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ISSUES

Never a good war or a bad peace
In the context of September 11 and its aftermath, the extent of a lack of knowledge most Americans have about U.S. foreign policy can be difficult for an outsider to understand. Yet, say RAHUL MAHAJAN and ROBERT JENSEN, it reveals a frightening intellectual void at the core of society &151; a chasm with far reaching consequences that has allowed leaders to whip up war fervor even when questions about the morality and effectiveness of a military strike have not been asked, let alone answered. More


AMERICA TODAY
A search for alternatives to hate
Even as war cries are being raised, all around the U.S., more people than ever before are asking why it is that so many seem to hate the country. Disbelief is giving way to a desire for knowledge, says LATA MANI. This is the setting within which a pro-peace and pro-justice movement is gathering force. More

MUSINGS : The show must go on

ISSUES : Canonising crime

COLUMNS
LOOSE CANON
By Rukun Advani
Two cheers for Mr. Naipaul
CRICKET LORE
By Ramachandra Guha
Across the boundary of writing

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
'A wonderful wake-up call'
MEDIA PULSE
By Sevanti Ninan
Unheard voices of reason

AGAINST THE GRAIN
By C. Rammanohar Reddy
Whatever happened to the 60 million tonnes?
SCRIBBLING PAD
By Sudhanshu Ranade
A concern for appearances

MATTER OF FACE FROM JAPAN
By Gautaman Bhaskaran
Clouds of smoke
SLICE OF LIFE
By V. Gangadhar
Importance of the right word

SIGHTINGS

LIFESTYLE
ENTERTAINMENT
Saluting acts of collective bravery
The ten-part serial 'Band of Brothers', produced by Steven Spielberg, is for those who like to watch action on the battlefront. The series, the most expensive ever made, begins tomorrow on HBO. More

CULTURE
Rhythm of the new millennium
For many Indians abroad, Bharatanatyam serves as an ethnic experience linking them with the cultural tradition of their homeland. Simultaneously, a change is taking place, making the dance form an aesthetic expression of their current society and lives, says LEELA VENKATARAMAN. More

TRAVEL
A walk on the wild side
No big cities, no expensive hotels and mega museums, but a quest for the real heart of Scotland. ADITI DE's recent adventures as a low budget traveller. More

HEALTH
HEALTH WATCH
Cancer: clearing the air
Early detection of cancer can help assess whether other members in the person's family are at risk. A guide.
What is hereditary cancer?
It refers to the occurence of cancers in a family due to the passing of abnormal genes from one generation to the other. More

ASTROLOGY
SUN SIGNS
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead


Aries

Taurus

Gemini

Cancer

Leo

Virgo

Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces


MOON SIGNS
By Khousikan
What is visha kanya yoga and what are its effects?


Mesha

Rishabha

Mithuna

Kataka

Simha

Kanya

Thula

Vrischika

Dhanus

Makara

Kumbha

Meena



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