Issue Date: Nov 30, 2003
West Africa is hell-bent on eradicating polio. In a remarkable effort, via "synchronized" national immunization day (nid) programmes from October 19 to 26, thousands of volunteers and health workers fanned out to administer the oral polio vaccine to 15 million children in Benin, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Niger and Togo, and previously unreachable areas in currently stable Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea (Conakry).
Recent Supreme Court order in Vedanta case holds hope for tribal community life
Butterflies on the roof of the world is a vivid and engaging narrative of the author's rendezvous with the butterflies and moths in particular, and nature in general