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CHATLINE SANGEETA BAROOAH PISHAROTY meets talented puppeteer Anurupa Roy
Columns

GOING NATIVE
World notes
People Wanayran Angerer on sharing her jazz with India


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METRO WORKOUT
Fighting fit and staying strong
Bringing down enemies is fun, discovers Nandini Nair at a Kickboxing class
Timeless
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
CHEWON THIS
Beguni

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
Food

HISPICE
It packs a punch
Unassuming but not unsungCumin Unassuming but not unsung
CHEF'S CORNER
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
SIGNATURE DISH
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 ...
Television

Expect the unexpected
Sharad Malhotra on “Banoo Main Teri Dulhann”
Style

Dressing up the soul?
Arjun Prakash and Raman Khanna on their label Soul Attires
Profiles

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
Events

Photo Exhibition

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 ...


Vocal recital

By Tripti Watve, disciple of Shriram Munge, Siraj Ahmed Khan, Gokulotsavji Maharaj and Shubhada Marathe.

Venue: Habitat Centre

Date: August 4

Timings: 7 ...


Iced Tea

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

Venue: IIC

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

Date: ...


Piano Recital

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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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