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Voice of the artiste
It was a music label that launched many an unforgettable non-film artiste back in the Nineties. Seven years after Magnasound wound up, Madhav Das, one of its founder-directors, tells SUDHISH KAMATH what must be done to promote non-film music

My five - K.S. Lakshmi

With stirring guitar chords and lyrics that sear your soul, this song not only catapulted the Minneapolis alternative rock band to stardom, it was also instrumental in highlighting one of the most swept-under-the-carpet issues of our times: ...

Where peanuts take centrestage
Here's how to a flavourful sauce using peanuts, pepper and garlic

A traditional Iraqi dish, Masgouf is an open cut fish grilled and spiced with salt, pepper and tamarind. While keeping the skin on, it is then brushed with olive oil. Traditional garnishes for masgouf include chopped onions and tomatoes, as ...

Food bytes
How to make...Kunukku
An easy-to-make traditional snack that tastes great
Tome Raiders
EBOOK READERS Here's the lowdown on six of the best ebook readers
Beauty And Wellness

Diet dilemmas
How do you zero in on the diet that suits you best? Here are a few pointers

Where comfort food rules
Cheery Coffee Central, with its Irish coffee, popcorn, and sandwiches, celebrates everything cosy
Seven's the number
Seven varieties of desserts, pizza toppings and more at Paprika…

Now showing

Suriya and director Hari team up for this action extravaganza that deals with the life of a police officer. Suriya plays a top cop who takes on the bad elements. Giving him company is Anushka. The others in the cast are Prakash Raj and Vivek. ...

The saga of Odyssey
Music band Odyssey has managed to impress listeners across the globe with no album yet

Showcasing talent
Polimer TV's ‘Tamilagatthin Champions' from June 6

Tele pick

The programme which projects singers whose voices closely resemble that of the original playback singers reaches the next stage — the duet round. On May 31 and June 1, contestants will sing the duets of P. Suseela and K.J. Yesudas, and ...

Barbie in a Mermaid Tale

Mattel presents the premiere of “Barbie In a Mermaid Tale”. This animation film is the story of a beautiful and brave mermaid. Barbie stars as Merliah, a champion surfer from Malibu, living a great life with fabulous friends. ...
Arts And Entertainment

Pecdeck flye
Exercise These moves focus on the Pectoralis Major

Call of the valley

Beating my hunger pangs, I finally reached Hotel Elephant Valley's Hill View restaurant and the plate of quickly-prepared pasta with onions and thick tomato sauce looked exotic. I shoved in a spoonful while the smiling waiter pointed towards ...

Variety fare

Kailash Parbat presents the Sindhi-Punjabi Food Festival. Choose from a variety of starters, raitas, salads, dishes in the main course, and desserts.

Venue: Kailash Parbat

Address: 9, Harrington Road, Chetpet (Near Lady Andal ...

A day of fun

MTV presents Rock-a-thon, as part of the auditions for the new season of Stunt Mania – Reloaded. There will also be a carnival that includes stunts by Ghost Riderz, B-Boying, Paintball, a bike workshop, concert by Parikrama and local ...

Mango delicacies

Take your pick from a variety of mango desserts. Priced at Rs. 250 (plus taxes).

Venue: GRT Grand

Address: 120, Sir Thyagaraya Road, T. Nagar

Tel: ...

Man and Nature

The Alliance Française of Madras presents a poster exhibition of photographs by Yann - Arthus Bertrand, French photographer, journalist, reporter and environmentalist. It is organised as part of World Environment Day, which falls on June ...

Close to Nature
Of paintings by green activist-artist
Design challenge

The British Council and University of Bristol, the U.K., organise a competition, ‘The Dynamic Designs Challenge', where teams of students will design and construct an earthquake-resistant building.This challenge offers students the ...

Race away
Roary, the racing car range, comes to India
And the award goes to…
UniverCell Vijay Awards today

From style to substance
Katrina Kaif talks about her ‘unglamorous' role in “Raajneeti”, and opens up on issues close to her heart

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