India Together Deeper resolve brings them water
NEETI DHAWAN reports on how determined women ended a four-year long drought in two MP villages by leading the effort to deepen a pond in a few months. Earning equal wages, men and women worked to reconstruct a big pond.
Outlook Osama Hunters
They have long memories, the Shias of Gilgit in the Northern Areas under Pakistan and Central Afghanistan. If bin Laden is still alive, don't be surprised if his nemesis comes at their hands, says B RAMAN
Pioneer Through a Bangladeshi's eyes
A Bangladesh-born sociology professor from Singapore attends a Beijing conference and describes the nation's transformations, great and small. Comparing it with India, he observes: China's strong point is patriotism, while India's is nationalism that "helps keep tourists as well as foreign investments away". - By HABIBUL HAQUE KHONDKER
Deccan Herald Revolt brewing in Pakistan?
There is potential for a popular agitation against the dictatorship in Pakistan but will it materialise? By M B NAQVI