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(January-February 2002)




 Edifice of a New India

             Well-known scientist, Dr. M. S. Swaminathan, re-interprets the ideals and principles of Lokmanya Tilak in the context of the situation today 

Believing in Perfection II 

            J. R. D. Tata’s vision “made giants out of men and organisations”, according to R. M. Lala                                                               

Journey to the Civil Services

             Vijayalakshmi Bidari headed the list of successful candidates for the Indian Administrative Service this year. A first-person account of how she made it to the top…

 India and Terrorism

             India will have a leading role to play if the new challenges in the region are to bring about lasting peace in the subcontinent, says Maria Figueroa.

 Keeping fit

             At 86, former UN Under Secretary General, C. V. Narasimhan, speaks of what has kept him going – physically, intellectually and spiritually.

 Bravery on Board

             Recalling the exceptional bravery of an Indian flight purser who defied four hijackers and saved some 300 lives

 Experience in the Air

             An account of how Manju Sharma became the first Indian woman to fly an Indian Air Force combat aircraft.

Making a difference

             Communal harmony can be restored if sober individuals remain true to the essential spirit of their religion.

 Islam, the Indian Way

             Muslims in a democratic India are showing the way to their co-religionists in other parts of the world.

 Indian Paradoxes

             Why does India remain a vibrant democracy despite poverty, low literacy and sporadic violence?


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