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Maradona's second coming
The metamorphosis of the football deity into an anti-American activist.
Personality

PERFORMANCE
Living in the past
Swaggering, smug and self-satisfied, Jethro Tull's Ian Anderson showed Bangalore that he is still a classy stage act.

Arts & Crafts

Diverse media, potent energies
Big on names, but with a disappointing lack of surprises in terms of themes, medium and display, the on-going "Mapping the South" inevitably raises the larger issues about the showing and selling of art.

Education

Head start to learning
Preschool should prepare a child for formal learning, not start formal education early.

Personality

PEOPLE
Music all the way
With a Grammy nomination under her belt, Anoushka Shankar talks about her first solo album and her views on music.

Interview

Look for a missing actor
`Theatre is a space where people can meet and discuss abstract ideas,' says Lebanese actor-director Rabih Mroue.

Book Review

EXTRACTS
A brief history of the Asura Pond
Why was the pond so central to village life? Excerpts from Chapter 12 of Fakir Mohan Senapati's Six Acres and a Third. Six Acres and a Third (Chha Mana Atha Guntha); Fakir Mohan Senapati; translated from the Oriya by Rabi Shankar Mishra, Satya P. Mohanty, Jatindra K. Nayak and Paul St-Pierre; Introduction by Satya P. Mohanty; Penguin Modern Classics; Rs. 250.

Travel

TIMEOUT
A lark on the lake
A charming lake town where it would seem the 21st Century never happened.


Glacier's edge
The trek up to Gangotri is through beautiful mountains and valleys.

Issues

A dream going sour
Tirupur may be an exporter's dream but pollution and lack of infrastructure may put an end to its success.

Environment

ENVIRONMENT
When the birds come flying in
The Chilka Lake has been home to migratory birds for ages. With the scare over avian flu, what awaits the environment in Orissa?

Cinema

No feel-good factor
This year's Oscar nominations show that cinema is not just a tool of entertainment and information, but also a platform for soul searching.

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Magic on the field
PAST&PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
The first Gandhian intellectuals

MEDIAMATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
The little guy from the corner



Health

Mastalgia: It's not normal
Women need not feel embarrassed about seeking medical help for this common problem.
ASK THE DOC...
Hormonal imbalances
Hormonal imbalance causes many problems. The gynaecologist on our panel answers queries from readers.

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