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Reality talk to woo viewers
R. Sreekandan Nair has completed 700 episodes of Nammal Thammil in 16 years. PREMA MANMADHAN on some of his new projects
Beauty And Wellness

Age is just a number
Exercise is one of the key ways to stave off chronic diseases and stay healthier in old age


Cycle to boost fitness
Pedal for your heart
Dumbbell lunges
Tone your thighs with these moves
Food

With a brand new taste
Black Pearl, the Chinese restaurant at The Renaissance, dons a snazzy new look and a new menu
Green plate

Blanch all the vegetables to remove their bitter tang. Heat oil in a pan, add ginger, garlic and spring onions. Put in all the blanched vegetables, toss them well and adjust the seasoning. Flavour them with a dash of sesame oil and wine. Serve ...


Red hot chilli peppers
Make the popular Korean favourite Kim Chi
Chilli prawns

Clean and remove the shell, marinate the prawns with half of the chilli, coriander and turmeric powder along with lime juice, ginger-garlic paste and salt. Keep the marinade for 25 to 30 minutes. Later fry it on tawa. Grill and keep ...


Blini

Blini are small, yeast-leavened, buckwheat pancakes that originally came from Russia. Classically they are served with sour cream and caviar or smoked salmon, jam and honey. They were traditionally prepared at the end of the winter to honour ...
Television

Private matters

This Saturday UTV World Movies is showcasing Howard Zief's Private Benjamin, the 1980 American comedy starring Goldie Hawn. One of the biggest box office hits of 1980 it won Goldie an Oscar nomination. It is ranked 82 on the American Film ...


Leopard Son

Defining a new breed of wildlife features, Leopard Son was purely shot on location in Africa by closely following a mother leopard and her cub for over three years. These are wild, untamed animals, stunningly photographed in 35 mm film in ...
Miscellany


Travel

In cypress country

With the heat of Bengaluru becoming oppressive, a holiday in the hills seems a good way to beat the heat. So we head for Lovedale, a few kilometres from Ooty, that is still untouched by the milling crowds.

The resort is 12 years old and ...
Events

Akshaya Tritiya

Kirtilal's is geared up with exciting offers for Akshaya Tritiya. There are gifts and other tempting offers to be availed of.

Venue:Kirtilal's, MG Road

Date: On till Akshaya ...


History cuisine

Aslice, a serving or a bite of food that we have forgotten or never known…D'souza Aunty's Pork Vindaloo, Vattalappam, Koonthal Vendakkai etc.

Venue: Brunton Boatyard

Date: Saturday & ...


Dance fete

Artistes such as Swapnasundari, Bharathi Shivaji, the Dhananjayans etc will perform at the fourth edition of the Sree Sankara Dance and Music Festival-2010 which is all set to begin.

Venue: Sri Sri Bharati Theertha Nagar

Date: May ...


Film fete

Traya presents ‘Mayfest'. As part of it there will be a Bharat Gopy Retrospective Film Festival.

Venue: Town Hall

Date: May 17 – 21

Time: 9. 30 a.m. ...
People

Silvery dreams turn green
Miss India Earth 2010, Nicole Faria, who wanted to be in Bollywood, is now quickly brushing up on environmental issues before she kickstarts the next leg of her journey



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