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Shadow over the Haj
The stampede during the Haj this year highlights the challenge of crowd management faced by the Saudi Arabian authorities.
Personality

TRIBUTE
Benign presence
Remembering Sethu Lakshmi Bayi, regent of Travancore, as a queen and a grandmother.

Culture

Flamenco rhythms
Bettina Castano's flamenco performances use a variety of regional music thus setting it apart.

Education

SHORT STORY
The liberated woman


Travel

Nature's wonderland
Breathtaking views and unspoiled nature... a trip through Norway is a feast for the eye.


TIME OUT
Walk on the dark side
Tourism need not always be bright and bubbly. Sometimes, the macabre can also attract.

Eating Out

CUISINE
Romancing food
A wonderful journey into Italian cuisine.

Issues

HISTORY
The pilgrim's progress ... diverse and truly global
The Haj seeks to reinforce equality among fellow Muslims, irrespective of differences in race, wealth or nationality.
GENDER ISSUES
What about safety in public spaces?
The responsibility for preventing violence against women lies with society as a whole, not with women alone. A safety audit was conducted in Delhi to check its safety parameters.

Focus

IMAGES
Stunning moments from the wild
The world's best photographic images "of the splendour, drama and variety of life on Earth" are on display at the Australian Museum, Sydney.

Environment

CONSERVATION
Twist in the langur tale
How common is the common Hanuman Langur?

Columns

THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Educating Mr. Modi
LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Global nature of protest

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Unpleasant surprise?

By Suchitra Behal
No comparison


By Suchitra Behal
Collaborative efforts

By Suchitra Behal
No retirement

ASK THE DOC
Asthma: no permanent cure



Health

HEALTH WATCH
Shoulder in trouble
Injuries of the shoulder in sportspersons can be set right with minimally invasive surgery.
Computers in surgery
Computer navigated surgery reduces the scope of human error and increases the success rate of such operations.

Books

Realm of the lamas
Himalayan Buddhist Monasteries gives a glimpse of the mystical vibrant and serene world of Buddhist monasteries, locally known as gompas. Buddhist ceremonies, funeral rituals, festivals and dances re-enacting sacred historical events are ...
Holistic and healthy
A book that brings the body to centre stage. Healthy Living with Ayurveda provides an understanding of the prakruti (constitution) of the person, highlighting the necessity of personal participation and adaptations to seasonal changes, dietary ...

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