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Small State, big attitude
Goa may be a backpacker’s paradise. But it also has one of the most cosmopolitan and heady public spheres, thanks to an engaging acceptance of eccentrics, ideologues as well as classical minds.


Many histories
The various strands of Goa’s composite culture are all strung together here.

Locating Goa
Ethnography of Goa does a thorough job of detailing the state’s social, spiritual and material history.
Interview


NEWSMAKERS
‘Guide was a bold step’
Following a felicitation for her long contribution to cinema, yesteryear star Waheeda Rahman spoke about her films in general and “Guide” in particular.

Reach out to humanity
John J. Maresca, Rector of the UPeace, in India recently stressed the need for peace education.


Article


MY & TAKE
Feudal hangover
In a democracy, lingering rituals like presenting swords to politicians should have no place.

Dialogue or dagger
Where are the peacemakers?


Land & People


DIASPORA
Staying true to tradition
Leave it to the affluent Gujarat community abroad to do things in tradition and style.


Down Memory Lane


NOSTALGIA
Memories of a Gandhian childhood
What it was like to grow up in the midst of the freedom struggle.


Fitness


FITNESS MATTERS
It’s time to be positive
You are your best cheerleader; so challenge yourself; tell yourself you can do it.


Environment

Horns of a dilemma
The rhino saw contrasting fortunes in Nepal and India in 2007. A look at the possible reasons and the lessons it has for future conservation efforts.


ECOWATCH
Coral gardens
Two projects, one in Israel and another in Japan, look at ways of cultivating corals in laboratories and transplanting them to degraded reefs to rejuvenate the marine ecosystem.


Columns

IN PASSING
By Suchitra Behal
No image issues

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
Myths and borders

MEDIA & MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Us and them

THE SHRINKING UNIVERSE
By Vijay Nagaswami
Thinking too much!

FISCALLY FIT
By Shyam P.
To pre-pay or not…

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
Breakfast at Murthal



Health


HEALTHWATCH
Great leap forward
A revolutionary technology has further minimised the stress of the cataract surgery.


Books

Classic resource



BOOK EXTRACT
Flavours of the south
Three delicious vegetarian preparations to tingle your taste buds, extracted from Chandra Padmanabhan’s latest book, Simply South, being released today.


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