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Spot the tiger
The Sariska incident may be `the biggest wake up call in the country's conservation history'. A reality check on World Environment Day that falls on June 5.
Spotlight

EVENT
Flight of the lone eagle
Lindbergh's flight across the Atlantic was a first in aviation history.

Environment

EXPERIENCE
On the lion trail
The last of the Asiatic lion species is still in Gir because it is a compact, unfragmented ecosystem. But there is a danger that it could be wiped out if disease strikes.

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Imperfections in Friedman's flat world
MEDIA MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Political saga? Family drama?

PAST & PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
Churchill's Indiaspeak



People

PERSONALITY
Fight against poverty
VITAL VOICES, a U.S.-based non-profit organisation, recently presented the 2005 Annual Global Leadership Award for Economic Development to Jaya Arunachalam, president of the Working Women's Forum (India). There were three other awardees from ...


TRIBUTE: ISMAIL MERCHANT
Dream merchant
Full of curiosity about people, books, art, wining, dining and films, Ismail Merchant will be remembered for more than just his films.
CULTURE
Dedicated to dance
Dancer Swapnasundari talks about the beauty of the Telugu devadasis' dance and her efforts to revive it.

Lifestyle

ART
Approaches to the pictorial surface
Vidya Chitre and Madhao Imartey, in their joint exhibition held recently at the Museum Gallery, Mumbai, demonstrated the fatuity of the limiting definitions that surrounded the drawing.
THEATRE
History reinterpreted
Amir Raza Husain's "1947 Live" was tuned into the nuances of the tragic power play of that time.
TIME-OUT
Heaven on earth
Sikkim is situated in an ecological hotspot of the lower Himalayas, and the forested regions of the State exhibit a diverse range of fauna and flora.
Tadoba's wild side
This tiger reserve in Maharashtra is still relatively unknown to the tourist. A visitor can spend many undisturbed hours observing fauna.

Health

Blend it with broccoli
Broccoli is health food in the true sense of the term.
For an improved quality of life
Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease can be alleviated through surgery but the option may not be open to all patients.
Deal with meningitis
IN 1985 India last had a spate of meningitis cases caused by the bacterium, Neisseria meningitidis. Strangely this is an organism that lives peacefully in the noses and throats. But once in a way, for reasons we do not know yet, it can ...

Literature

SAHADEVA'S STORY II
Blending in
This is the second excerpt from a novel in progress; the first was published in The Hindu Sunday Magazine of May 29. The novel is yet another interpretation of the Mahabharatha, in which the epic is treated as a political story. The ...

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