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Channelising local tastes
Days are not far off for the local cable channels to find their way into the kitchen, asking for your favourite song, write T.Saravanan and M.R.Aravindan
Voice Your Views

Voice Your Views
`'To spit and litter everywhere Is everybody's birthright here!''
Health & Medicine

Now, injuries can be taken sportively
"Joint injuries occur more commonly among people who are more active and whose day-to-day activity includes a lot of physical motion as in sports. If not treated immediately, a joint injury like meniscal tear could lead to severe disability due to da mage and roughening of articular cartilage"
Design Matters

For a cool sleep
CHILTON, A Kerala-based company, has introduced a unique product called bed air-conditioner. The system works like this in the product. The cot, with a foam bed, is covered with two layers of insulated materials spread over a steel structure. ...
Cinema

Maddy musings
LAST SUNDAY was Madhavan's birthday and he spent the day quietly with his wife Saritha in a London restaurant before flying off to Switzerland to complete two remaining songs for AVM's "Priyamana Thozhi". Maddy never had it so good — with ...


Tradition bound
RAJSHRI IS a production house, which has brand equity of its own. The Barjatyas, like the characters you see in their family sagas, believe in upholding traditional values. Now their first film of the millennium, "Mai Prem Ki Diwani Hoon" is ...
Balayya is back
BALAKRISHNA IS back in what he does best — action, and that too with his favourite director B. Gopal in "Palanati Brahma Naidu" releasing today. The film produced by Melikonda Murali Krishna is a birthday gift from the star to his fans. ...
Released at last
AT LAST director Kamal's "Gramaphone" which has been mired in financial problems, has been released all over Kerala and this week in Chennai. The film takes a close look at the dwindling Jewish community in Kochi. The story is about Sachidanandan ...
Spooky
RAMGOPAL VARMA is an innovative director and a risk-taker, willing to experiment with unconventional plots. Varma is back with "Bhoot" a ghost thriller that is shot slickly. The lead players sport a new look — Ajay Devgan with a French ...
X-citing
SUMMER IS the season for superheroes in Hollywood. They defy gravity, dodge bullet and save mankind on the big screen. The first of this year's super heroes is the blockbuster "X-Men 2", which opens all over India this Friday. The first ...
Brand equity
SILAMBARASAN IS going for a complete image change in his new film titled "Alai" being produced by the famous Telugu production house Padmalaya under the banner `Damini Enterprise'. Vikram, a former assistant of Priyadarshan, is directing the ...
Exotic locales
THE AUDIO of AVM's "Priyamana Thozhi" was recently launched with a lot of fanfare by Kamalhassan. The film is a family entertainer from Vikraman, the master storyteller. He has once again paired with his favourite music director S. A. Rajkumar ...
Webware

Sites for scholars
Students on the look-out for professional or scholarship opportunities after graduating from college are sure to find these sites useful...
Eating Out

Dishing out delicious delicacies
"The dishes are prepared in such a way that they don't harm the eater. In fact, we prepare dishes of medicinal value."
Shopping

A varied spectacle
SUNGLASS SINCE its advent, has become one of the daily necessities of every one, particularly in hot places. Called by different names such as cooling glasses (in India), goggles, etc., its shape has also changed from time to time. Similarly, ...
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