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Of academic angst
With the accent on academics increasing in schools and competition becoming fierce, more and more children seem to be succumbing to anxiety disorders. SHOBHA MENON talks to some psychologists and analyses the problem.
Pets Care

A balanced diet for pets
SO, WHAT is good for your pup? Feeding right in the formative years helps a puppy develop immunity, thus making him healthier. A complete, adequate diet must have the right amount of protein, fat and starch plus all the vitamins and minerals. As ...
Heritage

It's what heritage is made of
The Queen Mary's College is not just a colonial structure of heritage value, but also a symbol of the success stories of many women in various fields.
Arts & Crafts

It's technique over form
The works of Andhra-based artist A. Rajeswar Rao, on show at Forum Art Gallery till June 28, are heavily influenced by rural life.
Eating Out

Veggie delights
Udipi is synonymous with standard vegetarian fare and one can get a taste of some distinctive dishes at Mathsya, Egmore.
Showbitz

Movies that inspire fashion
NO MORE do dolled up Bharatiya Naari's on celluloid help fill up the coffers of Bollywood, we hear. After Madhuri's Dhak Dhak and Choli Ke Peeche numbers, the concept of the choli as a glamorised blouse made its foray into ...


Screen bahu in a new role
THE POPULAR bahu of Bollywood small-screen, Tulsi, of "Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi" fame will soon be beyond the family entanglements of the Mirani household. Grabbing the offer to host a one-hour talk show "Kuch... Diiil Se" on SAB TV, ...
Chan coming to India
MUKESH BHATT is excited about the developments. Kung Fu superstar, Jackie Chan, we hear, is all set to land on Indian soil to shoot the major part of his next film by a Hong-Kong filmmaker. Extending all possible help to the star who packs a ...
`Bollywood' in dictionary
IT'S A matter of pride that the world's largest cinema industry `Bollywood' is all set to find a place in the Oxford English Dictionary. As the word `Bollywood' has, over the years, become familiar parlance across the world, the compilers decided ...
Disappointed
SRI DEVI, daughter of actor Vijay Kumar, who was promised the heroine's role in "Priyamana Thozhi" opposite Madhavan, will now have to be content playing second fiddle to Jyothika. As a mark of protest, the the young actress did not attend the ...
Savvy Simran
WITH WEDDING bells ringing near, Simran is trying her hand at film production. The glamorous star, who is believed to be strict regarding her payments, is said to have slashed her rates for her forthcoming "Kovilpatti Veeralakshmi". According to ...
Shopping

Attractive gift items
AN EXHIBITION attracting gift shoppers has a range of striking brass ware in antique silver, copper and pewter finish, handcrafted cloth activity books for children and leather strips woven into multi-hued handbags. Organised by Contemporary Arts ...
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