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A force to reckon with
Women in distress find the All-Woman Police Stations set up in several parts of the city a haven. SUSAN SRIDHAR visits some of them.
Lifestyle
Get organised!
DO YOU ever spend time looking for something that you know is `right here, somewhere'? Do you ever experience mild panic when you can't find something important? Do you often forget to do things or leave tasks unfinished? If so, these tips may ...
Arts & Crafts
Epic entertainment
Chennai-ites can get a glimpse of Yakshagana, the ancient folk theatre form, tomorrow at Rani Seethai Hall where a 14-member troupe will perform "Vaali Moksha" from the Ramayana.


Products aplenty
The three expos recently organised by the ZAK Trade Fairs and Exhibitions at the Chennai Trade Centre received an overwhelming response from the public. A report.
Fine threads of tradition
Vidhi Singhania, who has done much to revive the unique weaves of Kota in Rajasthan, will present her newly-designed collection at the Crafts Council of India's Summer Sale in the city on March 8 and 9.
Personality
Scripts that speak history
P. R. Srinivasan, former Director of Epigraphy, is one of the most reputed epigraphists in the country today. He talks about his passion for deciphering ancient scripts and languages.
A huge hit on the small screen
"Raghuvamsam", "Sathya", "Chitti"... quality performances in several Tamil serials have made Deepa Venkat a popular face in many homes. Her small screen "Payanam" seems all set to continue for some time.
Green Notes
Fiery festoons
Heliconia, with its flame-red flowers, adds a festive glow to gardens. Read on to find out more about the exotic plant.
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Gateways to excellence
"Travelogue", a programme organised by the Alliance Francaise every month, brings audiences face-to-face with well-known achievers. The first two were historian S. Muthiah and art director Thotta Tharani.
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