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Job that suits few to a `T'
The glamour has dimmed. There are few openings or takers. But tea tasting is a job that calls for expert, cultivated, taste buds. V. SAVITHA lays bare the world of tea tasting.
Face Facts
Keep wrinkles at bay
Here are a few beauty tips to help you get a gossamer-fine skin
Health & Medicine
Pedal your way to good health
Cycling is a good exercise to stay fit. It helps the mental outlook as well.
Design Matters
Cadences in rock
WITH BEADS of sweat trickling down their faces and only a few minutes to spare the sculptors hurriedly wash their creations, put on the final touches before the crane comes to pick up their art work and place it in its defined spot. At one end of ...
The king lives on...
Even twenty-five years after his death, music buffs and fans around the globe still and will perhaps always remember the charismatic Elvis Presley.
Chasing criminals with the brain
Dr. C.R.Mukundan is besotted with the brain. Years ago, this clinical psychologist set up his own lab at NIMHANS, Bangalore, and started research on this enigmatic organ. Today, his interest lies in neuropsychology, including what goes on in a cr iminal's mind. PREMA MANMADHAN met him on his recent visit to Kochi, his hometown.

Driving like crazy
HE HAS never gone to any school except a driving school. He learnt to play tennis and billiards as a kid. And today, he drives brand new vehicles. That man is Govind Rao Dharmavr, the 49-year-old with salt and pepper hair, who can spot a ...
Madhu Ambat turns director
Ace cinematographer Madhu Ambat makes his directorial debut with "1:1.6 — An Ode To Lost Love", an English film starring Prabhod Das Gupta, Atul Kulkarni, Rathi Agnihotri, Masoomi and Sonali Kulkarni. M. L. NARASIMHAM meets him
IT WAS one of those concerts that stood out for its choice of ragas, keertanas and the manner of rendering them. Cherthala Ranganatha Sharma regaled the audience at the Kalikota Hall, Tripunithura, under the auspices of the Sree Poornathrayeesa ...
Classical in substance
THE VOCAL recital of Panthula Rema from Vijayawada, disciple of Ivaturi Vijayeshwara Rao and her father P. Gopala Rao, was well received for its greatly satisfying classical substance at the Gosri Gana Sabha recently.. Beginning briskly with a ...
Vintage cricket right through
It was memorable stuff, watching Kerala cricket's golden oldies doing an encore 25 years later, says K.PRADEEP
Green Notes
Sunflower, of the Mexican kind
The Mexican Sunflower is a tall annual plant with sun-shaped flowers of a bright orange-red colour.
Hot food at your doorstep
Home delivery of food, a popular and new trend has come to stay. VIDHU JOHN finds that citywallahs are adventurous foodies, quite unlike their conservative image. They are dialling for food as a convenient option and sometimes just for a change!
Mango Mania
Treat your family and friends with these easy-to-prepare mango desserts.

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