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The HEALING touch
LET'S TAKE a break from caring for our pets and look at how we can help orphaned wild infants such as squirrels, crows, owls, bats or even deer. At no time should we attempt to retain them as pets but learn to set them free when they're ready. ...
The garden pea is the common man's food all over the world
Bold and gold
Swarnasamarpan, the annual jewellery design contest, showcased the innovative skills of students
Veenu Shah's enamel paintings are singed by heat and suffused with colour
Shibori holds sway
Three designers celebrate the ancient Japanese art of Shibori at an exhibition in Amethyst
Pocketful of classic rock
YO MAN, Peace. Flower Power's back! Only, this time `the gathering of the tribes' was not accompanied by bombastic bellbottoms and bevies of flower children, complete with long unwashed hair and spaced out expressions. Despite the ...
Gems, simply gems...
MANY SUMMERS ago, Mohammed Rafi had sung a lovely song in Dev Anand's Love Marriage - Tin Kanastar Dibba Kaali, Gala Phadkar Chillana, Yaar Mere Mat Bura Maan, Yeh Gana Hai Na Bajana Hai. Rafi had rendered it in a typically ...
Greek kleptiko, Moroccan lamb stew, crepe Normandy... savour these and more at Cedars
Three books on how not to overdo it
From fond daughters
IT WAS a special moment for P. R. Divya from Arupukottai, R.K. Roobiya from Salem and M. Divya from Bhavani. They were the three winners of the Ponnana Edhurgalam contest, organised by Clinic Plus shampoo. The contest, a celebration of the ...
A maudlin soap rules
VIEWERSHIP patterns for Tamil serials suggest that the middle classes like watching serials about the middle classes. "Metti Oli" (Sun TV, 9 p.m.), the most popular soap in Tamil Nadu is about a lower middle class joint family. According to ...
A hot favourite
"JASSI JAISI Koi Nahin" (Sony, Monday- Thursday, 9.30 p.m.) is weaning away younger audiences bored of weepy soaps on other channels. The heroine, Mona Singh, a plain Jane who sports a huge black-framed spectacles and braces, may be something of ...
Late night comedies
WHY DO regional channels telecast so many comedy shows at odd hours? Take a look Comedy Time (Sun), Take It Easy (Raj), Timekku Comedy (Jaya), Comedy Show (Asianet) and Comedy Time (Surya), all are telecast after 10 p.m. According to an ...
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