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Looking back, looking ahead...
SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY catches up with Alexandra Sanchez Gavito de Faesler, whose claim to fame is not just as wife of the Mexican ambassador to India but also as the writer of "A Woman's Wheel of Life" released this past week in New Delhi.
All for love...
PERHAPS THE best remedy to cure an ailing heart is to pour it out in moments of distress. For that, one needs a friend. If Jane Austen is to be believed friendship is certainly the finest balm for disappointed love. And Surender Narayan Mishra, a ...
AS PART of the 150 years of its existence, Louis Vuitton has launched Damier Geant, a new range of luxury travel bags. Meant for man, the collection, designed by the in-house American designer Marc Jacobs, has a virile character highlighted by ...
A trilogy for success
SHIV KHERA talks like he speaks in public. Loud, clear and forceful. His American diction, powerful presence and logical reasoning force you to be attentive. It is claimed that his first book, "You can Win" was a runaway success with one million ...
The success of "Jasoos Vijay" and "Haath Se Haath Milaa", BBC World Service Trust's productions on Doordarshan to spread AIDS awareness, confirm that such programmes could be entertainment shows too. SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY gives an outline.
HERE IS a chance to watch BBC's popular titles like "Walking With Dinosaurs", "The Blue Planet" and "Noddy" at leisure, as Sa Re Ga Ma has tied up with BBC Worldwide to distribute BBC titles on VCD and DVD in India, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Nepal. ...
For music of the heart
`THODE SE alag hain... (We are a bit different)' goes the melodious, foot-tapping number by the duo Jatin-Lalit in their forthcoming film by debut director Arindam Chaudhuri, titled "Rok Sako To Rok Lo". And they are different, they say, only if ...
Wisdom lies in...
SURINDER SINGH, renowned Hindustani vocalist, is perhaps better known as one half of the famous Singh Bandhu duo, disciples of the late maestro Amir Khan, though for some years now, he has branched out as a soloist. Recently awarded the Padma ...
Have a ball!
WITH INDIA and Pakistan battling it out on the cricket field across the border, hotels and restaurants, in their bid to cash in on the cricket fever, have come out with some exciting "cricketing offers". Pizza Hut, declaring itself "cricket ...
IN THE race between fancy food giants to offer something new and stay ahead of the competition, the consumer seems to be the ultimate gainer - at least as far as variety goes. Here comes another new product: `Baked Subs', from the restaurant ...
A firebrand on the spice route
"I'm a great foodie. I love trying out new things. I love chaats and bhelpuris."
A new mall
HERE COMES another shopping mall-cum-multiplex project in Mohan Nagar, Ghaziabad by Parsvnath Developers Limited. Titled Parsvnath MMX, the project is spread over 15000 square meters with a built-up area of more than 2,00,000 square feet. Three ...
It is one world after all
IN TODAY'S world where the effort of communicating across vast expanses has been made almost effortless through the Internet and the mobile, these very gadgets are being used to bring succour to the needy. We cannot picture the Internet and the ...
Walk for action
FOR EVERY disease we think we can eradicate, an equal number of new ones prop up presenting an ever more difficult challenge. Neurological disorders in that respect are a tad more complex. The challenge often lies in changing people's perception. ...
THE ANIMATION industry is one of the most visible outcomes of the IT boom that India is gone through. One comes across an extensive use of special effects in cinema, TV and even music videos. While the Indian industry still has a lot of distance ...
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