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Playing solitaires
Jewellery designer Seema Mehta adds more bling to the girl’s best friend, writes Pankaja Srinivasan

At home in India
Suzanne along with her husband Antony Thomas has made Coimbatore her home
In debt
Financial problems and actors? That’s not an uncommon issue, is it? So it’s now the turn of Rangeela girl Urmila to reel under debt.

But it’s not of the fiscal variety. Considering that she has two films — ...

Malaysian Festival
Something new for your palate

The heart of the matter

A new study carried out by the University of Connecticut School of Medicine suggests that white wines can have the same benefits as reds

Tom Yum
A soup of Thai origin, which is very popular in Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia also. With its distinctive hot and sour flavour, it is usually made of prawns or seafood, and sometimes chicken. The basic broth is made from stock to which a ...
Dal Makhni

Soak all dals in water for eight hours. If you can, cook the dals with salt overnight on a tandoor. Since that may not be possible at home, pressure cook along with the Kashmiri chilli powder, salt, whole black cardamom and bay leaf. In a ...


This film has been ruling the charts for a while now, and people have loved this thriller by Venkat Prabhu. Saroja goes on to prove that Chennai 600028 was no flash in the pan. Starring Premgi Amaren, S P B Charan, Shiva, Vaibhav and veterans ...

Vanessa to dance with the stars
Singing and dancing sweetheart Vanessa Hudgens has become such an expert at ballroom dancing she is considering taking part in “Dancing with the Stars”. Vanessa had to practise waltzing so much for a scene in High School ...
‘I’m a secret slob’
Renee Zellweger finds her reputation as a trendsetter hilarious. The Appaloosa actor says although she is regarded as one of the most stylish women in the world, she only ever dresses up for red carpet events.

“The ...

Regal role
Veteran actor Hema Malini has agreed to play the lead role in a movie titled “Ek Thi Rani Aisi Bhi” based on the Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia of Gwalior. The Rajmata Vijaya Raje Scindia Memorial Trust is to fund the movie which also ...

Musical duo
Of The Blue Divine, by Anil Srinivasan and Sikkil Gurucharan


VJ Anusha Dandekar loves to talk
Does MTV VJ Anusha Dandekar ever get tired of talking? “No. I love talking. I am what you see on screen,” she says.

Being a VJ is a challenging job “for you have to think quicker than normal, especially when there is a ...


A new Unisex Beauty Salon and Fitness Center. Apart from regular haircuts, spa treatment, hair styling and customised manicures and pedicures, MODISCH also provides treatments like crystal massage, body polishing, and chocolate facials. It ...

Kaleidoscope- 2008

Kasthuri Sreenivasan Trust presents a pictorial travelogue by Eby N. Joseph at the exhibition titled Kerala Darsanam. It will be on till October 20. Everyone is invited. For further details, contact

: 9444706120 or

9448471696. ...

Golden Window

A selection of Benares net, jute, woven silk, georgette, chiffon and tussar saris is showcased by Golden Window for you this Deepavali. Also available is running fabric and a selection of clothes for children. For details, call: ...


The German film ‘Alles auf Zucker’, a fine Jewish comedy will be screened. Everyone is welcome.

Venue: Gedee Auditorium, President Hall, Avanashi Road

Date: October 18

Time: 6 ...

Film Festival

Centre for Media Studies and SACON brings together a three-day film festival on environment and wild life, called Vatavaran. An opportunity to watch some award winning short-films and documentaries.

Venue: R.S. Puram Kalaiarangam ...

Style Check

Get into the world of fashion and style with tips from one of Bollywood’s hottest stars, Deepika Padukone. This week’s trend alert will help you put your best face forward during Deepavali. Fashion gurus Neeta Lulla and Rocky S ...

Chak de Coimbatore
AIESEC organises a day of sports and fun for more than 500 orphans. Would you like to help?
Celebrate Diwali
The Punjabi Association is celebrating a get-together for Diwali on Sunday, October 19 at Somayampalayam, Thadagam Road. The highlight promises to be a live performance of Hindi Songs, ghazals and Sufi music by Sushil Baweja and his troupe from ...

Green Grover
Award-winning architect Karan Grover looks forward to a world where green buildings are the norm
Hisss story
Jennifer Lynch says her movie, ‘Hisss’, will showcase the pure and sensual Naagin legend to the world

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