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Sunday, June 11, 2006
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Many hues of a rainbow
Iran has a vibrant intellectual tradition and an active academic community that spans different disciplines.
Roots of fear and hubris
The scale of the monuments and their grandeur give the Iranians a very special identity and sense of their past.
Divisions in the digital landscape
With many villages getting computers and Internet services, have the benefits of technology reached the hinterland?
The last of the pharaonic sculptors
Ancient Egypt's art of carving now rests on the shoulders of one man.
On a song, all day long
Is the idea of a 24-hour TV channel devoted to classical music viable?
Those who appreciate the quaint and the old-world will visit Wellington year after year.
Food for festive times
A book that looks at dishes unique to Indian festivals.
Fast track to the future
From the Great Wall to the MagLev, China presents an interesting mix of tradition and modernity.
Master of magical cynicism
In life as in his writing, Ambrose `Bitter" Bierce sought unknown destinations and `the good, kind darkness'.
Mark of the man
New York bid a formal farewell to one of its favourite sons, Ismail Merchant, on his first death anniversary.
Encounters with the brain
MRI is fast becoming the most powerful tool for studying the human brain.
Highly recommended for all veterans of campus life in India.
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