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Humanist with a vision
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, who is assuming office today, in a recent chat with PREMA SRINIVASAN at the Anna University, underscores the need to nurture a vision of developed India so as to make it a reality.
Everlasting appeal
AT THE Jugal Kishore Jewellers exhibition-cum-sale of rare antique and reproduction jewellery, traditional charm blends with contemporary tastes. Also available at the exhibition are new age jewellery set with semi-precious stones. What's ...
Candyfloss romance
EVER SINCE NRIs fell in love with designer films from Yash Chopra and son Aditya, it has created a new genre of filmmakers. These new kids are inspired by the Yashji School of filmmaking where picture perfect youngsters sporting designer wear ...

Murdoch moves in
WHILE COLUMBIA-TRISTAR is raking all the moolah (Spider-Man), it is 20thCentury Fox, which is making news in India. The Rupert Murdoch controlled Fox had last year tied up with MGM and United Artists to distribute their films worldwide. This ...
Baron is back
THE BARON of the box-office, Rajnikanth is back with "Baba", due for release on August 15. In Hollywood and Bollywood, the star system is crumbling and no star can guarantee even a decent initial whether it is Harrison Ford or a Shahrukh Khan. ...
Meesa mints money
FOR ALMOST a year, Malayalam cinema was going through a drought with no blockbuster hits. When people were losing faith in commercial cinema, along came dependable Dileep's "Meesa Madhavan". The film is turning out to be the biggest hit in the ...
Is there a panacea for vanishing playfields?
Some of the landmarks that lent charm and gaiety to the sporting landscape of Chennai now remain only in memory. Ensuring protection of the existing playgrounds is the need of the hour.
Eating Out
Meaty treat
The food festival at Amaravathi on Cathedral Road, which is on till August 4, brings mouth-watering delicacies from Nellore.
Unique display
A RARE exhibition of antique prints of Raja Ravi Varma's paintings will be inaugurated by Dr. Sarojini Varadappan at 9.30 a.m. today at C. P. Art Centre, Mini Gallery, No. 1, Eldams Road, Alwarpet. Hosted by Dr. D. Jagat Ishwari and her son L. ...

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