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The Olive riddle
Is there a solution to the turtle deaths on the Orissa coast?
Interview

FACE TO FACE
Reality check
Siddiq Barmak on how his films are drawn from what's happening in Afghanistan

Book Review

GENDER
Not a fair portrayal
An analysis of 200 advertisements shows that sexism and gender stereotyping are still prevalent in the advertising industry.

Travel

TIME OUT
Far from the madding crowd
Take a break from your regular routine to enjoy the rustic charms and natural beauty of Sonapani.

Issues

SOCIAL INITIATIVES
The smart card way to self-esteem
The smart card initiative in Karnataka seeks to bring a sense of inclusion, along with better health facilities, to sex workers.

Environment

COMMENT
Requiem for a river
The Narmada was a free-flowing, living entity, as much a part of the community as any other person. Now, it will neither flow nor live.

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By By Mike Marqusee
Corrupted by failure
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Rape and the media

INDIA BEATS
By R. Krishna Kumar
Exotic brew
CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Big Brother is here

POSTCARD FROM LAS VEGAS
By Mita Kapur
Welcome to hyper-reality



Sightings


  • Showcasing art
  • Self-confessed Indophile
  • Musical expressions

    Tribute

    Surviving space and fame
    April 12, 1961, man orbits the earth for the first time ever. Remembering the man who took it, and celebrity status, in his stride.

    Lifestyle

    URBANSCAPE
    Trump's folly
    New York's greatest pieces of architecture are not buildings.
    PHOTO-ESSAY
    Beyond the frame
    Photographing Delhi is not easy. It only lets you understand bits of its daily life.

    Health

    NUTRITION
    Keep an eye on what you eat
    Not all processed foods are junk. So how do you find out what is actually junk food?
    MENTAL HEALTH
    Burden of sadness
    When depressed, your mood will affect your judgment. So don't take any hasty decisions.

    Mail Bag


  • Violating a basic right
  • Thought provoking
  • Stop the practice
  • Role model
  • Use with care

    Miscellany


  • In Corbett country
  • Maid-to-order service



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