Miracles Of Music
Kunnakudi Vaidyanathan, who
intrinsically changed the way the
violin sounded in Carnatic music,
recalls how he was asked to invoke the
Indian Market Is Gathering Pace
To increase localisation in the City
and the Civic, we need to get involved
with Indian suppliers.
Q&a: 'For Healthy Literature, Pulp
Fiction Also Needed'
His first novel, Red Earth and Pouring
Rain, won the Commonwealth Writers
Prize for Best First Book,
his second book of short stories, Love
and Longing in Bombay, also won the
Prize for Best Book and his latest,
Sacred Games, . . .
Sez Should Prove A Good Mechanism'
`Despite all the controversy it has
raised, the Special Economic Zone
should ensure high growth and
remove regional imbalances. If there
is misuse, it is our responsibility to
see this is corrected... ' —
MR S. N. MENON, COMMERCE SECRETARY.
'Digital Media Business Is Our Focus'
is unfazed by the slowdown in the
white goods industry and is instead
technology-led products across
Asit K. Biswas
The World Water Prize laureate has
fostered a rethink on water resource
Europe’S No To Social Democrat Model?
Why are we asking? Because Sweden’s
voters have thrown out their Social
after 12 years in office, striking a
blow to one of the most successful
political parties in Europe.
‘Deve Gowda Indulges In Double Talk’
Even now, Gowda claims that he would
never give up secular ideology just
because the party has
forged an alliance with the BJP. It is
the height of political immaturity.
With all due respect to
Gowda, I want to say that he indulges
in double talk.
‘Adult Slot On Tv Needed’
I said banning adult films is
unjustifiable. I didn’t talk about
pornography because the two aren’t the
Q&a: 'Access To Food Is The Biggest
Challenge In Asia'
Among the Millennium Development Goals
set by the UN for the 21st century,
halving the proportion
of hungry people in the world is top
of the list.
The Militants Are Back And With
Musharraf Saab’S Knowledge
Strolling through Srinagar’s golf
course in the rain, Ghulam Nabi Azad
talks to Shekhar Gupta, Editor-
n-Chief, The Indian Express on NDTV’s
Walk the Talk programme about the
difficulties and challenges
of ruling Jammu & Kashmir. He also
speaks . . .
Beyond The Urgent
Edward Luce, former
South Asia bureau chief of Financial Times, talks about his book on
India and on
aspects of modern Indian political
Noam Chomsky On The Origins Of
Mi linguist and perhaps the best known
critic of US policies of the current
Chomsky, speaks to Saad Sayeed on,
among other things, the origins of
his friendship with the late Eqbal
Ahmed and the role . . .
The New Govt Will Complete Its Full
The UPA knows how to handle
bureaucrats. My government will listen
to the grievances of common
people, not thekedars." Madhu Koda,
Jharkhand’s CM designate.
Voices Of Colour
Interview with Toi Derricotte,
Professor of English and writer. By
Shelley Walia .
Asit K. Biswas
This IIT, Kharagpur alumnus 2006
Stockholm World Water Prize laureate
and now founder-president
of Third World Centre of Water
Management, Mexico City, fostered a
critical rethink among UN
agencies and governments over water
resources management . . .
'Cas Crucial For Digital Migration'
The Delhi High Court directive on
implementing CAS in
Mumbai and Kolkata has brought the
need for robust CAS solutions to the
forefront. This includes, end-to-end
solutions — conditional access,
digital rights management . . .
Q&a: 'London Is Cheeky, Lovely And
In 2004, there were only 18 direct
flights a week between India and the
UK. Today, that number has
swelled to 129.
The Blunder That Cost The War On
Leaving Afghanistan unfinished and
starting the Iraq war has not only let
the Taliban and its
Pakistani supporters off the hook, but
radicalised world opinion against the
US and spawned several
little al Qaidas.