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Facts about children's fiction
``ESPLANADE? WHAT'S that?'' asked a puzzled young caller a day or so after noticing my rather casual mention of The Esplanade last Monday. And that brought me up short, as it suddenly struck me that a couple of generations must have grown into ...
As president of FICCI's Ladies Organisation, Surekha Kothari has lined up some interesting programmes for aspiring women entrepreneurs.
At `Sage and Onion', the new restaurant in Besant Nagar, there's a standard Continental and Indian fare to choose from.
TWO-MINUTE cooking, nutritious food, chop sticks and woks... yes, the Shanghai Club of Chola Sheraton (on 10, Cathedral Road, ph: 8110101) is having a Chinese food festival where the dishes are just `Smoked and Steamed.' Not less than nine ...
RAVINA KOHLI, president of STAR News, seems to be ringing in several changes at the channel. The latest seems to be Sanjay Pugalia's move as Director, STAR News from Zee News, which he currently heads in Delhi. Pugalia and Kohli worked together ...
Kkusum will soon be fit again
KKUSUM MAY be winning accolades aplenty for Ekta Kapoor, but Nausheen Sardar Ali, who plays the title role, was recently injured in a car accident. A slight drizzle in the wee hours of the morning caused her car to skid over an oil spill in ...
What price winnings?
NO MORE eating your heart out over what's being won on the small screen. A recent winner of the STAR Plus show, "Khulja Sim Sim", Kumar Kashinath Kale (how lucky can you get? A triple `K'!) won goods supposedly worth Rs.96,750 only to have them ...
PRIYA RAMAN, who made her debut in "Valli", opposite Rajnikanth years ago, was unable to carve a very memorable name for herself in Tamil films. But her stint in Malayalam cinema has been impressive, with "Sainyam" opposite Mammootty, "Arthana", ...
K works magic in Kannada too
THE BALAJI Telefilms serial "Kavyanjali", directed by Ravi R.Garani, is riding a success wave and garnering high TRP ratings. Ravi Garani is so pleased with the serial's performance that he has nothing but praise for producer Ekta Kapoor and her ...
Another teleserial for Shabana
SHABANA AZMI debuted on TV in the serial "Anupama", directed by Arun Frank, and is now set to work again under him in "Chalo Ek Bar Phir Se", where her co-star is Milind Gunaji. The serial, which revolves round marital conflict, is slated to go ...
If you can tear yourself away from Ten Sports and their coverage of the FIFA World Cup, don't miss Kamal Hasan's "Appu Raja" on Sony Max on June17, and "Utsav", that classic tale of love and passion set amidst intrigue and political revolution ...
It's back to Nature at the Shri AMM Murugappa Chettiar Research Centre in Taramani, Chennai. Find out more...
WITH INCREASING awareness about the ill effects of plastics, it was rather timely to celebrate the World Environment Day'. At Hotel Le Royal Meridien, the week-long celebrations included a host of programmes like cleaning a stretch of G.S.T ...
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