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No Bizarre Walk This!
A recent morning `Heritage' walk through the lanes of Old Delhi was an exciting experience for R. V. SMITH, a long-time resident of `Dilli'. And he thoroughly relished the memory of things on offer - quaint bazaars, archaic rickshaws, havelis, Pa ranthewali Gali, the Ghantewala and all the fabulous monuments.
The doctor says...
LONG AFTER Gurdip Kohli closes her conversation with you, the aftertaste lingers. Soft-spoken, a dash of nasal intonation in her say, dignified expressions, poised actions and of all, that cherubic beam. She is indeed like a whiff of sterilized ...
Future, fortune Feng Shui
THE HUSBAND and wife had been on the brink of divorce. A close scrutiny of their apartment revealed flaws in the kitchen and bedroom. Straightening out these errors, helped straighten out their marital furore too! In another instance, a childless ...
THERE IS an age-old saying, "Every book is a masterpiece, depends upon who reads it". Similarly every camera is a weapon, depends upon who employs it. That is what the spectacular works by a young digital photographer Subash Sharma force you to ...
Swiss art... melts here
SWITZERLAND, THE playground of Europe, cradled amidst towering Alps mountains, has always gained acclaim in all factions, from landscape, to winter sports, to watches and chocolates. Swiss art, often forgotten in the company of its more famous ...
Solitary night, musical night
THERE IS no denying that in these fast paced, modern days those who live in metropolis lead stressful lives. A bonanza to cool off and de-stress for a solitary night came from Igor, a Russian snooze jazz saxophonist. Immensely talented yet a ...
Food, the humble way
He amazes you with his subtle sense of humour and knowledge about food and their recipes. Not only does he keep trying his hand at cooking new dishes but he always looks for the background of the dish, its origin and modification.
Gourmet Gallery indeed!
CALL IT the heart of South Delhi or visualise it as the land of complete bedlam. Attribute it to the big showrooms or blame it on the traffic. South Extension somehow always gets the better of your time. It is all about an Ebony here and a ...
Blind to passion
WINDOW PASSIONS, which opened their first standalone showroom at New Delhi's Lado Sarai recently, has little exciting on the platter. Serving as yet another of those unrealistic offshoots from the school of interior designing, this showroom ...
Ringing in the ancient...
Italian writer Robert Calasso is profoundly in love with Sanskrit and Indian mythology. RANJANA NARAYAN catches up with the author of "Ka: Stories of the Mind and Gods of India" during the Katha Utsav-2004 in New Delhi.
Hang by humour
WIT ENTWINED with sarcasm, fun that appears absurd but read opinionated, advice that turns from sane to horny without the slightest hint, words that seem atrocious but invariably highlights the human angle, hail Ajit Saldanha, the columnist, ...
Kareena's career... Fragrance lingers
Whether flopping at the box office or flying high, she declares her moves are all the result of strategic planning. RANA SIDDIQUI meets Kareena Kapoor, more polite and more worldly-wise, if not exactly a hit in her title role of "Chameli".
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