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Lend an ear to the body
ONE OF the hazards of modern life is the fact that while we are busy trying to be go-getters, we often forget to take care of our own body. The importance of fitness is something that cannot be overemphasised. While you may take those extra ...
A dark Dawn
HE WAS the toast of the town, adored by poetry lovers, patronised by rich, bejewelled women, a favourite at Kavi Sammelans across the country. He was also the leading voice of protest in Hindi poetry when one first chased and met him. There was ...
Be a free spirit this winter
INSPIRATION IS the key to fashion and this season the keys seem to be lying somewhere in the African sands. In fact, the trend started with the Fashion Week early this year when Ranna Gill brought Moroccan kaftans to Indian ramps. Recently JJ ...
Chords & Notes
THIS ONE is for those who love Punjabi songs. The title song "Des Hoyaa Pardes" sung by Jagjit Singh and Gurdas Maan is soothing to the years even in its sad version but lacks clarity in the voice. While on the other hand Kavita Krishnamurthi has ...
For those sweet nothings
Chef Horst Rautert of Delhi's Taj Mahal hotel tells SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY that unavailability of a world-class diabetic sugar in the local market does not make his cakes, pastries and desserts fully low calorie and tooth-friendly.
Diwali of Thailand in Delhi
THE TOURISM Authority of Thailand in collaboration with ITC Maurya Sheraton and Towers offered some delicious Thai flavours this past week. The Thai dishes were presented to Delhi during the celebrations of Loy Krathong, a Thai festival similar ...
Food, drink and more
THE INTERNATIONAL Food, Drink and Hospitality Exhibition was held this week at New Delhi's Pragati Maidan. Offering a platform to Delhiites to taste various types of cuisines from across the world and more. And, with the interior of the ...
The Indian flavour in cine curry
Vijay Singh does not mock at Indian culture to cater to the sensibilities of the West in "One Dollar Curry".
A shower of joy this winter
THE SUMMERS are but a receding memory. The winter is but a hello away. Enough of those sweaty armpits, those monsoon showers which result in obscene swimming pools at traffic intersections. And the fallen leaves of autumn have been swept clean ...
Knock, Knock... Mickey here
After being in paper for the last 75 years, popular cartoon character Mickey Mouse lands in India first ever. Literally.
For the love of India
HE WAS born in Scotland. He wrote highly acclaimed best sellers like "In Xanadu" when he was just 22 and then he moved to Delhi in 1989 where he lived for six years researching on his second book "City Of Djinns" which won the Thomas Cook Travel ...
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