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Saturday, November 15, 2008
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Verse and versatility
Tennis star Nicole Vaidisova on how she handles pressure
The wheel turns full circle
Fun, fitness and utility. What else do you need, asks PRINCE FREDERICK after taking to pedalling
Too young for weights?
Teenagers are often warned not to do weights as it could lead to stunted growth. Science, however, says this is nothing but a myth as height is determined by genes. Many athletes and champion body builders, who started training at the age of 12 ...
For sportspersons and those who are deskbound for long hours
THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
You’ll reach out for another slice
The cakes baked by Padmashri Foods have been quietly captivating people in the city
Snippets from a wine diary
Earlier this week, the first steps were taken to form a wine club in Chennai. If all goes well, this loose association of individuals, which will possibly called the Terroir, should be up and running in a couple of months.
It is still early ...
Neza murg kabab
Combine chicken, lemon juice, one tsp of salt, ginger and garlic paste, green chilli paste in a medium-sized bowl; let it stand for 30 minutes.
Mix plain yoghurt, chopped coriander, gram flour, turmeric, saffron, mace powder, salt and ...
Blueberry Cheese Cake
With its short crust base, and a creamy-cheesy layer filled with blueberry pulp, the blueberry cheese cake at Cake Walk is something you’ll die for. It’s rich, filling and worth every penny.
Price: Rs. ...
Fried green tomatoes
A dish made famous by the movie of the same name. It’s another one of those exotic items from the American South, though it’s simple enough to make, and quite tasty. Just slice up a few firm, green tomatoes, dip them in milk, dredge ...
A wedding right out of Kollywood
How Merle Arunkumar came to marry and settle down in Chennai
My Five -- Capt. Seshadri Sreenivasan
This number is a long way into being one of the best tracks I have ever listened to. Crisp, unwavering vocals and clear lead guitar blending one into the other.The drummer dominates just where he needs to, seamlessly integrating with the lead ...
Being a gangster
Watch the screening of “A Dirty Carnival”
Songs she wrote
Laura Nyro, outspoken in her writings, was a private person
The much anticipated Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is here but the music doesn’t match the hype that has been created around the film and the return of Aditya Chopra on the director’s chair. No, it’s not bad, but ...
Multi-faceted Raghu Dixit is all set to rock on November 15 at Landmark
Of fun and fear
Gruesome creatures, crawling insects and the Roadies… Relive the most ‘stomach churning’ moments with Shambhavi, Anmol, Vikrant, Nihal and Ankita Bajaj. Don’t miss the Roadies’ juicy gossip and Nihal’s ...
Host of the dreamland
Aryan Vaid turns a talk show host with “Whatt A Life”
Fun way to learn
EZ Vidya uses technology to help children learn creatively
Make food with minimum fuss
Geetha Balakrishnan's new book shows you how
Paradise by the backwaters
Cherai Beach Resort in Kochi is sandwiched between the backwaters and the blue seas. Some refer to it affectionately as the Princess of the Arabian Sea. This is one place where you can see the sunrise on one side and the sunset on the ...
Of J. Soundararajan’s paintings
A one-day antenatal programme on November 23
Naughty and nice
Of Pippi Longstocking, the popular series of children’s books
Shop for a whole range of handicrafts
Fresh and youthful
Disney Channel brings the music of “Camp Rock” to India
People First Consultants organises a workshop, ‘The Evolving and Liberating OrganisationS’ (TELOS), on the new role of leadership in the 21st Century.
The massive chaos witnessed globally on the economic, business and social ...
Back to the Fifties
Satrangi presents “Raat Aur Din”, a music show, featuring the songs of the Fifties, rendered by Pramod, Aslam, Jaya and Surojit.
Venue Chinmaya Heritage Centre
Address Harrington Road, ...
Love of Istanbul
Mumbai-based jewellery designer Pavan Anand showcases his latest semi-precious line “An Evening In Istanbul”. The collection that reflects a fusion of eastern and western aesthetic is encrusted with stones in varied hues. The ...
For theatre buffs
The Madras Players presents “Outcaste Eternal”, a dance-theatre production in English. The play has been scripted and directed by Vasanthi Sankaranarayanan and Nirmala Seshadri. Donor passes are available for Rs. 250, Rs. 150, and ...
Watch the six best city bands Blind Image, Armour of God, Blood Covenant, Battalions, Carnage and TWKC perform at a concert titled “Raw Power”. The bands will play progressive metal and heavy metal music.
Kurties Mela, organised by Kavitha.T. showcases kurties and tops in simple, yet elegant cuts. They are accompanied by salwars and dupattas in elegant designs and hand printed fabrics.
Venue C. P. Art Center
Dragon Ball Z: Great Saiyaman Saga
This new series is about Goku, who hears about a martial arts master known as the Grand Kai and rushes to meet him for a lesson! Goku learns he’ll have to train for 10,000 years before he can learn from the Grand Kai! Goku gets a chance to ...
The film has been in the news for a long time. There was talk of John Abraham’s wonderful pecs, there was also talk of Priyanka Chopra in a gold bikini. Directed by Tarun Mansukhani and produced by Karan Johar, the film tells the story ...
Pair it with your Pod Docking cradle Altec Lansing T612
iPod Pals Do you want to fill a hall with the music on your iPod? Do you want to stream your iPod files through a Bluetooth headset and wonder how? Janani Krishnaswamyprofiles a few accessories exclusively designed for your iPod
Wireless headsets Logitech FreePulse
Love your iPod but hate the cords? Wondering how you can manage a wireless musical experience without a huge docking system? Logitech has a solution. With up to six hours of play time and a 33 feet range, you can listen in comfort with the ...
Fitness kit Nike+iPod
If you are the type that jogs with your iPod shuffle on your sleeve, check this out. You can pair this new Nike+ Sport Kit with your iPod and it’ll tell you how long you jogged, the distance, the pace and the calories burned. It has two ...
Bluetooth adapter Motorola D650
Wondering how to integrate your Bluetooth headset with your iPod which has no Bluetooth? Motorola has the solution: the Motorola Bluetooth Adapter for iPod links your Bluetooth headset effortlessly with your music collection wherever you are. ...
Wireless music Sony S-AIRPLAY
Do away with those dangling cords and cables, and even do with carrying your iPod wherever you go. With this Sony S-AIR solution, you can wirelessly transmit your iPod files from the main docking system in your living room to any other room, ...
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