FESTIVE CHEER: Stores in the city stock up on colourful Christmas merchandise even as the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Photo: Mohammed Yousuf
Hyderabad, December 21, 2014

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

There’s a certain festive feel in the air with Christmas right around the corner. From a giant Christmas tree greeting passengers at the Shamshabad airport, to small wreaths, stars, bells and tree... »
A model showcases a Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's creation from their new collection 'Renaissance'
Hyderabad, December 19, 2014

‘India is our eternal muse’

It’s celebration time for ace designers Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla, who have come up with a new collection. The duo completed 28 years of making people look fabulous with their designs and to mar... »
Jungle Tales: Saad Bin Jung loves the wild and the wilderness. Photo: Nagara Gopal
December 18, 2014

A dawn awaits forgotten people

Saad Bin Jung is reviving his touch with what we call ‘civilization.’ After spending months in the jungle resorts which he owns in Karnataka and Africa, Saad is seemingly enjoying his life though h... »
A MATTER OF SPACE: Do Din will have a session on women, how they navigate the city and relate to recreational spaces. Photo: Nagara Gopal
HYDERABAD, December 17, 2014

Two days to understand our city

What constitutes the city we live in? What do we mean by urbanisation? What does it mean for eight million people to inhabit the space we call a city? The Hyderabad Urban Lab (HUL) attempts to addr... »
SAFETY FIRST: Service providers in the city insist on user and driver details to ensure security
Hyderabad, December 16, 2014

What’s your safe ride?

The recent Uber cab rape case has the entire country up in arms against what was once touted to be a cool way to commute. After all travelling in a luxury car at affordable prices was never this e... »
The device alerts users through text or email
HYDERABAD, December 16, 2014

Track your luggage with Trakdot

It is not uncommon to land at your destination and go to the carousel, only to wait almost forever and not see your baggage turn up. If you are lucky, then your bags have just got diverted and you... »
December 15, 2014
Admit two

Memories of Hamburg

Author and poet Sridala Swami and journalist Serish Nanisetti display their photographs of Hamburg in 'The Same Other’, showing the parallels and similarities with Hyderabad. Ven... »
Jagapati Babu and Kalyani
December 19, 2014

O Manishi Katha: Oft told tale

The title itself suggests that it is not a regular commercial movie but is aimed at family audiences. O Manishi Katha is a story that you wouldn't mind reading in some weekly magazine. Made... »
A still from Sulemaani Keeda
Hyderabad, December 19, 2014

Get ready for this keeda

Sulemani Keeda is fast wriggling its way to different cities and the team is enjoying the journey. The film is witty and matter-of-factly written and yet the writer-director Amit Masurkar says it... »
Next step: Anil Ravipudi
December 18, 2014

Change in direction

Yet another writer will debut as a director next year. Anil Ravipudi who penned dialogues for Masala and Aagadu turned director with a wholesome commercial entertainer Pataas s... »
At Goethe Zentrum
Hyderabad, December 17, 2014

Same, without any difference

040 is the code to dial Hyderabad and 040 is the also the dial code for Hamburg in Germany. This isn’t a trivia, but the programme under which some Indians from Hyderabad visited Hamburg. In Goeth... »
Bhanu Mehra with Allu Arjun in 'Varudu'
HYDERABAD, December 16, 2014

The pressure to succeed

When Shruti Haasan made her debut with Anaganaga Oka Dheerudu, all eyes were on her. The social media branded her as the ‘star with the best of DNA from both her parents’. The moment the fil... »
Ignore No More app
HYDERABAD, December 16, 2014

App review: An app for parents

A Texas mom got tired of her children ignoring her phone calls. So, she went ahead and taught herself how to develop an app and created ‘Ignore No More’. She wanted an app that would jus... »
December 15, 2014

Hey bro, take note

Guess what is making a splash on popular networking sites these days? Indianised memes featuring an irritated yellow cartoon face of a man or woman. The face isn’t just irritated, it is helping a l... »

The new Mercedes C Class sacrifices some of the dynamics of the outgoing model for a longer wheelbase and premium materials »

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