• October 20, 2017
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  • How Brazil got hooked on to junk food
    Oct 18, 2017 Text by Andrew Jacobs 
and Matt Richtel
Photos by William Daniels
    As growth slows in wealthy countries, Western food companies are aggressively expanding in developing nations, contributing to obesity and health problems
  • Smart apps transform India’s healthcare system
    Oct 18, 2017 By Suparna Dutt-D’Cunha, Special to Weekend Review
    Smart apps and web-based platforms are helping in the fight against mental illness and HIV
  • No place like home, in a Rajasthan jail
    Oct 18, 2017 By Rakesh KumarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Open-air prison camps aid in the rehabilitation and social reintegration of inmates
  • It’s time to make big data more accessible
    Oct 18, 2017 By Karelys Abarca
    Using troves of electronic transaction information more efficiently will improve the growth and sustainability of economies around the world
  • With sheer determination, Pradipkumar Singh started a career in bodybuilding and went on to win Mr Manipur, Mr India and Mr South Asia titles
  • My mother speaks through me
    Oct 11, 2017 By Deborah Tannen
    Her style of talking has shaped how I hear other people’s words
  • Young rebel poets are bringing about a power shift in contemporary poetry and drawing a wider audience to the art form
  • Calligraphy makes a comeback in Kashmir
    Oct 05, 2017 By Haroon MiraniSpecial to Weekend Review
    There has been a renewed interest in the ancient art form — both from artists and lovers of art
  • A petrol pump run by former convicts
    Oct 04, 2017 By Aditi BhaduriSpecial to Weekend Review
    Set up by Hyderabad Special Prison for Women, the initiative aims to provide jobs to help in the rehabilitation of female prisoners who have completed their terms
  • Inside a community kitchen
    Oct 04, 2017 By Bobby NaqviUAE Editor
    At Akshaya Patra’s facility in Lucknow, workers race to prepare 60,000 meals that leave the premises by 7.30am
  • How free meals fight classroom hunger in India
    Oct 04, 2017 Bobby Naqvi, UAE Editor
    India’s mid-day meal scheme feeds nearly 100 million school children daily
  • An important step towards social reform
    Sep 27, 2017 By Marwan AsmarSpecial to Weekend Review
    Activists welcome move to scrap Article 308 which allowed rapists to escape punishment by marrying the victim
  • Making a mark on generations of pilgrims
    Sep 27, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Razzouk family has been tattooing visitors to the Old City of Jerusalem for centuries
  • Instagram your leftovers for history
    Sep 27, 2017 By Laura Shapiro
    Go beyond mere glamour and open up a domestic world that has always been elusive in the study of food — ordinary meals at home
  • Voice behind India's oldest radio show
    Sep 26, 2017 Chiranjib Sengupta, Hub Editor
    Life and times of Birendra Krishna Bhadra, the voice behind the oldest surviving radio programme in India
  • The magic of dance
    Sep 20, 2017 By Gillian Warren-BrownSpecial to Weekend Review
    Children and young adults from impoverished families in Cape Town get free dance training that empowers them with life skills