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The science of success
Director of IIT-M, M.S. Ananth tells DIVYA KUMAR about his love for academia, the setting up of the Research Park and his future plans for the university
Columns

THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
Bruschetta beckons
The new restaurant, Veneto, aims to make Italian food accessible by capturing its more egalitarian flavours


FINE WINE
Bordeaux 2009: the best ever?

MY GRANDMA'S RECEIPE
How to make...Sojji appam
A traditional sweet from Tanjore
FOOD BYTES

Anyone who has spent all afternoon in the canteen after being thrown out of class knows how satisfying breaking rules can be. If you're a free spirit this blog is perfect for you. Even if he was admittedly geeky in High School, he more than ...
Beauty And Wellness

Looking great and feeling good
HEALTH If you're obese, start on a fitness programme right away. If not for anything else, to improve the quality of your life
Food

CHEWON THIS
Sunday Roast

Quintessentially British, it is the traditional lunch on Sundays from which it gets its name. The dish, at its most basic, consists of a roast meat (roast beef being the most popular, though chicken, lamb and pork may also be served), roast ...


Scoops of joy!
On ice cream-eating
From Rajasthan royals
Taste vegetarian fare at Jodhpur Food Festival
Books

Songs under a shroud
Vikram Sampath pays tribute to Gauhar Jaan, the first Indian musician to sing on the gramophone
Music

MY FIVE

A timeless classic. From a hard-rock American band comes this haunting, melancholic, closer-to-the-heart song. The song is about a spirit that happens to haunt its beloved. The subtle instrumental underplay, and the agony it carries ...
Television

Kancheepuram calls
Learn more about the temple town in ‘Discover Tamil Nadu' on NDTV Hindu
Style

Summer cool
Brass Tacks' spring collection celebrates geometry
Miscellany


Travel

TIME OUT
Courting solitude

Sitting in a pool of darkness and silence can be addictive. I have just watched the sun disappear spectacularly behind a hill. For a split second before that, it looks remarkably like one of Raza's paintings.

Hillsborough does that to ...
Events

Go for a new look
‘Furniture Fair 2010' promises a range of products to refurbish home and office


Shopping fest
Choose from a range of lifestyle products
The good ole days
Dignity Foundation's retro film festival
Get musical
Saptaswara Academy of Music will train students in Western instruments
Tryst with design
Students of Stella Maris showcase their creativity at ‘Spandana'
YOUR WEEK
Video art

Gallery Sri Parvati hosts ‘Birds and Improvisations on Brhannala' a video installation by Soudhamini.

Venue: Gallery Sri Parvati

Address: 28/160, Eldams Road

Date: Till April 18

Tel: 2435 3341, 98840 ...


Oscar fever!

The U.S. Consulate General of Chennai, Indo-Cine Appreciation Foundation, and The Madras Film Society, present The Oscars 2010, a festival of American films nominated or that won the Oscars in 2010. The films to be screened are “A ...


Bengali food festival

The Bay Leaf hosts the ‘Nabo borsho Bengali festival' with an exotic line-up of Bengali dishes including shahi chingrir kebab, chholar dal narkel diye, muger dal aamada diye, alur dom and chhana bhape.

Venue: The Bay ...


Sea through the lens

Alliance Française hosts Joel Suganth's ‘Meditation on the ocean'. The series of photographs portray the shifting colours of the ocean, the moods it displays and the imaginary line that splits the water from the skies.

Venue: ...


Art show

The works of artists who were part of National art week, organised by the Lalit Kala Akademi in January, are on display. The participating artists were Ahilesh from Bhopal, Rajeshwara Rao from Hyderabad, Veera Santhanam from Chennai, Kashinath ...


Be a star

Auditions have been announced for ‘Joseph and His Technicolor Dream Coat', directed by Mithran Devanesen and choreographed by Jeffery Vardon with music by Timothy Madhukar. If you are a singer, dancer, actor or all three this is your ...


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HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON

This animated fantasy film based on a book by the same name, is about a Viking teenager, Hiccup, who has to follow his tribe's tradition of slaying dragons that raid the fields. He captures his first dragon and injures it, but sets it free. ...
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