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Right on track
A deep sense of duty and integrity makes E. Sreedharan what he is, notes SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY after a free-wheeling conversation with the Metro man

Imported by design
European design for the Indian market is Westwood Lifestyle's USP

To the ‘T'
Taking over a music empire at an early age, Bhushan Kumar has been adapting to a fast-changing industry

A date with Dia
Actor Dia Mirza on cameos, favourite co-stars and long-pending movies

Designs on the Games
Shoobh Arts hosts an art competition around the Commonwealth Games

Taking care of business
Pheroze L. Vincent about meets Ashok. T. Aram, recently chosen Young Global Leader by World Economic Forum


Rammstein, founded by Richard. Z. Kruspe, released Feuer Frei!, one of their greatest hits in their third album Mutter. The chugging guitars and the growling vocals of Till Lindemann fuse with electronic music to give birth to dance metal, a ...

Of Gypsy rides and gate-crashers

F ounded in 1997, CUE by Rohit Gandhi and Rahul Khanna has become one of the labels that one can always turn to for that perfect dress or suit. Staying away from the prevailing Indo-Western sensibility, the designers have carved a niche for ...

Another place, another time

For most people, Pondy is a place to unwind. But, not for us. We run around the coastal town working and envying every person lazing about, shopping, aimlessly wandering, savouring the Franco-Tamil cuisine or chilling with a drink. But, by the ...
Beauty And Wellness

The right choice
Swap artery-clogging treats with healthy alternatives that taste just as good

Bustling with flavours
In Bangkok, you cannot escape the joys of unabashed, uncontrived fusion of tastes

Food Bytes

Meet the purple foodie. Otherwise known as Shaheen Peerbhai, a 23-year-old girl from Mumbai “who always has food on her mind and is always thinking about what to bake next. More often than not a recipe book replaces the bedtime ...

On a fast mode
Occasional fasting is good for your body
A Mexican thali
Get the taste of a wholesome Mexican meal
Pind in the heart of Delhi
The new Pind Balluchi in Connaught Place brings the flavours of a traditional Punjabi village, with an ambience to match

A simit is a circular bread with sesame seeds, commonly found in Turkey, Greece, Serbia, Bulgaria and other parts of the Balkans and Middle East.

The size and crunchiness tend to vary from region to region.

Simit is generally ...

Home, then and now
For the refugees settled in the Capital post Partition, the past comes back in occasional glimpses

Where are the voice bubbles?
With the advent the Internet, videogames and TV, comic books may well be on the way to the museum
Arts And Entertainment

Moving canvases
Customs, traditions and performing arts of Kerala are rendered in Triveda Fine Arts' unique venture, writes SHAILAJA TRIPATHI
Soaring imagination
‘Kite' became the theme of an art exhibition hosted to celebrate Independence Day


Vocal Recital

Hindustani vocal recital by Parthapratim Das, disciple of A.T. Kanan and Prasun Banerjee.

Venue: IIC

Date: August 17

Timings: 6.30 ...

Italian Film

Roberto Benigni's Italian film Life Is Beautiful. The film is a Chaplinesque fable about the power of imagination set against the stark reality of World War II Europe.

Venue: Epicentre, Gurgaon

Date: August 16

Timings: 7.30 ...

Sufi Music

Paintings & Sculptures

An exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Melanie Richter-Hood and Tapas Sarkar.

Venue: Triveni Kala Sangam

Date: Till August 15

Timings: 11 a.m. to 7 ...

Patriotic Songs

Devotional Paintings

By artists who explore the theme of devotion around concepts ranging from bhakti and loyalty.

Venue: Art Positivie, F-213/B, Lado Sarai

Date: August 12 to September 30

Timings: 11 a.m. to 7 ...


Debutante Anusha Rizvi's much anticipated film about rural-urban divide is here. It is the tale of Natha, a farmer who is about to commit suicide to save his land. Starring a string of folk theatre artistes led by Raghuvir Yadav and Omkar ...


Watch Christian Bale as the resistance leader John Connor in “Terminator Salvation”. In the aftermath of Judgment Day and the machine takeover, Connor must counter Skynet's plan to terminate mankind. Before fighting a last, ...

Curtains up
This Saturday sees two debuts by young classical dancers

The beauty of it all
Looking good and feeling good are inter-related, says beauty mogul Shahnaz Husain

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