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For a mine-free planet
The campaign against landmines has come a long way even as the second UN Mine Action Day falls on April 4.
Interview

IN CONVERSATION
Compact oeuvre
Filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan discusses his latest project based on the short stories of Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai.

Music

EVENT
Experiments with rock
With the success of the Calcutta Rock Festival, will the tide turn for the city's rock bands?

Reflections

MUSINGS
Who's happy we're out?
India's early exit from the World Cup 2007 may have actually saved the country crores of rupees.

Focus

HISTORY
A mutiny revisited
The mutiny of 1683 in Bombay is special as it was the first instance of a major revolt from within against the East India Company.


MILESTONE
From palm leaves to the printed word
The history of the printing press in India is the history of the re-awakening of a nation.

Environment

ECOWATCH
Magical Eaglenest
Clothed with tropical, subtropical and temperate forests, home to many rare and endemic species, this corner of Arunachal Pradesh is indeed a haven.
Party in the park
There's something to be said for standing and staring even in an area that you think you know so well.

Columns

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Years of conversation
MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Return of sanity

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Patronising the Indians

Ask the Doc...

POSTCARD FROM SAN FRANCISCO
By Janardhan Roye
Wooded stairways



Lifestyle

CULTURE
New urbanscapes
Cultural festivals like Mumbai's Kala Ghoda and the Bangalore Habba, held outside the coercive eyes of commerce and consumption, are welcome attempts at redefining the nature of urban spaces.

Health

WELL BEING
A writing disorder
Dysgraphia is not just bad handwriting that can be corrected through constant practice.

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