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Thursday, September 22, 2005
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Drive down the restoration route
I was glad to see the train timings column restored in MetroPlus (on Tuesdays) after a long gap. It is a column that's relied on by many in the city who have been saved a trip to the railway station to ascertain the timings. Thank you. GSM ...
The article on Fathima Muzaffer (Woman of the Week, September 15) was well timed. Especially when our Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Parvez Musharraf are discussing the problem of terrorism in New York. Like-minded women ...
They deserve tips
This is with reference to the article "Tipping the balance" (August 29). Giving tips to waiters is part of table manners. When food is served with so much courtesy, offering a tip is just a way of returning the courtesy. Not only waiters, even ...
Errant auto drivers
How true were the views expressed in the Sound Off column on errant auto drivers (August 27). To harass customers, especially senior citizens and women, drivers, barring a few, demand exorbitant fares even for small distances. Here's an instance ...
Shake a leg
This is with reference to the photo feature on dance steps published on Wednesdays. I like it a lot. It will be helpful if you publish the address and phone number of the dance school and the styles they impart training in. As I am a beginner, it ...
The guru and his sishya
The Take Two featuring Rama Varma (sishya) and Balamuralikrishna (guru) was sweeter than their music (September 20). The doyen of Carnatic music Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna says he "never aspired for anything". However, he has expressed his hidden ...
Dancing through the world
Dancers are the most powerful people, says American dancer-choreographer Debbie Allen
Guilt and the new age mom
Across the world, working mothers struggle to juggle a career with a perfect home. For most, it is a losing battle
Waiting for "Ghajini"
Surya's "Ghajini" is the most eagerly awaited movie ever since its audio with music by Harris Jayaraj became a chartbuster. The release has been postponed a couple of times and now it is finally slated for September end. It is an all-out action ...
This Friday, two of this year's biggest Hollywood movies "The Interpreter" and "The Island" are releasing in Chennai. "The Interpreter" has Nicole Kidman and Sean Penn in the lead and is directed by Sydney Pollack who has ...
Mammootty as Sethurama Iyer, the cool, suave and smart officer, is back with "Nerariyan CBI", the fourth part of the CBI franchisee, the longest and the most successful sequel factory in Indian cinema. In the last 18 years since the first part ...
A touching story
The award winning Kannada director Nagathihalli Chandrasekhar's "Amrithadhare" was released last week all over Karnataka. The film was in the news especially because of the cameo appearance of Amitabh Bachchan who plays himself in this marital ...
Love and laughs all the way
Vandana Sajnani is back with a family entertainer "Please Divorce Me Darling"
`We want our space'
Are men afraid of marrying professionals? Do women now pursue men aggressively? Two couples put forth their views. Geeta Padmanabhan listens in
Roles, rights and opportunities
To empower women it is essential to know the laws for them and their impact
Why isn't the heart made of stone?
Nobody wants to be dumped. If you are going to do this eventually, then don't commit in the first place
Voice of the voiceless
She strives for the betterment of unorganised workers. Meet Geetha Ramakrishnan
What's hot this season? Here's designer Niki Mahajan's take on haute styles for men and women
All about staying wedded for life
If you don't know the right formula, then here are eleven ways to lasting bliss
Stones are forever
The world's greatest rock `n' roll band is back with a new album
Cricket, its crowning glory
The Santhome Higher Secondary School under the leadership of the Montfort Brothers promotes sports in a big way and has produced many national level cricketers
Football needs a fillip
It's sad that the CFA does not have a complex of its own to conduct its league matches
Rose Day celebrations
Sanctuary, the cancer support group in the Cancer Institute, WIA, Adyar, and a project of Rotary Club of Madras Industrial City, celebrates Rose Day today. The Rose Day is celebrated world over in memory of Melinda Rose, who bravely fought ...
Oriental Pearl at GRT has different menus for lunch from Monday to Friday. The cuisines of the Far East Chinese, Thai and Malay cuisine consist of an assortment of salads, soups, a starter, rice or noodles with accompanying ...
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