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Hype or high?
Though Sania Mirza's emergence as a tennis icon is laudable for women's sport in the country, the prevailing atmosphere of hyperbole can be attributed, in part, to the media, says VIJAY PARTHASARATHY.
Reflections

REFLECTIONS
Fire and earth
Visiting the site of a demolition drive in north Mumbai, DILIP D'SOUZA found his mind going back a few weeks: to a previous encounter with `fire', rubble and, yes, awe.

Events

IN THE NEWS
Connecting
The recent visit of the India-Pakistan Youth Forum for Peace (IPYFP), to India, helped clear misconceptions, writes JOE ATHIALY.

Education

From strife to study
With violence in the State affecting its functioning, Kashmir University saw a drop in the level of academic excellence. Now, as things seem to be coming back to normal, SHUJAAT BUKHARI traces the University's journey...

Culture

Santoor magic
Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma was instrumental in bringing the santoor on to centre stage of classical music. He tells BIBHUTI MISHRA of his journey to fame.


Women to the fore
G.S. PAUL takes a look at the recent attempts to revive gender equality in Koodiyattam.

Heritage

Colonial grandeur
This stately home in Hyderabad — now a women's college — that James Achilles Kirkpatrick and princess Khairunnissa lived in, has come up for restoration. GUNVANTHI BALARAM looks at how it made it to the `World Monuments in Danger List'.

Book Review

Jewelled creations
This profusely illustrated art book examines the history and varied techniques of enamelling.

Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Rationalist and nationalist
THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
A pravasi forum

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Reality unplugged
SLICE OF LIFE
By V. Gangadhar
Golden jubilee


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People

TRIBUTE
Death of a hero
Richard Annand was the first soldier to be awarded the VC in the Second World War, and there can never have been any doubt about his eligibility, says CHRISTOPHER HURST.
PROFILE
Holistic artist
Jatin Das, the outspoken artist, famous for his paintings, sketches and murals, has unveiled yet another dimension to his personality. Exhibitions of his hand fans — collected over 25 years — were held in Delhi and Kolkata. The sho w is now (on) at London, and will soon move to Zurich and other parts of Europe before returning to the JD Centre of Art. H. Balakrishnan talks to the artist about his plans.

Sport

COMMENT
Fair game?
Why do the media go overboard when reporting the success of a member of the minority community, wonders ZIYA US SALAM in the light of Sania Mirza's and Irfan Pathan's success.

Lifestyle

EXPRESSIONS
Miniature marvels
Royal patronage in China nourished art, even if it was generated by peculiar foibles. RUPA GOPAL on the making of snuff bottles.
PLACES
Sentinel to history
PUSHPA CHARI visits Sarnath, one of the four Buddhist pilgrimage sites in India.

Health

HEALTH WATCH
Gender benders
Dr. A.K. VENKATACHALAM looks at the reasons for the increasing number of orthopaedic injuries and problems in women.
Ayurvedic cooking
According to Ayurveda, food plays an essential role in maintaining one's health and well being. Ayurvedic Cooking for Self-Healing by Usha Lad and Dr. Vasant Lad covers:
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