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Home sweet home
Despite the traffic, the garbage and the tall buildings, Mona Webber will not trade the city for anything
“How often do you browse the Internet for information on wine?” someone asked me the other day. The answer is: not a lot.
By and large, wine websites fall into two categories. They are the sites for shoppers (for instance, ...
“Like a flower waiting to bloom, like a light bulb in a dark room… I’m just sitting here waiting for you to come on home and turn me on…” She somehow manages to reflect my thought every time, with her pointed ...
Those that almost made it
(Janani Krishnaswamy is a Sub Editor With The Hindu BusinessLine, Chennai)
Killer phones Today’s mobile phones are like Swiss knives, capable of doing almost anything. The good ones even threaten to put music players, digital cameras and laptops out of business. Here’s the lowdown on some popular models
This sexy black brick is ideal for presentations. You won’t have to carry a notebook
Plus The supplied VGA cable and large screen
Minus No GPS, sluggish response
Price: Rs. ...
It’s a shrunken E90 Communicator for the light-pocketed. Symbian OS 9.2 is a good deal-sealer.
Plus Fast operation, easy to use
Minus Average camera
Price: Rs. ...
For music, this one’s top dog with its SensMe, TrackID and Megabass features.
Plus Excellent music features, HSDPA enabled
Minus A bit boring looking perhaps
Price: Rs.15, ...
One cam-phone to rule them all. Why? Because it comes with a kick-ass 3x optical zoom.
Plus The optical zoom, rich screen
Minus Bad shutter lag, rather chunky
Price; Rs. 19,760
-- T3 ...
Smriti Murarka speaks of the revival story of Tantuvi nakshband saris from Benares
|Beauty And Wellness|
SHILPA SEBASTIAN R. tries out a new formula, Exercise and Chakra and gets a new perspective
A lot of people think that once they stop training, muscle turns into fat. That’s not really the case.
Muscle tissue and fat are totally different. When you stop working out your metabolic rate dips.
If you continue eating ...
Peripheral Heart Action training is a form of weight training that works more like cardio
One of the oldest and well-known Russian traditional foods, pelmeni is also known as ‘Siberian dumpling’ because of their supposed Siberian origin.
Pelmeni keep well, so much so that they were known as the hunter’s ...
The Colonial restaurant with its range of Raj delicacies offers a delicious slice of history
Anxious parents can take a chill pill. Here are a few truths about nutrition for children
This delicacy from Kerala is a mouth watering preparation. The marinated prawns are fresh and tender. The pastes and coconuts used add to the flavour of the preparation. The curry leaves bring in a hint of spice into the preparation and ...
In his debut film, “Padre Nuestro” the extremely learned director, Christopher Zalla draws from his own cross-border experiences to make this suspense filled story on identity and morality.Padre Nuestro is a suspenseful drama about ...
Balraj Sahni, Dharmendra , Jayant, Priya Rajvansh
Dewakar Goel on the genius of Kaifi Azmi
Join Marlice Der Mervwe, a young white American woman, as she explores the land with her native African foster brothers and the pack of lions she grew up with. Listen to her relate her adventures to the bushman with whom she lives.
With its cloud-kissing cottages and multi-hued landscape, the Savoy Hotel (Taj Leisure Hotels) in Ooty, is a quiet retreat from the unforgiving heat and hustle-bustle of the city. Set against the backdrop of majestic mountains and overlooking a ...
Explore the great outdoors with a variety of hikes
Natyantharanga is having a solo Kathak dance performance by Sanchita.
Date: September 7,
Venue: A.D.A. Rangamandira,
C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons offers a special range of bangles and anklets
Date: till September 7, 10.30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Venue: C. Krishniah Chetty & Sons, Commercial Street and The ...
Doodle Den is organising a candle-making session for children aged eight and above
Date: September 6, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Venue: Doodle Den, No. 3 Curley Street, Richmond ...
Spice up your Saturday with a truly foodie treat with homemade jams, preserves, chocolates, organic produce, cured meats, cheese, and more.
Date: September 6, 12 noon to 4 p.m.
Venue: Olive ...
EasyLib.com is organising a story-telling event by Divya from Kathalaya for children aged between five and eight. It will be followed by a retelling of William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night” by Arka Mukhopadhyay for children ...
Kamayani from Delhi is presenting an exhibition-cum-sale of Indian textiles and handicrafts and saris.
Date: September 6, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Venue: Raintree, No. 4 Sankey Road, High Ground, ...
Dr. Kannan Pugazhendi is conducting a workshop for dancers on preventing dance injuries
Date: September 6 and 7, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Venue: Seva Sadan, 14th Cross, West Park Road, ...
Logos Theatre and the SpeechMagic initiative, supported by Maya Gallery of Contemporary Art, is organising WHA - t(?)e- VER(?), an open evening of devised theatre, improv, performance poetry, performance art, open mics, open ...
Xtrail club is organising a rafting camp at River Cauvery and cave exploration, and rock climbing at Savandurga and Ramnagaram
Date: September 6 and 7
Contact: 41130673 or ...
Getting stuck in one place serves no purpose. Theatre should travel say Renee Philippi and Carlo Adinolfi
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