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Healing herbs
I refer to the write-up "Cure, the Irula way" (July 19). Our tribals are exposed to Nature in its pure and pristine form. They know more about the medicinal plants and their efficacy in curing many an ailment. Articles such as this should be ...
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Ode to okra
Lady's finger contains abundant fibre which helps blood sugar stabilise
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Strokes of life
THE SPEAKING Tree is also known as the Waq Waq Tree in Islamic tradition. It is a Mughal work dating back to 1650. Legend has it that when Alexander the Great reached the forests of India, the inhabitants led him to an oracular (speaking) tree, ...
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Four-wheel fantasy
REMEMBER "HERBIE-The Wonder Car" of Walt Disney's 1970's entertainer, `The Love Bug'? This was an all-time favourite movie about a white `Volkswagen Beetle' with a mind of its own which could do heroic acts like fighting the villains and inducing ...
Cheran on a roll
CHERAN IS on a roll as his "Autograph" is not only a blockbuster but has also been selected for the prestigious Montreal Film Festival, which he will be attending in the last week of August. The film has been remade in Telugu as "Naa Autograph" ...
Spook master
THE PONDICHERRY-born Manoj Night Shyamalan, based in Philadelphia, has given his fourth consecutive hit "The Village" at the U.S. box-office. The film has grossed an amazing $50.8 million in its opening weekend outdoing the combined collection of ...
The pathbreakers
MALAYALAM DIRECTOR Jayaraaj along with music director Jassie Gift changed the world of Malayalam cinema with "4 The People" made on a shoestring budget of Rs. 40 lakhs that turned out to be a blockbuster. Now the film is being dubbed into Tamil ...
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Undeterred, he goes on
Ranji Trophy player S. Badrinath is determined to make it to the India `A' team this year. Read on to find out more about the promising cricketer
Milestone in ABC annals
The Ace Basketball Club is into its 50th year
Eating Out

Goa for gourmets
Music, dance and a sumptuous spread... Goa comes alive at Cilantro
Events

Colours of anguish
Mallika Sarabhai teams up with Pakistani singer Samia Malik for a dance of protest and despair
Vibrant variety
IT WILL be a riot of colour at the C. P. Art Centre on August 6 and 7, as an Eco-craft Mela is being organised. The mela will feature creations of artisans and designers from different parts of the country. If you are looking to decorate ...
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