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MEDIA ON TRIAL
Driven by sensationalism
While freedom of the press is vital to retain accountability in the judicial system, the thin line between reporting facts and expressing opinions on them is being increasingly crossed, as it happened recently in the Aarushi murder case. What about accountability to those whose reputations are being damaged in the process?


Need for restraint
Will the disastrous coverage of the Aarushi murder case finally pave the way for a self-regulation mechanism?
Personality


NEWSMAKER
Jewels in her crown
Alpana Gujral, whose artistic heritage finds expression in her art-meets-craft designer jewellery, talks of her creations and future plans.


Fashion


FASHION
When clothes speak
Our clothes are unique creations that appeal to all the five senses…


Travel


TRAVELLER'S TALES
The temple of Munroe
The story of how a picture of Thomas Munroe came to adorn the walls of a Hanuman temple near Cuddappah.


TIME OUT
Endless secrets
Melbourne has an array of happening secrets, just waiting to be discovered.


FOOTLOOSE
Tricks of the eye
In Florence, what you see may not be what you get.


Culture


EVENT
Breath of fresh air
As the Edinburgh International Festival takes off later this week, Festival Director Jonathan Mills talks about his vision.


Down Memory Lane


NOSTALGIA
An age of values
The days of World War II saw rationing and shortage of essential items. Looking back at another time.


Issues


SOCIETY
The circle of violence
What happened in Ahmedabad and Bengaluru is a sad commentary on civic society in India today.


Columns

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Stories that sell

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
A fateful arrest

THE SHRINKING UNIVERSE
By Vijay Nagaswami
Dealing with trauma

FISCALLY FIT
By Shyam P.
Keep an eye on that interest rate

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
Clutterbuckgunj

IN PASSING
By Suchitra Behal
Play of words

IN PASSING
By Suchitra Behal
In the right place

IN PASSING
By Suchitra Behal
From scripts to films



Tribute

Remember Abbas Tyabji?
With the recent violence in the country causing further polarisation between the communities, there seems to be no place for the legacy of people like Abbas Tyabji.


Health


FITNESS MATTERS
Food for your mood
What is emotional eating and how does one cope with it.

Fat can kill
Obesity causes a host of medical problems. Now add cancer to the list.


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