India & Pakistan

Back to square one

Kashmiri separatist leader Shabir Shah and Pakistan High Commissioner Abdul Basit (right) after their meeting at in New Delhi on August 18.

Natural Resources

Mines of scam

Workers loading coal onto a truck at Dhanbad Coal Mines. A file photograph.

Public Health

Ebola surge

People form a line as soldiers scan them for signs of the Ebola virus disease, as they control people from entering the West Point area in the Liberian capital city of Monrovia, on August 23. The outbreak continues to spread elsewhere in West Africa.

Development Issues

Height of controversy

The Sardar Sarovar dam, a 2011 photo.


Turning over a new lease?

Jetties and loading points have fallen slent after the suspension of mining in September 2012.

Voice of conscience

U.R. Ananthamurthy at his residence in Bangalore, in 2009.

Indian Aviation

Flying into the red


Journey of a lifetime

Through the vast open spaces of the Tibetan countryside.
Volume: 31
Issue: 18
Issue Date: 19-09-2014



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