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Going global, the gobble-isation way
Ash Narain Roy. The name may not force you to pick up a book. However, if you do happen to read the writings of this Delhi writer on West Asia, you are likely to find genuine concern for a world about to be gobbled up by forces of globalisation. < I>ZIYA US SALAM speaks to the prolific writer who lets his pen do the talking....
Down Memory Lane

Cinemas toll the bells of change...
More and more cinema halls are faced with a drought of viewers. KANIKA DHAWAN looks at some North Delhi cinema halls' attempt to face the challenge... .
Know Your City

Beyond tu, tum and aap
Delhi does not have a language of its own? Right? Look a little closer at how people weave together `aap', `tum' and `tu' in everyday parlance and get another message across, says DEEPA VASUDEVAN
Personality

Tales of courage...
RANA A. SIDDIQUI meets Harsh Mander, social activist and administrative officer, who has penned his experiences with the downtrodden as inspiring tales to guide others... .
Fashion

Slim pants, loose trousers, Lakme gets close
HE DESIGNED pleather for Pamela Anderson and khadi for Khadi Gram Udyog; Anna Kournikova modelled for him and Time magazine profiled him as India's master of fashion and fantasy. The designer, who loves to model for his collection - Rohit Bal ...
Cinema

Ek Alag Mausam, a different joy
NANDITA DAS, Anupam Kher, Renuka Shahane and Rajit Kapur: cast of a film? Yes, and the film is "Ek Alag Mausam". But it is different from a usual commercial film in ways many. The film is the first-ever attempt in India to be made on AIDS with a ...
Cuisine

Designs on food, the fashionable way
HIS INITIALS don't have a pause in between and so is the man himself. Portly JJ Valaya is in fast forward mode these days, as after returning from a historic trip to Karachi, the High priest of High Fashion is busy giving final stitches to his ...


A place for lovers of food and drink...
FOOD LOVERS get attracted to a new restaurant by its looks and prices. Bearing this in mind, the new owner of New Delhi's Suede The Grill, Parvin Juneja, has come out with a number of ideas. A live grill for chicken, prawn and mutton has been ...
Events

All in your name...
WE KNOW literature connects people across frontiers. But the bridge between Indian and Russian literature is suffering the fate of its concrete counterpart - the neglect of the authorities. This was the point under scanner during a seminar on ...
Growing old elegantly
TO DISCUSS how powerful a tool the mind can be in the process of aging, HelpAge India and Rahat - a Charitable and Medical Research Trust - organised a seminar, `A Healthy Mind For Healthy Ageing', at India International Centre in New Delhi ...
Entertainment

Pretty woman down Delhi street...
LIFE IS full of challenges. What starts with a day of hard work may not always end up in a night of content. But during this long day, one touches hundreds of people. If one can make a difference to even one of them, one would be successful or so ...
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