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Wednesday, January 21, 2009
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MEMORIES OF MADRAS
These famous song titles are reminders of the things we love most about our canine friends.
“Homecoming” — There’s always drama when you return home, because to a dog, this is an event in itself. The ...
Hero of the week
22-year-old Niranjan Amarnath is a full-time HRD psychology student who divides his time between animal welfare and academic pursuits. Niranjan is an active PETA fundraiser who regularly organises demonstrations and writes to newspapers about ...
You think dogs will not be in heaven? I tell you, they will be there long before any of us.
Robert Louis Stevenson
A cat improves the garden wall in sunshine, and the hearth in foul ...
Take me Home
Whiskers A few curious cats with large, expressive eyes are ready for homes where warm laps are available for them to curl up in. Call Sudhersena at 93810-50221....
Round and About
(Bits and pieces from the reporters’ diary that did not make it to the main stories)Kamal in the queue!
A week ago, at the celebrated Apple store in the Big Apple, it was business as usual. Geeks lined ...
For designer clothes
Choose from Priyadarshini Rao’s Spring Collection, inspired by childhood memories. Maxis, shirt-waisted long dresses, layered tunics and stretchy churidars comprise the ‘mix n match’ wardrobe.
At “Get Cracking”, a food festival that serves soups, salads and pastas and lobster dishes. There’s also a Combo Catch, comprising soup or salad, pasta, a main course and dessert. For reservation, call ...
They said it
My motto is Anbae sivam! Love all and by all means, whether online or offline. The Internet has made the world a global village. Getting to know and exchanging ideas with a membranophone maker from Alberta or someone from Jaisalmer is ...
VOICE YOUR VIEWS - ONLINE FRIENDSHIP
Online friendship is sought after by workaholics whose social lives have taken a backseat. Networking websites help bring together like-minded people, cutting across all socio-cultural and geographical barriers. Slowly “pen pals” ...
Here comes the harsh truth. Online friendship doesn’t last. Their positives are exaggerated and their negatives downplayed. There is very less possibility of the truth being revealed due to the fear of rejection. But how long can one ...
We live in an electronic era. Thanks to the nuclear family boom, online friendships have become common, especially among youngsters. That’s because they need someone to hear them out, and share their thoughts and experiences with. ...
Teenagers, in spite of mingling with real-life friends, go for virtual relationships. These could lead to unwanted, unpleasant situations. Online friends are just passing clouds; one can’t share feelings in the mode of text, voice chat ...
Making new friends online can be interesting and exciting. But it should not be done, just for the sake of it or just to flaunt the number of contacts one has.
Vasupradha. M ...
Regulation, a must
With the growing popularity of social networking sites such as Orkut, Facebook, Friendster and more, the youth of today are getting into unhealthy online friendships. Interacting with anonymous people may lead them in the wrong direction. ...
In friendship, we must be able to share all information in a trustworthy manner. But, most people chatting online do not share true information about themselves, such as their name, address, profession and so on. They chat just for time pass; ...
Online friendship comes with a caveat. However, it can be used to reap several dividends. Online friendships have resulted in marriages (my brother is an example) if you discover like-minded people sitting in some part of the globe. Through a ...
Online friendship is something which teenagers are getting hooked to these days. But they don’t realise that sometimes it may be dangerous to befriend strangers. Therefore, be aware and don’t trust anyone without verifying his/her ...
Online friendship stops with exchange of words. It’s not about exchange of feelings. Nothing can replace personal interaction. It is time people quit the virtual world and had real fun with real people.
Lavanya JeyaGuru ...
Celebrate Baisakhi with a special Punjabi meal
Jyothi Menon draws from her personal experiences for her new book “The Angel of God”
Time for some “Fashion”
“Fashion” on DVD and VCD now
Way to go!
Seasoned actor-director Mahesh Manjrekar says television has helped him recover from box-office debacles
The competition hots up
Manish Sarser lists the winning features of Fiat Linea, Hyundai Verna and Ford Fiesta
Cars to canvas
Well known car designer Dilip Chhabria takes to painting
Car and bike questions? We have the answers
Name the technology that enables mobile connectivity that can be operated by voice commands in Fiat Linea.
Volkswagen Passat CC is available in Sport ...
MAN AND MACHINE
A great windfall
A stray sheet of paper led Sukumar to a Honda Chaly
Pick your Porsche
The PorscheWorld Roadshow gave customers a taste of what the company has to offer
Mercedes will upgrade the safety of its E-Class and S-Class ranges next year when a new E-Class goes on sale. Safety upgrades to both ranges cover brakes, lights, belts, airbags and driver assistance systems.
The biggest breakthrough is ...
Thus spake the line
Artist Trotsky pays tribute to Adimoolam
Pop-ing the graphic line
‘Chennai POP’ showcases popular culture of the city through various genres of art
Manuel of attitude!
Nina Manuel on model stereotypes and more
Fashion’s new destination
Kimaya, a well-known hi-fashion chain comes to Chennai
Dance away in the land of beaches...Goa
Karoon Murthy’s bike stunts were a crowd puller at the international auto show
Bhangra and Bollywood
Shake a leg at DJ Rekha’s musical evening
Create a good impression
Global Adjustments conducts a business and social etiquette workshop
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