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Three blokes and their wheels
The long road hosts terrains and cultures unforgettable. Three young guys spoke to PRASHANTH G.N. on their journey of discovery

Mini is back
MINI MATHUR, the chatterbox of Indian television, is back after a long sabbatical. "I was in the family way. Now with son Vivan turning one, I decided to return and Indian Idol provided the perfect opportunity. I wanted to move beyond the ...

For the heartthrob
Up close with Akshay Kumar on matters of the heart

India to host Mrs. World
INDIA IS hosting the Mrs. World contests for the first time in February 2005. Married women from over 50 countries will compete at the paegent, which are held to celebrate the "beauty, grace, charm and family values of the world's most ...
Metro Forum

Everyone loves a good scare
For anyone who watched Hitchcock's Psycho, taking a shower has never been the same. You never know what danger (read bloody knife) lurks behind the plastic curtains. The ear-shattering scream in the film became so notorious that there are stil l contests for the most ear-splitting "shower shriek"! The Exorcist, The Ring, The Sixth Sense, Damien, Evil Dead, Poltergeist and our very own Bhooth, Kaun, Bees Saal Baad — each one has sent chills down spines and caused sleeple ss nights. Every moving shadow (imagined or otherwise) becomes a cause to let out a blood-curdling scream. Still, horror movie buffs can't get enough of the addictive queasiness and terror on seeing spirits, demons and crazed nuts on killing sprees.

Balle balle and more from the U.K.
A DJ from BBC Radio's music channel releases a compilation album of the year's best Indo-British music

The BTC chairman's post is all confusion this time. One man though is up to handling the loads of problems coming up
Sunil Gavaskar is the only batsman to have scored more than 1000 runs in a calendar year four times - 1976, 1978, 1979 and 1983. ...
Sachin Tendulkar is in my time the best player without doubt... daylight second, Brian Lara third Australian spin wizard Shane Warne on the Indian batting ...

An equal music
THOSE ARRIVING late expected the doors to be shut tight. One lady rushing to the hall was even seen muttering to herself about being sure that a big-moustached bouncer would throw her out. But Chowdiah kept its doors open throughout the evening, ...
Green Notes

Picturesque pineapple
Pineapples can be grown indoors to enhance the dιcor

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