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Talking in tongues
Horror of horrors! Ben Stiller will speak in Hindi, Telugu and Tamil and not English. Isn't that taking post-colonial angst a bit too far, wonders RAKESH MEHAR
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Sad state
Nandhini Sundar's article, Super women, super abused, (MetroPlus, December 21, 2006) is a sad commentary on the lives of some of the elite and well-to-do women in our society. In spite of their education and status, they are at the ...
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On the cusp
This has been a year of steep highs and lows for designers
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Educate and enjoy
Homi K.R. Mehta says an RJ should inform and entertain
Cinema

Box office 2006
It was small budgets that ruled 2006 in the Kannada film industry. Nearly 70 films (20 remakes) were released with a marginal success of 25 per cent. Small budget films such as My Autograph, Jothe Jotheyalli, Sevanthi ...
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Fresh pickings
Tangerine is kicking off the New Year with new additions to its menu
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Wedding jewellery
For the wedding season, Damas has launched an entire range of diamond and gold jewellery. The Legacy collection has uncut diamonds set in 22 karat gold with precious and semi-precious stones such as tourmaline, ruby and peridot. Nakshatra ...
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For fans of classical music and dance
Srividya Foundation for Indian Arts is conducting Adavu, a seminar on the role of Adavus in Indian dancing, on December 30. The first session features presentations on Gatis in Natyashastram by R. Ganesh, Adavu in Bharatanatyam by ...


New Year celebrations
The various Royal Orchid Hotels in the city have a number of New Year's celebrations lined up. The Royal Orchid on Airport Road is hosting a Spanish Jamboree with international drummers and music by DJ Ma Faiza, accompanied by traditional Spanish ...
New Year at ISTA
Lido, the contemporary all-day dining restaurant that is part of the Ista group, has gourmet fare with continental, Indian and Oriental dishes especially designed by Chef Subroto for Rs. 4,000 per couple. Zaman, the restaurant showcasing north ...
Culture

Simple and on the mark
Roger Robinson's writing smacks of a distinctly non-literary tone, very reminiscent of stories born out of an oral culture

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