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A quick-fix solution?
The burden of board exams is not the real problem, just a symptom of other malaises in our educational system. The recent proposal to scrap the Class X exams does not address these…
Interview


IN CONVERSATION
Literary canvases
Author Chandrahas Chowdhury talks about Arzee, writing blogs and his new novel in this exclusive interview.


Land & People


HISTORY
Scarred by conflict
Visiting Golan Heights in the Israel-Syria border is a grim reminder that war is never far off.


Arts & Crafts


CRAFT
Parsi Journeys
Where have the old Parsi garas gone, with their bewitching stitches and magnificence?


Travel


TIME OUT
River story
From Budapest to Bucharest, cruising along the Danube, swollen with the secrets of history and exotic ports of call…



LANDMARK
Bridge across eras
The Brooklyn Bridge was not only a marvel of engineering but also embodied the changing role of women in America.


Issues


MY TAKE
The illusion of images
Mayawati’s latest obsession with statues may cost the exchequer a lot, but her idolatory does not threaten the social fabric, feels


VIEWPOINT
Make the cut on your own!
Reservation dilutes merit and is not a concession but a compensation for a group historically sidelined. VISA RAVINDRAN argues against reservation.


Columns

BAREFOOT
By By Harsh Mander
Exiling hunger from every home

MEDIA  MATTERS
By By Sevanti Ninan
Reality bytes


By Suchitra Behal
In Passing

GOURMET  FILES
By By Vasundhara Chauhan
Worth a detour



Tribute


IN THE NEWS
Childhood’s end
Unhappy child, unhappy man, Michael Jackson was only really at home on the stage. He grew up without wanting to, and his years since stardom were almost wholly an attempt to recapture youth. Musings on a fractured life.


Lifestyle


HOME  DéCOR
Eclectic expressions
The trends for 2009 indicate that we are in for an era of overlapping influences, parts of the old co-existing with the new….


Health


EAT  SMART
Fibre for fitness
Fibre, like other nutrients, is an integral part of a healthy diet with a wide range of benefits…


DOC  TALK
Don’t take acidity lightly
Acid Reflux, or heartburn, can lead to cancer of the oesophagus. Early detection is vital…


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