One From The Memory Bank
Guru Katherine Kunhiraman on her dance
Theatre For Liberation
Noted theatre director Probir Guha,
whose "Victimised" was on the boards
at the Bharat Rang Mahotsav, says his
Alternative Living Theatre is not just
a group but a movement.
Q&a: You Touch A Manuscript, You Touch
The Soul Of India
The recent Frankfurt Book Fair
showcased an exhibition, The Word is
Sacred, Sacred is the Word, of nearly
100 Indian manuscripts.
‘We Have Aggressive Growth Plans’
Vishwapati Trivedi, in an interview
with Deccan Herald, expressed the
confidence that after the merger, the
new airlines will emerge among the top
ten in the world.
"Allegations Of Corruption Only
Against A Handful Of Judges"
Chief Justice of IndiaK.G.
Balakrishnanspeaks to Karan Thapar in
an interview on Devil's Advocate
telecast on CNN-IBN and CNBC on
February 4 and 5. Excerpts:
From Compliance To Performance
A company's capacity to create value
depends on the risks it is willing to
take at the strategic and operational
'Cargo Hub At Nagpur Is A Great Idea'
India’s air cargo market is poised for
a steep take-off, feels Ram Menen,
senior vice-president of Emirates
Airline and a veteran specialising in
Bright Prospects For Practising
With compliance management becoming
more important the number of
practising company secretaries is
bound to go up.
The Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal
has given its final verdict, to
Karnataka’s chagrin and Tamil Nadu’s
Vaccines Are An Important Part Of
Modern Healthcare Medicine
India is seen as a potentially rising market for vaccines
with a market of around $300 million.
Q&a: 'We Cannot Demonise Our
Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a voice of
sanity in an increasingly violent
world. While in
New Delhi to participate in the centenary celebrations of Mahatma
Gandhi's satyagraha in
South Africa, the anti-apartheid
activist and Nobel laureate spoke . .
company was conducting international
advertising, marketing sales
programmes for Indian hotels.
`Our Main Concern This Year Is
I should concentrate on how to improve
productivity. The only way is to
'The Thrust Now Is On Self-Regulation'
The Institute of Company Secretaries
of India (ICSI) has just elected a new
president for the year.
'From Agriculture To Industry'
Interview with Chief Minister
Q&a: More Us Troops In Iraq Will Fuel
Germany's greatest living novelist and
Nobel laureate, Guenter Grass , raised
a storm in 2006 by disclosing that he
had been a soldier in the Waffen SS
unit of Nazi Germany's army.
Kannada Meet: Showcasing State’s
I M Vittalamurthy, a senior IAS
officer and Principal Secretary,
Kannada and Culture, Tourism and
Information Department, is heading the
team that is working for the success
of the mega event.
Sarnath Banerjee on his new graphic
Confessions Of A Hope-A-Holic
Gloria Steinem, arguably the most
glamorous and globally recognisable
face of the international women's
movement, appears as energetic and
inventive as ever at 72.
‘Nuclear Deal With Us Will Help India
As It Won’T Be Forced To Depend On
Thomas Friedman — New York Times
columnist and author of The Lexus &
the Olive Tree and The World is Flat —
has always been among the first to
sense a global trend and communicate
it to his readers, often in a single,
After the blistering action on the
auction front, at the UK Takeover
Panel, in which Tata won Corus after
the dramatic bidding battle with CSN,
a few questions linger on.
A graduate of the Iran Film and
Theatre University, 31-year-old
Mohammad Aghebati's choice of scripts,
themes and authors shows an eclectic
A Voice For Peace And Amity
Madeeha Gauhar, the theatre artiste
from Pakistan, says now younger
artistes are creating an art form to
espouse the cause of democracy and
It Runs In The Family
For five generations these musicians
from Sembonar Koil have preserved a
precious legacy — playing the
A shaven head streaming with plaited
strands, ear and finger rings, a chain
with an "Om" pendant, a wrist band...
Ovlyakuli Khojakuli cannot but turn
eyes towards him wherever he goes.
Taking An Interest In Credit
This week the Reserve Bank of India
announced a hike in interest rates in
its credit policy. The policy carries
implications for the rising inflation
rate. But will it also impact growth?
Biggest Issue May Not Be Most Decisive
When Punjab goes to polls next month,
among the usual curiosities may be a
new one: can the prime minister
influence the vote?
Interview with Raju Ramachandran,
former Additional Solicitor-General.
Q&a: Tata Takeover Of Corus
Indian company Tata Steel has won the
battle to buy its Anglo-Dutch rival
`Supreme Court Cannot Make Laws'
Interview with Somnath Chatterjee,
Speaker of the Lok Sabha.
'We Hope To Break Even In 2008'
Delhi-based low-cost carrier IndiGo
had announced its launch plans with a
big-bang 100-aircraft Airbus order in
Q&a: Iq Tests Are About Innate
Mensa International is the largest,
oldest and best-known high-IQ society
in the world. Potential members must
score within the top 2 per cent of any
approved standardised intelligence
test to qualify.
"The Asean-India Relationship Has
Reached A High Point"
A "strategic approach" is the best way
to clinch the difficult trade pact
between India and the Association of
South East Asian Nations by the July
‘A Cabinet Minister Makes Money...
Problem Comes When You Do Not Give A
Farthing To The Organisation’
In the second part of his interview
with The Indian Express
Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta on NDTV
24x7’s Walk the Talk programme, Shiv
Sena chief Bal Thackeray speaks about
the relationship between money and
politics and why he thinks Indira
Gandhi . ..
India's Beat Composer
His compositions once had people
tapping their feet and clapping their
hands; it sent youngsters into
ecstasies and producers queued up
outside his door because getting him
as music director ensured box-office
success. Omkar Prakash Nayyar was . .
When Tata And Csn Head Off To The
It was on the night of Republic Day
that we received mails from Corus,
with information about the UK Takeover
`Like To See Indian Markets Cool Off A
With the country in the midst of
earnings season, and expecting the
RBI's Credit Policy in a couple of
days, Mr Malcolm Wood, Equity
Strategist Asia-Pac of Morgan Stanley,
shares his perspective on Indian
'Greater The Criticism, More Alert The
The Gujarat CM rarely speaks to the
English media which he believes is
opposed to him. But he agreed to
One of UK's best-known columnists, she
writes on politics and culture for
major dailies like The Independent and
‘What’S Raj Dharma? There Is No Such
Thing Anywhere In The Country. There’S
Only One Dharma, Muslim Dharma’
Balasaheb Thackeray, the Shiv Sena
chief who recently turned 80, spoke to
The Indian Express Editor-in-Chief
Shekhar Gupta on NDTV 24x7’s Walk the
Taking Science Out Of Labs
We need to change the way people view
science, says biologist Rupert
Sheldrake. Western science was shaped
by the needs of industrial revolution
... Science excludes ordinary people.
Indian Entrepreneurs Can Invest In
Antigua and Barbuda, a Caribbean
nation, has plans to establish
diplomatic mission in India. Prime
Minister of Antigua and Barbuda W
Baldwin Spencer was in Bangalore
recently on his way to Manipal where
he was a guest of honour at Manipal
India Has Vast Tourism Potential: Lord
President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam conferred
the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award
2007 to Lord Diljit Rana in
recognition of his efforts in
promoting closer cultural and business
links between Northern Ireland and
‘Fiscal Policy Is Too Accommodative’
Kristin Lindow, vice-president, senior
credit officer and lead sovereign
analyst for India, Moody’s New York,
exuded dollops of optimism, as she
spoke about the India growth story,
the investment in infrastructure and
the importance of fiscal prudence.
Q&a:'we Offer The Serious Film Buff A
The International Film Festival of
Kerala (IFFK) is widely reputed to be
the finest of its kind in India.