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Daisy blossoms
Daisy Bopanna tells SHAILAJA TRIPATHI TANEJA that she has big Bollywood ambitions

Kick ’n’ box!
AYESHA MATTHANfinds that kickboxing is intense, hardcore, demanding and requires all your will-power

Don’t neglect your calf muscles
Achilles tendinitis is a painful condition. Here are tips to cope with it
 Kasturi Nivasa 1971
Rajkumar, Aarti, Jayanti, Ashwath and Rajashankar

The SpeechMagic initiative, an effort of Logos Theatre, is presenting ‘not reading from a chair’ — an eight performance cycle by Sikan Derouge, Teresa Prima and the Still Dancer comprising Spoken Word (poetry in performance ...

Birbal Saturdays

Chrysallis Performance Arts Centre for the Challenged have launched “Know your Special Friend” campaign with “Birbal Saturdays” as an attempt to integrate children in classes six and seven with and without challenges. ...

Family Sundays

Casa Del Sol is presenting a Sunday brunch with fun and revelry where you can learn magic, make a mask, hone your pottery skills, get a caricature portrait of yourself and your children can paint. The brunch spread will include salads, soups, ...


Enjoy free makeovers and offers from leading cosmetic brands from L’Oreal, YSL, Elizabeth Arden, Chambor, Revlon to Lakme at the “Monsoon Makeover” fest at Shoppers’ Stop.

Date: till August ...

Solo dance

Shambhavi School of Dance presents Prateeksha Kashi in a solo Kuchipudi recital as part of the Ankura Festival, under the guidance of her mother and guru Vyjayanthi Kashi.

Date: July 12, 7.30 p.m.

Venue: Yavanika, ...

Philosophy meet

Mind Share, the philosophy club at the online library is meeting to discuss the topic “The ideology of Swami Vivekananda”, moderated by Geeta Ramanujam

Date: July 12, 4 to 5 p.m.

Venue: Easy ...

The big fight Apple iPhone 3G
With the iPhone 3G set to hit the stands, look-alikes are already emerging. Just how good are they? Will they give the iconic iPhone a run for its money? JANANI KRISHNASWAMYbrings you the lowdown on the looming showdown
 Samsung Omnia 
Waking up to the iPhone buzz, Samsung recently launched the Omnia, which it claims to be an improvement on both the first generation iPhone and the Samsung Instinct.

The Omnia looks similar to the Instinct; however it’s a bit chunky ...

HTC Touch Diamond
HTC has taken a step forward, coming up with a 3D touch interface called the TouchFLO 3D - which even the iPhone doesn’t have.

Unlike its counterparts, it comes with only a 2.8 inch display screen; however, it has a screen pivoting ...

Sony Ericsson Xperia X1
Sony’s first attempt at touchscreen. The iPhone is just coming out with a 3G version, but Sony isn’t lagging behind: the X1 has it all in terms of connectivity. It comes with HSUPA (High Speed Upload Packet Access), claimed to be more ...
Shop ’n’ win
Shopper’s Stop is organising “The Dark Knight” contest. Winners win a trip to Warner Bros. Movie World and Sea World at Gold Coast Australia. Besides this, there are also other prizes such as exclusive merchandise of “The ...
My Five

Though there are some great songs from this band with unbelievable riffs from Ritchie Blackmore,this track from the album Machine Head gives just enough time for rock gods Blackmore on guitar and Jon Lord on keyboards for a short yet sweet ...

In wine friendly territory
This is from Goa. And it would have been about something altogether different had it not been for the bottle of Sicilian wine placed conspicuously in my hotel room. A blend of Syrah and Nero d’Avola (the indigenous red varietal that has ...

Bangers and mash
A classic meat and potato meal! Solid and satisfying; forget the critics who deride it as stodgy and unimaginative (as they so often tend to do when discussing British cuisine). A simple dish, consisting of mashed potatoes served with sausage ...
Eat as you dream
Maison Des Gourmet with its exotic foods, is committed to make a chef of everyone
Summer salad

They should have the distinctive grill marks on them. Cut the cherry tomatoes and the black olives to half. Cut the peppers to thin roundels. Make the dressing by emulsifying the thin mango juice with the olive oil. Mix all the ingredients ...

Chinese oriental delights
At Ming Ling everything tastes fresh and delicious
Sambal udhang

Popular Indonesian seafood curry with prawns, fish and squid, redolent with spices and ingredients, which are synonymous with maluku region, relished with steamed rice and prepared just the traditional way at Mugen. Chef Sandesh Reddy also ...


Lovin’ it
The annual Lycra Rendezvous fashion show put on display the many innovative designs using Lycra fibre

Shimmying it well
Sanaz Bakhtiari has the city dancing to her tunes

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