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Spirited fight is the need of the hour
"While there are so many ways to express your intimacy with your pals, you need not `go breaking the bottles' to showcase your friendship", write M.R.Aravindan and T.Saravanan
Voice Your Views

Voice your views
"The best solution would be to make it mandatory for all approved educational institutions to have mini-buses at least, to pickup and drop students"
Face Facts

And now, for some toning tips...
Toning is an essential part of skin care. Read the second part of the article on cleansing, toning and moisturising to sport a glowing skin...
Issues

June — the `cruellest' month
For many parents, June is a dreaded month as their budget allocation for the month soars to a record high.


A base to set the ball rolling
The `Little League', known as the largest sports movement in the world, will visit Chennai from the U.S., to introduce baseball in 1,000 schools in Tamil Nadu as part of its outreach programme for 2003.
Cinema

In the big league
THE NEW Malayalee girl making waves in Chennai is Geetu Mohandas. She is Madhavan's heroine in Raj Kamal's "Nala Damayanthi" directed by Mouli. Those who saw a preview of the film are raving about her performance as Damayanthi, a Srilankan Tamil ...
The new Khan
THE MAN who is making waves in Bollywood these days is Irfan Khan after his riveting performance as a villain in director Tigmanshu Dhulia's "Haasil". The film takes a look at the politician-criminal nexus in a college campus. Irfan Khan's ...
`King' Khan is back
AFTER A long time, a Hindi film "Chalte Chalte" has opened well in Chennai and Coimbatore grossing Rs. 12.8 lakhs from three prints in its opening weekend (Friday to Sunday). It is a phenomenal opening, which proves that Shah Rukh Khan's magic ...
Hard as a rock
LOHITHADAS IS Malayalam cinema's best-known scriptwriter after M.T.Vasudevan Nair. He has written scripts where the characters are real and with whom the audience can relate to. And it came as a surprise when K. S. Ravikumar, one of the top ...
Man versus machine
HOLLYWOOD'S BIGGEST blockbuster of the year "The Matrix: Reloaded" is releasing this Friday in India. The film had a fantastic opening and touched $200 million in 10 days, but started sliding as the box office collections fell by a sharp 65 ...
Big budget survivor
His two releases "Vaseegara" and "Puthiya Geethai" this year failed to create any tremor at the box-office. Still Vijay is cool and says: "I did my best in both the films but obviously my audience did not appreciate them. I have learned to take ...
Information Technology

Ring out the old, ring in the new
"Only 25 per cent of the users are aware of the various features available in their instruments"
Eating Out

Serene, stylish and steaming always
COULD NOT meet your friend as per your appointment? No worries! Just leave a note on the `Heart Beats', an information board, placed in this pub. This unique concept or facility is offered by the Abi's Café at Gandhi Nagar in the city to its ...
Events

A fair show
The star attraction of the fair, of course, is the Acupressure self-massage kit made of wood, introduced for the first time in the Poompuhar fair in Madurai.
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