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Dare we hope for a miracle?
Given the cricket mania that grips the average Indian, the World Cup is the one event that can unhinge the regular Indian sports fan.
Interview

IN CONVERSATION
Confessions of a hope-a-holic
Gloria Steinem, arguably the most glamorous and globally recognisable face of the international women's movement, appears as energetic and inventive as ever at 72. On the eve of her third visit to India, an exclusive interview with the woman who has been described as "America's most influential, eloquent and revered feminist".

Events

That's the Rickshaw Run
A cross-country ride in the ubiquitous three-wheeler?

Culture

HISTORY
Towards a scientific study of the Indus Script
Future research should deal both with structural analysis of the Indus texts aided by the computer and also with archaeological and linguistic evidence to find answers to the riddle of the Indus Script.

Reflections

HUMOUR
A scaly affair
A snake in the house makes for more drama than expected.

Heritage

HERITAGE
Rural pulse
Aranmula in Kerala, which bagged this year's National Award for Rural Tourism, offers an authentic cultural experience.

Travel

FOOTLOOSE
Silence of the peaks
The trek to the base camp of Mt. Chomolhari in Bhutan is breathtaking in its diversity.

Focus

Not afraid of the law
The Bal Lok Adalats in Bihar is a child-friendly mechanism to try petty offences by juveniles.

Columns

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
More of the same?
PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Macaulay's Minute revisited

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Beyond the legacy of secrecy
INDIA BEATS
By Ramya Kannan
Beginning anew

POSTCARD FROM DALI
By Pallavi Aiyar
Once and future city



Lifestyle

BROADCASTING
Radio revolution
A policy change announced by the government allows NGOs and voluntary organisations to set up FM community radio stations. But, there are a few practical obstacles.

Health

HEALTHWATCH
Gateway to the brain
The trans-nasal approach, particularly with the endoscope, has revolutionised the treatment of pituitary tumours.


Asthma in children
Answers to some of the frequently asked questions on childhood asthma.

Books

Eyecatchers
"THE centenary of the Central Hotel in Darjeeling is of profound historical significance... Fortune Resort Central, now part of ITC-Welcomgroup ...was one of the first hotels to come up in Darjeeling. Over the last century, it has been part and ...

Cuisine

FINE-DINING
Heavenly flavour
Discover the eclectic tastes of truffles.

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