What Makes You Who You Are

You thought decoding the human genome would end the eternal debate? Guess again. Scientists now argue that genes and experience are absolutely interdependent


Young Blood

In Aceh province in Indonesia, the killing of children marks the grim beginning of what will be a gruesome war


Northern Exposure (Notebook)

The CIA recruited a scientist who worked on North Korea's nuclear weapons program

Milestones (Notebook)

Annika Sörenstam, the first woman in 58 years to compete in a Professional Golf Association Tour event

Verbatim (Notebook)

Quotes of the week


Living on a Prayer

As Taiwan continues to struggle with sars, doctors and nurses complain of being "lambs waiting to be slaughtered"


Shooting Stars

Lost over Laos remembers war photographers who lost their lives in 'Nam



Some say the conflict is more about control of the monastery's surfeit of treasures than of spirituality

Hot Spots

Nor-Khill Hotel is a stunning example of old-school Sikkimese architecture

Web Crawling

Official website of the Rumtek Dharma Chakra Centre, one of Sikkim's main religious destinations