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Between imagination and reality
Salman Rushdie, in India for the Jaipur Literary Festival, took time off to talk about his books and writing in general.
Theatre

`Therukkoothu is doubly blessed'
Director K.S. Rajendran talks about how the Therukkoothu version of Subramania Bharati's "Panchali Shapatham" was performed in Hindi.

Arts & Crafts

CRAFT
Naturally Pochampally
Will the use of natural dyes in weaving the famous Pochampally saris lead to a pollution-free village?

Personality

PROFILE
The world of J.P.Das
The Saraswati Samman recently awarded to Jagannath Prasad Das is a tribute to a multifaceted talent from modern Orissa.

Culture

CULTURAL TOURISM
Enigmatic peak
One of the most beautiful of the Indian Himalayan peaks, the Nanda Devi also has a fearsome reputation.

Travel

FOOTLOOSE
Through Bohemia
The Czech Republic is an ideal place to "tranzit" through. Good enough to do it twice.

Reflections

Fragrance in the air
It can be a fulfilling thing to get back to the past, to touch base with the dreamer inside...

Issues

Blossoms in the dust
IN the bleak barracks behind the Vijay Ghat, on the Yamuna Pushta, are growing up small blossoms in the dust. A group of street children have found a home here, in a shelter run by the Ashray Adhikar Abhiyan (AAA). AAA volunteers had come ...


Left out in the cold
As more people migrate to Delhi in search of a living, a skewed housing policy ensures that most of them remain shelterless during the deadly winters.

Cinema

THE OSCARS
Poetry in his victory
The Best Director Oscar for Martin Scorsese may only be a token of returned affection but it's a token everybody wanted him to get.

Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
1957, not 1857 or 1757
MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Power play

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
True heroines of rural development
INDIA BEATS
By Ramya Kannan
Spread the flavour

POST CARD FROM LONDON AND ROME
By Sadhana Rao
A Keatsian trail



Health

HEALTHWATCH
No sutures in the eye
A look at the changing face of corneal transplants.

Books

EVENT
Books all the way
Despite the rain and a shift in venue, people poured in as usual at the Kolkata Book Fair this year.
Eyecatchers
"THE Sunderbans, the world's largest mangrove expanse, are nothing less than a hub for naturalists and scientists — a paradise for nature and wildlife photographers and a wonderland for tourists from all over the world. With a unique ...

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