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The poison that is plastic
Egg for thought
Eggs are a symbol of fertility and full of protein. They are an astonishingly cheap and ideal food for growing tissues.
Sashaying down the ramp of life
A woman means more than motherhood, homemaker or a professional. She is an epitome of beauty, of the mind and soul. Ask Gladrags, Mrs India, 2001, who lives in Kochi now
God's own plastic wasteland?
Waste disposal is something that the Keralite has to relearn about. In the present context, when there is no open ground outside the compound wall, where he can dump the wastes, he is at a loss. Plastic waste is causing untold harm to the ecoscape, l aments K. BALAKRISHNAN, on World Environment Day, today,
Director Shyamaprasad is embarking on a historic mission: the filming of the O. V. Vijayan classic, `Kazakkinte Ithihasam'. RAJMOHAN SUDHAKAR learns that new faces will dominate this movie, which will reach theatres by the end of the year.
Sites for scholars
Students on the look-out for professional or scholarship opportunities after graduating from college are sure to find these sites useful...
M.S. GOPALA KRISHNAN IS recognised as one of the top violinists in the country. But he is much more than that. He is the only top rung violinist who performs in pure Carnatic and Hindustani styles in different concerts. That makes him a much ...
Best of 2003 - so far
Music companies collaborate with each other and release compilation albums featuring their best hits so far half way through the year. Here are two such releases.
Swimming in glory
The Regional Sports Centre's swimming academy, started just a year ago looks promising, what with state laurels coming its way. STAN RAYAN meets coach V. T. Prasannan and the young hopefuls, Dharsana and Yasmin.
Great food guide
Want to try out an exotic Mexican dish in your humble kitchen that has experienced only the aroma of asafoetida and mustard seeds? Then grab a copy of Karen Anand's book on international cooking.
Singing a new tune
APART FROM setting tunes to Javed Akhtar's lyrics for the "Have A Clean Mumbai"' campaign to be aired on satellite channels, Anu Malik is all set to release an album with Yukta Mookhey. The former Miss World says she is really excited about ...
Soaps of the real kind
KHUSHI, PAKHI and Cygnus wondering what these are? Nay, not Bollywood films, but Mithun Chakraborty's latest products. Smart entrepreneurship has seen him launch these three brands of soap detergents. The words used for the launch ...
WHEN SHE got a nose job done to play Indira Gandhi in "Indira", one thought her brush with politics ended there, on the screen. But now it looks like Manisha Koirala is inclined to enter the political arena. Confirming some offers received ...
A rough patch
"AS IF stealing was not enough, they have the gall to seek rights for the film in the U. S.", fumed writer Barbara Taylor Bradford and her husband Robert, according to reports. Alleging infringement of copyright on her work, "Woman of Substance" ...
Ash, Ash everywhere
AWAY FROM the hot climate and controversies, Aishwarya Rai has been cooling off at Cannes. The Indian beauty, who has been keeping the shutterbugs on their toes, seems to have hardly pleased the fashion designers back home. Most big names are ...
Branches of the fern asparagus are great for bouquets and flower arrangements.
Discovery of a wedding
A Bangalore family was filmed as part of Discovery Channel's series on world weddings, which is soon to be telecast.
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