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Saturday, March 21, 2009
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Thank your lucky stars, for the Sky Bar at The Leela Kovalam has brought out a promotional range of cocktails and straight drinks inspired by the signs of the Zodiac. They have conceptualised two drinks for each sign which fit in with the general ...
Why we should be optimistic about Nashik
Indian wines generally leave plenty to be desired. But a visit to Nashik, the hub of the country’s wine industry, convinces me that there is plenty to be hopeful about. The vineyards in this region are impossible to miss in the valleys, ...
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Verdant hangout zones
What’s to love: Although the campus may not look impressive from the outside, enter the charming campus of the Government Sanskrit College and you will be impressed by the lush greenery that surrounds it. With mammoth trees and thick ...
Toss and turn to health
R. Reghuram heads to Shangumugham beach for some freestyle Frisbee action
This workout helps strengthen the lower back
Less is best
How do you keep your eating in check? Here’s one way: visualise your last meal. A recent British study found that women who were asked to write a detailed description of what they’d eaten for lunch that day snacked significantly less ...
Penance for gluttony
The fad of detox diets refuses to die even though it’s no surprise they are bunkum
Kathy’s blog is a stunning, visual cooking aid. Showing recipes step by step, she cheerfully guides you through recipes that take simple ingredients and deliver gorgeously exotic results. Kathy’s got the ability to make you want to ...
Stir fried Chinese greens
Clean all the vegetables in running water, dice them and let them drip dry. Sauté chopped garlic. Add the vegetables and stir fry for a while. Season the vegetables with salt and pepper. Stir fry again taking care that the vegetables ...
ChakkaCooked shreds of cutlet are mixed with mashed potatoes, shredded green chillies and a dash of pepper, salt and spices. The mixture in then divided, and shaped, into oblong patties that are then dipped in an egg mix, rolled in ...
Director Priyadarshan, after a long while, makes a movie that is not a comedy caper. Starring Prakash Raj as a silk weaver who takes to communism, the film is about the growth of the movement in the silk town. And about how the weavers, who ...
Wild – Animals behaving worse
The programme shows how simple experiments demonstrate and test the ability of animals to sort out the challenges in front of them. The series looks at the fate of animals that, rather than finding ways to take advantage of humanity’s ...
Invited to tea
Jacaranda trees, a stream, the possibility of a mountain train chugging past, and the fact that it is named after the place where King John signed the Magna Carta in 1215, make Runnymede an interesting getaway.
But be warned, the Ritz it ...
Centre for Water Resources Development and Management and Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment organises seminar on ‘Conservation of Wetlands in Kerala: Challenges.’
Venue: Sasthra Bhavan ...
Sundaram Finance organises ‘Subiksham,’ automobile and financial services exhibition. Display of cars, commercial vehicles, construction equipment. Magic show at 6.30 p.m.
Venue: Sooryakanthi ground, ...
Shades of India
Exhibition of paintings by 21 artists titled ‘Colours of India,’ which celebrates India’s cultural heritage and its many artistic expressions.
Venue: Shangri-lla art gallery, Trans Towers, ...
Kerala Shastra Sahitya Parishad and Kerala Chalachitra Academy organises a one-day film festival. The movies shown are: ‘Bicycle Thieves,’ ‘Life is Beautiful’ and ‘Dreams of Dust.’
Venue: SNDP ...
Sensan Renji cricket club conducts cricket coaching camp. Contact: 2372287.
Venue: Medical College ground
Date: March 24 to March ...
Screening of ‘Entre Les Murs’ by Laurent Cantet. The movie was the winner of the Palme d’Or at the 2008 Festival de Cannes.
Venue: Alliance Francaise de Trivandrum
Date: March 22
Rooted to art
‘Roots’ an exhibition of paintings and sculptures by N. P. Girish.
Venue: Museum Auditorium
Date: Till March 22
Time: 10 a.m. to 6.30 ...
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