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UP in SMOKE
Teens smoking is the norm now, with friends or in public places. The idea is to be different and fit in at the same time, writes NANDHINI SUNDAR, on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day today
Personality

When Haryana lad became LORD
The man who choked Vivian Richards on a wintry evening back in '83 doesn't quite think it was the best catch of his life


MR. FIX-IT
Dr. Sadeg Faris believes in solving problems, be it getting rid of mosquitoes or tackling water crisis, by using local technology and people
Issues

Of ROOTS and branches
"WHEN WE became independent, there were two things Nehru did because he truly inherited the Gandhian revolution. One was the universal adult franchise. The intelligentsia said it would not work. But when you look back, it was a great decision. ...
Cinema

Pause for fine living
FURNITURE ISN'T merely something to sit or sleep on, write at, or store the debris of living in. When executed with fantasy and finesse, it can make you sit up and take note, quite literally. Pause, the Vittal Mallya Road showroom for furniture, ...
Telewatch

Refreshing tune
THERE ARE innumerable sing-a-song programmes hosted by veterans and upcoming singers on regional channels. Most of them are trying to promote young wannabe singers but end up eulogising the old guard of melody makers. But something different and ...
Basu is back
INDIA'S BEST known quiz master Siddharth Basu is back with India's Child Genius (Star World, Sunday 9 a.m.) after a brief sabbatical. Nearly 50,000 kids took a written examination and an academic panel that included three school principals ...
Saaksshi's success
CINEVISTAS SAAKSSHI (Sony, Saturday 9 p.m.) is a welcome relief from the typical saas-bahu serials. This serial has Mouli Ganguly playing Saaksshi Singh an undercover agent (Modesty Blaise?) in an anti-terrorist squad. It is a ...
Bollywood turns to TV!
THE BIGGEST inspiration for our desi channels has been US networks. Now even Bollywood has acknowledged the reach of our serials. A recent episode of the popular serial Jassi Jaisi Koi Nahin (Sony TV) featured Saif Ali Khan as ...
Webware

FRESH AND NATURAL
There's plenty of food for thought for those who are both eco-friendly and internet friendly
Insite

A CMP for your PC
Newspapers are full of mouth-watering advertisements for personal computers. If you have problems in making a fair comparison, read on
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