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The fight for dignity in death
When life becomes unbearable because of terminal illness or chronic disease, isn't euthanasia a logical option for the person who suffers? Every person is entitled to dignity in death. So, isn't it time to review our laws?


To die, to sleep no more
Death has not been as scary a concept in India as it has been in the West. Will our laws finally match our ethos?
Arts & Crafts

A subtle alchemy
In an age of plastics, potters are being ruthlessly pushed aside...but artisans show how diversification can hold the key to survival.


Interview


TêTE-à-TêTE
‘I am a realist'
Nobel Laureate and Nigerian author Wole Soynika, in India recently for the Jaipur Literature Festival, chats with MITA KAPUR about his writing and his activism.


BOOK TALK
In different voices
Indo-Canadian author Shauna Singh Baldwin holds forth on writing, xenophobia and life.


Land & People


SOCIETY
Guardian of liberties
In the rush of anniversaries last month, a momentous occasion that has had a huge impact on democracy in India went almost unnoticed: The founding of the Supreme Court on January 28, 1950.


Food Line


FINE DINING
Flavours of royal Marwar
Dining amidst the historic surroundings with the traditional, tangy flavours can be a once-in-a-lifetime experience.


Cinema

In search of beginnings
On the trail of the first films that were shown in Chennai, Dr.Stephen Hughes discovers the magic of those early days....


Columns

IN PASSING
By Suchitra Behal
Indian influence

BAREFOOT
By Harsh Mander
Hate and fear of daily living

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Other sides to ‘Other' India

CAMBRIDGE LETTER
By Bill Kirkman
An unnecessary war

FISCALLY FIT
By Shyam P.
A working couple's guide to money

AFFLUENZA
By Hindol Sengupta
“We are also what we pretend to be”

GOURMET FILES
By Vasundhara Chauhan
Goodness of dahi



Lifestyle

The grand Ol' beauties
These old, ‘gingerbread houses' of San Francisco have been witness to and survived some of the most exciting events of the 20th century…


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Health


DOC TALK
Stop the cancer in its track
Cervical cancer is preventable and a massive awareness programme is needed to send this message home, especially in rural India.


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