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Hell at Fag's End
Holidays and the Malayalee
Kerala has always been a favourite tourist destination. However, wanderlust has never an integral part of the Malayalee psyche. They may travel great distances in search of a job but chalking out a vacation schedule and travel budget does not come ea sily to them, says PRATIMA ASHER
UNNIKRISHNAN, like many of the stalwarts of Carnatic music who have made their mark in films, has had the best of both worlds. A prominent young vocalist, he is an extremely popular playback singer, with a huge fan following. In fact, this ...
Blend of melody, classical purity
MUSIC IS in her blood. Madhavi Ramkumar, is the daughter of Mali Madhavan Nair who was instrumental in digging out of oblivion a large number of Swati Thirunal Krithis. Naturally, no eyebrows were raised when she gave up her lucrative bank job ...
Chords & Notes
Music from this film is for select listeners. Only those with a ear for Hindustani sangeet will ever give this album a good rating. And if you are really passionate about Hindustani music you will even identify this album with Taufiq Qureshi's ...
VACATIONS WERE never so good. With two movies, the kids are indeed having a swell time. Soon after the adventures of the relatively new hero Harry Potter, has come another hero, this time getting life, literally, from the animated versions. ...
Conventional rules of language seem inadequate in cyber-yug. A new lingo, which is now being created, may not please traditionalists. But it is fast catching up and sure to find wide acceptance, says S.VINAYA KUMAR
International football is all about big money. When players, coaches and teams thrash out big contract deals, Terry Mann is refreshingly different. This Englishman, wedded to the game, makes a visit to Kochi every year to teach little children play f ootball. STAN RAYAN meets this dedicated coach.
A star in the making
THREE years ago, Sangeet Paul was in the Rajagiri Public School basketball team. He had even sparkled in a couple of State-level tournaments, at Thevara and in Alappuzha. But early last year, the youngster's sporting career took a surprise ...
BHARATH HOTEL has turned into an important landmark of Kochi. It has established an identity of its own among the numerous hotels that have sprouted in the ever growing metro. Ideally located, Bharat Hotel, has been catering to the culinary and ...
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