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A woman of substance
The making of a novelist
The seed for Tishani Doshi’s “The Pleasure Seekers” was sown in her school days
Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer
The favourite heroic foursome is back. But this time they’re not the only super-powered beings on the block in Tim Story’s action-packed sequel to the 2005 hit, “Fantastic Four”. Starring Ioan Gruffudd, Jessica Alba and ...
After a rocking launch earlier this year with the breezy “Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na”, chocolate-hero Imran Khan turns vicious villain with “Kidnap”. Pitted against him is angst-ridden father Sanjay Dutt, battling to save his ...
Chords & Notes
For a film apparently based on the realities of the BPO industry, the music is too filmy. But , some of Sajid-Wajid’s compositions are appealing. The album opens with the title track ‘Hello’. The beats are racy enough. Never ...
For film addicts, a treat in the form of the German movie, ‘Good-bye, Lenin!’ comes your way. The film is a clever comedy and was considered amongst the most successful films in 2003 in Germany. It reveals a glimpse of life in East ...
Tone up your thighs
A good game plan
Working out even three non-consecutive days a week can benefit the busiest of persons.
Following a thorough warm-up, train each muscle group with one basic exercise, of 3 sets of 10 repetitions each.
The routine should not take ...
What are the seven worst habits of workaholics?
Base: Mix all the ingredients into a firm dough, roll out into 2-3 inch diameter, fold it like a pouch and deep fry it. When cool, stuff it with the filling.
It is the dosa, but it is also a lot more than that. The dough is ground along with tomatoes, adding that extra zip to its taste. Delicately stuffed with cottage cheese, onions, garlic and Indian spices, the Tomato-Paneer dosa brings cheer ...
The lion’s advocate
Dr. Ravi Chellam, expert on the Asiatic lion, on why the species could fast become extinct
The right chord
Francine Stock talks about Visionaries and Western classical music composers
What men watch
Television The metrosexual man does tune in to the finer things
Lara Dutta tells Nandini Nair about the roles that excite her
Baker’s corner at The Residency, hosts the “Chocolate festival”. Chef Ashok has crafted sinfully delicious Rum & Raisin Truffle, French Choco Balls, American Fudge Bars, Chocolate cups, and so on. For details ...
The Coimbatore Quiz Circle gets busy with its Third Session this week. The quiz will be conducted by Yogesh Pai, a seasoned quizzer. As always, the quiz welcomes everyone. For information on registration and other details Contact Ashok at ...
A range of festive wear available at Pralochna, just in time for Dussehra and Deepavali. You are invited to celebrate the festive season with the latest in ready-mades and fabrics from all over India. A variety of hand embroidery, ...
For those film buffs, the Konangal Film Society has an exciting movie lined up this Sunday. ‘Divided We Fall’ is a semi-satirical portrait of collaboration and resistance in Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia during World War II. ...
Big Bazaar invites you to ‘shop till you drop’ using their newly introduced gift voucher packages. The various denominations available as gift vouchers range from Rs. 50 to Rs. 25,000. For further details contact: 0422-4310600. And ...
The Hong Kong Tourism Board has attractive offers
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A paratha festival for those who crave for the delicacies from the north. The Super Cook Restaurant at Hotel Rathna Regent on Avinashi Road hosts the event from October 04 to 12. There will be a choice of parathas both vegetarian and ...
Ramleela in Coimbatore
For the first time in Coimbatore, the U.P. Janhit Sewa Sansthan organises Durga puja and Ramleela. The event is on till October 9. There is Ram Katha between 3 p.m and 6 p.m. The Ramleela, takes place between 7.30 pm to 10.30 pm. It will be ...
The French connection
Michel Danino and Nicole Elfi are taken in by the richness of Indian heritage and culture
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