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Memos for the future
Charles de Gaulle once said of Brazil, rather brutally, that it was the country of the future, and would always be. The same verdict has often been passed on India. Here are five projections in the geo-political and the domestic scenario, public health, sports and culture, of the forces that will shape India over the next 25 years.
Spotlight

ARCHITECTURE
Hope for Jerusalem
Jerusalem has a varied history, but the urban fabric of its old city is threatened by overcrowding and a lack of maintenance. GUNVANTHI BALARAM looks at the Old City of Jerusalem Revitalisation Programme, a recipient of the Aga Khan Award for Architecture, 2004.


SPOTLIGHT
Radical move
The recent Id celebrations in a Toronto mosque saw two young women take the lead in giving the sermon and the Id message. V. RADHIKA comments.

Culture

Butoh's inner life
Butoh is more than a dance. It is a language of the body. Denise Fujiwara tells CHITRA MAHESH how she took up this art.

Issues

PERSPECTIVE
Not everybody loves a good drought
The Employment Guarantee Act, among other things, offers an opportunity to remove substantially the spectre of starvation deaths from rural India. While public discourse has brought the issue into focus, the debate in the media begins with assumptions that people are well informed about the context of the act. But many are not aware of the subject and have come to some alarming conclusions. ARUNA ROY and REETIKA KHERA place the facts in perspective.
GENDER
Minds unveiled
Triple talaq gets a lot of media publicity. But there are other issues that concern Muslim women. MEENA MENON listened as they articulated their real problems at a recent seminar.

Focus

PEOPLE
Emigrant voices
Migrants from Pakistan Occupied Kashmir have a unique role, given the troubled situation in the valley. LUV PURI talks to members of the PoK diaspora in the U.S.

Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
The forgotten prime minister
THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Timeless epic

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
The tsunami blog
ASK THE DOC...
All in the eye



People

TRIBUTE
MS Magic
With M.S. Subbulakshmi, there was no differentiating between the music and the musician, K.G. VIJAYAKRISHNAN tries to understand the...

Lifestyle

THEATRE
Artistic statements
UMA MAHADEVAN-DASGUPTA takes a look at Habib Tanvir's oeuvre over the past five decades that was on show at the Prithvi Festival in December.
ART
A space where art is glamorised
The success of New York's new Museum of Modern Art, and the resulting fame of its Japanese designer, suggest that contemporary architecture has become a much more mainstream subject than it has ever been before, says SHIRAZ SIDHVA.
The show still goes on
The world awaits this one event that is by far the ultimate blend of world-class entertainment and a shopping bonanza. The Dubai Shopping Festival is now in its 10th year. VIMALA VASAN writes.

Health

HEALTH WATCH
Graft on the knee
Dr. A.K. VENKATACHALAM looks at the recent advances in managing injury to the ligaments of the knee.

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