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Who doesn't love Sherlock Holmes? The popular detective is more popular than his creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. On his birth anniversary today, HEMJIT BHARATHAN says that he is for all ages and times.
Dr. Raja Ramanna was in Kochi this week for the NPOL Silver Jubilee celebrations. SUDHA NAMBUDIRI meets the ace scientist.
Author at eighty
She is to Iyengar cooking what Meenakshi Ammal is to TamBram cooking. Octogenarian Kamala Narasiwodeyar has written a cookbook that ought to keep the flag of tradition flying high.
Does the pursuit of science justify cruelty to animals, be it in schools, colleges, scientific institutions or labs? CHITRA SWAMINATHAN talks to animal activists on the issue.
THIS IS a mixed bag containing fun as well as educational websites for children.
The impact of their clean-cut image, love songs, experiments with variety of sounds and harmonies and their trend-setting lifestyle during the Sixties can be best defined as `Beatle mania'. The continuing sale of discs for a good thirty years now pr oves that the magic of the Beatles lives on.
Steve Waugh, a cricketer of exceptional character, transcends all barriers by sheer grit and determination. He has redefined success with a touch of class and consistency. His indefatigable spirit and performance in the last 17 years will assure hi m of a special place in the history of the game, writes V.V. SUBRAHMANYAM.
IT IS the weekend, with loads of folks at home. What is the best meal option where every one can join in? Why not try the Mongolian hotpot that has been a roaring success with Kochiites. So go ahead and try it out. The traditional Mongolian ...
FAR AWAY from the flood of saas-bahu serials that is improving the cable TV's popularity ratings, "Galti Kiski" on DDI (Wednesdays, 10 p.m.) proves to be sensibly portrayed, and helps one to understand the agony and helplessness of ...
Doing India proud
LAGAAN MAY have missed the bus at the Oscars, Bollywood may be reeling under a rough patch, but so what? Doing India proud at the Cannes International Film Festival at France would be quite a few talents from the country, showcasing individual ...
Urmila's serious innings
URMILA MATONDKAR is finally going all out to prove that she is capable of playing meaningful roles, unlike her usual image that has always shown her in revealing attire. With a good measure of publicity about her daredevil role in Ram Gopal ...
Penning for a cause
IF YOU thought that Shabana Azmi has devoted a good part of her time to social causes, her hubby Javed Akhtar is also in the same frame of mind, as of now. The writer-lyricist has been asked to wield his powerful pen to instil a sense of ...
BUBBLY, JUBILANT and fun loving apt words to describe Jaaved Jaaferi. Always at his expressive best, his television shows are synonymous with entertainment-funda. What better choice could one have for the much-talked-about forthcoming ...
Spider plant makes an effective border in a garden. It can also be raised in pots, provided there is enough space for the offsets to grow.
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