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September 30, 2003

She wants to start life afresh
Barely 19, the woman lost her right eye when her rapist almost gouged it out while attacking her in the hospital ward where she worked. She is not sure if she will ever be able to see this colourful world.

September 25, 2003

Exclusive: 5 Factors behind blasts
Sheela Bhatt casts light on the factors responsible for the Mumbai blasts.

September 19, 2003

'SIMI does not teach to kill innocents'
'We don't believe in democracy. Islam is the best way of living.' An encounter with a SIMI activist.

ISRO's new star
The new chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation shatters traditions. Meet G Madhavan Nair.

September 18, 2003

'Throw him out. He is Muslim'
How educated Muslims see the anti-Islam sentiment? Ehtasham Khan reports from Aligarh Muslim University. series.

The DJ as Sutradhar
Cheb-i-Sabbah is one of the most famous DJs in the world.

September 17, 2003

'We never knew he was a militant'
It is not money but belief that thrusts many educated youths into terrorism today, police officers say.

September 16, 2003

The road to a better life
The Magadi Makkala Dhwani project has rehabilitated many bonded child labourers. Funding for the project ends in December. But the NGOs involved refuse to give up hope.

'His death brought us closer'
9/11 victim Vamsikrishna 'Vamsi' Pendyala's friends rally together to ensure he is never forgotten.

The New Terrorists
Educated and intelligent, they are motivated by a desire for 'revenge.' A four-part series.

September 15, 2003

Back to school
Children in Karnataka's Magadi district were forced to drop out of school and work as bonded labourers in silk thread factories. Today, thanks to the Magadi Makkala Dhwani project, many of them are back to being students.

September 12, 2003

Bonded to the loom
Karnataka's silk industry has an excessive appetite for bonded child labour. Priya Ganapati discovers a tableau of exploitation and oppression.

September 11, 2003

Will the Hawk help the IAF?
What is an AJT and why is it so important? Some answers to common questions.

A Tribute: 9/11, The Survivors
rediff salutes their courage, their determination.

For these Jews, Mumbai is the chosen land
There are three Jewish sects in India -- Ben Israel, which forms the majority, the Baghdadi and Cochin Jews. They number between 5,200 and 5,500, and primarily live in New Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kolkata, Kochi and Mumbai.

September 9, 2003

'Fast bowling is hard work but enjoyable'
Australia's bowling ace Brett Lee says he wants be known as a bowler who wants to bowl fast but takes a lot of wickets.

September 8, 2003

RAW & Mossad: The Secret Link
35 years ago, Indira Gandhi wanted RAW to cultivate Israel's Mossad. She believed relations between the two intelligence agencies was necessary to monitor developments that could threaten India and Israel.

September 5, 2003

'I've always been a romantic'
An encounter with Ahmed Faraz, one of the greatest Urdu poets of our time.

The Saviours on Black Monday
Fifty doctors and 50 nurses at the JJ Hospital were called to duty on the day of the blasts. Most of them did not go home for the next 36 hours.

September 2, 2003

'These blasts are different from 1993'
Police officer Rakesh Maria recounts the investigation into the twin blasts of August 25. Exclusive to rediff.com

'We want India style democracy'
The founders of the Uighur movement -- Mohammad Amin and Isa Yosuf -- fled the country and came to India in the 1940s. The British allowed them to live in Srinagar for sometime.


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