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LOVE ME, do…

Even if you don’t buy a heart-shaped gold ring this Valentine’s Day, show your woman you have a heart. A sweet gesture gets a thumbs up over expensive gifts any day, advises NEETI SARKAR »
Hiking uphill. Photo: Special Arrangement.

When three’s company

Want to stay fit but don’t like the gym? Like exercising but don’t like the routine methods? Well, here are some options to combine fitness and fun. »
Anybody can become a superhero...Photo:AP

How to be a superhero...

..In four simple steps. »
Motoring
Priced at Rs 48.30 lakh, this is the most affordable petrol Jaguar here.

Taming of the big cat

The new downsized XF is likely to attract attention for offering the Jaguar experience of top-notch ride and stylish interiors at an affordable price »
Hyundai has tweaked the suspension settings to arrive at a more sedan-friendly ride.

Worthy Xcent

The Hyundai Xcent, with its attractive looks, long list of features and frugal engines is set to shake up the sedan segment, writes Ouseph Chacko » 2 comments
The Alpha is a comfortable scooter for even tall, well-built adult males, accommodating large feet easily on its flat, nicely textured floorboard.

The power of Alpha

Yamaha Alpha is a stylish new scooter that offers good value for money »
Kunchacko Boban in his Studebaker. Photo: Thulasi Kakkat

Reel history on wheels

Actor Kunchacko Boban recalls the history of the 1955 Studebaker that has been in his family for over half a century »
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Metroplus
Vedasri and her friends during their trek to the Himalayas.

Bike, trek or jump off a cliff

Holidays are anything but lazy for adventure seekers. Meet a few who put themselves through an endurance test and came back with winsome smiles »
Megha Mariam Varghuse dazzles in a pair of jhumkas on her wedding day.

Timeless style statements

Make heads turn with designer jhumkas in gold, diamond, terracotta, paper… »
On the wall at the Alliance Francaise’s three-part Danse Dialogues.

Gravity? What’s that?

A body, a wall and a visual dialogue that defied traditional ideas of dance »
These students held their own with a slickness that was impressive.

#Opera in 140 characters

I attended a very interesting show last week. Performed by the students of the KM Music Conservatory (part of the A.R. Rahman Foundation) the evening could have taught a thing or two to many of th... »
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Food
At Aqua. Photo: R. Ragu the reluctant gourmet

So much more on the platter

Go on a world cuisine trip with these three city restaurants »
Green mango granita

Ice cold summer special

Keep cool this summer with an incredibly simple-to-make granita »
Cheesecake

More food for Easter

A soup, a cake and some chocolate bunnies »
Nellikai Sadam is an easy-to-make one-pot meal. my grandma's recipe

How to make… Nellikai sadam

I learnt this recipe from my grandmother who used to prepare this recipe very frequently. Nellikai Sadam is an easy-to-make one-pot meal. Since gooseberries are a good source of Vitamin C, this ri... »
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Society
The American students says they are keen to integrate themselves with the culture and people of the State. Photos: Achuthsankar S. Nair

Foreign flavour at Karyavattam

The first batch of international students who are part of the University of Kerala’s new semester exchange programme talk about college life in Kerala »
Screenshot of DISHA, Government of Kerala's tele-helpline for health IT'S A TECHIE LIFE

Over the phone

Technopark-based start-up OrisysIndia developed the technology for the government’s health helpline Disha »
Alpna cinema hall. Photo: Sushil Kumar Verma capital check

Curtains down

A look at theatres that were in Delhi »
Salil Mehta, Yashoda Kumari and Tarique Afaque.

Riding towards change

Enfield riders came together in Delhi recently for the cause of road safety »
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Youth
MAKING A MARK: T. Elam Parithi, N. Mukesh Kumar, P.R.Amarnath and A. Balaji. Photo: Special Arrangement

Pixel perfect

Madurai boys talk about their experience of working in the Oscar winner Life of Pi » 1 comment
A hot-air balloon flight can be a romantic adventure and an opportunity for one to propose in exotic settings. Photo: Gustasp and Jeroo Irani

Romance in the skies

The basket that hangs from the base of a hot air balloon is divided into segments. The one at Gold Coast, Australia, had four. The pilot of our craft had us climb in, three to a section but made su... »
NSS volunteers of All Saints College making vegetable garden

Lending a helping hand

National Service Scheme units in city colleges are reaching out to society in a big way »
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