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It spells CLASS
The 91.6 purity of gold comes with a catch in prices. But the beauty of delicate jewellery makes up for its price, feel consumers.
Etiquette & Protocol

Thrash clash out
Resolve the conflict within yourself and with others around you.
Face Facts

Bid adieu to wrinkles
Forehead lines, crow's feet, worry lines... How does one iron them out?
Food For Thought

The all-purpose grain
Once a source of main meal, barley is valued for its medicinal value in modern times.

Ins and outs of hallmarking
GOVERNMENT OF India has identified Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) as a sole agency in India to operate the certification scheme for hallmarking of gold jewellery. BIS hallmarking scheme is voluntary in nature and is operating under BIS Act, ...
Arts & Crafts

Mosaic of talent and colours
The recently concluded National Art Camp at Bolgatty Palace was a draw of talent and colours from across the country.

Reaching out
In `Time Out' at Kochi, Veejay Craig was truly `The Next Best Thing.'

A real gift
No song has been such a craze with the people in recent times. Ever since the album became a success, offers to work on films have been pouring in. But the up-and-coming composer-singer is yet to accept the offers that have come his way. Gift, ...

Straight from the HEART
Two new albums this week, Western and Indian, are just the thing for that mellow Valentine's Day mood.
Singing a different tune
Campuses in the State reverberate with the sound of music, as college students come up with innovative albums.
Green Notes

Passion for pink?
BELONGING TO the genus Apocynaceae, the allamanda is a showy climber commonly seen in India and much of the Tropics. Originally from Central and South America, named after the Brazilian naturalist Allamand, it is generally the bright yellow ...
Land & People

Linking a Puranic tale with modern values
AS IN other dance forms like Kuchupudi, Krishnaleela is not much explored in Kathakali. Dr. P Venugopal in his new `attakatha' `Krishnaleela' offers not just a story telling or linear narrative, but has tried to capture the dramatic highpoints ...

Flower power
Debut poinsettias, Ylang Ylang bush tree, famed for its fragrance, vegetables and seeds, the Flower Show-2004, had it all. But this year the `foliage' on display was less than before!

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