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Saturday, December 06, 2008
Metro Plus Coimbatore
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The king of volleyball
In the wake of their recent launch of a support group in Coimbatore, ARDSI and the Vazhikatti Mental Health and Research Institute start a Memory Clinic for persons with Alzheimers and related disorders
Erika and Werner Weber are on a quest to find a harmonious balance to all aspects of living
There is a change of guard at cosmetics giant Maybelline. Diana Penty, 23, an established model, has been named the face of the brand. She replaces — none other than Deepika Padukone. Diana has worked with Emanuel Ungaro, Gianfranco Ferre ...
Meet the gang of girls
All it needs a bunch of girls to get together and the hangout becomes a lively, happening, bursting-with-gossip place. It is where the students head to share secrets, exchange news, joke around, show off their new accessories or just simply talk, ...
Painting a bright picture
Please don’t blame us, M.F. Husain is doing it. Patronising “Yuvvraaj”, we mean.
We are told he was so impressed with Ghai’s latest offering that not only has he seen it twice in the theatres but has also offered to ...
An uphill task
An outing through the forests and hillsides can provide quite a vigorous workout, finds out Divya Sridharan
Chances are you may have tried this dish on the menu at your local Chinese restaurant, but the prawns were probably cooked. The original version — said to be Shanghainese — serves up the shrimp not just uncooked, but live! The only ...
One arm dumbbell row
It helps swimmers and rowers strengthen their back
Weight and watch
Far from being a sign of prosperity, a paunch is unhealthy and unattractive.
THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
Not the creamy layer
Did you know that in India soya cream masquerades as regular cream and is used in almost every cake, mousse and souffle?é
Beverly hills, ahoy!
‘90210’ is back in a new avatar
Scorching the walls
The 2009 Kingfisher Calendar brings together beauty and fashion
Anoushka Shankar feels fusion is a tricky word
Have guts, will write
Mediaperson Jaswin Jassi on his book“Have Guts…!! The Untiring Truth”
Luxury amid greenery
Far off from the busy highway, tucked away in a remote village at Ariyankuppam, is the Kailash Beach Resort, nearly 10 km away from Puducherry. Situated on 11 acres, the resort promises a stay close to Nature in traditionally designed rooms amid ...
In black and white
Two young artists display their experiments with art at the Rathna Regent Hotel
The Coimbatore Kennel Club is conducting its annual All India Championship Dog Show over the week-end. Reputed judges will be present to judge over 320 dogs from all over India. Rare breeds like the Kerry blue terrier, York shire terrier and ...
The film society is screening ’Veronica Voss’ on Sunday. It is the third film in Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s trilogy on the West German ’economic miracle’ of the 1950s. The film is based on the life of Sybille ...
Sree Kumaran Thangamaligai is hosting a festival of antique jewellery. Antique diamond jewellery which is both trendy and traditional will be available. Old jewellery can be exchanged. You can also reset your old diamond ornaments. For details ...
Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication (SIMC) is conducting Footprints ’08, a seminar on media and communication. Stalwarts from advertising, print, radio, television, cinema and the field of communication will be present for ...
After experimenting with his look and roles, actor Jeeva does a commercial potboiler, directed by V.V. Kadhir. He plays Kottasami, a villager who comes to the city in search of a livelihood. He is shocked by the atrocities committed by his ...
Fight Masters – Kung Fu Inc
Visitors see the commercial face of Shaolin — a brand made famous by blockbuster martial arts movies. Behind locked doors and well beyond the reach of tourist cameras, lies the real Shaolin Temple.In The Lap of Luxury – When ...
Bike and Barrel will rap the night away this Saturday with its Kingfisher-Mirchi Nite. DJ Sid will carry you through the evening with some popular music. Entrance is permitted on the basis of passes only. These are available on the evening at ...
Phones for the super rich
Fashion brands and automotive giants are joining hands with handset manufacturers to corner a share of the luxury handset market. Designers are gearing up to meet the needs of the fashion conscious merging pricey high-grade materials with unique desi gns. Janani Krishnaswamyscans the market and tells you what’s in
Mobile masterpiece Asus Lamborghini
Two great names renowned for their style have come together to create this masterpiece. Just about everything on the Lamborghini that makes it look so stunning has been incorporated into the ZX1. For instance, the car’s versatile ...
Sleek and stunning Nokia 8800 Arte range
Nokia was one of the first to enter the luxury handset market. The Nokia 8800 Sapphire Arte and the Nokia 8800 Arte are Nokia’s latest addition to its premium range. Sleek looks, black metal polish, exquisite leather panels crafted in ...
Uber-deluxe Motorola Aura
Motorola, after collaborating with Dolce & Gabbana to market its Razr phone in an all-metal ‘white gold’ finish, teamed up with designer Alexander Amosu to sell diamond studded Motopure headsets. It has now decided to build a ...
Devil calls on Prada? LG Prada 2.0
This phone is the much anticipated successor of the original Prada. The first generation phone made history as the first full touch-screen phone and a ’powerful aesthetic pioneer’ as LG calls it. This one has an almost identical ...
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