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That intense feeling
When we get bored of playing cricket with Pakistan, it'll be time to celebrate normality.
Travel

TIME OUT
Outburst of joyous spirit
New Orleans, the liveliest of American cities, is at its best during Mardi Gras.


ECO-TOURISM
Elephant mountains
The Anamalai range is also home to a wide variety of other animals, birds and reptiles, many endemic to the region.

Issues

Art and blasphemy: In the name of God
Because it does not aim to cater to the masses and strives for an alternate view, art is fated to be always under attack.

Focus

Looking through glass
If you are serious about a career in photography, the Light and Life Academy is the ideal training ground.

Cinema

In the line of fire
Why has the film version of Arthur Golden's "Memoirs of a Geisha" stirred trouble in China?
Living out a dream
"John and Jane" explores the virtual American life of the "call centre generation."
The Aceh ache
A taut and moving documentary brings to life Aceh's struggle to free itself from Indonesian dominance.

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Controversial stance
MEDIA MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Delicious irony

PAST & PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
An apology to Uttar Pradesh
POSTCARD FROM SUNDERBANS
By Sadhana Rao
The hungry tide



Books

EYECATCHERS
`THE `past' is very much a part of the here and now in India. What makes Indian civilisation, along with China's, special is that it has continued in unbroken continuum from the early ancient times right up till the present day. History, ...

Literature

SHORT STORY
Who was Raja Harishchandra?
"WHO was Raja Harishchandra?" Amit asked me abruptly, as I sat on the lawn sipping my tea and reading my paper. The question was simple enough. I was about to reply, "He was a truthful and honest king." But I managed to stop myself. A reply ...

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