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The word and the sword
Babur's prowess as a General is well known. His felicity with words, however, is a refreshing discovery.
Arts & Crafts

A vision for our arts
Something special is happening in Korea, in terms of the social and national vision in culture and the arts, which we in India can learn from.

Heritage

Vanishing wall paintings
Neglect and insensitivity have taken their toll on the 17th century Nayak murals, spread across 35 temple sites in Tamil Nadu.

Personality

IN CONVERSATION
`I love theatre that has energy'
Tim Supple, whose unique theatrical production "A Midsummer Night's Dream" opens in India, loves reworking familiar classics and giving them a twist.


Her Master's Voice
Doyenne of the Kirana gharana, Gangubai Hangal speaks of the pains and pleasures of her musical journey.

Culture

Welcome to America
Loneliness can be a real problem for Indian students in America during the first few months. But help is at hand.

Personality

TRIBUTE
Iconic images
As a shutterbug who could "contribute fashion photos and stories from Paris one month, street gangs in Harlem the following month", Gordon Parks left his mark.

Travel

DESTINATION
Vrooming tiger in Sepang
The Malaysian economy is on the rise again and it's on fabulous display at the annual Formula One Grand Prix.
FOOTLOOSE
Shadow games
Playing it by the moment, without planning, in Thailand, brings its own moments of discovery.

Focus

IN THE NEWS
Cracking the code
The Da Vinci Code, the movie is set to open soon. If it does not get entangled in the legal web over the book.
REFLECTIONS
`To' or `Through' the Messiah?
How had I escaped without punishment?

Environment

CONSERVATION
A watered-down culture
With the World Water Forum just concluded in Mexico, the focus is again on water issues.

Columns

SLICE OF LIFE
By By V. Gangadhar
Remembering Herriot
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
A question of ethics

THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
The speak-out sisters on the Net
INDIA BEATS
By Neeta Lal
A cut above

ASK THE DOC
Childhood troubles
POSTCARD FROM HANGZHOU
By Pallavi Aiyar
Earthly paradise



Sightings


  • Still rocking
  • Honest approach
  • Rave reviews

    Sport

    PARENTING
    A sporting life
    Sports is now serious business. How can one guide children to give of their best?

    Books

    Convenient guides
    "Driving Holidays in the Himalayas is a series of books that endeavour to give the reader a glimpse of many exciting, exotic locales that can be easily accessed by road and hopes to provide enough insight to make your holiday a comfortable and ...
    Fitness matters
    Fit for 50 + is a beginner-friendly fitness programme designed for men and women in middle age. People in their fifties are increasingly concerned about maintainign well being, lack of flexibility and the risks a lack of exercise brings ...
    Eyecatchers
    "The book is a delight for travellers and sightseers, venturing to isolated Buddhist sites in the mountains, perilously hanging from cliffs, resting on the banks of meandering rivers, buried deep inside ravines, or hiding away shyly in the caves ...

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  • Hope for the future
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  • Changing face of research



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