THE NEWS IN PROPORTION
23 January 2018
Articles
Feb 01 2003
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Burning aspirations
In the passing of Kalpana Chawla, the genuine feeling of loss expressed by so many reveals the thirst amongst the young for role models, says Kalpana Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
Tribal autonomy a step for peace
New Delhi concedes a long-standing Bodo demand to set up an independent council for the tribal people, and demands that rebels now disarm.
Feb 01 2003
Profile: Khushboo Welfare Society
This Haryana based non-profit organization is working towards building a disabled friendly society through integration and rehabilitation, says Indra Chopra
Feb 01 2003
A scientific fairytale
Has the introduction of Bt Cotton been successful? The deliberate attempt to find a "yes" answer has required a lot of incredulous 'science', says Devinder Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
Importing of Hazardous Waste
Kishore Wankhade peers into a 2002 inquiry report into the disappearance and fast-track clearance of hazardous wastes from India's Ports.
Feb 01 2003
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Dignity though Papad making
Lijjat Papad does not turn its women into millionaires, but its the realization of dignified self-employment that is its success, says Arun Srivastav.
Feb 01 2003
The condom, the moon and the finger
For AIDS prevention education to be successful, powerful gender-sensitive messages must replace the nebulous 'moral framework', argues Anita Anand.
Feb 01 2003
A debt we can do without
While the West has abandoned the realism of the past century and has now turned to cooperation in pursuing common goals, South Asia remains trapped in this old paradigm, says Firdaus Ahmed.
Feb 01 2003
Interlinking: Needs to be publicly debated - III
S G Vombatkere writes his concluding opinion on the series on the proposed gigantic network of interlinked rivers.
Feb 01 2003
Not quite as planned or promised
The World Bank's Inspection Panel finds that a Bank-backed coal mine disrupted livelihoods by violating guidelines on resettlement, supervision, and the environment.
Feb 01 2003
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Restored from the ruins
A South Marathwada village reconstructs itself after the devastating earthquake, with help from Jnana Prabodhini. Sayli Udas reports.
Feb 01 2003
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Eliminating child labour through participation
Collective Action for Rural Development (CAFORD) encourages families in Andhra's Prakasam district to keep their children in school.
Feb 01 2003
The Internet : 21st century democracy's promise
The most flexible information dissemination medium ever invented can still be used for the betterment of all, says Subramaniam Vincent.
Feb 01 2003
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What ails our Public Services? -- I
An assessment of factors from the book Holding the State to Account by Samuel Paul of the Public Affairs Center, Bangalore.
Feb 01 2003
Rising Stress on Liberal Arts Education
A belief that revival of liberal arts education with its humanist traditions is the panacea to the rising tide of right-wing extremism is gaining ground, reports Binu S. Thomas.
Feb 01 2003
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Business with humanitarian goals
Kris Herbst profiles how David Green has propelled Aurolab into a model corporation that manufactures 'expensive' medical products at rock-bottom prices.
Feb 01 2003
Suppressing criticism
Science's biggest tragedy, as we are reminded by the Columbia disaster, is that truly independent criticism is simply gone from its midst, says Devinder Sharma.
Feb 01 2003
Out of the Wreckage
By tearing up the global rulebook, the US is in fact undermining its own imperial rule, but in this there lies an opportunity for global democracy, says George Monbiot.
Feb 01 2003
Seven markers for gender balance
The Centre for Women's Development Studies (CWDS) has developed long-overdue indicators to assess gender sensitivity in governance.
Feb 01 2003
Zero tolerance for farm subsidies
Developing countries must take a collective stand on 'Zero-Tolerance to Subsidies' to protect their agriculture, says Devinder Sharma.
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Amitabha Basu
  • Retired Scientist
  • National Physical
  • Laboratory
  • India Together reader