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Saturday, July 12, 2008
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The art of expression
Going with the flow
Prince Frederick checks in for a session of dynamic yoga and finds himself working up a sweat
Don’t neglect your calf muscles
Achilles tendinitis is a painful condition. Here are tips to cope with it
How to get results
People often complain that their workouts don’t seem to be producing any results. And there are some who claim that they train hard at the gym for an hour or so but are fresh enough to train another two hours! How does one achieve results? ...
Home at last
Patrick Iweh went on a four-year job hunt across the globe before realising his heart lay in Chennai
My Five -- Immanuel Raj Kumar
Though there are some great songs from this band with unbelievable riffs from Ritchie Blackmore’s Fender Stratocaster stamped all over them, this track from the album Machine Head gives just enough time for rock gods Blackmore on guitar ...
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 ...
In wine-friendly territory
This is from Goa. And it would have been about something altogether different had it not been for the bottle of Sicilian wine placed conspicuously in my hotel room.
A blend of Syrah and Nero d’Avola (the indigenous red varietal that ...
Bangers and mash
A classic meat and potato meal! Solid and satisfying; forget the critics who deride it as stodgy and unimaginative (as they so often tend to do when discussing British cuisine). A simple dish, consisting of mashed potatoes served with sausage ...
THE FOODFILE: THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
The sandwich story
Muffin Tree at the Marriott is a fuss-free coffee bar, with great desserts to match
For as long as she can remember, as a kid, she was into making magic potions. She has a guilty food secret that would make gourmets shriek with horror.
“I adore ketchup, that most plebeian of all condiments… I put it on eggs. I ...
Esaan roasted lamb chops with basil potato mash
1. Marinate the lamb chops with fish sauce, oyster sauce, and crushed black peppercorns. Refrigerate for two hours in the chiller. Mix the chopped garlic, lemongrass and rice powder. Bread the lamb chops.
2. Preheat the oven for about 10 ...
Scenes from Slovenia
Watch Slovenian films at a festival starting from July 14
A sporting gesture
The Indian Cricket Team will visit the city shortly to launch a bio-pic on former table tennis champ V. Chandrasekar
What’s the buzz?
Catch up with happenings in the world of celebrities on AXN’s weekly eBuzz show
Where contrasts rule
Two artists explore spirituality as they perceive it
Sajid Khan returns to familiar turf with ‘Sajid Superstars’
It is well past midnight when I enter the small beach town of Tranquebar, now called Tharangambadi. The drive in through a ‘Land Gate’, takes me to another age and time. Under a moonlit sky I see Danish relics with their washed-out ...
For senior citizens
FitnessOne organises a workshop on osteoporosis for senior citizens on July 17, from 9.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. at The Academy of Fitness Management, 31/A, Ponnappa Street, off Mandapam Road, Kilpauk Gardens.
The workshop will be conducted by ...
Game for fun?
Showcase your athletic skills at the Eves’ Olympics 2008
Designs and colours
If you are the kind who prefers designer clothes, Evoluzione presents the creations of some of the best names in the business — Manish Arora, Malini Ramani, Ragavendra Rathore, Anamika Khanna, Tarun Tahiliani, Puja Nayyar and Gopi Vaid. ...
An exhibition of photographs by children of Navabharath Matriculation School. Children aged between 10 and 13 were trained for over six weeks on the basics of photography. By using single-use, digital and manual cameras, the kids discovered ...
Want to improve your child’s fashion awareness? Peek-a-boo conducts fun-filled sessions every Tuesday and Friday for a month for children in the 6 to 12 age group. The fee is Rs. 2,500.
Venue: Peek-a-boo ...
It’s neither too spicy nor too bland. It’s neither too heavy nor too light. Taste the Mangalorean cuisine (for lunch and dinner), at Southern Aromas. The tastes of Madhwa and Bunt communities have been put together. The vegetarian ...
Old is gold
Jaipur Gems presents a four-day Jadau Festival to highlight the rich Rajasthani tradition. Also called engraved jewellery, jadau are created by a team of craftspersons. Precious and semi-precious stones, gems, crystals and beads are embedded ...
Zoom, Saturday 12, 7.30 p.m.
The Rakhi Sawant Showz premiering tonight is Rakhi’s unique take on Bollywood. It’s opinionated, in your face, and sees her pose as everything from film reporter to critic. The hour-long show is divided into five segments: In true ...
Jaane Tu...Ya Jaane Na
Even if you are out of college and not the romantic kind, you may enjoy the chemistry between Bollywood’s new chocolate box hero Imran Khan and the bubbly Genelia. With a believable storyline, natural performances and peppy music, the ...
For your child
And now a kids’ club to help your child develop his personality
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