June/July   2004 

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             Culture & Visual Arts 

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The Nagas

The Nagas and their cultural practices have enticed sociologists and anthropologists alike. Their customs, belief system, and mythology are unique to them, despite the influence of Christian missionaries. Author Vibha Joshi and photographer Aditya Arya explored and documented the colourful and mystical lives of the various tribes of Nagaland in their book The Land of the Nagas. Read on


             Adventure & Leisure

Destinations are changing and changing fast ....  holiday spots are becoming more and more exotic with adventure thrown in to add that touch of spice. The Himalayas offer more than just climbing and trekking.

Read on for more ..

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Eclectic Himalayas


             Music - Traditional & New

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and Shamaila - different beats and different genres

Playing the sitar in Athens at the inaugural ceremony of Olympics 2004 is not the only crowning glory of Gaurav Majumdar’s career. He is also the first and only Indian musician to perform exclusively for the Pope at the Vatican.

Pakistani singer Shamaila Khan is all set to rock the music world with her first big album Oi! that she has released in India.


             South Asians in News

Coffee break covers them all and more

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Kiran Bedi, Puma Dorje, Anoushka Kachelo, Simon Khan and many more




             Interview with Hari Kunzru

             Rupa Bajwa & 'The Sari Shop'

             Cotton - the fibre of civilisations - the beginning of a long   
             story - Part II

             Adventure & spirit of Himalayas 

             Changing DNA of Jeans

             Waheeda Rehman's new screen image

             Coffee break - Catch up with the positives 

             and more!




Special Sections 

South Asian currency
exchange rates

the-south-asian data bank

South Asian Woman


Between Heaven and Hell

Silk Road on Wheels

The Road to Freedom

Enduring Spirit

Parsis-Zoroastrians of

The Moonlight Garden

Contemporary Art in Bangladesh



June/July 2004 


 The Nagas

Rupa Bajwa's
 'The Sari Shop'

 Visual Arts
 Art of Art Restoration

 Business & Industry
 Cotton textiles - a
 South Asian Call

 Adventure & Leisure
Eclectic Himalayas

 Gaurav Majumdar

 Shamaila Khan
Hari Kunzru

 Waheeda Rehman -
 a new screen image

 Old Jeans - 
 New genes

 Women's Issues
 Obesity in 35+

 Coffee Break
 South Asians in news


 the craft shop

 Lehngas - a limited collection

 the print gallery


 Between Heaven and Hell

  Silk Road on Wheels

 The Road to Freedom

Enduring Spirit

 Parsis-Zoroastrians of

The Moonlight Garden

Contemporary Art in


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



Tibetan medicine

Ayurvedic spas of Kerala


Optical networks

B2B - Efficiency & Profits

Reinventing India

Internet in South Asian Development