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A freedom at stake ...
... protests in Tamil Nadu over Kushboo's views on premarital sex appear to be largely a combination of personal animosity and politics.
Focus

WORLD AIDS DAY: DECEMBER 1
Bringing the virus home
Government campaigns on AIDS still target traditionally stigmatised "high-risk" populations but the truth is that the most at risk are women among the general population.


Challenges ahead
Even though there are indications that the HIV epidemic has begun to stabilise in Tamil Nadu, there is still a long way to go.
Get the message across
Using a familiar neighbourhood figure to educate people about HIV/AIDS has been a success in West Bengal.

Columns

THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Women speak out
LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Iraq, a "big mistake"

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
A book launch, a meet and a heritage show
ASK THE DOC
Palpitation and chest pain



Sightings


  • ROGER MOORE
  • TOM ALTER
  • Govinda

    Lifestyle

    IMAGES
    In celebration of a theme
    Museum type ... specialised. Display objects ... mainly related to the Krishna theme and the Mahabharatha. Location ... Kurukshetra.
    STAGECRAFT
    Theatre of possibilities
    `I wanted to make theatre that I wanted to play, what I'd want to see as a theatre-goer,' says Simon McBurney about his constant redefinition of himself on stage.
    CULTURE
    Indian musical notes in Venice
    Indologist Alain Daniélou had a priceless collection of information on Indian music. Now the East Institute in Venice is cataloguing and digitising his collection.
    VIGNETTES
    Time stops here
    Considered an island of anachronism, the Amish community, and its culture, now fuel a thriving tourist industry.
    TRENDS
    Cuisine ... in sync
    "Everything from video games, phones, TV shows, computers, banking, railways to airline services have turned interactive. So why not food?"
    CULTURE
    Fluid movements
    Experience the magic of Kala Ghoda.

    Health

    ADOLESCENT HEALTH
    Trained by games
    A Bangalore-based NGO uses a variety of activities to implement the HIV prevention programmes for adolescents in schools.
    HEALTH WATCH
    Don't ignore that headache
    A headache could be the sign of a serious underlying disorder.

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