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Cabbage: A vegetable about as large and wise as a man's head. Ambrose Bierce, American satirist (1842-1914). Cabbage evokes strong smells, and equally strong opinions and feelings. The British writer, William Connor, with all ...
Thanks to the Charles Wallace Trust awards, 2,200 Indians have been to Britain to undertake training and study in a number of subjects.
His rise to success has not been a cake-walk, but today Venu Arvind is a name to reckon with on the small screen. A profile...
Winning against odds
They are differently abled, who have let nothing come in their way to succeed in life. These true acheivers were recently honoured with special awards instituted by the Ability Foundation.
The new age kids are taking to the SMS language with absolute ease. And most of them prefer to express in this not-so-easy-to-decipher text.
TALK TO retailers in the music industry and they have nothing very positive to say. There seems to be a general slump in the cassette and CD sales. But despite that, there are quite a few brave people who have come out with new albums over the ...
It's a plateful for a small price. The fast food varieties offered by Pelita Nasi Kandar, the new Malaysian joint in T-Nagar, remind one of some Indian dishes.
DURING ALL her years in Bollywood, Prabhu Deva never once choreographed a song for Sridevi. They did quite a few dance numbers in Telugu. But now he's finally choreographed a dance for Sridevi's eagerly awaited daily soap "Hamari Bahu Malini ...
Ramu's new find
RAM GOPAL Verma's next discovery is none other than model turned actor, Randeep Hooda, better known as Sushmita Sen's boyfriend. Randeep made his acting debut in "Monsoon Wedding". When he showed up at Ramu's office like dozens of other hopefuls, ...
Kher tries again
ANUPAM KHER is at it again. After the debacle of his maiden directorial venture, "Om Jai Jagdish", Anupam has moved on. His next film "The Return" is about the relationship between a father and son, "And I'm making it in English," says Kher. ...
Triumph after turbulence
EMOTIONAL HICCUPS have to be dealt with a large dose of courage and conviction. Sample this. Both Aishwarya Rai and Karisma Kapoor have gone through tumultuous phases on the personal front, but the ability to handle peeping toms seemed more ...
EVEN AS she was cheesed off with Lata Mangeshkar playing truant at the Rajya Sabha sessions this time round, the conscientious Rajya Sabha MP, Shabana Azmi in her biting wit recently showered praises at Urmila Matondkar's `hourglass figure' in ...
Nose for 'new's
BEN KINGSLEY and Rohini Hattangadi's transformation to suit their roles in Attenborough's "Gandhi" was a sheer make-up and costume marvel. When Sridevi decided to step in to the Hindi filmdom, she got a nose job done (plastic surgery) to enhance ...
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