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Hitting back, in black and white
Of all the global developments that have taken place since September 11, what is most significant is the one that pertains to the legislative and political ease with which many rich countries are clamping down on immigration and curtailing human rights. TABISH KHAIR examines the issue of this attack being used as an `excuse' to strike out against `anti-globalisation', the minorities and political dissidents. More


Not okay by the U.K.
THERE is a standing joke among the Asian diaspora in Britain that you can live all your life here without having to come into contact with the English-speaking "natives" if you don't wish to. The joke, which has a touch of boast about the expats' ... More
Expatriate sensibility
"Let us `unskin the expatriate', or at least nail the creature to a bed and look at his form and features". INDRAN AMRITHANAYAGAM writes. More
PEOPLE
When nature cries
The Todas of the Nilgiri hills and their most prized asset — the buffalo — are both struggling for survival. KEYA ACHARYA on the challenges facing the community today. More
ENVIRONMENT
Guarding the green blanket
March 21 is World Forestry Day. M.S.S. VARADAN gives an account of how effectively community-based institutions are managing the forest resources. More
SPOTLIGHT
Theatre of the absurd?
Many successful film stars fail in politics simply because of their self-interest. Yet, there are a few whose passion to serve the public has made them click. V. GANGADHAR on a phenomenon that never fails to interest the commoner. More
CONSERVATION
To the Blue Mountains
In early January this year, members of the `Save Nilgiris Campaign' went back to the `Sullivan trail'. PHILIP MULLEY and DHARMALINGAM VENUGOPAL on their mission. More

Columns
CRICKET LORE
By Ramachandra Guha
An Eleven of fielders
THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Hostages to history

MEDIA PULSE
By Sevanti Ninan
Direct hit
DOWN TO EARTH
By Mrinal Pande
Exploding earth

MATTER-OF-FACT FROM JAPAN
By Gautaman Bhaskaran
Keeping in step

People
EXPERIENCE
Kite-flying in Lahore
The sight of a whole city caught up in a `Basant' frenzy startles an Indian ignorant of customs and traditions in Pakistan, says C. RAMMANOHAR REDDY. More
REFLECTIONS
Clash at Neemrana
A great change had taken place in the shy young writer DOM MORAES first met in a pub. More

Lifestyle
THEATRE
Transcending alienness
From March 16, Tara Arts, the pioneer in Asian theatre in English in Britain, will be touring eight cities in the U.K., with its epic trilogy `Journey to the West'. KAUSALYA SANTHANAM interviews its founder - Artistic Director, Jatinder Verma. More

Health
HEALTHWATCH
A future free of a scourge
`The Filaria Day' is being observed in Tamil Nadu on March 24 ... Lymphatic filariasis, or elephantiasis, is one of the most persistent and disfiguring of all tropical diseases. With concerted action with the tools available today, it is potentially eradicable, says ANURADHA KHATI RAJIVAN. More
Astrology
SUN SIGNS
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead


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Cancer

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Libra

Scorpio

Sagittarius

Capricorn

Aquarius

Pisces


MOON SIGNS
By Khousikan
Is there malefic effect if there is mutual aspect of Neecha planets: Mars in Kataka, and Guru and Saturn in Makara Rasi, and the Moon is exalted?


Mesha

Rishabha

Mithuna

Kataka

Simha

Kanya

Thula

Vrischika

Dhanus

Makara

Kumbha

Meena




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