• December 4, 2016
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Interview

  • Meet India’s female railway ‘gateman’
    Nov 30, 2016 By Rohit Ghosh, Special to Weekend Review
    Salma Beg, 23, has been manning a level crossing for the past three years, and is proud to be doing a job considered the domain of men
  • Pseudoscience menace of Pakistan
    Nov 10, 2016 By Syed Hamad AliSpecial to Weekend Review
    Miseducation and the spread of pseudoscience in the country have harmed the teaching of science, feels Pervez Hoodbhoy
  • For some migrants, Kerala is home
    Nov 03, 2016 By Anjana Sankar, Staff Writer
    Hundreds of families are building a new life in the south Indian state
  • Ken Loach’s rage against the system
    Nov 02, 2016 By Simon Hattenstone
    The filmmaker has been a thorn in the establishment’s side since ‘Cathy Come Home’ and ‘Kes’. At 80, he’s made his angriest film yet
  • Mothers wake up early to make boxes of cute eatables for their children, but is the trend putting the pressure of expectations on them?
  • Weaving responsibility into travel experiences
    Oct 26, 2016 By Sangeetha SwaroopSpecial to Weekend Review
    Gopinath Parayil wants tourists in India to understand the socio-economic benefits that sustainability brings to destinations
  • South Korea’s ‘balloon warrior’
    Oct 26, 2016 By Choi Sang-Hun
    Lee Min Bok subverts North Korea, thousands of leaflets at a time, hoping to debunk the personality cult surrounding Kim Jong-un
  • How a woman is helping Palestinian artists
    Oct 19, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Semifinalist on ‘The Queen’, Rawan Al Asaad, tries to bridge the gap between art and society
  • A walk through Lahore’s historic Anarkali Bazaar
    Oct 19, 2016 By Syed Hamad Ali, Special to Weekend Review
    Steeped in legend, this bustling market now faces competition from glitzy malls
  • How women in India are dealing with fear
    Oct 19, 2016 By Gagandeep Kaur, Special to Weekend Review
    From enrolling in self-defence classes to keeping pepper spray handy, they are taking steps to protect themselves
  • Fighting the caste divide in classical music
    Oct 12, 2016 By Nilima PathakSpecial to Weekend Review
    For T.M. Krishna, the Magsaysay award is an affirmation of his efforts to open up the Indian tradition of Carnatic music to all classes
  • Makerspaces make room for learning, creativity
    Oct 05, 2016 By Anuradha Sengupta Special to Weekend Review
    Across India, these spaces are offering people of all ages the opportunity to give their ideas shape
  • The marriage slump in China
    Oct 05, 2016 By Amie Tsang and 
Zhang Tiantian
    Fewer people are getting married, a shift with profound implications for the country’s economic and social life
  • Why my grandfather still loves Mao
    Sep 29, 2016 By Yifu Dong
    China’s future leaders must understand the hope — and the danger — that idealism brought to the nation’s founding generation
  • Bluntly speaking, Oliver Stone on his films
    Sep 21, 2016 By Josh Rottenberg
    The Oscar-winning filmmaker gets candid about his career, being labelled conspiracy theorist and his hesitation in making ‘Snowden’
  • Why we need to rethink plastic
    Sep 07, 2016 By Sangeetha SwaroopSpecial to Weekend Review
    American artist Dianna Cohen talks about the menace of the ubiquitous pollutant, and what we can do to reduce its use in daily life