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Musically yours…
G. Venugopal, who celebrates his silver jubilee as a playback singer this year, goes down music lane, as Saraswathy Nagarajan listens
Columns

CAUGHT SNAPPING
WIN A PRIZE

Send in your sightings: bloopers, UFOs or anything out of the ordinary you have snapped. Send your photographs to metrowcontest@gmail.com titled CaughtSnapping along with a caption, your address ...


Caricature time
Russian Cultural Centre in association with Kerala Cartoon Academy organise an exhibition of caricatures and cartoons of Resul Pookutty at Roerich Art Gallery, Russian Cultural Centre. Fifty cartoons and caricatures by 50 cartoonists will be on ...
TIMEOUT
Wild and wonderful
There are some things that can only be experienced. Such as sitting in an open jeep in the thick of the forest watching a pack of wild dogs hunt down a deer just a few feet from you. Or, watching a lone wild tusker suddenly charge towards your ...
CAMPUS HANGOUT
Happy with their corners
The hangout: The open stage, the concrete slabs, stairway, the corridor

Where it’s at: The open stage is next to the computer block and the concrete slabs by the pathway leading to the Ladies Hostel. The stairway is next ...


TECHNOSTREET
Medion to good
The Medion Akoya E1311 has an 11.6-inch screen, so technically it qualifies as a netbook, but take a look inside, and the specifications indicate something more potent. With an AMD Sempron processor instead of the usual Atom, a 160GB hard drive, ...
Food

Soya, so good
Tofu, the ‘cheese of Asia’ is low on calories and high on protein. Try stir-fried tofu with pepper
THEFOODFILE -- QUICK FIX
Tomato fish

Wash and drain the fish chunks. Marinate the fish in the mixture of maida, chilli powder and salt. Keep aside for half an hour. Then fry the fish in the oil till it is three-fourths cooked.

Set aside. Deseed the dry red chillies and ...


SIGNATURE DISH
Meaty feast sandwich
It’s a pizza and a sandwich rolled into one! Bite-size pieces of grilled chicken, slices of chicken salami and lamb pepperoni (which is a tad spicy), crunchy onion and loads of cheese, are all slathered onto two slices of pizza base and ...
Have a bite
National Geographic presents the second season of ‘Food Lover’s Guide to the Planet.’

The show gives viewers a unique cultural look at the world, from Vietnamese street kids who empower themselves through the power of ...


THE FOODFILE -- THERELUCTANT GOURMET
Trim your waste
The rich’s table scraps are often the poor’s daily meal. Here’s what chefs across the world are doing to reduce food wastage
CHEWON THIS
Bananas Foster
A New Orleans classic. This exquisite dessert — which is now world famous — was created by the legendary Paul Blange at Brennan’s restaurant in 1951, and is named after Richard Foster, a businessman friend of Owen Brennan and ...
Food Bytes
Milk And Cookies blogger, Jen says these are the things you should know about her. She’s from Sydney, Australia. Loves chocolate. Has a dog named Jack, who is great value for laughs. And has a “weakness for bags, shoes and ...
Music

My five - Debanjan Dutta

The third track from Metallica’s second album Ride the Lightning. Composed by Cliff Burton, James Hetfield, and Lars Ulrich, the lyrics are based on Ernest Hemingway’s novel of the same name. The chromatic introduction, often ...
Television

Who’s the best?
Find out who makes the cut as top models and designer


The knives are out
Sixteen skilled chefs attempt to rule the kitchen
Events

Green day Event
Uni-Y Trivandrum, Thanal and Alliance Francaise conduct ‘Green Earth’ to initiate a grassroots movement in the city for a cleaner, greener tomorrow. The event to be held today will start off with ...
YOURWEEK
For a green earth

Screening of ‘Home’– a documentary by Yann Arthus-Bertrand (3 p.m.), a rock concert by ‘Fly Council’ (6.30 p.m.) and many more to mark ‘Green Earth’ event.

Venue: Tagore ...


Resul, animated!

Display of 50 caricatures and cartoons on Oscar-winner Resul Pookutty, sketched by 50 artists. Check out Resul’s caricature of himself. Contact: 2338399.

Venue: Russian Cultural Centre, near Bakery Junction ...


Soorya fete

Soorya’s Ramayanam festival concludes. October 24: Ottanthullal; October 25: Ramayanam ballet by Midhilalaya; October 26: Ramayanam bhajans by Vimala Venugopal; October ...


Quiz Time

It’s time again to don your thinking hats for The Hindu Young World Quiz 2009.

Venue: Tagore Theatre

Date: October 26

Time: 12 ...


Koodiyattam

Koodiyattam Kendra presents ‘Poothanamoksham’ Koodiyattam by Usha Nangiar.

Venue:Theerthapadamandapam, East Fort.

Date: October 25

Time: 6 ...


Music of Orfeo

Alliance Française de Trivandrum organises concert by Orfeo, a quintet brass band from France.

Venue: Napier Museum

Date: October 29

Time: 5 ...


Empowering youth

National symposium on the role and relevance of NCC. Photo exhibition on the history of the NCC.

Venue: Kanakakunnu Palace

Date: Till October ...


Play of shadows

Crafts fair

Hindustani ragas

NOW SHOWING
Angel John

A spoilt Maradona (Shanthanu) decides to end his life. Just as he is about to commit suicide, a stranger comes to his rescue. The stranger turns out to be an angel (Mohanlal), who has taken a human form. From then on life takes a different ...


TUBE WATCH
Indiana Jones and The Last Crusade

Indiana Jones once again finds himself in another death-defying adventure while saving the world from the Nazis. Indiana Jones, the famed adventurer and archaeologist acquires a diary sent by his father, Dr. Henry Jones. The diary holds clues ...



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