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Helping students realise `foreign' dreams
The Gandhiji clone on an MTV show evoked widespread anger, recently. But the Father of the Nation may be above such pettiness. PRATIMA ASHER tells the MTV Generation a few things about Gandhiji, which perhaps they did not know.
A TALL, bespectacled man with a Freudian beard and imposing presence, Dr. P. M. Mathew Vellore, at 70, carries with him a zest and vitality uncommon among men of his age. Forty years back, when psychology as an academic study was not popular as ...
The State Transport Ministry has, at last, decided to acknowledge the gravest problem facing our roads _ pollution. They have finally set the deadline for phasing out commercial vehicles that are over 15 years and making the Pollution Under Control ( PUC) certificates mandatory, reports SMITHA SADANANDAN.
The website, mailerindia.com, provides abundant information on the Vedic way of life that ensures prosperity and good health. Read on to find out more...
From this Saturday onwards for more than a month cricket fans are bound to be glued to TV screens and all talk is sure to veer towards the fortunes of the teams in the World Cup. Cricket is a unifying force, feels VIJAY GEORGE, which binds a nation together, irrespective of class, creed, caste
Celebrating lively twenty
While some of the big clubs have stopped their long-running tourneys, a small club in Kochi has kept a tradition going for twenty years. STAN RAYAN profiles the Thebasco Club, which celebrates a major landmark this week
SHE'S CONSTANTLY been given a raw deal. But Namrata Shirodkar has now bagged an international offer. She has been signed for Gurinder Chaddha's adaptation of Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice". Namrata's co-star in the film, Aishwarya Rai had ...
Will it "Run"?
AFTER BONEY Kapoor bought the remake rights of the Tamil mega-hit Madhavan starrer "Run," doubts are being raised whether it will do well in Hindi too. However, Abhishek Bachchan who has bagged the role is quite confident. "The script's backbone ...
FEBRUARY WILL see two star weddings in the country's capital. Buzz has it that model turned actress, Pooja Batra, will tie the knot with U.S. based Dr. Sonu Ahluwalia. After her much talked about affair and split up with Akshay Kumar, Batra, ...
KAREENA IS all praise for Jyothika, who did the original Telugu version of "Khushi". In fact, Kareena suggested Jyothika's name for the Hindi version as well. But after her disastrous debut opposite Akshaye Khanna in Raj Kumar Santoshi's ...
IS THERE anything new about celebrities campaigning for social causes? But what is it that made the recent star-studded gathering of Parmeshwar Godrej's project so alarmingly different? It was her idea of bringing together the leading lights of ...
AFTER MARRIAGE and motherhood and her not-so-successful films with Shah Rukh Khan and Dreamz Productions, Juhi is waiting to hit the big screen again. "I am keen to get back to work and waiting for some good roles to happen," says the chirpy ...
THE ONE and only Chinese family in Kochi has just celebrated Chinese New Year in right traditional style. Say Chinese and out pops vivid images of red lanterns that sway to the vibrancy of dragon dances and delicate strokes of bamboo shoots that ...
Just another monsoon wedding
Tourism is in, right. But is selling the Indian wedding as part of tour promotion taking the case too far, wonders PRIYADARSSHINI SHARMA. Would the sanctity of it get lost in insensitive commercialisation, she fears.
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