Begin your week with this shortlist of interesting readings and a slideshow.
- China's parliament enlivened by brands and beauties. (BBC)
- Rahul Dravid - India's genius who could see way beyond the boundary. (Guardian)
- Pakistan's middle class is conservative and latent radical. (The Friday Times)
- Mother Teresa's house of illusions. (Secular Humanism)
- India's biggest mafia. (Media Crooks Blog)
- Time zones are fluid. (The Smart Set). Hat Tip: PCR.
- Slideshow: Photos of the Week (March 2-9) from TIME. The photograph below shows