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Framed!!
The stunning Lakshmi Gopalaswamy, our own Kannada girl, has made it big in Malyalam films. Little did she know that Kerala would catch up with her – right at home – when she made her decision, writes BHUMIKA K.
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TECHNO STREET -- SLIM'S
HCL Mileap Y Series
In laptops too. Here’s a range that works well, and looks divine


Sony Vaio VGN-TZ38GN
It’s a business man’s ultimate companion. It’s light, small and very zippy, thanks to its built-in 48GB of flash memory, with a keyboard that’s great for typing, and has a mind-bogging battery life.

Love Sexy looks, ...


Apple Macbook Air
In a bid to be the world’s slimmest notebook Apple seems to have cut sharp corners. There’s no Ethernet, Firewire or optical drive. Oh, and there’s only a single USB port.

Love Divine looks, exceptionally lightweight and ...


Dell XPS M1530
With top-notch processing power and a powerful graphics subsystem, it’s quite the mean multimedia machine. Tough that the keyboard is of average build and comfort though.

Love The style and power combo

Hate Average ...


THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
Sushi takes a bow
Fad food So what if making sushi is a work of art? It has all the makings of a great Indian snack
CHEWON THIS
Baba ghanoush
A tasty dip made from eggplants (aubergines), which is hugely popular in the Middle East.

The dish, also called muttabel in parts of the Arab world, is made by mashing roasted or baked eggplant and mixing in tahini (sesame seed) paste, ...


GOING NATIVE
The Asian connection
Mioi Nakayama came from Japan to India four years ago inspired by Shusaku Endo’s Deep River
Grab a bite as masters croon
Enter Indijoe and you are transported to the music of the Seventies. Well, the food is in tune with now
QUICK FIX
Prawn krupuk

SIGNATURE DISH
Herb roasted lamb rack

This is a classic dish at Le Jardin from the Western a la carte section. The finest quality New Zealand lamb racks are used for this preparation, delicately seasoned with rosemary and thyme and roasted to perfection. The sauce is primarily ...


CAMPUS HANGOUT -- NEETI SARKAR
As you drink in the aroma…
What’s to love: This is the most happening place to be spotted at on campus. In spite of there being two other canteens on the college premises, this place is the one that’s constantly teeming with youngsters.

The ...


TRAINING ROOM
The truth behind the six-pack
A sculpted figure is the result of hard work, and changes in diet
METRO WORKOUT
Latkas and jatkas, too much!
NIKHIL VARMA goes to a Bollywood dance class and finds that he has two left feet
QUICK TIPS
One step at a time
Suit yourself
Books

Award for Indian writers
Indiaplaza.in has announced its annual awards
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Light bites
Celebrity chef Anjum Anand insists Indian food can be light and delicious
Events

YOUR WEEK
Seminar

Institute for Social and Economic Change, (ISEC) is commemorating the birth centenary of its founder and first Director, the late V.K.R.V. Rao. There will be a release of Volume I “Footprints of Development and Change” and Volume ...


Drama time

Sanket is staging “Sankramana” an engaging drama that explores the perspectives and reactions of people to the same situation. Written and directed by S. Surendranath, the play brings Sihikahi Chandru, Kalpana Nagnath and Manjunath ...


Party time

Foster’s is presenting PartyXtreme with bungee jumping on fire, paintball, BMX biking, DJ Ivan and DJ Sanjay Dutta.

Date: July 6, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m.

Venue: Palace ...


Classical tunes

Sri Tirunarayana Trust is presenting the Udaya Taare Carnatic classical music programme with Shubhashree Ramachandran on vocal, Nalina Mohan on violin, C. Chaluvaraju on mrudanga and Sunkanya Ramagopal on ghata.

Date: July 6, 5.30 ...


Sunday bazaar

Opus, Nimboo Style and Design and Zinzi is presenting O-Show : The Sunday Bizarre Buzzaar with a spread of Goan food, cocktails, and clothes. Croon with Jampot (BYOI) bring your own instrument, Voice Junkies from Mumbai, Arun Kroaknight with ...


Tell a story

EasyLib.com, the online library is organising a free story-telling event for children aged between five and eight. Soumya from Kathalaya will narrate the story “Simbha learns to Roar” with colourful props, followed by a read-aloud ...


Sale

Sia Art jewellery and Sia Solemates have announced a sale of up to 50 per cent off on fresh stock of jewellery and designer footwear and bags.

Date: On from June 30

Venue: Deepam Silks and Garuda ...


TUBE WATCH
Judwaa
Mrs. Malhotra (Reema Lagoo) is the mother of twins, who were separated at birth. She goes into shock and is confined to a wheelchair. She resides with her husband and son in the U.S. Quiet and mature, Prem (Salman Khan), one of the twins, returns ...
NOW SHOWING
JAANE TU…YA JAANE NA

Some 20 years after Aamir Khan left the filmgoers asking for more with “Qayamat se Qayamat Tak” emerges his nephew Imran Kha. More than a passing resemblance to his uncle and a love story for his first film, Imran could not ...


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