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One book, many tales...
HE PREFERS to call himself a "spoiled Jat who chose to pen a book". And that too on a theme that compares and contrasts the materialistic interests of the West and the spiritualistic and superstitious East through 17 short stories. That is ...
A pinch of salt
EVERY YEAR, millions of Indians learn that they are suffering from hypertension. And the main reason is high salt intake. Salt is the main defender of blood volume, and, over the ages, mammals have evolved taste buds and a sensitivity for this ...
IT IS one of the paradoxes of modern-day living that to live and grow we must destroy. So forests and land must be cleared to make way for urban development. Rivers must be harnessed away from their natural flow to irrigate fields. Nature dies a ...
Art from dawn to dusk
A mesmerising collection of arts, crafts and artefacts from different parts of the country arrests people's attention at The Society Collection in Delhi.
The new Gayatri mantra
Her acting may not have won her plaudits, but Gayatri Joshi is not concerned about report cards, finds ANUJ KUMAR.
Chords & Notes
TALAT AZIZ is back. At long last. Or so, the faithful followers of this talented singer said in relief. Not to be, as one finds out after this twin cassette offering. He just sings and sings. There is hardly any feeling to his rendition of ...
Over blobs of shapes and sizes
Though the maida in your kitchen can give yummy dim sums, Chef Nain Qing, now with New Delhi's Jaypee Vasant Continental, tells SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY that for the authentic Chinese variety, you have to have an array of rice flours only from Chin a.
THIS FINE locale under serene moonlight and cosy bonfire is simply for those who love to spend the time with their beloved. A rooftop international café, Bangkok Degree One, the brainchild of sister duo Ning Khurana and Ko Srikuruwal, is indeed a ...
From January 10 weather will continue to be unkind. Lachhman Das Madan
A Vaada for Tsunami victims
Vashu Bhagnani has decided to offer the first day collections of "Vaada", now showing across Delhi.
DESIGNER CLOTHES are now a habit. Designer bathrooms no longer surprise. But it is often seen that no matter how fancy an apartment may be, the kitchen is a neglected, rather cramped corner of the dwelling, leading women to regret leaving the ...
Hobbies for the heart and soul
IT WAS over 417 years ago they say, on November 27, 1587, in Guruvayoor, Kerala, that Narayana Bhattatiri completed the 1036 shlokas of his epic Sanksrit poem, the Narayaneeyam, recounting the story of Lord Vishnu's 10 incarnations, and was ...
Towards the House of the Lord
MORE THAN a quarter of all humanity regards Mecca as the holiest of places. Every year millions of faithful head for Haj, the at least once-in-a-lifetime pilgrimage to Mecca and Medina. Among them are nearly a lakh Indians, some of whom would ...
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