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The making of the eternal Guru
The invisible 83 million
The recently concluded Paralympic Games in Beijing have brought some much needed attention to China’s disabled community, whose members lead largely invisible lives on the margins of a society where strong negative attitudes towards disability persist. ANANTH KRISHNAN
Justice through the movies
It was an epic film in more ways than one. “Spartacus”, released 48 years ago this week, saw actor Kirk Douglas stand up against the Communist witch-hunt then on in the U.S.
OFF THE BEATEN TRACK
The rocky landscape of Hadoti and Mewar regions of Rajasthan comes alive during the monsoon with seasonal rivers emptying into narrow gorges. Alongside, you will find ancient Shiva temples dating from the 10th and 11th centuries, making for an ideal rendezvous with nature and architecture.
THE WATER CRISIS
Needed, a paradigm shift
Water is a part of the global commons. Only new initiatives between the State and the citizen, based on transparency, can ensure fair access to water for everyone.
The bogey of forced conversions
The right of a person to convert from one religion to another has to be viewed against the duality of constitutional rights and historical religious mobility in India.
When the Third Shivaji speaks
Mavericks like Bal Thackeray create no dynasties; worse, they leave behind a greater chaos than they were able to create.
Tales of terror...
Why are films on terrorism bombing at the B.O.?
A bulge in the artery
How much do you know about aortic aneurysms?
The aging eye
AMD is not painful and does not lead to complete loss of vision. So one can learn to cope with the loss of the central vision.
For a safe festival of lights
How to avoid burns and what to do if an accident occurs.
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