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Celebrating THE TRAGEDY KING
Food for thought...
HE STILL reminisces about his mother's cooking. Kaju and khaskhas pastes, according to him, "obscenely" annihilate the authenticity of food. The man who loves the almost unknown Malayali dish ulli thiyyal, claims that original ...
Dressing up the bride
A SCINTILLATING range of bridal collections was unveiled at the Femina Bridal Show in New Delhi. It included not just the trousseau collection for the modern Indian bride but also party wear. Among the participants were famous designers like ...
Cache on display...
From masterpieces of disguise to daggers, Tihar Museum has it all. SANJAY AUSTA peeps into the treasure trove of unusual creativity.
A new path...
Renuka Singh's path to the Buddha has led her from the intellectual to the experiential. ANJANA RAJAN speaks to the prolific author whose latest work has just been launched.
Want to know India, the way Indians do? Pick up Rough Guides. Kevin Fitzgerald gives ANUJ KUMAR the route map.
Smoke without fire?
THOUGH SMOKING, drinking alcohol and drug abuse might be considered fashionable by some, those of the younger generation indulging in these harmful intoxicants are actually in the minority, if Dr. Mohammad Shoaib Khan, a homeopathic physician, is ...
Warm food under gentle sun
AS JATIN Das wades through the traffic making his way towards New Delhi's Hotel Imperial, he is constantly accosted by a spate of street children who harass him at every crossing, needing to be pacified for various promises made by him - shoes ...
Dhaba halt in Connaught Place!
THERE IS nothing express about this dhaba except for the service but then relishing food is a passenger process and in this respect Dhaba Express, the newly opened Punjabi restaurant in the inner circle of Connaught Place fits the bill. "I have a ...
IT WAS a nice New Year gift for the citizens of Delhi as the Chief Minister, Sheila Dikshit, inaugurated an eco-friendly solar traffic signal at the Mool Chand flyover-Ring Road crossing this past week. The solar traffic signal, a collaboration ...
Tumhare Naam, with love
If you think you know all that is to know about Javed Akhtar, think again. Rajkamal Prakashan has just brought outhis mother, Safia Akhtar's letters written between 1943 and `53. They talk of her character, his early years. Also, his brother Salman has come out with his works, says RANA SIDDIQUI.
Milenge Milenge... But when?
THERE ARE so many kinds of lights - spotlight and limelight to name a couple. Both emanate from the candle of success. And Satish Kaushik has been the focus of both ever since the success of "Tere Naam". The film might have lost its track a ...
WHY GIVE excuses for being a bad man? Some people might just be bad for no reasons at all and some, just naïve. "Ek Haseena Thi" is all about making you believe this. Ramgopal Varma's latest film is all about a naïve girl, played by Urmila ...
Black and Beautiful
`BLACK IS Black', is how India is going to present itself at the Hong Kong Fashion Week-2004. Through the creations of `Shantanu and Nikhil', India is all set to burst forth from its conventional mould of the `bandhini-mirror work', budding out ...
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