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Tuesday, October 07, 2003
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THE DARK purple brinjal hails from Assam and Myanmar, but the earliest evidence of its cultivation is from 2000 BC in north-western India. The fruit a berry was common in Chinese cuisine by 300 AD, and the first written account of ...
Fun and festivities
A round-up of the Durga Puja celebrations in the city...
The art of craft
There's a wide range of handlooms and handicrafts to choose from at the All India Crafts Bazaar
Nature through a lens
An exhibition of photographs by Kamal Chilaka captures the beauty of Nature
A Chennai student recalls her experiences of the Global Young Leaders Conference
With 500 films behind her, Sachu is still making waves, now on the small screen
The Mrs. Chennai 2003 contest saw 14 participants vie for the crown. PRINCE FREDERICK reports
Fists of FURY
Surf these sites to know more about kung fu, karate, kobudo, tae kwan do and kalaripayattu
Chords & Notes
IF YOU'VE been longing to lay your hands on Baker Street, there's not one but two Gerry Rafferty albums. Those who grew up listening to pop in the 1970s and 1980s probably know Rafferty's work. Those who didn't, will still know ...
From the hills
Try out these dishes from the Uttaranchal region. The ingredients are easily available
The foxtail orchid
The foxtail orchid, a species commonly found in India, makes a gorgeous sight with its purple-spotted flowers
Silks for the season
SHOPPERS ON a buying spree can look forward to visiting the 103-year-old Radha Silk Emporium every year. The shop brings out a special festival collection annually. This Deepavali it is "Shree" a range of silk saris. The collection ...
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