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There is no time to lose
World Trauma Day — October 17 — is meant to foster the culture of saving lives. But it will achieve significance when there is a system to help accident victims with an efficient pre-hospital care scheme. A look at the importance of the "Golden Hour".
Book Review

It's the call of the mountains
An interesting book that touches the heart of life in the Himalayas Nimi Kurian

Issues

COMMENT
Freedom is a distant dream for these women
A rigid system is affecting disadvantaged Muslim women in Mumbai.


GENDER
Justice at their doors
Jan sunvais or public hearings are giving many women in Rajasthan hope that their problems will be heard and redressed.

Environment

ECO-TALK
Living theatre, futuristic site
A living showcase of man's symbiotic connection with Nature, the Eden Project in England evokes eco-awareness with clarity.

Columns

THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Good girls don't drink
LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Realities of Israel

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Leadership under the scanner

Sushnita's plans


'Just tags'

Raveena to the rescue



Lifestyle

IMPRESSIONS
A tale of two cities
After 38 years, a visitor arrives to see how much of Madras has crept into Chennai.
REFLECTIONS
When one dances with the gods
In Kathakali, there is no first person. It is the artistry, not the artist, that is significant.
CINEMA
New Orleans' movie magic
Long before the killer hurricanes, New Orleans was a hotspot location for the movies. A trip down memory lane.
TIME-OUT
Disney in Hong Kong
The fun and excitement of a Disney theme park came alive with a spectacular grand opening.
CRAFT
The eco-smiths of Bastar
At last ... these were how these striking figurines are made. And there was no "secret ritual" involved.

Health

Stop pain before it stops you
Painful joints can greatly affect one's quality of life. Fortunately modern medical advances can help one live a normal and active life.
Stress on the spine
All daily activities test the spine's ability to support body weight.

Literature

STORY
The life saver
BEFORE the advent of male vanity, the local barbershop used to be a regaling hotspot. The haircut was then a simple ritual to be performed every two months or so to avoid a barbarous appearance. The client would be too shy and embarrassed to ...

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