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Ragging is never fun
The Supreme Court orders on ragging should not only curb the practice but also generate awareness. AKHILA SIVADAS
Heritage


LEGACY
Art in the midst of law
Soane’s museum is a worthy monument to an extraordinary collector. NIVEDITA CHOUDHURI


Travel


TIME OUT
It’s different
There’s something about Bali which makes ardent devotees of the island say, “Bali is Bali.” And there’s no appeal. KAMINI SAWHNEY


Heritage

Romance of the past
A colonial bungalow in Fort Cochin, now a heritage hotel, treats you to history as it unfolded over five centuries. PRIYADERSHINI S.


Travel


WELL BEING
Renewing oneself
A quiet palace in Palakkad lets you get in touch with your deeper self. HUGH AND COLLEEN GANTZER


Theatre

No child’s play this
Prithvi brought some cheer to kids during the children’s festival earlier this month. Janhavi Acharekar


Issues


DEVELOPMENT
Realty threat to the hills
The current boom in real estate prices in Kotagiri can have a disastrous effect on the area’s natural heritage sites.



DEVELOPMENT
Hope chugs in
The Udhampur-Baramullah railway project is transforming the social landscape of Jammu and Kashmir. LUV PURI


Focus

Tussle at the top
The Afghan Parliament, dominated by minority interests, initiates a series of bills, not all of them intended to benefit the people it represents. AUNOHITA MOJUMDAR


Environment


URBAN SPACES
Bring back the birds
Waking up to birdsong may soon be a thing of the past if birds continue to disappear from the cities. SHOBHA MENON


Columns

LEVEL PLAYING FIELD
By Mike Marqusee
Behind the headlines

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Recipe for peace

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Being British

SLICE OF LIFE
By V. Gangadhar
The early bird myth

INDIA BEATS
Shaping dreams

POSTCARD FROM LAOS
By Pallavi Aiyar
A quiet balance



Sightings


  • Life after Tulsi
  • Designer cinema
  • Being Ekta Kapoor

    Tribute

    A poet and a patriot
    Mayadhar Mansingh, whose centenary was celebrated last year, was a crucial figure in Orissa’s cultural scene. HARIHARAN BALAKRISHNAN


    Health


    MEDICARE
    Caring touch at home
    With the number of elderly people increasing, home nursing will become an important issue in the years to come. Prema Manmadhan


    Mail Bag


  • Save the Jarawas
  • Hope in this age
  • Down memory lane
  • Yeoman service
  • Vanishing beaches



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