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Life on a high
Pooja Gandhi, the Punjabi girl who made it big in Kannada cinema, tells SHILPA SEBASTIAN R. she loves the culture of Karnataka

Zottman curl
Try this workout for good-looking biceps
Ganga Jamna 1961
Dilip Kumar, Vyjayanthimala, Nasir Khan, Kanhaiyya Lal
My five - M. Ramasubramaniam

This song is from the Grammy Award-winning 2006 album Morph The Cat by Donald Fagen. Morph the Cat is rooted in the fears and insecurities of post-9/11 America. The single H Gang, is the story of a charismatic band that rises and then fades ...

Car is in the detail
Auto-detailing is in, and India is slowly catching up
Caught Snapping

Readers are encouraged to send in their sightings: bloopers, UFOs or anything out of the ordinary they have snapped. Send your photographs to titled CaughtSnapping along with a caption, your address and contact ...

Canteen caper

What's to love: Some of the students find that since the college campus isn't all that large, the only place where everyone can sit and chill out without any interference is the new canteen. Compared to the old canteen, the new one houses more ...

Organic market

“N amma Santhe”, a morning market for organic and natural produce is being held for the first time in Bangalore on March 7. Vana Bhoomi, the environmental community programme from Navachetana Trust (an all-women team) is organising ...

Theatre for children

Ranga Shankara is back with the Summer Express '10, a workshop for children. There will be 37 workshops accommodating 800 children aged between seven and 16 years of age. The workshop will be held between March 29 and May 12 at Ranga Shankara ...

Time tellers
Three superb pieces from some of the world's finest watch companies
Haute Chime

Trust Harry Winston to craft a timepiece as stunning as the Midnight Minute Repeater. It chimes in three distinct tones to indicate the time; the low pitch (bong) for hours, alternating low and high (bing-bong) for quarter hours and high pitch ...

Call on the blue

TAG Heuer's Leonardo DiCaprio Limited Edition is based around the high-tech Aquaracer 500M Caliber 5 watch. Themed ‘Blue', it conveys its aquatic lineage to great effect. The electric blue dial with the meridian line effect, epoxy-coated ...

Cosy connect
Urban Solace is the ticket to some delicious me-time

Tasty treats

The Crowne Plaza, Electronic City, is hosting a Thai Food festival. The festival is on till March 12. It will showcase a range of dishes prepared by traditional Thai chefs, Darunee Loaarun and Jumpa Promnok from Thailand.

The dishes will ...


An Italian antipasti (appetiser) dish served as a starter or snack, Bruschetta is at its most basic grilled bread rubbed with garlic and drizzled with extra virgin olive oil, salt and pepper. Common Bruschetta toppings include chopped onion, ...

Make a healthy turnaround
Sensible dietary modifications can help lower hypertension and blood pressure
Food Bytes

“I 've always loved to cook! I made my first meal at age 12 for my mom, it was spaghetti and meatballs, she loved it! Since then, I've always cooked for myself and now my hubby! To me, if you know how to cook you'll always be in good ...

Pairing, the Indian way


The pursuit of happiness
People with a sunnier outlook breeze through life with a smile

Back in time
Get the details behind Operation Valkyrie, the plot to assassinate Hitler

Life through the lens
The camera seems to be the protagonist in Dibakar Banerjee's offbeat film, Love Sex Aur Dhokha

Lounge by the lake

K umarakom has been a favourite holiday choice of many including former Prime Minister A.B. Vajpayee. Whispering Palms Lake Resort of the Abad Group on the side of the seemingly never-ending Vembanad Lake is tailor-made for the urbanite who ...


Watch a comedy play “God” written by Woody Allen and directed by Daniel and presented by Cult.

Tickets are priced at Rs. 150

Venue: Alliance Francaise

Date: March 6

Time: 3.30 p.m. and 7.30 ...


Mashaal presents a humorous play in Hindi “Bechaara Maara Gaya” adapted from Dario Fo's “Accidental Death of an Anarchist”.

The tickets are priced at Rs.100

Venue: K.H. Kala Soudha, ...


Kriyative Theatre will stage two shows of its Kannada comedy “Aadaddella Olithe”. Tickets are priced at Rs. 70 and will be available at the venue.

Venue: Seva Sadana, Malleswaram

Date: March 6 and 7

Time: 7 ...


Sinchana is presenting a Kannada play “Santheyolagondu Maneya Maadi”, written and directed by M.C. Anand.

Venue: Sinchana, J.P. Nagar

Date: March 6 and 7

Time: 7 p.m.

Contact: ...

Sweet success
Venetia Ansell has had a taste of all things Indian, including bike rides and sweets

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