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... also includes serialization of 'Knock at
Every Alien Door' - an unpublished novel by Joseph Harris. "Knock at Every Alien Door" is a narrative
of his stay in India, where he went in 1944 on duty with the US Army.
Ageing is all about attitude.
An important factor in ‘quality ageing’ is the
presence of a strong interest in life. A hobby or an active interest is the most potent
anti-ageing pill that promises ‘eternal youth’ – almost so.
New Age Literature
Age Women Writers
Women have been unofficial story tellers
to generations. But when it came to documenting literature, men historically
dominated the role of authors. Today, it is a different story. Women are now
expressing themselves freely and boldly on a variety of themes - without
adopting feminist postures.
- the King of Fruits
The Mango has been around 4000 years and is related
surprisingly to the cashew and pistachio nut. It is a unique fruit that sets
apart the South Asian regions from the rest of the mango growing regions of
the world - where the mango got transplanted from India.
Edhi is to Karachi what Mother Teresa was to the poor of
Calcutta. What started as a one-man show operating from a single room
in Karachi is now the Edhi Foundation, the largest welfare organisation in
Pakistan. The foundation has over 300 centres across the country, in big
cities, small towns and remote rural areas, providing medical aid, family
planning and emergency assistance.
Asians in News 2001
A recap of those who made
headlines in 2001- among them Amaradeva from Sri Lanka who was
honoured with the Magsaysay Award , and the 17 year old
Ashraful from Bangladesh who set a record as the youngest ever
player to score a Test century (114).