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Zinedine Zidane's life is a case study of what it is to be a non-white sporting icon in the West.
Interview

FACE-TO-FACE
True seeker
K.G. SUBRAMANYAN challenges you to think. As an artist, scholar and ideologue, he edges you out of comfort zones to upend established notions, as he has through his artistic oeuvre over six decades. He veers away from west-centric ...

Issues

Struggle for their rights
Despite the many challenges they face, anganwadi workers help the State achieve many of the Millennium Development Goals.


Unsung heroes
Caring for a sick person is a difficult task. Yet the burden the caregivers cope with is often ignored. Spare a thought for them on this World Disability Day.

Environment

ECO-WATCH
Alas! Our shrinking wetlands
Despite a niche status, vital economic role, and sustaining the lives of millions, they are treated as insignificant.

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Anchored in himself
MEDIA MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Win a crore

PAST & PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
The wisest man in India
SLICE OF LIFE
By By V. Gangadhar
All for a slice of onion

ASK THE DOC
To operate or not?



Lifestyle

EXPERIENCE
Fear and loathing in Fiumicino

FILM APPRECIATION
Ways of seeing
This was no ordinary film screening and the audience sat riveted.
EVENT
Beyond the theatres
The Kolkata Film Festival showcased films that attempted to portray social realities in different countries.
TIME-OUT
Tryst with the Thar
A dream in red sandstone with an enviable location by the Gajner lake ... . Experience some of the delights of a desert town in Rajasthan.
TIME-OUT
The long, winding road to Munsiyari
Located at the foot of the Himalayas, this quaint town, perfect for trekking, may still be a tourist secret.

Health

HEALTHWATCH
Burden of being misunderstood
Children with specific learning disability are intelligent and hard working but their report cards may not reflect this.
Break those bad habits
Certain childish habits can harm the teeth and its surrounding structures.

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