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Cops don't just catch wrongdoers
Traffic policemen also catch allergies, asthma, chronic cough and so on, thanks to the high levels of pollution and stress they are exposed to.
The recently concluded exhibition of photographs, Legends and Legacies, documented the lives of small children with big dreams.
More than just birds and bees
So many of us take cruelty to animals for granted. However, there are those who empathise with all creatures great and small. The People for Animals' shelter in Kengeri both heals and nurtures tormented beasts.
Film on CSA
The Children We Sacrifice, a documentary by Grace Poore, explores the crime of incestuous sexual abuse through the prism of the South Asian experience. Shot in India, Sri Lanka, Canada, and the U.S., the hour-long video looks at the ...
Best of 2003, so far
Half way through 2003, it's that time of the year when music companies collaborate with each other and release compilation albums featuring their best hits so far. Here are two such releases...
A fourteen-year-old Bangalore girl is chasing her Olympic dreams on horseback.
When karate becomes a way of life
The credit of taking karate to the classes and masses in Bangalore should go to Shihan Praveen Ranka.
Of stunts and chase
NOWADAYS, FILM-MAKERS take great pride in talking about the chase scenes in a film rather than talk about the other departments that contribute to the success of a film. They give details about the scenes, the number of artistes participating in ...
Katrina in a Telugu flick?
HOT FAVOURITE Katrina Kaif, who is currently linked with the super brat Salman Khan, is likely to star opposite Venkatesh in Malleswari. Katrina, one of the top models has been receiving offers from Bollywood but she is all set to kick ...
IT IS another triumph for director Teja as he is believed to have succeeded in getting superstar Rajnikanth to do his next film Rythu. Teja announced both Dhairyam starring young Nitin and Rythu simultaneously but he is keen ...
Back to films
SOUNDARYA HAS been indecisive about her film career following her marriage but news is that she has agreed to act in C. V. Reddy's Swethanagu. The film, based on Lalladevi's popular novel, will be made in Tamil and Telugu. Soundarya ...
Accolades for Mahesh
MAHESH BABU `bug' has bitten Teja as he goes into raptures at the very mention of the former. He is heard praising Mahesh at the drop of a hat, be it his acing skills, his behaviour on the sets, his personality or his attitude. He is so ...
Another singer turns hero
Sandeep began his singing career with Chitram and rendered some hit songs. He is being introduced as a hero in a film produced by Twenty First Century Productions. "I couldn't believe my ears when the offer came my way," he says. ...
THESE DAYS ace director S.V. Krishna Reddy, who is known for making meaningful social dramas, message-oriented films and family entertainers, is on a celebration spree. And why not! Apart from his birthday, he also has a reason to celebrate, ...
Rituparno's Hindi debut
THE BENGALI film-maker Rituparno Ghosh will foray into Hindi cinema shortly. His film to be produced by Bengali star Prasenajit and his sister Pallavi will star Amitabh Bachchan, Deepti Naval (who plays Amitabh's wife), Akshaye Khanna (who ...
VIPUL SHAH has teamed up with Amitabh, Akshay Kumar and Paresh once again after Aankhen. Waqt - Race against Time, written by Aatish Kapadia is being produced by Manmohan Shetty. ...
PERSONALITIES HAVE largely influenced film-making. A film based on the life of the tribal Birsa Munda - Gandhi se Pehle Gandhi is being written, produced and directed by Iqbal Durrani. Shahbaz Khan, Tom Alter, Aditya Pancholi and Mohan ...
Zinnias not only come in a variety of shades such as red, yellow, white, pink, and purple, but in different sizes too.
Travel at the click of the mouse
MSN India is the latest website to offer exciting holiday packages for travellers. The Tourism Boards of both India and Switzerland have partnered with the site to plug the respective countries.
Study in action
The academic discipline of Women Studies cannot afford to lose touch with the realities of the Women's Movement, says Dr. Phyllis Holman Weisbard, who was in the City recently.
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