Sunday, March 10, 2002
economic doctrines move in opposite directions. Thus, democracy
keeps on expanding man’s rights, his choice and sovereignty. But
globalisation restricts human rights, choice and sovereignty. Are
we to take these contradictory goals as the new global order?
Swadeshi, in contrast, is free from contradictions. It expands
both choice and sovereignty, and it promotes democracy,
writes M S
has dedicated Aloe Vera, a wonder plant to the beauty of women. It looks
very ordinary but in reality, it abounds in many qualities. It’s the
only plant whose extract is applied direct from the plant to your face
in its pure and natural form, without giving it an oily shine. M’lady,
it is age-defying as it combats wrinkles.
time for parents & children
final school examinations are about to start and the pressure on
children to do well, especially in the board examinations, is
relentless. Besides the pressures of studying the entire syllabi,
children fear erratic results and peer ridicule. But above all, what
they have to put up with is the fear of parents.
fuel war, masses suffer, soldiers die
is a death’s feast," said George Herbert. Surely, war is death
and destruction. Peace is life — alive and kicking. Wars may dazzle
for a while but victories of peace permanently benefit mankind. The
‘Taj Mahal’ of Agra and the ‘Statue of Liberty’ in America are
victories of peace. The kings and commanders of old become dust, but
these greatest beauties will continue to inspire the coming
children’ who add colour to life
people have a wonderful way of touching the lives of others with all the
colours of a rainbow" — a remarkably poignant sentence that I
discovered on a greeting card. It is hardly coincidental that these
people are almost always either children or rare adults who still have,
perhaps unwittingly, the child alive in them.