A snip of Ask Ooloo application.
August 26, 2014

A sassy and personal search app

There have been a number of digital personal assistants, like Google, Siri, and Cortana, who have been helping us resolve various search queries that we put forth. They have helped us in scheduling... »
A scene from the play 'It's Not Waht You Tihnk!' by Cartel, Mumbai. Photo: K. Ramesh Babu
August 25, 2014
MPTF 2014

Citizen Reviews: It's Not Waht You Think

The second day’s play It’s not Waht you Tihnk! had the audience rolling in the aisles, and the response to ‘Citizen reviews’, overwhelming as usual. Mahesh Patil is selected as the ‘... »
Photographer Pawan Menon.
Hyderabad, August 25, 2014

One with the wild

Food photography is passé, the latest passion seems to be – wildlife. Those who aren’t keen on shelling out big bucks to capture exotic birds are enjoying their long waits at popular places like t... »
Prarthana Goenka
Hyderabad, August 24, 2014

They give you wings

Ever wanted to apply to colleges abroad and struggled to improve that application form? Or been applying to so many colleges that it is now hard to narrow down the chase? This is where Dream Schem... »
Sachin Joshi
August 22, 2014

Nee Jathaga Nenundali: A yawn of a remake

‘Enti’ she asks with a quizzical look and after a long pause he says ‘…enledhu’. This conversation, if we can call it that, repeats quite a few times during Nee Jathaga Nenundali, the Telug... »
B.S. Prakash, Vijay Marur and Shankar Melkote talk about Return of the Dirty Old Men, to be staged as part of MetroPlus Theatre festival 2014 in Hyderabad Photo: Sangeetha Devi Dundoo
Hyderabad, August 21, 2014
MPTF 2014

‘We are old men, dirty or otherwise’

Return of the Dirty Old Men Venue: Ravindra Bharathi Date: August 24; 7.30p.m. B.S. Prakash, Shankar Melkote and Vijay Marur... »
Md. Ibrahim Khan
Hyderabad, August 20, 2014

A trip to Pakistan

Mohammed Ibrahim Khan will accompany the Indian teams for the South Asian Cadet & Junior table tennis Championships 2014 to be held at Islamabad,Pakistan from August 27 to 29 as coach. Joining... »
Radhika Vaz. Photo: Bhagya Prakash
August 26, 2014

In the name of comedy

Radhika Vaz is unapologetically older, angrier and hairier and like all Indians, does think she would have been making more money if she had been a doctor. “I followed my passion and trust me, maki... »
A scene from the 'Return of the dirty old men' Photo: Nagara Gopal
August 25, 2014
MPTF 2014

Citizen Reviews: Return of the Dirty Old Men

The seventh edition of The Hindu MetroPlus Theatre Fest came to an end on August 24 with staging of the play Return of the Dirty Old Men. Thank you audience for making the Fest a hug... »
Thillu Mullu.
August 25, 2014

Rajinikanth posters out on the Internet!

It took only a minor role in Apoorva Raagangal for Rajinikanth’s career to be launched. While memes about the Superstar come out throughout the year, the latest tribute on the Internet celeb... »
Flora Saini.
HYDERABAD, August 24, 2014

Colours of the ‘dhanak’

Flora Saini is fascinated by how the Kalbelia tribe, like most indigenous tribes in Rajasthan and Gujarat, have a rich tradition of making their own clothes and jewellery, with all the intricate em... »
Sharmila and Hirendernath, yoga teachers, talk about BKS Iyengar and his contibution to yoga. Photo: D. Chakravarthy
HYDERABAD, August 22, 2014

Mind, body and science

A day after B.K.S Iyengar breathed his last, yoga practitioner and teacher Sharmila walked into a bookstore and asked for 10 copies of a book penned by the late guru. The shop attendant was curious... »  
A model sports an ensemble by Sashikant Naidu, to be showcased at Lakme Fashion Week on August 22.
HYDERABAD, August 20, 2014

Return of the recluse

Sashikant Naidu is a recluse, almost. He is reachable to friends and the loyal clientele he’s built up over the years but he’s uncomfortable with the frills that come with fashion weeks — the atte... »
Chess Grandmaster M R Lalith Babu Photo: Ch.Vijaya Bhaskar
Hyderabad, August 20, 2014

It’s the team thing

For GM M.R. Lalith Babu, it was a dream come true maiden appearance in the Chess Olympiad in Norway last week-end when »

Devaraja Mudali Street in George Town packs in a vast variety of merchandise, and some unusual history to boot »



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Young designers Bharat Gandhi and Kalimishetty Sridevi, who recently showcased their maiden collection look to provide clients with classy, understated elegance »