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Extremism's new face
Religious extremism is a countrywide reality in Pakistan, not restricted to some remote corner, but present in the heart of the capital.
Culture

Among the dervishes
The legacy of Sufi mystic Rumi has seen pilgrims flock to Konya in Turkey.


The best of the hills and tribes
The Hornbill Festival in Nagaland showcases the heritage of the northeast in a very visitor-friendly manner.

Reflections

This side of paradise
For an outsider, growth in India means not only high-rise buildings, but also the people precariously perched on slender poles 15 storeys up...

Interview

IN CONVERSATION
`Writing has to be classless'
A freewheeling chat with Baby Halder, who broke the tradition of silence that shackles women's lives in India.

Theatre

Of love and conflict
Girish Karnad's first play in English, "Flowers" draws inspiration from Indian history and mythology.

Heritage

Sacred seven
Khan Jahan Junan Shah's seven mosques in Delhi, after more than six centuries, are still awe-inspiring.

Travel

TIME OUT
Riding the waves
The world takes on a different hue when you are adrift on the high seas.

Cinema

What's in a name?
In Mira Nair's adaptation of The Namesake, a documentary element intrudes into the fiction.

Columns

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
The last Quaker in India
MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Action aplenty

THE SHASHI THAROOR COLUMN
Dangers to look out for

Ask the Doc

INDIA BEATS
By Geeta Padmanabhan
Through the mind's eye
POSTCARD FROM ASTRAKHAN
By Sudha Mahalingam
Confluence of cultures



Tribute

Making spaces humane
For Laurie Baker, architecture was neither an object of art, nor a statement of power; it was something that reached out to people.

Health

FITNESS
Stay fit and flexible
Answers to some of the frequently asked questions on flexibility and injuries, extracted from A Handbook on Prevention of Sports Injuries by Dr. David Rajan, A. Anoop Kumar and Sylvia Edwin.

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