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Furniture getting sleeker
The concept of readymade furniture has caught the imagination of the people in a big way. Sleek designs, bright colours and maintenance-free products have edged out the decades-old fascination for intricately carved wooden furniture. Wood, which ...
Lifestyle
Academics of hair care
The invitees who attended the "Buddhiman Balika" awards given by Clinic Plus were in for a surprise. The three rural girls, who were selected for the awards at the State-level, were sporting dull hair. It lacked the bounce and the shine ...
Tribute
Swami Omkar (1835 - 1982): An apostle of peace
He donated a piece of bone from his leg to save a girl who was injured in an accident. The prospect of limping for the rest of his life did not deter him from going to the rescue of the hapless girl. His motto in life was always to serve the ...
Personality
A sky spectacle in store
An awe-inspiring spectacle that would light up the metro skyline above the L. Bullayya College grounds is slated for the evening of the sixth day of the six month of this year (6-6-2003), as part of the Sri Lakshmi Narayana Kratuvu to be ...


From nuclear physics to metaphysics
Thirteen years ago, young Rangacharya, an M.Sc. gold medallist in nuclear physics from Andhra University, who had become the manager of a nationalised bank, was suddenly smitten by the bug of spiritualism and realised the emptiness of ...
Showbitz
Payback time
THE PRE-release publicity by way of T-shirts, bandanas, caps, soft drink ads and dharnas notwithstanding Johnny got a severe jolt at the box office. The film released on April 25 in more than 300 theatres failed to draw crowds in ...
Promoting talent
DIRECTOR TEJA, who made stars out of many unknown faces, is keen on promoting at least 10 new faces in his future films. He did this in almost all his films and in Nijam he is introducing nearly 20 artistes. He finds immense pleasure in ...
Saroj Khan's choreography
THE EK do teen choreographer Saroj Khan will now entertain the Telugu audience with her jhatkas. She has choreographed two songs for Venkatramana Productions, which were picturised on Nandamuri Balakrishna and Sonali Bendre. The ...
New role
TABU SEEMS to be going great guns in offbeat ventures. This talented actress has finished M.F. Husain's Meenaxi - A Tale of Three Cities and is ready to make her debut in Bengali films with Gautam Ghose's Abar Aranya. She has also ...
Laugh riot
CHANNELS KEEP introducing new serials periodically to infuse some fresh stuff despite the on-going telecast of some endless soap sagas. Quite a few channels are coming out with fresh serials at this time perhaps to woo the children and adults. ...
Fusion album
While some have stood the test of time, others have faded away. But the determination to arrive on the scene is present in many. The latest entrant is Xenia (actually named Zenia after the flower) Ali, a cousin of Lucky Ali. Meri Ada is ...
Events
Veterans' day out
The other day, senior citizens had a gala time first at the TLN Sabha Hall and later at the Waltair Club. They came from different backgrounds but they had one thing in common. They are all alumni of Andhra University, who had studied during the ...
Music competition
All India Radio is organising a music competition for encouraging new talent. The competition will be held in two stages - preliminary, which will be held at each station of AIR and the final, which will be held in Delhi and Chennai for ...
Contest for kids
Vilan Knit Garments will be organising a healthy baby and fancy dress competition for tiny tots and school going children on may 17 at Hotel Daspalla. Entry forms are available at the Hotel Daspalla, Executive Court, Heritage and Tycoon ...
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