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Jockeying for the Buddha
Two ornate gilt chairs are reserved for monks in a glass enclosure in the viewing gallery on the sixth floor of Bangkok’s new Suvarnabhumi airport. There are so many such marks of respect for Buddhism that last week’s demonstration to give the religi...  | Read.. 
 
Letters to the Editor
Officers and gentlewomen
Sir — The revelations made in the report, “It’s the done thing: lady officers bypassing bosses” (Ap ...  | Read.. 
 
Nine-yard nonsense
Sir — The way some people have responded to Mandira Bedi’s tasteless dressing sense seems justified ...  | Read.. 
 
EDITORIAL
POLITICS ISN’T POLITICAL
Is it better to keep an activist than to lose a politician' Mohammed Yunus’s decision to drop his plans of creating his own p...| Read.. 
 
THIS ABOVE ALL
Partners in a roaring business
Come to think of it, we Indians are the world’s biggest humbugs. We enjoy making fun of others but do not like others making ...  | Read.. 
 
SCRIPSI
He gave it for his opinion, that whoever could make two ears of corn or two blades of grass to grow upon a spot of ground where only one grew before, would deserve better of mankind, and do more essential service to the country than the whole race of politicians put together. — JONATHAN SWIFT
 
REVIEW ARTS
Take off the mask
The women’s theatre movement in Calcutta marches forward from strength to strength. A significant accomplishment is Rangrup’s Mukhosh Nritya (picture), an original all-...  | Read.. 
 
What age cannot wither
Swaramayee organized an evening of music, “Amrutprabha”, at G.D. Birla Sabhagar on April 28 to felicitate the Kirana Gharana vocalist, Dr Prabha Atrre, on her 75th birth anniv...  | Read.. 
 
Moving with the times
International Dance Day is celebrated the world over on April 29 in the memory of Jean-Georges Noverre, the famous French dancer and choreographer. The West Bengal chapter of ...  | Read..