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Do our stamps evoke nationalism?
The stamps of modern India need to be studied carefully.
Aviation

Comfort, the buzzword now
In building new passenger aircraft, it is not just engineers who are involved, but also architects, interior designers and psychologists. It is all towards providing a better flying experience.

Spotlight

PERSPECTIVE
Bali: Living in the shadow of terror
Of late, it would seem that this paradise has lost its delicately held balance. Will it ever return to its state of primal innocence?

Environment

CONSERVATION
Noyyal Yatra
Coimbatore has seen a people's movement arise to revive the river and the water sources in the area.

Columns

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Global SOS
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
It takes just one man ...

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
What Empire?
ASK THE DOC
Coping with childhood illnesses



Sightings


  • Linda in India
  • Vani on dance
  • Writings on Lahore

    People

    PERSONALITY
    Pinter's cricket
    Nobel laureate Harold Pinter is a great cricketing fan, to the extent of putting it into his works as well.
    IN CONVERSATION
    To preserve a theatre tradition
    He's better known as a film star but theatre holds a very special place in his life. Amol Palekar talks about the Vijay Tendulkar festival he organised recently.
    What's in a name?
    He's had five books out in six years and is waiting for the sixth to be published. He is a lecturer of medicine at the University of Birmingham. Chris McCabe spends nine hours a day in the lab researching cancer, and comes home to spend two hours writing novels — at once hugely entertaining and minutely descriptive — which are published under the name John McCabe. His next book, Dirty Science, is due next year for which he will take on yet another name. McCabe was zipping through the country — seven days, three cities and countless lectures — and "seeing the insides of five-star hotels and British Councils, so completely far away from the real India" but managed to spend half an hour to talk about the rather schizoph

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    Create awareness, not phobia
    October was Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This implies not just being aware of the problem but also of the dimensions of care available.
    The other side of motherhood
    Postpartum depression sets in after the birth of a child. The causes can be both physiological and psychological.

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