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Radiating festive spirit
With Christmas round the corner and the market flooded with several products, the celebration mood is upbeat, writes M.R.ARAVINDAN
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Face Facts

Glow with vitamins
A balanced diet with vitamins and minerals is necessary for good health and beautiful skin

Anand makes his move
Chess wizard Viswanathan Anand plans to author two books
With elements of drama
I had taken many cues from Thiruvalluvar. Whenever I am confronted with problems, I read the Thirukkural, says director V. Sekar

Sitting pretty
EVERYBODY KNOWS who the king of Bollywood is, but who is the queen? It is the hottest topic of discussion in the trade and the emerging winner is Preity Zinta who starred in "Koi Mil Gaya" and "Kal Ho Naa Ho", two blockbusters of the year. ...
Boy wonder
DHANUSH HAS been declared by the Tamil film trade "as the biggest discovery of the year". He has achieved more than any other star at the box-office with super hits such as "Kathal Kondein" and "Thiruda Thirudi". The "Manmadha Raasa' song ...
The new villain
HEROES ARE dime a dozen in the Tamil industry, as all aspiring youngsters want to be the next superstars! There is an acute shortage of villains on screen and Manoj K. Jayan fits the bill as a menacing bad man. His portrayal of Arasu in ...
Laughter, the best medicine
VIDHU VINOD Chopra's long time assistant Rajkumar's "Munna Bhai MBBS" is making waves among the preview audience in Mumbai who say it is one of the best Hindi comedies in recent times. Sanjay Dutt plays Munna Bhai and it is a heart-warming story ...
Information Technology

Open solution for `hang'ing problems
Most of the international players in Information Technology business are already working on open source possibilities.
Eating Out

Serene, sophisticated and savoury
THE SURROUNDING, green with plants all around and the tiled roof in light red, give a good appearance. Though sited in one of the round-the-clock busy areas, still the entire environment is serene. The location is the Bell Hotel on Tamil ...

Gift expo
AN EXHIBITION on gift articles has been organised by the Poompuhar emporium, on its premises on West Veli Street. The expo which started on December 20 will go on till January 14. Gift articles from different places such as Tamil Nadu, Andhra ...

On Lake Placid
Pulicat: birds and a brilliant stretch of water

Taj turns 100
AN INTER-RELIGIOUS prayer meeting was organised at the Taj Garden Retreat, Pasumalai, on December 16, to mark the centenary celebrations of Taj Group of Hotels. Besides, the hotel hosted a lunch for members of the Vidiyal, an NGO working for ...
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