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Doing Chennai proud
The article "Chess king in Chennai" (September 9) highlighting the achievements of Viswanathan Anand was interesting and made one feel proud that someone from Chennai could make it big on the international chess scene. The picture that ...
The article on foreign daughters-in-law and Indian mothers-in-law ("Phoren bahu, desi saas", September 7) was well written. Not only did it bring out the problems caused by cross cultural marriages it also indicated that such relationships ...
On zoo life
It was fascinating to learn about the life of vets at the Vandalur zoo ("Docs in the den", September 6). Little do we realise how risky their job is. The article made a thoroughly enjoyable read. N. ...
The "Tiranga" concert ("Show-stoppers all", September 2) was a rare blend of music, poetry and patriotism. Javed Akhtar's spontaneous verse was soul-stirring and inspiring. One hopes that more such events that cut across cultural barriers are ...
The article ("Organic options", September 7) was informative and quite an eye-opener. It was a revelation to learn that even vinegar, flour and chilli powder can effectively keep pests at bay in our garden. D. Karthik
R. A. ...
The interview with writer Salman Rushdie's wife Padma Lakshmi ("Glamour and Goodwill, September 13) was heart-warming. It made one realise that there's so much more to the South Indian `ramp scorcher' than just a fashionable exterior. We wish her ...
Tale of toil
The 26-year-old Stag-Don Bosco Youth Centre Table Tennis Academy is being run for underprivileged children
Did you know?
Manjit Dua won the first of his three national table tennis singles titles at the Corporation Indoor Stadium in January 1974. ...
SPORT / QUOTE
It's a very demanding sport. The season's long. There's not much time off. This is why I'm grateful for every tournament, every Grand Slam I win. You never know which is your ...
Made by Indira
Her saris are simple yet striking. Indira Broker's creations are on show at Ambience today and tomorrow
IT WILL be an exhibition-cum-sale of antiques, natural fibre products and Tanjore paintings on September 17 and 18 at the Vimonisha Art Gallery, Khader Nawaz Khan Road, Nungambakkam. The antiques include Burmese lacquer trays and boxes, Swedish ...
Shop and enjoy
ONCE AGAIN, it's time for some pop music. Lifestyle International is bringing to the city the Channel [V] pop stars, Aasma, tomorrow (September 17) at 5.30 p.m. The event marks the launch of Lifestyle Weekend, a new marketing concept, which ...
Star signs and green cover. Wonder, what the link is? Here's how astrology can help sustain environment
Surya is back!
SURYA, THE rising star of Tamil cinema, has finally decided to scrap his Gautham Menon- directed "Chennayil Oru Mazhaikalam" after almost a six-month wait and a photoshoot. According to Surya: "I was waiting for Gautham to finish his Telugu ...
Sarath's new dual role
SARATH KUMAR, the He-Man of Tamil cinema, is once again donning the dual role of father and son in director Hari's "Ayyaa" to be produced by Pushpa Kandaswamy for Kavitaalaya. Sarath said: "`Ayyaa' is a family entertainer and will be a milestone ...
Master of suspense
MANOJ NIGHT Shyamalan's latest film "The Village" was premiered by Columbia Tristar at Chennai's Satyam Cineplex recently. The auditorium was done up with thematic displays and international promos. Storytelling has always been Shyamalan's forte ...
LAST WEEK, Reema Sen changed the way her name was spelt and dropped her surname as per numerological advice. She has become Reemma, and believe it or not, her first release after this namechange has proved lucky. "Chellamay" has taken a great ...
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