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Fighting fit and staying strong
Bringing down enemies is fun, discovers Nandini Nair at a Kickboxing class
Flashback Derek Bose and Sudhir Mishra on “Do Bigha Zamin”
Hand in glove
Dadi Pudumjee, founder of Ishara Puppet Theatre and one of India’s pioneering modern puppeteers, though a veteran in the field, who has conducted workshops Anurupa attended, gives Anurupa her due as an artiste, saying he does not wish ...
THE RELUCTANT GOURMET
Reinventing a stodgy brew
India is in the throes of a coffee revolution of sorts, and ‘coffee pubs’ are the trendy new meeting places
A hugely popular Bengali snack, it’s nothing but eggplant (aubergine) slices dipped in a batter and fried.
Not very different from the bajjis sold at teatime in south India, especially Tamil Nadu, except that aubergine is not the ...
Grin and beer it
It is bonanza time for beer lovers in town
In hot weather!
The seriousness of global warming was brought home by the Nobel laureate R.K. Pachauri
A rhythm for change
Sunita Rao supports the girl child through her latest song
The man who would teach science
Meet Mohammed Aslam Parvaiz, who launched India’s first science monthly in Urdu
Some man, Sam
A retired Indian Army officer recalls working under Field Marshal Sam Manekshaw
It packs a punch
Unassuming but not unsungCumin Unassuming but not unsung
A lotus labour
This lotus seed halwa is worth the effort
Where’s the silver lining?
A fine-dine Indian restaurant at The Taj Mahal hotel
Dahi Ke Kofte
We have all heard of mutton kofta and vegetable kofta, but the executive chef of The Ashok’s Darbar Restaurant Rajan Looma impresses his visitors with his dahi ke kofte.
He learnt it in Lucknow from where he hails. “The ...
Expect the unexpected
Sharad Malhotra on “Banoo Main Teri Dulhann”
Dressing up the soul?
Arjun Prakash and Raman Khanna on their label Soul Attires
Confidence on a high
Chat Nethra Raghuraman shares her experiences of “Khatron Ke Khiladi” with Anuj Kumar
Drumming to his own tune
Sivamani could have gone West — or to Mumbai — and made it big, but his heart beats for Chennai
By Sandeep Biswas, Saadiya Kochar, Sumit Basu, Ishan Khosla, Ajay Rajgarhia and Vikas Malhotra.
Venue: Café Turtle, Full Circle, N-8, Greater Kailash-I
Dates: August 7 to 17
Timings: 10 a.m. to 9.30 ...
By Tripti Watve, disciple of Shriram Munge, Siraj Ahmed Khan, Gokulotsavji Maharaj and Shubhada Marathe.
Venue: Habitat Centre
Date: August 4
Timings: 7 ...
Beat the heat this August with refreshingly cool iced tea in a variety of exotic flavours like strawberry, peach, jasmine, ginger and mango.
Venue: On the Rocks, The Atrium, Surajkund.
Dates: Till August ...
Remembering Meena Kumari
An illustrated lecture by Pran Nevile, author-scholar followed by Meena Kumari’s poetry, set to music and presented by Rashmi Agarwal
Date: August 2
Timings: 6.30 ...
Struggle For Independence
Gillo Pontecorvo’s Italian film, Battle Of Algiers, is a haunting, cinematic recreation of part of the struggle of Algerians for independence from French rule.
Venue: Epicentre, Gurgaon
The third part of this Universal series with Brendan Fraser in the lead has a familiar look to it that will help strike a rapport with cinemagoers.
Set in China, the presence of Jet Li strikes a doubtlessly favourable note. ...
Chasing the shadow of time
A docu-drama on a man’s search for his ancestral house in Pakistan
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