Incest & Child Abuse

               International Sports Events in February 2003

               and more

              

               

             

              

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FEBRUARY 2003 Contents

 

 Heritage

 Jarawa of Andaman 
 Islands


 

 Music

 Cello in Indian 
 Classical Music


 People

 Suhasini Mulay

 In News

 South Asian voice at
 Davos - Jan. 2003

 
 Society

 Siblings - achievers
 not inheritors

 
 Real Issues

 Code of conduct for
 Religions

 Incest & Child Abuse


 Books

 Serialisation of  'Knock at every alien 
 door' - Joseph Harris

 

 Events

 Int'l Sporting Events

 Cricket World Cup
 2003 Schedule

 
 Editor's Note
 Requiem

 the craft shop

 Lehngas - a limited collection

 the print gallery

 Books

 Silk Road on Wheels

 The Road to Freedom

 
Enduring Spirit

 Parsis-Zoroastrians of
India

 
The Moonlight Garden

 
Contemporary Art in
 Bangladesh
 

 


From the past issues

The First People of south Asia

The Jews of India

The Parsi Community of India

Modern Art in Pakistan

Elephant polo in Nepal

... and many more

 

Health

Tibetan medicine

Ayurvedic spas of Kerala

Technology

Optical networks

B2B - Efficiency & Profits

Reinventing India

Internet in South Asian Development