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A false sheen?
`The country is forging ahead, it's poised on the brink of greatness, and there are even these advertisements that tell us so'. So is DILIP D'SOUZA justified in being sceptical? Is India really shining or is it just this?...
Book Review

Consider the lilies of the field
Here's a user-friendly book that introduces you to the world of wild flowers.

Issues

SPOTLIGHT
Conflict in the jungle
Just resettlement is a worthy solution to meet our conservation as well as social goals, says SANJAY GUBBI.

Focus

TRENDS
Hidden by hunger
It is not enough to attain food security. The need of the hour is to get to nutritional security, argues G.M. SUBBA RAO, while taking a second look at concepts like malnutrition and under-nutrition.


ISSUES
No hope, no future
Manual scavenging leaves an indelible scar on the psyche of many children. MARI MARCEL THEKAEKARA writes of the need to help them better their lives.

Columns

ROUNDABOUT
By Hugh And Colleen Gantzer
Desert symphony
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Crime and confusion

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
The storm that Hutton created
FIRST STRIKE
By Anil Dharker
Reality TV, future TV?



Sightings


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    People

    TRIBUTE
    She lived her dream
    Her death was tragic but her life was testimony to her fighting spirit. DEEPA KANDASWAMY remembers astronaut Kalpana Chawla.
    IN MEMORIUM
    Unsung, unhonoured
    Suraiyya's golden voice still rules the airwaves though the face behind it has been forgotten. V. GANGADHAR goes down memory lane.

    Lifestyle

    ART
    The occasional sepias of autumn
    In a departure from convention, the Pundole Art Gallery, Mumbai, recently celebrated five decades of Akbar Padamsee's career by mounting a major exhibition of his works on paper. RANJIT HOSKOTE comments.
    LIFE
    The customer is queen
    Women seem to be the target of all consumer oriented products. KANCHANA BANERJEE examines this trend.
    EVENT
    Musical conversation
    Was the meeting between Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and Jethro Tull really music without boundaries? UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA ponders over the question.
    GARDENING
    The 'lost and found' orchid
    YOU might have heard that orchids are very beautiful flowers. Yes, they are not only beautiful, but are also very delicate. In nature, orchids are some of the plants that die first when sudden changes take place in the ...

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    Epidemic proportions
    With kidney diseases on the rise, Dr. ABI ABRAHAM suggests ways to control and prevent it.
    HEALTH ALPHABET
    Question of weight
    Obesity is a growing problem and its consequences are far-reaching.
    Ask the Doc...
    My daughter's children, a son, 12, and a daughter, six, have severe Lamellar icthyosis of the skin. Is there any treatment to cure/improve their condition? There are no known cases in our families or my son-in-law's family. Dr. R. ...
    Astrology


    MOON SIGNS
    By Khousikan
    Moon signs only speak of the Moon's position at the time of birth. Doesn't the birth time deserve greater reckoning in daily/weekly predictions?


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    Kataka

    Simha

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    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena


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