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Our tryst with celluloid magic
Permanent theatres were typically urban landmarks that established cinema as a space of sensual and social experience. As the Madras week celebrations begin in Chennai, STEPHEN PUTNAM HUGHES tracks down a still surviving historic structure in the city, Mrs. Klug's Bioscope, the first permanent theatre in India to show movies, later to become a national obsession...
Personality


INSPIRATION
Many facets of an activist
She was inspired by Mahatma Gandhi to unite Hindi and Urdu. Kulsum Sayani also worked tirelessly for adult literacy...


Interview


TêTE-à-TêTE
Let's laugh together
Having brought the Comedy Store to Mumbai to tickle India's funny bone, Don Ward opens up about what humour is all about.


Heritage


LANDMARK
Power centre of the Raj
The decision to partition India was taken at Shimla's Viceregal Lodge, an edifice that reflects the splendour of its colonial past.


Down Memory Lane


NOSTALGIA
Memories of the North
Meandering through the bazaars of Lahore was sheer delight, and during the summer in Shimla one could forget all pain. SILLOO MEHTA recalls tranquil times during the Raj...


Travel


TIME OUT
Ramble down La Rambla
If Barcelona is an amazing city, La Rambla is without doubt its heartbeat SHEILA KUMAR


Focus


THE BEST AND WORST OF INDIAN DEMOCRACY
A nation's progress
As India celebrates another Independence Day, we asked some eminent personalities about what they thought was the one best, and the one worst, moment in the 63 years of our tumultuous democracy.



COMMENT
Is culture the way forward?
Social and cultural innovation remain the keys to freedom and wholeness, feels GANAPATI RAMAKRISHNAN


Columns

MEDIA MATTERS
By Sevanti Ninan
Reflecting many Indias

BAREFOOT
By Harsh Mander
Naren's last testament



Tribute


APPRECIATION
Scholar extraordinaire
At a time when most women were confined by social restrictions, C. Minakshi's academic achievements were astonishing. But her career was cut short by her untimely death at 34. A tribute.


Lifestyle

Vanity fair
A uniquely designed source of illumination enhances the décor of a room. A table lamp is a popular lighting accessory that gives an elegant look to the room. The Great Eastern Home’s new range of hand crafted table lamps will ...


Health


EAT SMART
Fat lot of good
Most of us have heard of omega-3 fatty acids and its benefits. But did you know there is more than one kind? Read on...


WELLNESS
Running can change your life
RAHUL S. VERGHESE reflects on the lessons learnt from running the Comrades Marathon in South Africa.


FITNESS MATTERS
Training truths
A personal trainer is much in demand today. Getting the right trainer will let you set and achieve realistic goals. AJIT SHETTY


Cuisine


FLAVOURS
In unknown taste territories
Bhutanese food is subtle and strong like the mountains around.


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