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Ahoy there, houseboats anyone?
Lush Kerala gets greener and prettier when viewed from the backwaters. Houseboats, the sophisticated version of the `kettuvallam' of yore, is attracting more and more tourists, discovers PRATIMA ASHER
Health & Medicine
Age gracefully, sans blues
Healthy aging is a concept that is just gaining ground. A change of mindset is needed among both the young and the old, if people are to have high quality old age. It does pay to live sensibly in youth to enjoy a healthy old age, says DR K. S. SUNIL
Dance
On a `koodiyattam' mission
The International Centre for Koodiyattam, Tripunithura, is the only one of its kind that is solely devoted to the revival and propagation of koodiyattam. SREEKUMAR V on the aims of the Centre.


Compact composition
KOODIYATTAM IS generally regarded as a classical art form enjoyable only for scholarly spectators. The koodiyattam recently staged at Kerala Fine Arts Hall, Ernakulam, removed this misapprehension at least from the minds of the spectators, who ...
Fashion
Fashion on your sleeve
This season, three-quarters sleeve length is topping the style charts. Wear fashion on your sleeve.
Sport
Snooker's sixth and seventh avenues
If the action at the snooker parlours is any indication, the green baize sport seems to be the best bet to unwind after a heavy weekend. For some, this has turned into a serious pastime, even set to take on the best in the sport. Snooker would get a big boost, feels STAN RAYAN, if these private clubs join the fold.
Eating Out
Pot-pourri of flavours
The Mattancherry food festival at the Brunton Boatyard Hotel, in Fort Kochi, beginning tomorrow, promises to be a unique melange of intercommunity food fare. Try this gastronomic fiesta.
Calvetty cocktail
BESIDES THE array of unique food fare, there are a variety of cocktails to choose from. For the Metro readers, given below is the recipe of one such heart warming guzzles. Calvetty Vodka-60ml Passion fruit -15 ml. Top it ...
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