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Saga of a second freedom
Numbered men, innumerable woes
Far from their Bollywood counterparts, coolies in the railway stations of Delhi live a life of silent struggle. VARUPI JAIN gives a glimpse.
TO DISPEL the myth that olive oil is suitable only for Italian cuisine, dishes of different continents dipped in olive oil were served to a select gathering at New Delhi's Opus Lounge. Narayanan Rajagopalan, president of Dalmia Continental ...
All that glitter
THERE ARE evenings and then there are resplendent evenings. A mélange of glitter and glitterati certainly promises the latter. Yet, it was something more, or so the designers at Tanishq would like us to believe, that was the cynosure of all eyes ...
Between the lines...
What ails our book industry? ZIYA US SALAM speaks to Sukumar Das, the man behind "The Book Industry in India" to find out.
The good time guy!
ONE LOOK at him and you might think he has just stepped out of his bedroom. However, wait a minute. One sentence from him and you think here is a guy down-to-earth, realistic, honest. "I did not have to take pictures for a break but I am ...
THE BHATT camp has unveiled its faces for the season, and like their predecessors, Ashmit Patel and Nauheed Cyrusi are banking on their facial rather than verbal communication. In New Delhi to promote his debut vehicle "Inteha", Ashmit clarifies, ...
Count Your Chickens Before They Hatch...On Your Table
"I prefer Indian food during overseas travel, but Rajita, my wife, loves experimenting"
THIS IS a factory indeed but a familiar one where you can fill yourself to the brim in the unassuming environs with the assembly line production of luscious kababs and a variety of dishes through a sit-in buffet. The unit in question is The Great ...
Now, hope for recipes
Recipes from roundabout are doing the rounds, via Australia! RANA SIDDIQUI reports on a cookbook featuring recipes from Basti Nizamuddin, by an Australian catering expert.
Light a home, light a heart
DIWALI IS right at our doorstep. It is time for lighting diyas, celebrating and of course shopping. Markets are all decked up wooing customers with their merchandise. And what have they to offer? A Lakshmi Puja set has been introduced by Hind ...
And the winner is...
WELL, NOW it is official that DBC Pierre had lost out on guesswork in India as well. The Dirty But Clean winner's "Vernon God Little" got just 33 votes out of 367 entries in an interesting contest, "Guess the Man Booker Award Winner" organised by ...
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