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India beyond the Great Wall
How India's soft power is making inroads into China.
Heritage

URBAN SPACES
When the new rescues the old
The Getty Villa, once dismissed as Roman Disneyland, gets a new lease of life through renovation marked by restraint and conceptual clarity.

Reflections

REFLECTIONS
The spirit of Mumbai
The suburban trains present a microcosm of Mumbai life, a mix of the good and the bad.

Heritage

HISTORY
When the Vellore sepoys rebelled
Though it preceded the First War of Independence by almost 50 years, not much is known of this brief act of valour by the sepoys of the Vellore fort.

Reflections

REFLECTIONS
Virtual food?
Learn to cook from the Net. Expert cooks are now catering to cravings on the web.

Interview

IN CONVERSATION
Girded by history and myth
Girish Kasaravalli on his new film, which is about faith and resistance to socio-cultural religious decrees.


Story of an unlikely heroine
How did Noor Inayat Khan end up as a British spy during World War II?

Travel

TIME OUT
Through Israel
Three great religions of the world have left their marks in Israel.
FOOTLOOSE
Splendour by the spans
The grand stone `bridges' of the Arches National Park, Utah, are awe-inspiring.

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Fudging history
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Blogging in Beirut

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
A war that is morally indefensible

By Ramya Kannan
A wail for their survival

POSTCARD FROM YORK
By Mita Kapur
Magical mix



Sightings


  • Celebrity chef
  • Model entrepreneur
  • Double sensation

    Tribute

    LOOKING BACK
    In memory of Unc
    For K.N. Prabhu cricket was a many-layered thing — an art form, a code of behaviour, a vehicle for friendships and a passport to new experiences.

    Health

    HEALTHWACTH
    Attack on the brain
    How does a stroke occur? What can you do to prevent it?
    EAT SMART
    In a nutshell
    Almonds are among the most nutritious of all nuts. There are reasons enough to make it a part of your regular diet.
    MENTAL HEALTH
    Alienated in thought
    Apart from delusions and hallucinations, there are other symptoms that point to schizophrenia.

    Cuisine

    CUISINE
    Just like grandma made it
    Traditional fare from Southern kitchens.

    Mail Bag


  • Role model
  • Leave the game alone
  • Impressive interview
  • No more suspense



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