February 2003



FEBRUARY 2003 Contents



 Jarawa of Andaman 



 Cello in Indian 
 Classical Music


 Suhasini Mulay

 In News

 South Asian voice at
 Davos - Jan. 2003


 Siblings - achievers
 not inheritors

 Real Issues

 Code of conduct for

 Incest & Child Abuse


 Serialisation of  'Knock at every alien 
 door' - Joseph Harris



 Int'l Sporting Events

 Cricket World Cup
 2003 Schedule

 Editor's Note

 the craft shop

 Lehngas - a limited collection

 the print gallery


 Silk Road on Wheels

 The Road to Freedom

Enduring Spirit

 Parsis-Zoroastrians of

The Moonlight Garden

Contemporary Art in









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Siblings - the Achievers, not the Inheritors



Sisters Norah and Anoushka

Father – Ravi Shankar - the renowned Sitar virtuoso

Half-sisters Norah and Anoushka - both have been nominated for Grammy Awards this year - though in different categories - Anoushka in the BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM category for her 'Live at Carnegie Hall' release, and Norah in the BEST NEW ARTIST category.The Grammys will be broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City on Sunday, February 23rd at 8 PM ET/PT.



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Age 23

Jazz singer/songwriter

Norah is Blue Note's youngest member.  Her 2002 release ‘Come Away With Me’ was her first album and an instant hit – selling 2.7 million copies

Norah grew up in Texas and attended Booker T. Washington High School for Performing and Visual Arts, in Dallas

Norah also spent two years studying piano at the University of North Texas

Nominated for Grammy in The Best New Artist category for her song "Don’t know Why"

Jones is the only artist who is a finalist in all four of the most prominent categories -- best album, record, song and new artist.



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Photo: Tarun Khiwal

Age 21

Born 1981, London

Sitar player

Educated in Encinitas, California, where she graduated from school in 1999

Trained by her father Ravi Shankar since the age of 9

Released her first solo recording ‘Anoushka’ in 1998; second album "Anourag" was released in August 2000; and her third CD; "Live at Carnegie Hall." Brought her the nomination for this year’s Grammy Awards in the BEST WORLD MUSIC ALBUM category

Also studied classical piano - at one time wanted to be a professional pianist.



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