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A Gandhian in Garhwal
Twenty years ago this June, RAMACHANDRA GUHA began a secular pilgrimage to the Alakananda Valley. His destination was Gopeshwar and his mission was to pay tribute to Chandi Prasad Bhatt, founder of the Chipko Movement. On the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, in the first of a two-part article, he looks into the life of a pioneering environmentalist, a doer and a thinker, whose aim was to transform the relationship between people and nature.


SIDELIGHTS
It's verse Underground
This month, London tube travellers can look forward to a celebration of voices from five continents.
Watershed management: People matter
On the occasion of World Environment Day on June 5, M.S.S. VARADAN writes on the need for people's participation in successfully implementing watershed activities.

Environment
BIRDWATCH
Hunters on the wing
When you hear the deep bass hooting of an owl, you can rest assured that all is well, says RANJIT LAL.

Columns
FIRST STRIKE
By Anil Dharker
Whence all but them had fled
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
The academic route to amity

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Voices from Kashmir
MEDIA PULSE
By Sevanti Ninan
The decider

SLICE OF LIFE
By V. Gangadhar
The great divide
ASTRAL FRONTIERS
By Laurie Baum
Awakening a new awareness

Sightings
People
IN CONVERSATION
Action-packed life
Gopal Menon's 21-minute brutally stark film on the post-Godhra violence in Gujarat has drawn various reactions. C.K. MEENA speaks to the film-maker.

Lifestyle
ART
Restoring wonderment
In a visual culture that has become increasingly overrun by mass-media images, what role can the pictorial language of a distinguished painter like Badri Narayan play, asks RANJIT HOSKOTE.
Nazi into nationalism?
Nationalism and its varied aspects featured at the Canadian International Documentary Festival held recently in Toronto. Anand Patwardhan's "War and Peace" was received with warmth by the audience, says CHANDRA SIDDAN.

Health
No gender bias
Although more women than men die of heart disease each year, many doctors still believe that women are, by and large, immune to cardiac problems. DR. RAJAGOPALAN RAVI clears the misconceptions.

Cuisine
King of pullaos
EVERY cuisine has a pullao to be served on a special occasion. Rice can be as simple as steamed rice to a very elaborately prepared, richly flavoured and spiced — biryani. Here is a recipe of a simplified version of vegetarian ...
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 features indicate Mangalya Dosha? What remedies are possible?


Mesha

Rishabha

Mithuna

Kataka

Simha

Kanya

Thula

Vrischika

Dhanus

Makara

Kumbha

Meena




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