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Madurai-ites are realising that without voluntary donors, transfusion service cannot ensure supply of good quality blood in the right quantity at the right time, writes SOMA BASU.
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Lifestyle

Dress for SUCCESS
First impressions count, so it makes sense to be well turned out
Cinema

Style statement
THE SONGS from Cheran's "Autograph" are not only chartbusters but have also made a style statement all over Tamil Nadu. The white cotton salwar-kameez with a printed dupatta that Sneha wears in the song: "Ovvoru Pookkalume... " has become the ...
Elusive hit?
THIS FORTNIGHT is crucial for Abhishek Bachchan as two of his films "Run" and "Yuva" are releasing. "Run" is a remake of a Tamil film with the same title, directed by Jeeva. Bhumika Chawla plays his ladylove and Mahesh Manjrekar plays her ...
Action adventure
THE "HELLBOY' is here. The advertisement campaign for "Hellboy" in India says it all -- "Pure, unadulterated, mind numbing action." It is a supernatural action adventure based on Mike Mignola's acclaimed comic series with the same name. At a time ...
A bold move
S. J. SURYAH has taken a daring decision not to have a simultaneous release of his bilingual --"Naani" in Telugu and "New" in Tamil. "Naani" released last week all over Andhra Pradesh and “New” will hit the screens in Tamil Nadu by mid-June. ...
Green Notes

Deep PURPLE
Add a touch of royal purple to your garden
Shopping

Divine BEADS
ANY EXHIBITION is organised with the intention of popularising a concept or a product. To make the endeavour a successful one, the expo should have something novel. If the subject itself is rare or unique, then it is sure to attract public ...
Travel

SURF'S OUT
Kanyakumari's beaches: Sometimes serene, sometimes scary, but always mesmerising, says SHALINI UMACHANDRAN
Entertainment

Superstar wannabes
From Vikram, Vijay, Ajith to Silambarasan, they all are showing signs of Superstaritis, a condition caused by the bite of the `I-also-want-to-be-like-Superstar' bug. SUDHISH KAMATH on what it means to be a Superstar
Yet another sob story
WHEN VIKATAN Televistas began "Kolangal" on Sun, you had been told that Devyani would portray the character of a "courageous woman" steeped in values. This soap will not make the viewer cry, was the assurance given. Believing those words, here ...
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