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Scaling greater heights
Chinmayi scripts her own success story through sheer hard work, says S. AISHWARYA

Seaside sojourn
It is well past midnight when I enter the small beach town of Tranquebar, now called Tharangambadi. The drive in through a ‘Land Gate’, takes me to another age and time. I see Danish relics with their washed-out charm swathed in an ...

Ask Shahnaz
Beautician Shahnaz Hussain offers tips and answers queries. You can send your queries to

My eyelashes and eyebrows have been turning grey over the last 10 years. ...

Cut down expenses

Inflation is a common word we come across these days. The common man is suffering the most as he is unable to make both ends meet due to spiralling prices of products. Majority of the population has to cut down on its expenses and lead a ...


Petrol prices have registered a steep rise the world over. It has been reported that a large number of people in the Philippines have done away with two and four-wheelers due to petrol price hike and now prefer to travel by public transport. ...


Inflation is having a serious and adverse impact on our country. Rupee value is dwindling while the prices of commodities are skyrocketting. If the situation is left unchecked, it will result in utter economic chaos across the country. The ...

Tough going

Inflation is due to overall increase in the cost of products and services. When the cost of business increases, the prices of products also increases.

This abrupt increase makes the income meagre and forces people to search for better ...

Possible solutions

Inflation is creating havoc in common man’s life today. The reason for inflation is quoted to be oil price rise in the international market which is an exogenous factor on which the government has no control. But there are a few reasons ...


Continuous fall in dollar rates and increase in prices of oil products in the international market are two main reasons cited for the present double digit inflation rate. To control the same, we have been advised to reduce our needs to a ...
Beauty And Wellness

A little food for thought
With television invading our homes, quality time spent with family at mealtimes is fast getting reduced. Neither does food get the attention it deserves

The missing roll number
Issue There is a need to re-look at the education system that has become boring

Healthy at home!
Karisma Kapoor denies a comeback in the near future

Translating promise to results
INTERVIEW Santhanam’s journey from the small screen to silver screen has been eventful
The son also rises
Shantanoo is on a high. His maiden film “Sakkarakatti” that also marks the debut of producer Kalaipuli S. Thanu’s son Kalaa Prabu as director, will hit the big screen in August.

Keen on making a lasting impact in showbiz, ...

Dad’s cool
It’s a proud moment for actor Sarath Kumar. His svelte, twinkle-toed daughter Varalakshmi is making her debut in tinseldom with the Simbu starrer “Poda Podi.”

Says a happy papa, “I wanted her to have a good ...

Glamour, goodwill
Never mind if there isn’t much happening for Lara Dutta on the film front.

The beauty is involved in a host of social issues. The former Ms. Universe is doing her bit to promote HIV/AIDS awareness.

Besides, she is also ...

Learning with Laadli
Issue Know more about gender equality through a creative online game

News that cheers
“Kuch Meetha Ho Jaye” serial focusses on positive news

Tribute to women
Ariel, one of the popular detergent brands from Procter and Gamble, launches the Ariel Real Champions Programme to pay tribute to the women behind successful champions. As part of the programme, it has roped in three of India’s leading ...

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