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Flying high
With more airlines flying the skies and air travel becoming affordable, it is time to look at infrastructure development and the availability of facilities at Indian airports.
Heritage

TRADITION
Gods of clay, men of craft
The connection between the craft and worship is special to Ayyanar temples.

Reflections

MUSINGS
Dangerous smile
Post-modern fascism may not appear to take itself too seriously but it means trouble.

Interview

IN CONVERSATION
`I am ashamed of my first book'
Kiran Desai on the Booker, her mother, and her feelings about her first book.

Arts & Crafts

CRAFTS
Reflecting a tradition
The making of the metal mirrors of Aranmula has been a closely guarded secret for centuries.

Travel

FOOTLOOSE
Camp in a magazine house
In Ganeshgudi, you can get away from rush-hour pressures to idyllic tranquillity.

Issues

SOCIETY
Opportunities for change
Economic rehabilitation is an important part of giving victims of trafficking a new life. An NGO in Goa shows the way...

Cinema

CINEMA
Truly a `festival' experience
The 50th London Film Festival opened its doors to more of the general public this year.

Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By Mike Marqusee
Nightmare figures
THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Behind closed doors

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Debates on difference
SLICE OF LIFE
By V. Gangadhar
The American connection

INDIA BEATS
By Antara Das
Halfway home
ROUNDABOUT
By Hugh And Colleen Gantzer
The hidden valley

POSTCARD FROM ITALY
By Sadhana Rao
Meditative cadence



Health

Freedom from glasses
Laser treatment helps people get rid of spectacles.


WELLBEING
Drink to your health
Catechins in green tea are novel biocompounds with multifarious health benefits.

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