Express Review

  • Earth Day Space
    Drawing by Elonthung HumtsoeClass 6, Pilgrim School,Dimapur___________________________________ FlowersFlowers grow best in out of the way places,In cool shady covers beneath rocks, near hidden springsIf flowers
  • Militarization and its effects in NE India
    Heavy militarization in the region has great impact on the governance of the people and food security. In the heart of all capitals of NE Indian states, armed forces occupied the best site which one rarely find
  • ‘Royal bride Middleton is no Diana’
    In this Tuesday March 8, 2011 file photo Britain's Prince William and his fiance Kate Middleton leave City Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland. British divorce lawyers have words of warning for Prince William: No
  • The sounds of silence: Child sexual abuse in India
    53% of children in India face some form of child sexual abuse. To what extent will the new Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Bill help? And is it time for campaigners to replace ‘vulnerability&#
  • Manufacturing people and reproductive technology
    Our idea of unnaturalness is a product of myth, not science. Reproductive technology is represented and imagined today as playing God has been in ages past. A review of Philip Ball's "Unnatural: the hereti
  • People’s Power
    History is a constant reminder of our present world. It is not only a few facts of the past but it tell the realities of the people in the past. It is not even a history of the rise of empires but it is also th
  • Unhappy? Don’t blame the govt, it’s probably your marriage
    Can you imagine an animal with two heads, eight limbs, and both kinds of genitals? This mindboggling beast is drawn not from sci-fi pornography but from a Christian idea of marriage. As enthusiastic proponent C
  • Lincoln’s Other Mother
    On the evening of Jan. 30, 1861, a slow freight train chugged into the small hamlet of Charleston, Ill., having completed a 12-mile run from Mattoon. Or nearly 12 miles — the train didn’t quite make
  • Confining childhood in India
    Do child rights activists need to step out of the boxes of ‘development’, ‘survival’, ‘protection’ and ‘participation’ into which they have confined India’s
  • Don't Be A Sellout Macy Gray
    In 2010, Macy Gray, recorded her fifth album, The Sellout. On 17 January 2010, she wrote:“I'm booked for 2 shows in TelAviv. I'm getting alot of letters from activists urging/begging me to boycott by NOT
  • Bringing the fringe to the mainstream
    Social activist Madhu Chandra left his home in Manipur at the age of 16. Ever since, he has travelled through the length and breadth of the country. His mission has been to take initiatives through advocacy, do
  • An intimate portrait of Alzheimer’s
    When photographer Mark Edwards’ mother June was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, he decided to chart the effects of the illness to help him cope with his grief. What emerged was a series of compe
  • Zeller's note
    I have the urge to declare my sanity and justify my actions, but I assume I'll never be able to convince anyone that this was the right decision. Maybe it's true that anyone who does this is insane by definitio
  • Yoga for healthy people
    Glory to God in the highest for he has brought me into this beautiful world. I being born and brought up from a Baptist background, through the blessing of my grandfather and grandmother who accepted first Chri
  • Rebel with a camera
    When the actor and director Dennis Hopper died last year, it sparked renewed interest in his 'other' career – a chronicler of Sixties America. As his stunning photographic archive is published in a book f
  • An eternal love: Barry Norman's moving tribute to his late wife who was his soulmate for 50 years
    (LEFT) Proud: Both Barry and Diana achieved acclaim in their chosen field, with Barry earning a CBE. They are pictured with daughters Samantha (left) and Emma (right) (MIDDLE)Through good times and bad: 'Diana
  • The Calamity Of Snakes
    Snakes have proved that they are one of time's most successful and resilient survivors. They have been on the Earth for well over 100 million years. They have managed to survive throughout the ages, while count
  • Kind to cash
    The government has a plan to reach welfare to the poor without wasting money. It wants to put hard cash in their hands instead of spending on welfare programmes. To begin with, it wants to end the public distri
  • Miracle survivors' club prove doctors wrong
    GIVEN TWO MONTHS TO LIVE IN 1993Jane Plant, 65, is professor of geochemistry at Imperial College, London, and lives in Richmond with her husband Peter Simpson, also a professor. They have three children and six
  • Woman beats cancer five times, lives to 100
    A remarkable pensioner who has beaten cancer FIVE times and even been read the  last rites has defied all expectation to reach her 100th birthday. Ellen McDonald is still going strong despite enduring seve