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Portrait of a poet
Poetry is a minority art, says Les Murray, winner of the T.S. Eliot Award and the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, in a chat with Kausalya Santhanam
Leisure & Recreation

Leisure has a new name
The 40-room On-Shore Resort is one of the new additions to Mayajaal
Pets Care

Care in their grey years
Here are some tips on how to take care of aged dogs
Publishing Books

Saga on street children
Rucha Humnabadkar's "Dance of the Fireflies" is dedicated to the street children of India
Lifestyle

Watch out, it's white
Another stylish watch from RADO. And guess who launched it
Arts & Crafts

Films on art
Here is a festival of films on the fine arts
Issues

Gymnasium for the brain
Art helps develop lateral thinking in children — and how?


CAVEAT EMPTOR
When companies become consumers
Do companies, firms or registered societies have rights under consumer law?
Cinema

Westward ho!
Watch your favourite Westerns at a fest
Telewatch

John in "Indian Idol"
The voices of the `Indian Idol' girls might quiver during their first round but not due to nervousness! It's because of John Abraham, the handsome hunk of Bollywood, who will be the guest for the "Indian Idol" this evening (January 23) at 8.30 ...
Friendly screen presence
Urvasi has made a sensational comeback with the game show "Swarnamazha" on Surya TV, which is creating waves. It is an adaptation of "Thangavettai" on Sun TV produced by Radaan Media Works. Urvasi's friendly talk and screen presence make the game ...
Inspired by Bollywood
For Hindi serials, the greatest inspiration seems to be Bollywood. For instance, "Milee" on STAR Plus (Monday to Thursday, 9 p.m.) is about a orphan girl living in a convent in Shimla. Milee, played by Mona Vasu, is so adorable that everybody ...
Wheels

Who's the big chief ?
The TVS Apache's got what it takes. Rishad Cooper pits it against the Unicorn and the Pulsar 150 DTS-i
Stretching it a bit
We take the new long-wheelbase Indigo XL out for a short spin
Virtual Mechanic
Car and bike questions? We have the answers
Feline on the road
Karunakaran no longer can ride his Tiger 100, but he still pets over it
Postcards from Tasmania
Our man ventures through Australia's most picturesque drive
Muscling in
Looks straight out of the `80s. Tasked with the enviable assignment of developing a hot-looking performance coupe using Chrysler Group's advanced rear-wheel drive LX platform and its fabled HEMI engine, the designers drew up a shortlist of the ...
Music

The show just went on...
Singer Andrea Jeremiah launched her solo career with a concert in the city
Eating Out

Show of culinary skill
The Italian fare at The Verandah is not haute, but surely hearty
Events

When ragas rocked
Vikram Hazra enthralled audiences at the Raag `n' Rock concert
Seminar on healthcare
On emerging opportunities in healthcare on January 30 and 31
Madras Miscellany



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