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How incredible?
As a tourism brand, should India be arrogant enough to assume it is `incredible'? Perhaps we should let our visitors decide that, says NEELAM MATHEWS.
Spotlight

ECO-TALK
Biodiversity in the backyard
Just as the country's wild biodiversity has atrophied, our domestic animals and birds have also been disappearing. But the reasons are different.


BUSINESS
Confidence trick?
S. RAMACHANDER looks at the world of marketing and promotion.
Voicing their protests
VASANTHA SURYA examines the problems faced by the Dalits in Tamil Nadu as they come out against the humiliation and torture meted out to them.

Trends

Insuring her success
Changing stereotypes of insurance agents are women from all walks of society — from the glamorous page three types to an ordinary housewife. KANCHANA BANERJEE examines this phenomenon.

Focus

COMMENT
A survivor's tale
Society imposes a conspiracy of silence around rape. But some lift the burden of shame on the victim of sexual assault, writes GEETA DOCTOR of Alice Sebold's two books on this issue.
ISSUES
Partner in progress
The rebuilding of Kutch after the devastating 2001 earthquake owes much to the efforts of various non-governmental organisations. MANAS DASGUPTA writes about the contributions of the Rotary Club.
LOOKING BACK
Recapping history
INDU BALACHANDRAN goes back into the past after a visit to downtown Dallas and the spot where President Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963.

Columns

FIRST STRIKE
By Anil Dharker
'Suitable' evidence
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
'Liberating' Afghan women

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
Celebration ... commemoration



Lifestyle

CINEMA
A director's film
In "Chokher Bali", Ghosh has tried to remain true to the Tagorean spirit, the zeitgeist-setting, and the medium, writes GOWRI RAMNARAYAN.

Health

HEALTHWATCH
Diabetes and the eye
Diabetes can cause complications which can affect different parts of the body, the eye being one of them, says Dr. R. PREMA.
Astrology


MOON SIGNS
By Khousikan
What are the Rasi and Lagna of one born on September 29, 1941 at 10.35 a.m. in Chennai. Would the current Maha Dasa of Saturn bring good?


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