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When Bush comes to shove
Riding shotgun during the American President's trip were interlocking rings of lies intended to mow down serious questioning of what this visit actually means to India and to the U.S.
Heritage

HERITAGE
Rest havens of yore
The chatrams built by the Maratha rulers of Thanjavur are ornate wonders. Yet, many are rented out as storage spaces or simply abandoned.

Arts & Crafts

ART
The geometry of representation
A landmark exhibition in Washington celebrates the work of Paul Cezanne.

Personality

LENSVIEW
India through her eyes
At 92, Homai Vyarawalla, India's first and most famous woman photojournalist, remains as active as ever.


NOSTALGIA
A murder, a book and a movie
Truman Capote's unusual non-fiction novel, In Cold Blood, is still popular.

Arts & Crafts

CRAFT
He sells seashells
Some teaching, some learning, sums up Denis Kenward's experience in the Andamans.

Photo Feature

Stark splendour
`John Claude White was a civil engineer by education, a colonial administrator by profession and a photographer by vocation. His photographs of the Himalayas were taken from 1883-1908... Wherever he travelled, he photographed the world around ...

Issues

TRIBUTE
Doomsayers and doomslayers
On the 25th anniversary of Julian Simon's famous bet on the future of the planet, a look at the ways in which we see our tomorrow.

Focus

IMPRESSIONS
Hotfooting it in Shravanabelagola
Normally sleepy and laidback, the town wakes up once in 12 years.

Environment

CONSERVATION
New lease of life
Temple tanks used to have a central role in village life once. Can they be rejuvenated?

Cinema

CINEMA
Kamikaze idealism
Is "Rang de Basanti" as politically vibrant as made out to be?

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
The imminence of irrelevance?
PAST & PRESENT
By By Ramachandra Guha
Nehru and Nirala

MEDIA MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Indian voices in the nuclear debate
INDIA BEATS
By Subha J Rao
Easing the passage

POSTCARD FROM VIETNAM
By Shalini Umachandran
Half a day in Hanoi



Health

ECG: Myths and facts
The ECG is an indispensable tool but there are many wrong ideas about its use.
HEALTH WATCH
Sole survival
Pay some attention to your feet and you won't regret it.
It's a symptom
Jaundice occurs during the course of many diseases. Look for the actual cause.
Home remedies
A book issued by the WHO is full of easy-to-make cures for common ailments.

Cuisine

FINE DINING
Oz on a platter
Great wines and innovative cuisine. Culinary tastes Down Under have a sparkle of their own.

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