FEBRUARY  2002




FEBRUARY 2002 Contents


 Ageing - breaking mind barriers!

 'My Secret of Longevity' 
 BC Sanyal
 HD Shourie
 Khushwant Singh
 Raunaq Singh
 MS Oberoi

 Ageing & Performing Artists


 New Age Women Writers

 Performing Arts

 The Kuchipudi Reddy Family


 South Asians in News 2001 
 International Recognition and
 National Awards

Magsaysay Awards

Newsmakers & breakers in

Golf, Tennis, Hockey, Squash


 Know Your Leaders
 Arun Jaitley
 Amar Singh
 Abhishek Singhvi
 Omar Abdullah
 Sitaram Yechuri



 Mango - the King of Fruits


 Abdul Sattar Edhi


 Sunita Sharma - India's First  
 Lady Guru of Cricket


 'Knock at Every Alien Door'
 - Serialization of an
 unpublished novel by
 Joseph Harris - Chapter 2


 Vasundhara Das - the bride of
 'Monsoon Wedding' 

 Fashion & Jewellery

 Poonam Soni- new look to gold


 Editor's Note



the craft shop

the print gallery


Silk Road on Wheels

The Road to Freedom

Enduring Spirit

Parsis-Zoroastrians of

The Moonlight Garden

Contemporary Art in Bangladesh



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South Asians in News - 2001



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Vijay Singh

Age 39

Other interests – Snooker, cricket. Rugby, soccer

2001 victories – Malaysian Open; Singapore Masters

Ranked 1st among the top 10 finishes followed by Mickelson and Love

Other rankings:

He has finished 1st on the PGA TOUR 9 times

Ranked 6th among career money leaders

Ranked 1st in par 5 performance





Bhupathi and Paes
Age 27 and 28 respectively

Won their second French Open in June 2001.


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India beat S Africa 2-1 and won the Champions Challenge Tournament in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 

This victory qualifies India to the 2002 Champions Trophy in Cologne, Germany. 

Captain Baljit Singh Dhillon played his best match of the tournament and won the man-of-the-match award.

Indian Juniors beat Argentina 6 – 1 to win the Junior World Cup. 

Deepak Thakur scored a hat-trick and was also the tournament’s highest scorer with ten goals.

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Scottish Junior Open – a South Asian success story  - December 2001              

Majid Khan of Pakistan won the Under 19

Safeer Khan of Pakistan won the Under 17

Yasir Butt of Pakistan won the Under 15

Harinder Pal Singh Sandhu of India won the Under 13






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