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SMS for change
SMS-activism is catching on. Does it have an impact? ASHA S. MENON reports
Focus

A blazing victory
JWT Chennai pulled it off once again, winning a gold at Cannes for its unusual Kurkure ad
Face Facts

Looking fab at forty
To have glowing skin at 40, follow a skincare regimen from a young age
Interview

NARAIN KARTHIKEYAN AND JAYADEV GALLA IN CONVERSATION
`I took the slights as a challenge'
Jayadev Galla knew next to nothing about motor sport when he first met Narain Karthikeyan. He went by (then Ford India president) Phil Spender's assessment of Narain's skills on the tarmac and signed the young racer as Amaron's brand ...
Personality

Set to shine
Twinkle Khanna has found her footing in interior designing
Issues

Comparisons? That's not fair
Why compare? It can do more harm than good
Cinema

Paisa power and politics
Madhur Bhandarkar, the National Award winning director of those offbeat movies such as "Chandni Bar" and "Page 3", is back with his latest film "Corporate", releasing on Friday. The film is said to be based on two fictitious corporates and deals ...


Laugh riot
"Imsai Arasan 23am Pulikesi", produced by director Shankar and featuring Vadivel in a dual role, is releasing this Saturday, after a battle with the Animal Welfare Board. This historical laugh riot is directed by newcomer Simbudevan, a former ...
Mass appeal
It is nearly six months since Vijay faced the camera, as he was going through scripts, trying to choose a good subject to suit his image. Finally, he decided to do yet another remake — "Pokiri", the Mahesh Babu starrer from Telugu into ...
Mind game
Malayalam actor Dileep is trying to shed his `comedy king' image with "Chess", a revenge drama directed by newcomer Raj Babu. "Chess" is an edge-of-the-seat thriller that unfolds in a racy manner. Dileep plays a blind man in a few scenes to take ...
Gender

Women's special
Two new series devoted to women
Music

Bollywood's tryst with Sufi
"When I finished recording "Chaand Sifarish" for Fanaa, I knew we had worked on a good song. But I never really expected such an overwhelming response," says singer Shaan. After a pause, he adds, "I think the strong Sufi influence is one ...
Cuisine

A legacy of French flavours
Try two easy-to-make dishes that are reminiscent of the French rule, Tomates Farcies and Macaroni saute
Green Notes

The sacred tangy purple berry
The delicious Jamun fruit has medicinal properties too
Shopping

Exclusively for men
Rajendira's Men's Store has opened a new outlet
Travel

In the shadow of the spire
Salisbury is steeped in history, but equally strong on contemporary comforts and attractions
Going hiking?
A few tips for the adventurous
Events

Shop `n' win
eBay India launches Style Diva 2006
Health

The ketchup story
President Richard Nixon ate his cheese with ketchup, the Japanese eat rice with it, and the Reagan administration once tried to classify ketchup as a vegetable. Ketchup has become the sidekick of fast foods all over the world. Even the samosa ...




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