November/December  2006

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November / December 2006


             Adventure - Bodh climbs his 4th 8000m peak

C N Bodh

Bodh is the only Indian to ascend the Death Zone of four of the world’s highest and most perilous mountains  - the Everest, Annapurana, Lotse and Kanchenjunga.
Read on....


             Books - Treasures of the Thunder Dragon

A new book Teasures of the Thunder Dragon: A Portrait of Bhutan by Her Majesty the Queen Ashi Dorji Wangmo Wangchuck, the 51-year-old India-educated Queen of the mountain kingdom of Bhutan.  More...


             Heritage - Saving Kos Minars

A majority of the phallic-shaped pillars built during the reign of Mughal Emperor Akbar have disappeared and a few that still exist have been vandalised and are falling apart. Now the Indian High Court has stepped in to save these important links to India’s history of highways. 
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            Music - Usha Uthup rocking at 58

"I want to laugh till I cry, and sing till I die," says Usha Uthup as she releases yet another feet-tapping album, We Believe in Now. But this one is for a cause - the entire proceeds would go to the Tsunami victims.

75 top singers of India have lent their voices to 10 songs in four different languages.



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



Nov / Dec Contents 

 Real Issues
 Pakistan earthquake -
 a year later


 Saving Kos Minars

 Bodh - four 8000m
 peaks climbed

 Treasures of the
 Thunder Dragon

 Deepak Mehta
 - a legend at 24

 Usha Uthup - still
 rocking at 58


 the craft shop

 the print gallery

 the art 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