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It's ringing hits
Let there be light
Ramli Ibrahim performed "Aditya Archana" in Pondicherry to commemorate the first anniversary of the tsunami
Can make your work easy
Canned foods are not just plain convenient; they are delectable and nutritious
On an innovation trip
Anand Chhatpar features in Business Week's list of Best Entrepreneurs under 25
Wellness as a gift?
When you present a gift, do you feel relieved, proud or plain happy? Read on...
Caring for your preteen daughter
She's growing up, and demands her space. How do you handle your preteen daughter's changing behaviour?
Why don't you talk to dad?
Online matrimonial portals are making arranged marriages sound like a cool legalised dating club
No pen or paper please
In the paperless society of the future, every single word would have been gobbled up by cyberspace. Imagine not leaving behind a physical trace of our ability to write
On glamour's calendar
Kingfisher's calendar for 2006 is all set to sizzle the New Year
Beautiful, but unsuccessful
Small is not necessarily successful at the box office. A look at films that got critical acclaim, but little else in 2005
Bollywood on a roll
It was a trendsetting year in Bollywood as medium-budget films (Rs. 7 to Rs. 10 crores) scored. Most of them were targeted at multiplex and overseas audiences and the flavour of the year was risqué comedies such as "No Entry", "Kya Kool Hai Hum" ...
Telugu hits and misses
It was a bleak year for Telugu films. The Telugu audience, in fact, lapped the Tamil dubbed versions which have turned out to be the biggest hits of the year "Aparichitudu" and "Ghajini." The floodgates opened as Tamil "Kathal" became ...
Kannada's best year
This year was the best year in the history of Kannada films. Out of 75 releases, about 25 earned profits for its producers. All the films that turned out to be blockbusters were superstar-driven with plenty of action and sentiments. The multiplex ...
Kerala's boom time
It was boom time at the Kerala box-office as 14 out of 59 releases made profits. Malayalam cinema is basically a two-man industry: Mammootty and Mohanlal and between them, they account for nearly 90 per cent of box-office earning. Dileep is the ...
Chords & Notes
Robert Plant is undisputedly the iconic voice, representative of the best of an era. Together with Jimmy Page and the rest of Led Zeppelin, he gave not just his generation, but also many to follow, such hits as "Stairway to Heaven" and ...
It's the ultimate high
If you are looking for some adventure, then aero sports such as paragliding are for just right for you
`We can make a difference'
The rapport between ace shooters Jaspal Rana and Anjali Bhagwat comes through as they unwind, and rewind
A festive feast
Here are some recipes that can add pep to Pongal
The spikelets of Pennisetum or fountain grass are used in fresh and dry arrangements
Where time stands still
It's a jaw-dropping walk down the Raj lane
What's on for New Year
A round up of what's happening in Pondicherry
Kids at their imaginative best
Casablanca is holding an exhibition of paintings by children of Christmas trees
Handheld gaming bliss
The new portable version of Sony PlayStation provides an enhanced gaming experience
Interpreting child play
Children can be understood much better by watching them play
Freshness of lettuce
Vitamin C, beta-carotene, iron and calcium, lettuce has them all
Tea lowers cancer risk
Drinking two cups of tea a day appears to reduce the risk of ovarian cancer sharply, according to a study in Sweden published in The Journal of the American Medical Association. Swedish researchers followed more than 61,000 women from 1987 to ...
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