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Knitting style
Knitting style

With the hand knitting style of Peruvian women as weft and her own creativity as warp, Devika Dass has woven her own label, earning accolades in the fashion world. Smitha Sadanandan reports

  Posted    21-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 16
Target Jarawa
Target Jarawa

As the Jarawa tribe depletes, several efforts are on to protect them. The latest is a training centre in Port Blair to find solutions to questions that emerge from the field, says Anurag Dey

  Posted    21-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 16
Tribal travails
Tribal travails

Problems of Sahariya tribals in Madya Pradesh are multifarious. At a resettlement colony housing those displaced by a dam, there is despair. There is also hope, as Pamela Philipose finds out

  Posted    21-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 16
Different women
Different women

For the Lok Sabha elections, AAP had nominated 57 women, the highest percentage by any party. Smita Deodhar profiles two of them from Mumbai – a qualified top banker and a courageous crusader

  Posted    12-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 15
Beyond street
Beyond street

Street theatre has been dumbed down of late due to the misuse of the artistic medium for political propaganda, says Sahana Ghosh, who sees corruption creeping in due to such commercialization

  Posted    12-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 15
Jump moment
Jump moment

In Rishikesh you can also go for bungee jumping, which Gokul Bhagabati did and found himself hanging upside down over the River Hyul. His trainer, Suzanne’s advice was: Just savour the moment

  Posted    12-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 15
Picture perfect
Picture perfect

Maker of over 15 documentaries, Tiainla Jamir tells tales from Northeast. ‘Going the Distance’, a story of a HIV positive woman, is just a proof that she is on a mission, says Santosh Mehta

  Posted    05-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 14
Earn and learn
Earn and learn

Some Chennai women impart education to their house maids, who were otherwise deprived of schooling for various reasons. Kirthi Jayakumar tells us how Kani learnt the three R’s against odds

  Posted    05-Apr-2014    Vol 5 Issue 14
First handshake
First handshake

As India’s first woman Chief of Protocol, a key diplomatic job, Ruchira Kamboj handled 250 incoming VVIP visits. She is now leaving for Paris as the Ambassador at UNESCO, says Tripti Nath

  Posted    29-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 13
Pins and princess
Pins and princess

A princess from Kuwait has come down to India to learn acupuncture though traditional medicine is not allowed in her country because she believes in its curative power. Quaid Najmi meets her

  Posted    29-Mar-2014    Vol 5 Issue 13
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