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Summer of discontent
The unrest in the Valley reflects the Kashmiri desire to define its collective identity on its own terms.


Kashmir simmering
Kashmir is being suffocated more by the hartals called by the local leaders. Snapshots of life in the valley as the unrest unfolds…
Arts & Crafts

Neglected treasures
The works of sculptor Ramkinkar Baij, slowly disintegrating in the Santiniketan campus, are in urgent need of restoration. Our artists definitely deserve better.


Interview

Search for the fountain of youth
William Haseltine, one of the leaders of the biotech revolution, speaks of his interest in regenerative medicine and the Haseltine/Lind ACCESS Health Initiative in India.


Personality


NEWSMAKERS
Rebel with a cause
Now that Maoist leader Prachanda is heading the government, will this be the dawn of a new era for Nepal?


Travel


TIME OUT
A home in the hills
From momos to thukpas to Thangka paintings, Tibetans have stamped Mcleodganj with the ambience of home.


Leisure & Recreation


LENS VIEW
Framing the fast and the furious
Photographing Formula-1 races requires not only special skills but also a sound knowledge of the sport, says Premjith Narayanan who was in Bahrain recently.


Fitness

Say goodbye to back pain
Early diagnosis of ankylosing spondylitis helps prevent loss of motion in the spine.


Issues


MY TAKE
Alive to the joys of life
Niketa Mehta’s decision to approach the court for an abortion raises some pertinent questions though the subsequent miscarriage might have taken the decision out of her hands. Don’t physically impaired children deserve to live? Are their lives without joy?


Essay

Forgotten link
Dara Shikoh, whose death anniversary fell on August 30, was more than a Sufi-prince, scholar and translator. He was also a hands-on editor-publisher of translations


Focus


LEAVES FROM HISTORY
Tale of two libraries
The Gowthami Grandhalayam and Swatantra Samarayodhula Bhavanam in Rajahmundry are links to a fascinating past.


Columns

THE SHRINKING UNIVERSE
By Vijay Nagaswami
The weaker sex

IN PASSING
By Suchitra Behal
Speaking of horror

PAST & PRESENT
By Ramachandra Guha
The enigma of M.A. Jinnah

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
One-sided coverage

FISCALLY FIT
By Shyam P.
‘Honey, I shrunk the…’

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
Comfort food



People

Her last battle
Once a soldier in the INA during India’s freedom struggle, Laxmi Panda now lives in poverty forgotten by the government and society.


Health


HEALTHWATCH
Are your feet swollen?
Often just keeping your feet up may be the solution but it’s not always innocuous.


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