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Mirth and merriment, seriously
SPEND AN evening at Delhi's Roshanara Club and you are sure to come back filled with nostalgia. Half the club has been renovated - or rather the two wings. The old building in the centre is now being demolished. It was built with much care and ...
INTERNATIONAL DESIGNER tags are hardly a dream afar, and here is another proof. Opening shopping avenues for Delhiites, well-known accessory brand Frazer and Haws has just lifted curtains on a new showroom at New Delhi's Green Park with two ...
NATURAL VEGETABLE colours on the canvas through the brush of chefs, while well-known painters are in the kitchen making food that chefs like. This is the scene at Marriot WelcomHotel in New Delhi this past week. This symphony of food and art ...
JODI NUMBER One is back. So are the jokes. In this latest assembly line presentation from David Dhawan, old faithful Sanjay Dutt and Govinda keep company, crack jokes, have frequent digs, make you laugh occasionally, smile often. Clad in ...
Film-makers awakening to a new New Zealand
"The Lord of the Rings" trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien has few parallels in the world of fiction. And the first and second parts of the film version are already being hailed as landmarks in cinematic history. But neither the author's breathtaking imaginat ion nor the director's vision holds a candle to the actual splendour that is New Zealand, says SUMITRA SENAPATY, about the country that provided the locales for both films... .
IN A country where technology is on par with the most advanced nations of the world but available only to a minority, Nokia - one of the leading companies in mobile communications - is trying to tap the market potential of the ...
His country's Prime Minister may be spewing black smoke and war talk, but seasoned multi-percussionist Pete Lockett and his fellow musicians believe in generating sparks of a different kind. ANJANA RAJAN meets the group, currently touri ng India with musical sounds of many cultures... .
The singer on song...
It is in the Land of Butterflies that Satish Babbar would like to dwell, but R.V. SMITH found him in his studio in North Delhi. It's there "in the eloquence of silence'' that he hears the young flautist of the hills, who drew him into t he valleys of Almora and was then brought here to record the magic of his flute... .
Chords & Notes
THOUGH THE music of this cassette has been made to coincide with the Navratras the music composers have laid more emphasis on providing entertainment rather than giving spiritual salvation to the listeners. Even while the lyrics have been ...
Tealeaf salad, mutton with mango, these and other exotic dishes were on offer at the Burma on the Rocks food festival concluded recently at Belvedere in New Delhi's Le Meridien. SUMITRA SENAPATY tucks into some culinary secrets from th e land of the white elephant, brought to us by women chefs....
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