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Reaching out beyond boundaries
There is much in common between India and Pakistan and a cricketing encounter between the two countries only serves to underline the fact.
Arts & Crafts

Treasures from Russia
Russian icons were an important part of "RUSSIA!", an exhibition held by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of New York.

Culture

A world of sound
Whether playing the saxophone or the nadaswaram, teaching or collaborating with Indian musicians, Charlie Mariano's focus is music.

Health & Medicine

MEDICARE
Shelter when darkness comes
A hospice in Kochi helps terminally ill cancer patients face their future without fear.

Travel

TIMEOUT
The colour purple
A dream drive through a gentle carpet of lilac... Australia's lavender farms beckon.

Metro Mail

Decline of a parampara
With reference to Ustad Amjad Ali Khan's exclusive interiew (Magazine, January 8), the maestro correctly laments the decline of the guru-shisya parampara. Earlier there was state patronage but unfortunately the complexities of modern ...


Poignant and evocative
G.B. Prabhat has deftly dealt with the delicate subject of husband-wife relationship in "Remember me to one who lives there" (Magazine, January 8). The writer has convincingly shown that certain moments in the lives of ideal couples remain in ...
Mixed lot
"And quiet flows the Narmada" by Meena Menon (Magazine, January 8) evaluates the two decade long Narmada Banchao Andolan struggle under the leadership of legendary Medha Patkar against big dams. Why can't we think in terms of small dams that ...
Bull run
The ideal situation for investment in stocks and shares as explained by Ramachander in "Dizzy rise" (Magazine, January 8) has never been in existence during the past one year. No sane theories of investment can be extended to the stock market ...
Literary Review
Many ardent lovers of Sidney Sheldon would have been in search for a book or articles on the master storyteller whose thrillers have delighted his readers. Your review "Hide and tell" on the author's autobiography might have fulfilled the ...
Fitting tribute
The fitting obituary for Bhanumathi by V. Gangadhar "No stereotyping her" (Magazine, January 8) invokes nostalgic memories. Perhaps mention could have also been made of her entry into the film world in 1945 as a voluptuous vamp in the Telugu film ...

Issues

LOOKING BACK
Living on the edge
The devastating earthquake that hit Gujarat five years ago showed one the many dimensions of our innate, if imperfect, humanity.

Environment

The true heroes
A look at the winners of the Sanctuary-ABN-AMRO awards honoured for their efforts in saving the environment.

Musings

MUSINGS
Just a walk in the park
IF I didn't know any better, I could have sworn that she was off to a grand soiree. But then, it was 7.00 a.m. at Cubbon Park and there she was in her shimmering sari taking in the morning air. Around her was a motley crowd of walkers in attire ...

Columns

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Policies or personalities?
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Recovery agents

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Mistaken priorities



Sightings


  • Aparna Sen
  • Mahesh Manjrekar
  • Shaggy

    People

    SUCCESS STORY
    Leading by example
    Rani Sathappan's two terms as panchayat president were not without hurdles but she managed to overcome them.
    High flying chief
    "Connectivity" is the buzz word in Jeh Wadia's no-frills, low-cost airline

    Tribute

    TRIBUTE
    Transcending barriers
    Kalamandalam Hyderali, who died in a road accident recently, broke the religious barriers attached to Kathakali.

    Lifestyle

    REACHING OUT
    Connections across borders
    A film that looks beyond Partition to approach the other on a more positive note.

    Health

    HEALTHWATCH
    Manage your asthma
    Asthma can be quite dangerous if mismanaged. But it can be controlled if adequate precautions are taken.
    A look into the lungs
    Bronchoscopy is an excellent tool to diagnose lung diseases.

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