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Understanding the unborn
A helping hand for the foetus
Advances in medical technology have made it possible to detect problems in the foetus and even treat them while still in the womb. But in India we still have a long way to go to make pregnancies safe and improve foetal health. This requires a motivated and combined effort from healthcare professionals, the government and the public, says DR. UMA RAM.
When Skin spoke
With her sculpture “The Skin Speaks a Language Not Its Own” fetching a record $1.5 million at the Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction last week, artist Bharti Kher opens up about the ideas that went into the making of that iconic piece.
‘Marriages will always exist'
With his second book, The Fifty-50 Marriage, just released, psychiatrist and counsellor Dr. Vijay Nagaswami muses on how the idea of counselling to make a marriage work has caught on.
Sinful chocolate and fresh fruits make a divine combination as these recipes from Chef Mark Wilson of Delicatessen, InterContinental The Grand, show SHILPI MADAN
Tastes of Amritsar
A delicious mix of the old and the new: that's the best description of the various varieties of food in Punjab's temple town. ANOOTHI VISHAL
Where winter is a way of life
Reindeers, snow-bound landscape and huskies — Lapland is endearing in its ethereal if harsh beauty…
Why are we afraid of the caste census?
The entire debate is centred on removing the caste column in the census questionnaire while the real problem is caste itself. Why is no one talking about annihilating caste?
Images of exclusion?
The elderly are major consumers of media and entertainment. Yet they continue to be portrayed in negative, gendered stereotypes, as victims. Are these images promoting social segregation?
Flight of conscience
The recent air crash in Mangalore was a tragedy waiting to happen. The pathetic security system, the negligence of the pilots and the flouting of safety norms both by the airlines and the regulatory authorities are just some of the factors crying out for attention. The tragedy brings home the realisation that we don't value human lives or learn from past experiences. CAPTAIN A. RANGANATHAN takes a hard-hitting look at the facts.
A string of near disasters
In December 2003, an expatriate Examiner pilot of Air Sahara landed on the wrong runway, which was closed for maintenance, at Kolkata. Fortunately, the equipment and men had just vacated the runway.In December 2005, an expatriate ...
Madhya Pradesh: Unhurried, Unspoilt, Undiscovered describes exactly what makes the state special.Unlike other states, the mention of Madhya Pradesh does not evoke a single image; this is because the immensity and astonishing variety of ...
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