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Killing fields on the highway
For better tribal health
The Government launched a tribal health project some time ago. Dr. Jaya Lal Mohan, Medical Officer in charge of reproductive and child health in Ernakulam, tells LEELA MENON about it.
Put sparkle into your teeth
What is pyorrhoea? How do you keep your teeth sparkling white? What do you do to repair a chipped tooth? Dr. Vijailakshmi Acharya and her team of specialists answer queries...
Big screen wooing families back
THE IDIOT box is turning to be boring now and in the last six months more and more people are visiting cinema theatres. True, films do not run for weeks at a stretch, (of course exceptions prove the rule) but theatre owners are happy and welcome ...
Fish for a healthy heart
The reputation of fish, especially fatty fish, as a heart-healthy food has a scientific basis. Two servings of fatty fish per week can considerably reduce your risk of suffering a heart attack or a stroke.
Food for your pet
HAVING PETS is much easier today given the wide range of commercial pet foods available. They have been formulated after research, taking into account the dog's nutritional needs and therefore form a very balanced meal. Vegetarian options are ...
Truce with Hungama now...
Director Priyadarshan describes his latest film `Hungama' as a situational comedy that aims to tickle the funny bone of the child within you
Waiting for the right break
With the talent and right strokes, Sankar P. Gopan is set for big things. STAN RAYAN profiles this youngster, who continues the fine tradition of Kerala badminton.
Jams for all purposes
Surprise your loved ones at the breakfast table by serving them these home-made jams.
THE GOODNESS of raw vegetables cannot be overlooked. They should be in included in one's diet as regular as possible, perhaps in every meal. The old adage of a white, a yellow and a green may be rarely taught these days, but it is a good reminder ...
THE BEST Actor may soon act in the Best Director's film! Aparna Sen who was adjudged the best director at the 50th National Film Awards, is likely to rope in this year's National Award - winning Best Actor Ajay Devgan for her next project, we ...
Jeetendra's new venture
WHEN YESTERYEAR hero Jeetendra made his grand entry into the State Vidhan Sabha in Bhopal recently, one thought he was following his peers, Shatrughan Sinha, Rajesh Khanna, Vinod Khanna, and Jayaprada to the political arena. But nay, Jeetendra ...
FORMER MISS India Neha Dhupia is bombarded with questions from the paparazzi. Reason? Her debut in Harry Baweja's "Qayamat". Giving ample scope for conservatives to spin tales, the former model is more than excited about her role, which includes ...
POONAM DHILLON, a familiar face in Shobha De's soap, "Kitty Party", says she's had enough of the serial and would like to call it quits. News has it that Shobha De is penning the lines for an apt exit for the actress. So easy! Actors, all of a ...
Banned, after a two-year run!
BOLLYWOOD IS full of strange happenings. The Madhya Pradesh Government has banned the screening of "Kabhi Khushi Kabhi Gham." It is ironical that the blockbuster, which ran to packed halls and was acclaimed for its simple yet catchy storyline, is ...
MALAIKA ARORA, the popular MTV host, is said to have glamorised the thin-look image on the small screen and in her item numbers on the big screen. Amrita Arora, Malaika's sister, however, was dubbed "pretty and simple" in her debut "Nau Do ...
Good luck plant
Believed to bring home good luck, `Cordyline terminalis' is a popular indoor plant known for its beautiful foliage.
TIME TO drive away your blues, time to forget the unsavoury truths of life. Time to enjoy Priyadarsan's Hungama. It seeks to impart dignity to irreverence. And in many parts succeeds. In others it is outrageously loud, but all along, ...
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