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Saturday, November 15, 2008
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Old world charm
What’s to love: Shady spaces to while away the free hours seem to be the USP of campus hangouts across the city and Government Arts College is no different. Majestic old trees and innumerable shady places are aplenty in this campus. ...
Verses and versatility
Anuradha Vijayakrishnan lives her roles of a IT professional, mother, poet and writer with élan
He has his designs on men!
Aki Narula seems to have become quite the the beachwear designer
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 ...
Chores for fitness
Saraswathy Nagarajan fights the battle of the bulge from the comforts of home
Eat right during pregnancy
A healthy diet contributes to a successful pregnancy. Read on...
Malai Chicken Korma
Pour oil into a heated frying pan, saute the onion and add the ginger-garlic paste. Add boneless chicken, marinated with coriander powder and garam masala.
Cook in a cup of water. Add cashewnut paste. ...
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, ...
Kim’s solution to jet lag
Blonde bombshell Kim Cattrall has an unusual cure for jet lag – sex. Staying true to her man-eating character Samantha in ‘Sex and the City,’ Kim recommends travellers to do whatever it takes to stay awake as long as ...
Keanu Reeves has got himself so wrapped up in his sci-fi roles he’s actually started believing in little green men. The 44-year-old actor is following up his role in the Matrix trilogy with a remake of the 1950s sci-fi classic ‘The ...
Still gonna get Dirrty
Christina Aguilera may be a mother now, but she’s still going to get Dirty. The sexy singer became a first-time mother earlier this year but has every intention of returning to her old raunchy ways. “One of the things that’s ...
Monty on song
Monty Sharma on life after ‘Saawariya’
Canada-based Meera’s debut album, ‘My Ranjha,’ is yet another Punjabi music album offering the usual fare. TV host-cum jewellery designer Meera forays into music scene with this venture. Meera has rendered eight songs in ...
Host of the dreamland
Aryan Vaid turns a talk show host with ‘Whatt A Life’
The girl next door
Sneha Ullal of ‘Kaash Aap Mere Hote’ about her film
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 ...
Down a sprawling driveway covered with a carpet of green, lies the former summer palace of Gondol Maharaja Jyotendra Sinhji. The whitewashed palace is now the Jayamahal Palace Hotel, blinding white in the reflected sunlight, punctuated with ...
This semi-autobiographical story about personal relationships has Suriya in the lead. Directed by Gautham Menon, the movie chronicles the life of the hero from his youth to his old age, portrayed by Suriya with several shades of emotion. Music ...
The boutique bakery, Bread Factory organises a cookie festival. Try out more than 45 varieties of scrumptious cookies.
Venue: The Bread Factory, Medical College
Date: Till December ...
Listen to mellifluous music at the ‘Jasla Ghar’ concerts of the Soorya fete. November15: Flute recital by Kudamaloor Janardanan. November 16: Veena recital by Anantha Padmanabhan. November 17: Violin recital by ...
School kids don their thinking caps at ‘Tussle’08’ quiz competition.
Venue: St.Xavier’s Higher Secondary School, Peyad
Date: November 15
Time: 9.30 ...
Kerala State Archaeology Department holds a seminar on ‘Muziris Heritage Project: The Pattanam Archaeological Research 2007 and 2008.’
Venue: Mascot Hotel
Date: November 18
Time: 9 a.m. ...
From the Wok
Go Chinese with the Muthoot Plaza’s ‘Wok ‘n’ Roll’ Chinese food fete.
Venue: The Rooftop, Muthoot Plaza
Date: Till November 21
Time: 8 p.m. to 11 ...
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
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
The boli is a delectable blend of contrasts. Neither too dry nor too sweet, these bolis have that right dash of nutmeg and cardamom that play hide and seek on your taste buds. Not thin like a papadam or stuffed like an ela appam. But it does ...
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