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HORSE power!
Jatkas are an alternative mode of transport in some pockets in the city. PRINCE FREDERICK takes a ride down their rickety path
Pets Care

Keeping them warm
NEW BORNS cuddle to their mothers as they need warmth and it also makes them feel secure. Take pink baby squirrels, for instance. The just born ones with no ears and unopened eyes need their mother's warmth through infancy, which is up to a ...

Hair care
WITH JEORG Zecher, artistic director, C: EHKO (pronounced Sheeko), busily cutting a model's hair to the rhythm of a foot-tapping number and beauticians meticulously following every bit of his instruction, the atmosphere at Arcot Hall, Park ...

Jewel art
FROM COUNTING currencies of various countries to selecting gemstones from different parts of the world, the career shift has been a drastic one for Bharathi Raviprakash of Studio Tara. "I thrive on challenges, that's why I chose to pursue ...

Unbiased and incisive?
IN TAMIL Nadu, news programmes on regional channels are taken with a pinch of salt as all leading political parties have their own channels. One of the few channels, which claims not to have a regional bias, is STAR TV-owned Vijay TV. Its new ...
Made for each other
IS TELEVISION preventing people from going to the cinemas? "Yes," says the Kerala Film Chamber (KFC) and its associate trade bodies, which have now stopped all shooting of Malayalam films in Kerala. The KFC's grouse is that big-budget films are ...
Friday nightmares
AS IF the `saas-bahu' clashes are not enough to attract viewers on Friday nights, TV channels are now full of supernatural thrillers — "Kya Hadsa Kya Haqeeqat" (Sony TV), where a devil is born to humans, "Sssssh... Koi Hai" (STAR Plus) ...

Chords & Notes
FOR THIS M.F. Husain film set in the three cities of Jaisalmer, Hyderabad and Prague, the celebrated artist has some of the best names in cinema today, particularly A. R. Rahman for music and Santosh Sivan for cinematography. Rahman has created a ...
Sultans of swing
A laidback style and mind-altering guitar work characterises the music of Dire Straits
Eating Out

Go the rice way!
MOST SOUTH Indians love their rice. But, if you are the kind who does not mind experimenting with the way in which it is eaten, this is for you. For die-hard eaters of the traditional pulav or white rice, the palak kofta curry will make a nice ...
Mughal magic
From the Mediterranean Aeoli to Awadhi lasooni kheer, one can savour it all at Tandoor

Oman beckons
With its diverse attractions, the Sultanate of Oman offers yet another option for filmmakers
Madras Miscellany

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