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Creme de la Classical
R. Krishnamurthy's collection has gone a long way in popularising Carnatic music. K. PRADEEP meets the unassuming collector who is a talented mix of art, music and literature.
Nutrition
No broccoli blues
Broccoli is one of the most nutritious low-calorie foods around. One cup of cooked broccoli contains only 45 calories, but as much calcium as 120 ml of milk, as much Vitamin C as an orange, 10 per cent of daily iron requirement, and most of one's dai ly Vitamin A and folic acid needs.
Fitness
Jog and be fit
Jogging as a form of exercise is very much a new age fitness activity. Done right, it burns excess fat, lowers bad LDL cholesterol and is a great stress buster.
Music
Chords & Notes
Neha Nagpal is finding her footing in the music world, and not doing too badly. Where Hinglish music is a newly created, successful niche, her young and fresh voice is lilting, energising and sets your feet tapping. The music is well arranged by ...
Sport
Sipping the least for a heady drive
The Club Mahindra Eco Rally, a lovely run from Kochi to Munnar, had a nice mix of cars and competitors and had lessons for all, says STAN RAYAN


World Cup on the Web
The World Cup fever is really high on the Web, what with each site offering different programmes. While some sites provide nothing more than match schedule and statistics, others offer interesting games and even a total archive of `Sidhuisms'!
Eating Out
Food fiesta from future chefs
The Huapango food festival organised by the Naipunnya Institute of Catering Technology, was a virtual feast in gourmet cooking. LEELA MENON who relished the varied culinary spread finds that the students show admirable professionalism.
Food Line
Showbitz
Fardeen comes far
BONEY KAPOOR had predicted that after Khushi, Fardeen's career graph would zoom. Reports of his performance in the film may prove this true. Anyway, Fardeen is not around to enjoy the appreciation. "I'm in Bangkok shooting for my dad's ...
Sun and sand
EVERYONE IS talking about Raveena's tanned look in Satta. "But I want them to talk about my performance," she smiles. She denies any plans of joining politics. "I don't know where that news came from. It was probably someone's idea of ...
Raving about Rahman
THE MELODY queen is back in Mumbai from Hyderabad after a successsful live concert with A.R. Rahman. And Lataji has reasons to be happy. "The concert went off really well. I like what Rahman did with my Zubeida song, "So gaye hain kho gaye ...
Loose knots?
CRORES OF Valentine candles would have been aglow this year too all over the world. But why is it that when cupid strikes the celluloid stars, he plays truant so soon thereafter? Take the case of Salman Khan. His break-up with Aishwarya Rai hit ...
Nitin in Mani's film
YOUNG HERO of Telegu celluloid world, Nitin is going places. After the success of Jayam, he was flooded with offers, including some Tamil films, which he politely declined then. But this time round, Nitin is very eager to do a Tamil film ...
Green Notes
Sun-loving plant
The eye-catching flowers of `Flaming Katy' can brighten any area wherever the plant is grown.
Land & People
Subtle but powerful expressions of intent
Body language, consciously or unconsciously, can be a subtle but very powerful expression of intent as HEMJIT BHARATHAN finds out.
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