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Text and context
Actor-filmmaker Satish Kaushik shares with Nupur Sharma his mid-career perspective and exciting outlook for the future

Role recall

College is the place where personalities are shaped, you understand what is important and what is not. It is where one is transformed from an amateur teenager into a responsible adult and a good citizen of the country, feels Prathibha Prahlad, ...

The game is over
Sports like pigeon flying, cock-fighting and kite-flying are losing their popularity
The hazards of the couch
A mounting body of evidence suggests that too much television can have severe repercussions on the heart
Running in the family

Recently FineWinesnMore, which markets and distributes wine, hosted a dinner for a small group of wine lovers. Wines were paired with elegantly-plated dishes, each vintage received a little introduction, tasting notes were exchanged, ...
Beauty And Wellness

Bring on the bitters
Bitters are fast making a comeback to cocktails

Riverine relish
Basa fish gets a gourmet makeover with pommery mustard

Reel of glitches
Bioscopes, a fascinating part of our societal and cinematic history, have vanished from Delhi. NISA ASKARI finds out why

On a different track
Composer Prashant Pillai's songs for Shaitan have put him on the top of the charts
City Chronicles

Ice was never so nice
Move over ice creams and milkshakes…chuski has been here, done that, for a lot longer!


This Randal Kleiser-directed musical has John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John playing Danny Zuko and Sandy Olsson, who as teenagers find love on the beach. They meet again at school and have to face the one thing that all kids fear: peer ...

Rules of living in the wild
Watch “Dual Survival” on Discovery Channel this July
Arts And Entertainment

Summer postcards
As the heat drains all our energies, artistes go West for a hot season of Indian culture

Seaside story

I've always wanted to go to Bali, famed for its beautiful beaches and fine architecture. Turns out I just have to drive down to Turtle On The Beach at Kovalam for a slice of Bali!

Once you step inside this new boutique hotel, which is an ...

Ghazal Concert

‘Jeena To Bas Itna Jaana', an evening of ghazals by Shammi Narang, rendered by Dolly Narang, disciple of Jaidev, Sarya Kalekar and Mohinder Sarin.

Venue: Habitat Centre

Date: June 30

Timings: 7 ...

English Film

Mindcape film fest features Davis Guggenheim's Inconvenient Truth. Cast includes Al Gore, Billy West. The documentary explores US President Al Gore's campaign to make the issue of global warming a recognised problem worldwide.

Venue: ...

Summer Delights

Beat the summer heat with chilled soup and wine festival; relish a variety of vegetarian and non vegetarian soups and wines.

Venue: Lodi, The Garden Restaurant, Lodi Road

Date: Till June 30

Timings: 11 a.m. to 11 ...

Illustrated Talk
Tribal Arts

Tribal Gond Art Exhibition by artists like Bhajju Shyam, Durga Bai Vyam, Nankusia Shyam, Venkat Raman Singh Shyam, Japani Shyam, Subhash Vyam, Ram Singh Urveti.

Venue: Must Art Gallery, F-213 B Lado Sarai

Date: Till July ...

Open Sandwiches

Relish an intriguing choice of vegetarian and non-veg open sandwiches. An open sandwich is a slice of fresh bread or toast with different spreads, butter, cheese, smoked salmon, lamb, smoked chicken, shrimps, etc.

Venue: New Town ...

Wired In

SMS and surf
There's no need for a swanky phone or Internet. A new platform txtWeb allows users web access through SMSes sent from any kind of phone

Think small, reap big
Nila Madhab Panda, director of “I am Kalam”, on what drew him to films
Sound game
Retired cricket umpire I. Sivaram shares his love for music with VIJAY LOKAPALLY

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