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Weird tales Roshanara Gardens tell
ROSHANARA GARDENS have been in existence since the 17th Century, having been laid by Shah Jahan's daughter Roshanara, who was just as fond of gardens as her elder sister, Jahanara. Towards the end of the 18th Century when Franklin visited these ...
Listen to the past
The Museum of Immigration and Diversity off Brick Lane asks some uneasy questions. Yet it must be visited when it opens to the public this May, says ZIYA US SALAM, just back from London.
A woman's man?
Young director Madhur Bhandarkar's first couple of films were largely based on woman and her strengths as a human being. In his third venture, "Page 3", he once again promises to highlight a female protagonist. RANA SIDDIQUI speaks to him.
Succumb to no temptation
LUSTING FOR this one? Rein in your desire. Else it would lead to suffering. Sorry for this Buddhaspeak, but honestly, here is a film that promises a mountain but only succeeds in providing dollops of some quite ignorable and ignoble eye candy ...
A stepping stone
THERE IS an almost singular passion and belief in Manish Khullar's manner as he speaks about his recently launched album "Radha Krishna Sankirtan". Although new on the music album scene, Manish has been closely associated with many distinguished ...
West meets East
HURTADO, A well-known brand in Europe and America, now has an expansive showroom at 166, M.G. Road showcasinsg the latest collection of the famed Hurtado furniture and accessories. At the showroom all the furniture, accessories and artworks are ...
Matchless Rafi at his best. In a five-CD collection by Sa Re Ga Ma. Can anybody ask for more?
Chords & Notes
WHETHER YOU start from the back to the front or otherwise, in all her scores, Bageshree Vaz tries to cut herself on the lines of singers like Shubha Mudgal. But then, her voice is not as ripe as Shubha's and so the crooning suffers. The base is ...
Still hot, it's Dilli Haat
Dilli Haat is now 10, standing on its own feet and running. Yet the dream of a better run continues. ANJANA RAJAN speaks to some of the people associated with this unique window to Indian arts and food.
Cuisine and cocktails
THE MALL culture in the Capital has opened up possibilities for the food industry to expand the scope of restaurants and allow them to go beyond specialised cuisines. Launched last November at the Metropolitan Mall in Gurgaon, Buddha Lounge is a ...
Swiss this summer?
PARMEET MATHUR, an executive with a multinational company tastes raclette - a cheese dish from which emanates a strange odour for those uninitiated to the cookery world - with his wife at City Centre, Gurgaon. How does he like it? "Well, ...
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