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Saturday, July 19, 2008
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Minimalism in his lines
Exercise, the hard way
K. Pradeep heads out to the Ernakulam Gymnasium for some old fashioned hardcore exercise options
You are never too old…
As you age it is good to follow a fitness regimen
Warm up, eat right
Exercise on the stationary bike for five to ten minutes and then perform specific movements (without resistance) such as front raises, shoulder abduction, pressdowns, shrugs, etc., to thoroughly warm up the muscles and joints before every ...
At home in Kerala
Home for Mami Davis, who came to India from faraway Japan, is here
Khatron Ke Khiladi
Akshay Kumar, the host of the show inspires 13 beautiful participants to chant the gayatri mantra before the start of each stunt. He helps the girls to overcome their fear and calm their mind through prayer. Akshay says whenever he does stunts in ...
THEFOODFILE: THERELUCTANT GOURMET
Look who’s cooking up a storm
There’s something inexplicably seductive about the new brand of celebrity chefs
Sathyan, Thomas Burleigh, T. N. Gopinathan Nair, Adoor Bhasi, P. Bhaskaran, Kumari Thankam
Your latest film ‘Minnaminnikootam’ has evoked a mixed response. What is your take on this?
I was expecting this. The film has a storyline, a theme that everyone may not relate to. From the initial response I ...
My first break
I was encouraged to sing at a tender age by my parents. My first stage performance was at a relative’s marriage where I sang a number by S. Janaki. After a year, I was called to sing on stage with K. J. Yesudas. This was my first ...
Gooseberry can be had fresh or dried
Boil a litre of milk. Add the vinegar to curdle the milk. Strain through muslin cloth and cool it in cold water. Then strain the water. Second, crumble the ‘chenna’(paneer or cottage cheese) and mash it. Add 2 tblsp of refined ...
Rare, medium or well done
The Steak and Sizzlers Festival at Avenue Regent is a treat for foodies
If you are one of those who dislikes halwa, the Kozhikodan, then this is a must-have because it will make a convert of you. It is very unlike the yellow, orange and green (and other colours) confection. This is milk halwa, a warning ...
Bond is back
There is a special thrill in the first time you see the trailer for a highly anticipated movie. And it was difficult to suppress the shiver of excitement as the announcement of the trailer for the latest James Bond movie, “Quantum of ...
All about terror on celluloid
Ramgopal Varma explores the nexus between terrorism and the underworld in his latest film, Contract
Journey of music
Multi-faceted Vasundhara Das says that music remains her ultimate passion
Explore the unseen wild
An action-packed, all-new series on wildlife to keep you glued on National Geographic Channel from July 23
Gallery installations, ‘Speaking Stones’ by N. N. Rimzon and ‘Shadow Remnants’ by Manoj Brahmamangalam will open at the Kashi Art Café, Fort Kochi, and Kashi Art Gallery, Mattancherry, respectively on July 19. The ...
Taking the brood along?
Net benefit travelwithyourkids.com comes up with useful suggestion while travelling with the kids
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