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Brave new worlds beckon
As technology makes virtual worlds like Second Life more sophisticated, it opens up whole new worlds of possibilities — for businesses, for education and for personal fulfilment. But they raise important social and economic issues too…


Be what you want to be...
Even as it becomes all-pervasive, the Net is simultaneously shrinking into specialised communities and platforms of personal expression like Twitter.
Interview


IN CONVERSATION
On a mythical tangent
In a free wheeling chat, author Dr. Devdutt Pattanaik discusses his passion for myths and folklore and how he uses them in the corporate world.


Education

Can privatisation help?
With the Right to Education Bill, we will have a need for more schools. We can’t leave it to the private sector to meet this demand.


Food Line


CUISINE
Symphony from bygone kitchens
From the crevices of Delhi’s prolific past, comes a forgotten culinary legacy, Dehlvi.


Travel


ECO-RETREAT
River rendezvous
Watch thousands of Terns in the breeding season or plan a rendezvous with the big cats. Either way, you can’t go wrong with the River Tern Lodge…


FOOTLOOSE
Who moved the cheese, now?
A hoary tradition in Holland evolves successfully into a tourist attraction…


Environment


LANDSCAPES
Welcome back, warblers
The Greenish Warbler’s migration is a brave voyage of survival and connectedness that surmounts national boundaries and differences.


CONSERVATION
Wildlife is on the brink…
… and it is high time we took a critical look at our conservation realities and policies.

Citizens for a clean earth
The photo, sent by Mohan Ranganathan of Chennai, shows plastic and rubbish strewn by irresponsible tourists near the Berijam Lake, Kodaikanal, a hill station in South India. But this eyesore could very well be anywhere else in the ...


Columns

THE SHRINKING UNIVERSE
By Vijay Nagaswami
Othello at home

THE OTHER HALF
By Kalpana Sharma
Making war over love

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
Hope ahead

FISCALLY FIT
By Shyam P.
Home loans: Building a margin of safety

BRIDGE
Repeating squeeze

AFFLUENZA
By Hindol Sengupta
Have money, will buy



Tribute

Passion for numbers
Remembering mathematician P.K. Srinivasan, whose innovative teaching methods opened up a new world for school children, on his birth anniversary.


Health


HEALTHWATCH
A forgotten killer
Pneumonia is treatable yet it is one of the leading causes of infant mortality. With November 2 now observed as World Pneumonia Day, we need to take a second look at immunisation programmes.


DOC TALK
Where’s the toothpick?
If you need to use a toothpick, you definitely need to see the dentist.


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