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Saving lives ... at what cost?
Should doctors in rural areas ignore a law that affects blood transfusion and risk punishment, asks Dr. KAVERY NAMBISAN.
Spotlight

IN THE NEWS
Turmoil
RITA MANCHANDA documents the constant struggle between the monarchy and democratic forces in Nepal.


The ascent of Kangchenjunga
Age has not dimmed their enthusiasm or crystal clear memories and their spirit for adventure. And the 50 years of their first ascent of Kangchenjunga commemorate that spirit, says MEENA MENON, who profiles the three stars in The Himalayan Club's golden jubilee celebrations of that achievement.
EVENT
Dream run
This year's Mumbai Marathon saw people running for many a cause. RONITA TORCATO writes about one such effort for the Pardhi tribals.

Book Review

Yoga for all
YOGA has become the new quick fix for people with a host of ailments. With its growing popularity, comes a range of books that teach yoga, ranging from a beginner's manual to erudite ones. Whether it is backache, blood pressure, insomnia or ...

Events

TRADITION
When colour thaws the chill
It has, at best, the aura of a ballet, a Watteau, picnic painting, rather than a party. UDAY K. CHAKRABORTY on the Venice Carnival.

Columns

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Sania's `sisters'
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Poll speak and Churchill

WALKABOUT IN OZ
Eureka! And all that
ASK THE DOC...
Cardiac trouble



Sightings


  • Talking about talent
  • Tracking down Billy Arjan Singh
  • Her plan

    People

    Musical pioneer
    LAKSHMI DEVNATH on the contribution of Tallapaka Annamacharya to music on his 502nd death anniversary on February 23.
    Nuances of the notes
    Ustad Fariduddin Dagar is one of the oldest living exponents of the Dhrupad and his music makes serious demands on the listener, writes DEEPA GANESH after a chat with the maestro.
    Movie material
    V. GANGADHAR takes a look at the life of Howard Hughes, even as "The Aviator" based on his life seems set to storm the Oscars.

    Tribute

    PERSONALITY
    Music of resistance
    Ethiopia was where the 60th birth anniversary of Robert Nesta Marley, better known as Bob Marley, was celebrated recently. It was a tribute to a ghetto-bred boy who had stood for peace, love and justice, and for the struggles of the impoverished and the powerless, says SHELLEY WALIA.

    Lifestyle

    SOCIETY
    Page Three syndrome
    It is stunning to see Mumbai's beautiful people turned in the space of two hours into ugly, pock marked individuals. AJIT DUARA comments on `Page 3', a satire on Mumbai's party world.
    ART
    Entering pictorial space
    `Resonance', an exhibition at the Art Musings gallery, Mumbai, brings together paintings by four distinguished artists: K.G. Subramanyan, S.H. Raza, Akbar Padamsee and Ram Kumar. RANJIT HOSKOTE explores their concerns.

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    Second chance in sight
    The loss of an eye can be traumatic especially because of the disfigurement it causes. Dr. C. SENTHIL NATHAN and Dr. MOHAN RAJAN look at the advances in eye surgery.

    Miscellany


  • Regaling watchdog
    Astrology


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    Dhanus

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    Kumbha

    Meena



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