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Game for TWO
Anthony Minghella has succeeded in translating the poetry of Michael Ondaatje's Booker prize-winning novel The English Patient onto the silver screen, a daunting task considering that the novel is so multi-layered. Set before and during World ...
Age is just a number
When physical abilities decline with age, strength training and a supportive environment can help make daily chores easy
Take it easy
There is something captivating about the endless blue sea; the thunderous rhythm of the waves crashing on the cliff below prompting you to curl up on the ‘charu kasara' (the traditional planter's chair) and stare at Nature's splendour to ...
Cher goes GaGa for Christina
Music legend Cher is helping Christina Aguilera relaunch herself as a contender for Lady GaGa's pop queen crown. Cher, 64, is supporting her Burlesque co-star through her split from husband Jordan Bratman. “Christina is going through a ...
Katie spooked by fans
Paranormal Activity beauty Katie Featherston is having trouble coping with fans and their spooky stories. The Texan actor is back in scary sequel Paranormal Activity 2 which can only mean more weird encounters with the public. “Horror ...
Barmy about army days
Aaron Eckhart was trigger-happy filming action movie World Invasion: Battle LA with his very own army of co-stars. The Dark Knight star spent weeks training with real US Marines for the alien movie in which he plays a soldier fending off ...
Full of Glee?
Rumoured cameo roles for Glee have been bouncing about for weeks but now pop star Rihanna has thrown her hat into the ring to take part in the all-singing all-dancing show. Ri-Ri, 22, is taking baby steps towards her acting career with her ...
Ups and downs
Katherine Heigl's life in Hollywood with her hubby Josh Kelley and adopted daughter Naleigh may seem perfect from the outside but in reality it is totally chaotic. The blonde beauty, 31, says she lurches from one life crisis or event to ...
Easy to cook, yummy to eat. Here's a simple way to toss up stir-fried noodles with tofu and peppers
A working professional? Then you probably don't have much time to cook. Or even eat lunch. “Lunch. If you are like me, lunch is a dreaded word. Its so . . . curious. I know exactly what to eat for breakfast. Fruit. Yogurt. Granola. ...
Black Forest gateau
Schwarzwälder kirschtorte is a dessert from South Germany popularly known as Black Forest gateau. Made of several layers of chocolate cake, with whipped cream and cherries between each layer, it is decorated with additional whipped cream, ...
A steaming bowlful of nourishment
Soups can perk you up in a jiffy, try these easy ones
Steamed Fish cakes
Soak the slices of bread in water for a minute and squeeze out the water. Mix the ingredients and season. Transfer to small steel moulds and steam for 20 minutes.
Take out and cool. Keep aside. Serve the fish cakes with tapioca rolls and ...
The classic tuna sandwich but more, in that it is a whole foot long. Crunchy onion slices,
tomatoes, fresh green lettuce peeping out and oodles of delicious tuna packs a powerful
punch. Its reasonable pricing makes it a wholesome ...
What could be better than the smell of freshly baked bread or the joy of eating warm cookies straight from the oven? Do you pine for the pleasures of gingerbread houses and holiday delights or the warming goodness of home baked casseroles? ...
Germs: home truths
Factors at home could be making you ill. Here's what you should do to stay healthy
Learning on the move
Student life ain't easy. What with the cut-throat competition, long hours of study, project work, peer pressure, debates. And to achieve academic excellence you'll need processing power and a battery that can survive a hard day's studying. These lapt ops are currently top of their class.
An exhibition of the works done at a camp held on October 10, 2010, will be held at the Nanappa Art Gallery, Karikkamuri Road, Ernakulam, from October 31 to November 12.
The works of 10 eminent artists like Akkitham Narayanan, C. N. ...
An exciting sale of designer saris and salwar kurtas with discounts of upto 50 per cent.
Venue: Mantra, Oberon Mall
Date: On till October 31
Time: Store ...
Sree Poornathrayeesa Sangeetha Sabha will persent lec-dem and concert by Thamarakad T. N. Govindan Namboothiri as part of Dikshitar Day.
Date: November 5
Venue: Siva Poorna Auditorium
Time: 6 ...
Edappally Kathakali Aswadaka Sadas presents ‘Subhadraharanam' Kathakali.
Venue: Changampuzha Park, Edappally
Date: October 31
Time: 6.30 ...
present Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri's ‘Bhagavad Dooth' prabandakoothu.
Venue: Oottupura Hall, Sree Poornathrayeesa Temple,
Date: October 31-Nov. 3.
Time: 6.30 ...
Rajagiri Centre for Business Studies (RCBS) is conducting a management quiz. As part of INFLORE 2010 Venue: RCBS, Rajagiri Valley Campus, Kakkanad
Date: October 30
Time: 4 ...
Sree Poornathrayeesa Sangeetha Sabha presents a flute recital by Chalakudy A. K. Raghunathan.
Venue: Siva Poorna Auditorium, Tripunithura
Date: October 31
Time: 6.15 ...
Watch ‘Parinayam', a play scripted by M.T. Vasudevan Nair and directed by Soorya Krishnamoorthy.
Date: October 30
Time: 7 ...
Tanishq presents ‘Queen of Diamonds', a festival of jewellery, as part of which there are exciting prizes to be won (subject to certain conditions).
Venue: Tanishq, Padma Junction
Date: On till November 7
Time: Store ...
Ravi Abraham (Anoop Menon) lives the perfect life with wife, Parvathy (Samvritha Sunil), and daughter, Ammu. One evening the couple give a ride to a hitchhiker (played by Jayasurya). It turns into a nightmare for them when the hitchhiker pulls ...
Built by Shah Jahan in 1642 as a memorial to his adored wife Mumtaz Mahal, Taj Mahal in Agra is more than a just a beautiful mausoleum. It is also a very precise visual representation of the Throne of God as described in the Koran. The ...
Anuja Chauhan talks about her novel ‘Battle for Bittora' and the idealism of youth
‘A superhero genre-bender'
Govind Menon, producer of ‘Hisss', opens up about the film
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