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Granite quarries in deep trouble
Granite is big business, yes, but quarries on the outskirts of Kochi are getting deeper and deeper, even as the workers and owners realise that they will not last forever. SUNIL NALIYATH on the bleak future of those men and women who live by granite.
Nutrition
Say yes to water
Water is an essential body requirement but very few of us know how much of it should be consumed on an average. Nutritionist MUMTAZ KHALID ISMAIL tells us
Face Facts
Beauty solutions from the deep
Seaweeds work wonders in fighting acne, wrinkles and puffy under-eye conditions apart from serving as a rich moisturiser.
Lifestyle
Planning for a party
Listing out the things you have to do before a party will save you a lot of stress and embarrassment.
Music
Boundless bandish delight
BANDISHES IN Hindustani music provides the literature element in the music, for standard structured singing. Interestingly, many gharanas protected their bandishes from moving out of the family with gross incoherent vocal renditions. A huge ...


Choice Dakshinamoorthy fare
SLIGHT IN figure, apparently frail of body, advancing in age, yet the owner of a great heart and an evergreen mellifluous and resonating voice _ Sri.V.Dakshinamoorthy. Undisputedly the patriarch of Carnatic music, it was a rare privilege of the ...
Land & People
Seeking royal roots
The Cochin royal family members have come together to dig into history and unearth their roots. Cochin Royal Family Historical Society, says VANAJA VARMA, attempts to track down the 13 generations of members who had a common ancestor and a rich her itage.
Insite
"Who is spying on my PC?"
ARE YOU a regular websurfer? Unless you have taken special precautions, it is likely that even now `secret agents' are lying in wait within your PC, waiting to spring to action the moment you go online. They will monitor your entire web ...
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