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Saturday, November 15, 2008
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Mite to make a difference
Short films and a play from Hyderabad to feature in the World Festival of Visual and Performing Arts
The film has been in the news forever. There was talk of John Abraham’s wonderful pecs, there was also talk of Ms Piggy Chops, Priyanka Chopra, in a gold bikini. Directed by Tarun Mansukhani and produced by Karan Johar ...
Gateway to dreams
Where it’s at: It’s right at the entrance, next to a basketball court and in front of a sprawling open ground.
What’s to love:
First things, first. The steps which dot the walkway leading to the college building ...
This number is a long way into being one of the best tracks I have ever listened to. Crisp, unwavering vocals and clear lead guitar blending one into the other, this is a dream for rock fans who love a fabulous voice mixing in with icy cool ...
Snippets from a wine diary
Earlier this week, the first steps were taken to form a wine club in Chennai. If all goes well, this loose association of individuals, which will possibly called the Terroir, should be up and running in a couple of months.
It is still ...
Chunky to play ‘Don’
If you can’t tolerate one Chunky Panday, two would be double trouble. And that’s going to be the case in Anubhav Sinha’s Sankat City directed by Pankaj Advani. Chunky, for the first time in his career, is ...
Exercising away diabetes
There are some factors that are in our control for preventing diabetes
Myths and facts
Here are a few misconceptions about the condition
There is a fluid in the inner ear which helps maintain the equilibrium of the body. If there is an imbalance of fluids, inflammation of the wall of the inner chamber etc. there is giddiness, spinning sensation, inability to maintain gait ...
Nature’s best in a pill?
Popping a multi vitamin pill to compensate for the lack of nutrients in your diet? A balanced meal is a better idea
Moms-to-be can walk the walk
Body basics Moderate-intensity exercises, as per medical advice, benefits pregnant women
Back to nature
Here’s how you can be in control of your health
Soya Shammi Kebabs
Chilly fried idlys
If you love your traditional, fluffy idlys, check out Ohri’s Munch Town for a different kind of tingling taste. No, the idlys are not fried in oil and mixed with spicy chilly powder. Instead, to a sizzling ‘tadka’ of mustard ...
Perfect for winter
Zucchini or courgette is a summer vegetable and is similar in shape to a ridged cucumber.
Onion: 1, medium-sized, chopped; Garlic: 1 ...
Grilled lamb medallions
Remove the bones, deep fry them and clean them well. Season, grill the lamb and cross one bone in every medallion before serving.
Pumpkin-brie cheese mash:
Make a pumpkin puree and mix it with garlic mash potato.
Add some ...
A gripping thriller
From Alexandre Aja, the director of The Hills Have Eyes comes Mirrors, the terrifying story of a troubled ex-cop who must save his family from an unspeakable evil that is using mirrors as a gateway into ...
CHORDS & NOTES
RAB NE BANA DI JODI
The much anticipated Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi is here but the music doesn’t match the hype that has been created around the film and the return of Aditya Chopra on the director’s chair. No, it’s not bad, but ...
Deceptive names and music
Half Step Down fails to live up to its name
Under a red sun
The artists take a flash to life
Thoughts on canvas
Art is a product of the mind, feels Narayanan Namboodiri
He has his designs on men!
Aki Narula seems to have become quite the beachwear designer
Songs she wrote
Laura Nyro, outspoken through her writings, was a private person
Tennis star Nicole Vaidisova tells how she handles pressure
An exhibition of works by P. Parameshwar Raju, titled The Three Chariots and the Festive Flames, showcases new works by the artist. The series, in all its expressions, celebrates the festive traditions and ceremonial culture ...
Works by children done at a workshop for children organised by the Daira Centre for Arts and Culture will be professionally exhibited at the gallery. The sale proceeds of this show will be given to Asha,
Beds and chairs, coffee tables and dining tables, diwans and couches, mirror frames and dressing tables, sofa sets, swings, temples, and cutlery as well, all in silver, inspired by royalty, make a rich statement of class and style. They form ...
Nelson Rushdie’s innovation of antique paintings can be seen and enjoyed.
Venue: Chitramayee State Art Gallery of Fine Arts , Kavuri Hills
Date: Till November 17 ...
An exhibition of paintings, 2 for U, by Thrigulla Murali and B. Visweswara Rao, is on.
Venue: Shrishti Art Gallery, Road No. 15, Jubilee Hills
Date: Till November 18 ...
Spoilt for choice
November evenings are synonymous with smoky sizzlers to beat the chill. What better way to do it than tucking into sizzlers, both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Non-vegetarians can choose from choice of prawns, fish, poultry and lambs with ...
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