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Kush Kush hota hai
Form, structure and therapy
PRINCE FREDERICK goes through a STRUCTURAL ENGINEERING class and finds out that it does wonders for the desk-bound
Workouts are important as you age
Exercise Weight training prevents muscle and bone loss, and osteoarthritis
One of the best health foods/drinks you can buy at the supermarket is skimmed milk powder. Compared to whole milk, it provides a lot more of protein, fewer carbohydrates and almost no fat.
Though milk is an excellent source of protein, ...
‘Folks here are simple’
PEOPLE Israeli sound engineer Yotam Agam feels that India is a great place to bring up his three daughters
My five -- Lahar Appaiah
This is not just the finest song The Police ever wrote, it is also one of the greatest rock songs of all time. Sting was getting over a failed relationship at the time he wrote this, and the lyrics show a man torn apart. In contrast, the music ...
FINE WINE -- MUKUND PADMANABHAN
The language of wine
At a wine appreciation event, a woman asked the Frenchman doing the talking why the language of wine was so western. “I can’t associate with many of the adjectives used to describe wine,” she said. “They are all so ...
THERELUCTANT GOURMET -- SHONALI MUTHALALY
Bombay meri jaan
EATING OUT Bombay Blue is a restaurant that swaps pretensions of grandeur for cheese, masala, paneer and other crowd pleasers
A highly versatile and popular food, especially in the U.S. Made from ground meat mixed with seasonings (traditionally beef, but veal, pork or lamb may be added), it gets its name and shape by being baked in a tin shaped like a loaf of bread. ...
QUICK FIX - CHEF GIOVANNA
Blanch the spaghetti. Pan sear the pancetta slice until crisp. Add a little chopped pancetta and sauté in a pan.
In a bowl, break the eggs and blend with parmesan until smooth and foamy on a double boiler. ...
WIN A PRIZE
Readers are encouraged to send in their sightings: bloopers, UFOs or anything out of the ordinary they have snapped. Send your photographs to
titled CaughtSnapping along with a caption, your address and ...
Philly Cream Cheese and Jalapeño Panini
Mocha’s Arabian paper lamps, couches that you sink into and the smell of incense make you crave good food. A vegetarian favourite at this popular hangout, the Philly Cream Cheese Panini is something you can’t go wrong with. Rich and ...
Dream for a theme
P. Khurrana on writing a dictionary on dreams
issue A few publishers are working hard to make reading an enjoyable experience for Indian kids with attractively illustrated picture books
After translating some of the famous English and Hindi books into Urdu, Urdu scholar, author and general secretary of All India Publishers and Book Sellers’ Association, S. Zafar Ali is come up again with a new book, “Taggali ...
Real fans on reel
One of the songs in ‘Kuselan’ is picturised on Rajnikanth’s fans and shot at Shanthi theatre recently
A versatile comedian
Vaiyapuri nurtures a desire to do different roles
Rollercoaster ride of emotions
TV Watch MTV Splitsvilla to find out what is in store
The next dancing hero
Vijay TV is on the lookout for a dance talent
Geared for the Games
TV Watch “Ultimate Olympics”, a series on China’s preparations for the Games, on Discovery Channel
Call of the wild
Bear Grylls is a natural survivor and loves being stranded in inhospitable terrain. This is how he does it
What’s in store
The second season of ‘Man Versus Wild’ is premiering on July 1. It goes on air every Tuesday, at 9 p.m., and will be re-telecast every Friday, at 10 p.m.
In this season, Grylls finds himself tackling the intense heat of the ...
Welcome back Entourage
Popular award winning series “Entourage” is back on HBO with its third season
A green message
A week of environment programmes from June 30 on CNN
EVENT The Children’s Theatre Fest comes to town
Hideaway with a view
On top of the world: that’s the feeling atop the rock at the highest point of Nature Zone Jungle Park, Pulippara, Munnar. At your feet lies the town of Munnar, Kurunchithanni and the exotic view plays hide and seek as the mist wraps around ...
THEATRE “Shreds and Patches”, a solo performance of various pieces from Shakespeare’s plays and sonnets on June 29
Journey to the centre of the world
Timeri Murari’s travelogue on Mount Kailash recreates the arduous trip to the Himalayas
For those who help people with learning disabilities
An exhibition of paintings and sculpture by A. Viswam and C. Dakshinamoorthy titled ‘Remembering Adi’ in memory of the late K.M. Adimoolam.
Venue: Forum Art Gallery
Address: 57, 5th Street Padmanabha ...
This week Sunday Brunch brings you the alternative rock band Radiohead from Oxfordshire, England that exploded onto the scene in 1993, with the angst-packed Gen-X anthem “Creep”. Radiohead has only gotten bigger since, with albums ...
The Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce and Industry is hosting Spanish language courses for levels 1 and 2 commencing from July 12. The timings for classes are flexible and there are also special courses for children.
Time: Level 1, ...
Coastal cuisine fest
The coastal cuisines of the four southern states find favour at Malgudi. Dig into succulent crab, freshwater fish and gongura prawns at the coastal cuisine fest.
Venue: Malgudi, Savera Hotel
Date: June 27-July ...
Lost love comes in the way of a newly-married couple, Anand (Parthiban) and Nandita (Chaya Singh). The much-in-love husband tried hard to win over his reluctant bride. This film by debutant director Madhumita starts off riveting enough, but ...
Have a blast
June Rock Out returns this year with a new name – “JRO to the power of 10”. This is to mark the 10th year of the Unwind Center’s annual rock show. This time the show has a line-up of 14 bands.
Venue: Kumara ...
Workshop on behaviour
V-Excel Educational Trust is starting a short term course on Behavior Modification from July 7. This course is designed specially for teachers working with children with special needs like ADHD, autism and developmentally delayed children and ...
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