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An advance from all directions
People the world over are becoming news junkies, particularly after September 11 ... and at this point in time, two relentless marches are evident — one on the web, furiously mobilising public opinion on both sides, and one in print and television. SEVANTI NINAN analyses how the `new media' is changing the role of media in conflict.
Review
Subjects of an era
Although the study of painting under the Mughals is a popular topic of Indian art history research, scant attention has been paid to the continuation of this tradition. ZERIN ANKLESARIA looks at a volume that addresses several important themes of the era.


RIPPLE EFFECTS
Rodin's asana, Yogi's move
WITH da Vinci's `Mona Lisa' and Munch's `The Scream', Rodin's `The Thinker' must surely rank among those canonical images of high art that have been reduced, almost to the point of banality, by frequent use in the mass-circulation imagery of ...

Spotlight
FOCUS
Nutrition: The challenges ahead
Healthy `human capital' is a prerequisite for improving developmental outcomes. In this context, the 13th session of the U.N. Committee on Nutrition being held in Chennai between March 3 and 7, and hosted by the M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, is relevant, says S. RAJAGOPALAN.

Focus
PERSPECTIVE
Case for `the genocide'
ARVIND NARRAIN lists out a few legal options which he feels should become a part of a wider campaign on Gujarat to bring up the issue of the genocidal endgame of Hindutva politics.
ISSUES
An endless search
Apart from working in hazardous jobs, many girls are employed as domestic labour. Little attention is paid to the burdens — physical, social and mental — they carry. KATHYAYINI CHAMARAJ examines their plight as the Campaign for Child Labour's national event on `Girl Child Labour' is held in Mysore this week.

Columns
PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Cricket on the veld ...
MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Changing journalism

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
... and when its hero is attacked
ON SECOND THOUGHT
By Shari Caudron
Why we work


By Laurie Baum
Hidden thoughts



Urban Edge


People
Memories of another era
Bade Ghulam Ali Khan was the greatest interpreter of the Patiala gharana. LAKSHMI VISWANATHAN pays tribute to the master in his birth centenary year.

Lifestyle
ART
Age no bar to his perspective
A viewer might be struck by the fact that at nearly 80, K.G. Subramanyan stands like the lone tower of Indian art ... . On view at the National Gallery of Modern Art, Delhi, are over 300 of his works — each reflecting the artist's view of art and tradition. GAYATRI SINHA reviews the retrospective.
TIME OUT
Afire with Nature
Discovering southern Africa is an easy, yet extraordinary adventure, says DIANE SUSTENDAL, in the conclusion of her two-part article.
Astrology
SUN SIGNS
By Laurie Baum
The week ahead


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MOON SIGNS
By Khousikan
What remedies can help a native with Saturn in the 8th house, Rahu in 7th, Kethu in 1st, and Jupiter in the 9th?


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