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Gentle power of Tai chi
MADHUMITHA SRINIVASAN talks to Tai Chi Grandmaster Fu Sheng Yuan and his son Fu Qing Quan about the Yang style, its health benefits, and the changes in the martial arts form.
Nobel Laureate and founder of the Green belt Movement, Prof. Wangaari Mathaai opens up about how her tree planting initiative has helped stop the desertification of Africa and also empowered poor women across the continent.
Lessons in living
If you thought the old ‘Moral Science' classes were boring, here's OUP's new series on ‘value education' that attempts to make it fun and interesting…
A city like no other
A fitting tribute to Allahabad where civilisational streams have merged to create a composite culture.
In the age of instant communication and social networking, ANU KUMAR remembers how her grandmother's letters contained a charm that cannot be replaced.
Memories of colonial Madras
Madras of the 1930s and 1940s was a different city. RADHA PADMANABHAN looks back on a time of silent films, convent schools and the first whiff of the freedom movement.
Burn those calories
Wondering how to burn those extra inches when you have no time to work out? These calorie-burning chores will keep you looking great.
Rich taste of Kerala
Food has always been an important part of the Syrian Christian home. Lathika George's The Suriani Kitchen gives you glimpses of another lifestyle.
A dreamy Dutch day-out
Over 5,000 acres full of woodlands, grasslands, lakes, a museum and enough cycles to take you wherever you want to go: The Hoge Veluwe in The Netherlands makes an ideal getaway…
Beyond the erotic
Sometimes destinations lose themselves in the legends created around them. There's much more to Khajuraho than the erotic sculptures we normally associate with it…
Shiv Vivah celebrations were held on Maha Shivaratri in Khajuraho, apt in a city built to celebrate the celestial union.
With terminally-ill patients, it is a hard decision between holding fast and letting go… Both the attending doctor and relatives need to make hard choices…
No mercy killing, this
The plight of the elderly in India is pathetic. We need a policy shift that is more tuned to the needs of the aged. They are not a burden, and caring for them is a social obligation…
With a skincare range sourced from plants, a session at the Clarins Spa leaves you looking and feeling great.
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