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 - Achievers, not Inheritors

compiled by Gautami Sirohi

It is not often that one finds siblings doing equally well in their chosen profession. Yes, there are siblings in high managerial positions in parental enterprises – but this pictorial essay is not about inherited achievement - instead, we are focusing on siblings who achieved what they did through their own efforts, their passion, and their own merit.

The Zakaria brothers – Arshad and Fareed.

Father, Rafiq Zakaria, was deputy leader of the ruling Congress Party under Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Mother, Fatima Zakaria, was the Sunday editor of The Times of India – a leading national daily.

Age 28 seems to be a very special milestone for both Arshad and Fareed. At 28, Arshad became one of the youngest Managing Directors at Merrill Lynch and Fareed, at 28, was appointed the Managing Editor of ‘Foreign Affairs’.



Born 1962 in Bombay (now Mumbai), India

Executive Vice president & Co-President Global-Markets and Investment-Banking division of Merrill Lynch. graduated summa cum laude from Harvard where he was a Baker scholar at the Harvard Business School.

At 28, he became Managing Director in Merrill Lynch.

What has been said about Arshad

"Arshad is a particularly dangerous Wall Street character"

"He's a mathematician who knows how to sell."



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Born 1965, in Bombay (now Mumbai), India

Grew up in Bombay

Lives in New York

Married, has a 3 year old son

Editor of Newsweek International since October 2000. Also writes a regular column for Newsweek.

In October 2002, he also joined ABC's "This Week with George Stephanopoulos" as an analyst on World affairs.

At 28, Fareed was appointed the Managing Editor of ‘Foreign Affairs’, and became the youngest editor in the history of this journal on international politics and economics. He held this position for over seven years

Taught in Harvard University's Department of Government 

Schooling - Cathedral School, Bombay "where 800 Hindus, Sikhs and Muslims ''would gather together and sort of lustily sing 'Nearer My God to Thee.' ''

B.A. in History from Yale University and a PhD in International Relations from Harvard

An author, a columnist, and an editor, Fareed has also been a wine columnist for

His next book, The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad is due for publication in April 2003

What has been said about Fareed

‘the global thinker"

"one of the 21 most important people of the 21st Century"



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