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Be urbane but not profane
Once a young girl was seen sprinting across a street in Paris. A gentleman stopped her midway and inquired the reason. She explained that she was wearing a designer gown and before the fashion changes she wanted to be noticed by the people. Well, tha t is fashion, which is vibrant and keeps changing, perhaps, at the drop of a hat. In recent times, fashion has acquired new dimensions. The spawning satellite channels have opened the floodgates for a cultural invasion and fashion is holding the cen tre stage at the moment. Bell-bottoms are staging a comeback and the dangerously low cut below- navel trousers that exposes the `G-String' are the `in'-thing. "Skin is God's gift" and thus needs to be exposed is the mantra in the fashion world, be it


Ganapati Bappa is coming
Maharashtra Mandal would reverberate with the chant "Ganapati Bappa Moriya, Mangal Murti Moriya" as Lord Ganesh would be the presiding deity at the venue for the 11-day Ganesh Chaturthi festival from Sunday next. The metro's Marathi community is ...
Health & Medicine

Bank on it for blood
We often hear of patients succumbing to their injuries, on the operation table, for want of blood. The hospital may not be having the required blood and even if it could arrange transfusion, the blood group may not match with that of the patient. ...
Music

Metro cultural round-up
The noted literary body, Visakha Sahiti, organised a lecture on Kulasekhara Alwar's `Mukundamala' recently.''He was one among the 12 Alwars who by the dint of their accomplishment of selfless devotion coupled with total `Saranagathi' could ...
Food Line


Showbitz

Starting afresh
AFTER AN all-time low on the personal and professional front, Uday Kiran now wants to start afresh with a new perspective. He admits that certain levels of monotony had crept into his films, which could be the reason for some of them not doing ...
One more on charity path
THE LATEST trend in Telugu cinema is to tread the charity path. If Chiranjeevi has established blood and eye banks, the next in line is our young hero NTR who had come forward to help an economically backward student to study medicine. Even ...
Title travails
NOWADAYS THE title of a movie is not hot anymore unless it comes with a tag line. Puri Jagannath started the trend with his film Idiot, which had a caption O chantigadi prema katha. Now almost every movie comes with a tag line ...
Active on telly
VETERAN ACTOR Akkineni Nageswara Rao is back in action but on the small screen. The septuagenarian who already featured in Matti Manishi will now be acting in a daily serial titled Oke Okkadu. Rudraraju Rameshbabu, Ashok kumar, ...
Joining hands again
AFTER OKKADU, it is inevitable for the two giants who made the film a mega success to join hands once again for a new venture. Maheshbabu has agreed to do a film for M.S. Raju's Sumanth Art Productions. The shooting is tentatively scheduled from ...
Land & People


Janmashtami celebrated religiously
Krishna, the eighth incarnation of Vishnu, is the darling of India's teeming millions by virtue of the multi-faceted personality this unique Avatara of the Lord, who gave the world the 'Bhagavadgita'. The childhood pranks of Krishna have all ...
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