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Omniscient... and live on TV
Devotees of Lord Ayyappa may undergo strict penance, but television is a luxury they are allowed, at least on Makar Sankranti this coming Wednesday when the live telecast of the festival is shown at temples in the Capital, finds ANJANA RAJAN.
A view from the top
THE DECISION to reopen the Qutb Minar to the public evokes memories of the days when people could climb right up to the top of the Tower of Victory. On an afternoon over 50 years ago, I ventured to climb up but had to come down midway as the ...
Sunrise Naturopathy Health resort, at Village Sar on the Delhi-Jaipur Highway is a spot worth trying. RANA SIDDIQUI takes a break.
WITH NEW Delhi's air and water getting increasingly polluted, a large number of Delhiites are afflicted with hair problems. Receding hairline, baldness and dandruff are some of the common problems. A number of salons - with an array of ...
FORGET ABOUT fading, the Bachchan magic is growing with new generation rooting for the icon with the same passion as they are refusing to notice the presence of his junior. This year the ultimate hero of Hindi cinema has 12 films lined up, with ...
Chords & Notes
MEDITATION IS something intensely personal and the very thought of getting an insight into it and learning how to meditate with the help of audiocassettes somehow doesn't seem to be a bright idea. It is a feeling, very sacrosanct, to be felt ...
Food in right spirit!
The 2nd India Food and Wine Show held in New Delhi provided an opportunity to savour the business of eating in more ways than one. A rich gastronomic experience, says SUMITRA SENAPATY.
Not just a uniform formula
IN THE New Year the Hindi film industry seems to be working on a resolution of changing the way you look at the law enforcers around you, notwithstanding the force's reputation hitting a new low in Mumbai itself. Leading the way is "Khakee", ...
AXN in Hindi
IF HINDI brings the viewers' attention, then so be it. Faithfully for a week now, English action channel, AXN is on this `go local' mode, albeit for an hour at present. And, to say in Sony Entertainment Television, India, Executive Vice ...
Some fragrance, some plan, Paisa Vasool!
IN OUR country, the Nautch Girl has always been an enchantress who holds the errant wayfarer in a thrall. Now passing those lingering smiles, now using words aimed at seduction, now tossing her hair in a manner disdainful yet disarming, she ...
From Pammi to item girl?
"I OFTEN meet people raising eyebrows at my second name, Ghosh," says this familiar television face, Sangita. No grouse intended though at this observation simply because it is anyway a backhand compliment for this Mumbaiite. Being a Bengali, she ...
Feathering her nest
THE ADVERTISING world has for some time been flexing its creative muscle in the commercial film industry. With "Bhopal Express" by Piyush Pandey, "Mumbai Matinee", "Jhankar Beats" and the latest "Chameli" by Pritish Nandy, the admen have set ...
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