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Many hues of a rainbow
Iran is a cultural mosaic drawn from many sources.
Culture

Vibrant culture
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.

Information Technology

TRENDS
Divisions in the digital landscape
With many villages getting computers and Internet services, have the benefits of technology reached the hinterland?

Heritage

CRAFT
The last of the pharaonic sculptors
Ancient Egypt's art of carving now rests on the shoulders of one man.

Music

TRENDS
On a song, all day long
Is the idea of a 24-hour TV channel devoted to classical music viable?

Heritage

Precious legacy
Those who appreciate the quaint and the old-world will visit Wellington year after year.

Book Review

CUISINE
Food for festive times
A book that looks at dishes unique to Indian festivals.

Travel

TIME OUT
Fast track to the future
From the Great Wall to the MagLev, China presents an interesting mix of tradition and modernity.

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By Mike Marqusee
Re-branding a nation
THE OTHER HALF
By By Kalpana Sharma
Debates that inform

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By By Bill Kirkman
Learning from history
INDIA BEATS
By Mita Kapur
Safe haven

POSTCARD FROM SINGAPORE
By Shonali Muthalaly
In transit



Sightings


  • JOHNY LEVER
  • GULZAR
  • SHUBHA MUDGAL

    Tribute

    Master of magical cynicism
    In life as in his writing, Ambrose `Bitter" Bierce sought unknown destinations and `the good, kind darkness'.
    REMEMBRANCE
    Mark of the man
    New York bid a formal farewell to one of its favourite sons, Ismail Merchant, on his first death anniversary.

    Health

    MEDICARE
    Encounters with the brain
    MRI is fast becoming the most powerful tool for studying the human brain.

    Books

    FICTION
    Outsourcing Wodehouse
    Highly recommended for all veterans of campus life in India.

    Mail Bag


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  • Dental care
  • Wrong mention
  • Maths mania
  • Save the landscape



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