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Stealthy comeback
When wildlife is perceived to be a danger and a liability, it compromises the very basis of conservation. Examining the man-leopard conflict, JANAKI LENIN highlights how those affected need to make adjustments to their lifestyles, as they are dealing with a carnivore that is the most adaptable of the wild cats.
Interview

FACE-TO-FACE
Fostering human dignity and capability
An interview with Martha C. Nussbaum by NIRMALA LAKSHMAN

Spotlight

LIFE
Generation with aspirations?
When you compare `Generation X' in North America with its Indian counterpart, the latter are basically rebels without a cause, says RABAB NAQVI.

Issues

Lessons from Utah
As the residents of Salt Lake City, Utah, struggle with the consequences of nuclear testing 50 years ago, LUV PURI looks at what it might teach nations aspiring to be nuclear powers.

Focus

SOCEITY
An equation worth noting
With more than half of Mumbai's population living in slums and an inadequately staffed police force to match, slum policing may be the way out in helping to solve local disputes and petty crimes. MEENA MENON on a successful scheme in Mumbai.

Columns

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Flawed fight
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
`Freedom' by ballot?

ASK THE DOC..
Bleeding ear
WALKABOUT IN OZ
Workers for heritage



Sightings


  • Ritu's son
  • A lady of substance
  • The 'Page 3' man

    People

    PROFILE
    A different style
    In 1963, an unknown writer wrote a novel and sprang it on an unsuspecting Urdu-speaking world. It made him immortal. The novel was Udaas Naslein, its writer Abdullah Hussein. Born in Rawalpindi, raised in Gujarat, a small town near Lahore, ...
    Perpetual quest
    Though he has won plaudits as a filmmaker, MUZAFFAR ALI, the Raja of Kotwara, has many other engaging facets to his personality. He is a fashion designer of repute, a poet, a painter, a lover of Sufi music and a messiah for the people of ...
    Verbal magic
    `I became more aware of my inadequacies as an actor.' Dhritiman Chaterji tells GOWRI RAMNARAYAN about his experiences with shooting for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's "Black".

    Lifestyle

    ART
    `My work is post-colonial'
    In the case of Indian art, it might be right to claim that Partha Mitter was the first person to challenge assumptions of art history and its proponents. A profile by SWAPNA SATHISH.
    CULTURE
    Celebration in Bundi
    This small and rustic town, once the capital of one of the erstwhile princely states of Rajasthan, comes alive during its Kajli Teej festival. CHANDAN SEN explores its sights and sounds.
    GARDENING
    The `Marvel of Peru'
    THE FOUR O'Clock Flower is also commonly known as the "Marvel of Peru"; Mirabilis jalapa is a tuberous rooted, small herbaceous shrub about 50 cm in height. The plant has smooth, shiny, oval leaves and tubular flowers. The showy part of ...
    DESTINATION
    Height of splendour
    Shenandoah National Park is a world of beauty that can renew and bring peace to the spirit, writes PADMINI DEVARAJAN.

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    No more headaches
    Sinusitis is a common cause for headaches. Dr. SUNDHAR KRISHNAN writes about the latest techniques of dealing with the problem.
    HEALTHWATCH
    Surgery, the only way
    Dr. Ramesh Babu Srinivasan explains the problems caused in children who have Undescended Testis.
    Astrology


    MOON SIGNS
    By Khousikan


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    Kataka

    Simha

    Kanya

    Thula

    Vrischika

    Dhanus

    Makara

    Kumbha

    Meena



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