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Haunting spectre of Delhi's ghosts
AN APPOINTMENT with a ghost is a thrilling proposition, for it takes you away from the dull present to the superstitious past when witchcraft was an essential part of life, even in a city. Solomon had banned it thousands of years ago although he ...
D'Minor... major fun
AMONG THE hangouts for lovers of foot-tapping music and disco dancing in New Delhi is D'Minor - a 48-seat restaurant-cum-bar - in Bhikaji Cama Place. Named after a musical chord, it prides itself on musical variety and food. Says deejay ...
Truce with Hungama now...
HE IS driven by the desire to make films - films which his children would feel proud of. He has touched upon many sensitive subjects with the palette of his dreams. He has made 54 films so far. In New Delhi to promote his latest directorial ...
Musical prayers, soulful notes
If you find it daunting to propitiate the navagrahas, try the musical path. ANJANA RAJAN speaks to Ashwini Bhide Deshpande, who has composed the music for Sony Music's nine album series, `Navagraha Puja' releasing shortly... .
Can't get Cyrus's goat!
WE ALL feel awkward when somebody calls us by our pet name in public, and when one has bakra for a moniker, the embarrassment amounts to mortification, but in this case it explains what celebrity status is all about, and Cyrus Barocha - the ...
Terminator is here but... Darna Mana Hai
THE RAMGOPAL Varma School of Superstition is open. Enrolment is on, book your seat in advance to avoid disappointment. The candidates are requested to check their credentials before applying. They should not be members of any rationalist ...
Chords & Notes
THE MEMORIES of "Lagaan" with naughty, tongue in-cheek, argumentative, musical combat between Amir and Gracy Singh in the song "Madhuban Main" has barely vanished from the mind and the lyricist Javed Akhtar is back with another melodic ...
Meals from God's own country
There is a lot that goes in the making of authentic food from Kerala; search for original spices and people preserving the tradition. SUMITRA SENAPATY tastes the same at The Oberoi's Kandahar and returns with interesting tales too... .
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