December 21, 2006
to December 27, 2006
Varghese kurien built India's
best-known cooperative and created a
popular brand name.
It is astonishing that a translation
published nearly 45 years ago has
endured so well, the Tamil diction
remaining as fresh and contemporaneous
Urban Public Health
Account of a public health initiative
to link the global with the local.
Authors and publishers are welcome to
send copies of their books to The
Hindu for review.
Handbook For A Balanced Approach To
This publication gives the Bhagavad
Gita text in English and a simple
English translation. A brief summary
of the text has been given at the
Economy And Environment
The World Commission on Environment
and Development (the Brundtland
Commission), in its book, Our Common
Future (1987), articulated the concept
of sustainable development.
Elaborates on the ideals of
Asia catalysed by the meeting of Tagore and Tenshin in 1902 .
Take It From An Iitian!
Geeta Abraham Jose on her debut book
"By The River Pampa I Stood".
Annamayya (1408-1503 A.D.) composed
32,000 songs and about 14,000 of them
are available inscribed on copper
plates and kept locked inside a small
room in the temple premises of
A thoroughly researched account of
Nixon's masterly venture to seek
rapprochement with China.
Madras To Chennai
The book attempts to provide a
complete perspective of the city, its
people, its culture and its
Politics Of 'Hauntology'
A new study shows how Jacques Derrida
taught the political and theoretical
Left to reread Marx.
Kashmir: Blunders Of The Past
A volume of letters exchanged between
Jawaharlal Nehru and Karan Singh shows
up the latter's parochial commitments.
A fast-paced life, increasing stress,
polluted environs and lack of leisure
time are al common causes of
ill-health in today's world.
Book Release And Film Screening
As part of the inaugural ceremony of
the Kannada Films Retrospective of the
Suchitra Bengalooru International Film
Festival, filmmaker Shyam Benegal will
release the book . . .
Scraps Of A Sinking Ship
With the release of Ian Cardozo's The
Sinking of INS Khukri, many poignant
moments come alive, but not without
hinting at negligence at several
Take It From An Iitian!
Unaccustomed to camera and attention,
author Geeta Abraham Jose reveals the
background of her book to NANDINI NAIR
. . . . .
Roots Of Csr
In a free society, there is `one and
only one social responsibility of
business,' wrote Milton Friedman in
The New York Times Magazine, on
September 13, 1970, citing from his
book `Capitalism and Freedom.' What's
Four books suggest that ‘Britishness’
is about as real as Santa Claus, says
Rafael Behr.. . .
Of Karma And Rebirth
This is a startling course in
folkloric Theravada Buddhism.
Silver Linings All
Here are 18 stories that loudly
proclaim the power of the Tamil film
industry over the mind of the old and
Golden Trees, Greenspaces and Urban
Forestry; S G Neginhal (S G Neginhal,
2006, pp 342, Rs 750) The book
presents a spectrum of information
about the morphology and aesthetics of
142 trees, their flowering seasons,
various utilities, medicinal . . . . .
In this compilation of Tagore’s essays
his mastery comes to play conveying
what cannot be told.