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Bold And The Beautiful
<strong>Actress Shwetha Srivatsav says she couldn&rsquo;t&nbsp;contain her emotion when she caught the first&nbsp;day, first show of her latest&nbsp;</strong><strong>release, &lsquo;Fair &amp; Lovely&rsquo;, in which she plays the role of a sex worker.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />&nbsp; &nbsp;&ldquo;The moment one hears of a role of a sex worker, one expects a skimpily-clad woman and some gory scenes but my role in...
The Constant Deadlock
<strong>The slender road is backed up for kilometres and motorists can do nothing but sit impatiently in their vehicles, hoping the traffic will move sometime soon. </strong><br />As the minutes crawl by and the colours of the sky begin to change, the line seems to have moved a little, but it brings no relief to the passengers &mdash; they will be hostages to this dreaded traffic jam for a while longer.<br /><br />The traffic jam on Hosur Road is nothing new....
A&Amp;#8200;Walk To Remember
<strong>If you thought that the people you meet on social media cannot be your friends in real life, think again!</strong><br /><br />&#8200;The users of Instagram, the popular photo-sharing website, get to meet and share their love for photography with each other thanks to Instameets, a phenomenon that takes place all over the world. The number of budding photographers who attended the &lsquo;Bangalore Instameet&rsquo;, that took place for the first time...
A&Amp;Amp;Amp;#8200;Walk To Remember
&amp;lt;strong&amp;gt;If you thought that the people you meet on social media cannot be your friends in real life, think again!&amp;lt;/strong&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;&amp;lt;br /&amp;gt;The users of Instagram, the popular photo-sharing website, get to meet and share their love for photography with each other thanks to Instameets, a phenomenon that takes place all over the world. The number of budding photographers who attended the...
Get The Best, Instantly
<strong>While most of the restaurants in the City thrive on the recipes of upcoming chefs, &lsquo;Cafe Udupi Ruchi&rsquo; is a one-of-a-kind eatery, which runs on instant mixes.</strong><br /><br />&nbsp;The vegetarian restaurant, located in Vijayanagar, offers a wide range of breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner items to its diners. &nbsp;All the food items are prepared with care and served as soon as possible. A wide range of instant mixes are diluted,...
Living

Dare To Risk It One Day
<strong>You can sit in your comfort zone and sigh as life passes by, or take a leap of faith and enjoy the experience, irrespective of the outcome. The choice is yours, writes Suja Natarajan.</strong><br /><br />What is the worst that could happen? he thought to himself. &ldquo;I could fail,&rdquo; pat came the response. Umesh Rangasamy decided to take the risk. He quit his high-paying job and started ConnectCafe in Bangalore.&nbsp;<br /><br...
All For One And One For All...
<strong>It takes more than swanky machines and able humans to make a productive office. Every employee needs to bring in more of their &lsquo;complete selves&rsquo; to the workplace, opines Mary Chelladurai .</strong><br /><br /><em>I believe in the essential unity of all that lives. Therefore, I believe that if one person gains spiritually, the whole world gains and that if one person falls, the whole world falls to that...
A Loss Like That...
<strong>The grief of having to deal with losing a loved one is made worse by having to face the fact that they lost the person to suicide and the stigma that follows, explains Dr Manoj Sharma.</strong><br /><br />In the first part of this series, we&nbsp;explored how suicide can be prevented by reaching out to someone who is likely to attempt it. While suicide can be prevented, the fact is that it is more common than we think.<br /><br />&nbsp;As...
Wellbeing
<strong>Giving more life to your knees</strong><br /><br />Knees are a cause for concern. Nowadays, even for people in their 30s and 40s.<br /><br />&nbsp;If you wish to prevent your knees from degeneration, here&rsquo;s what you must do:<br /><br />n The biggest myth is that staircases are good for health. Stairs are&nbsp;man-made; they are not natural. The knee biomechanics is not suited for climbing stairs.<br /><br...
Vital Signs
<strong>The family that eats together often</strong><br /><br />Teenagers who eat dinner with the family two or three times a week may reduce their risk for obesity in young adulthood, says a recent study.<br /><br />Researchers surveyed the eating habits of 2,287 girls and boys in their teens and then followed up 10 years&nbsp;later, when 51 percent were overweight and 22 percent were obese.<br /><br />After controlling for sex, age, race,...
She

Laugh The Stress Away, Mommy!
<strong>Being a mother might feel a lot like fighting a never-ending battle. But laughter can give you some much-needed respite and courage to face another day, shares Shruthi Harikrishna.</strong><br /><br />Towards the end of my pregnancy, I remember thinking my days of&nbsp;discomfort and pain were over, and that I had years of unadulterated joy&nbsp;waiting for me. Little did I realise what was in store for me!&nbsp;<br /><br...
Movie Reviews

A Song And Dance About Nothing
<em>Happy New Year<br /></em><em>Hindi (U) &not;&not;<br /></em><em>Cast: Shah Rukh Khan,&nbsp;</em><em>Abhishek Bachchan,&nbsp;</em><em>Deepika Padukone, Boman Irani, Sonu Sood, Vivaan Shah, Jackie Shroff<br /></em><em>Director: Farah Khan&nbsp;</em><br /><br /><strong>Farah Khan throws a New Year party on Diwali. Bad timing. We forgive...
Transforming Lives With Respect
<em>Fair &amp; Lovely<br /></em><em>Kannada (U/A) <br />&not;&not;&not;&not;<br /></em><em>Director: D P Raghuram<br /></em><em>Cast: Premkumar, Shwetha Srivastav and others<br /></em><br /><strong>A prank by friends goes wrong and Manu is on the run, with the police on his heels. He comes face to face with an old man who tells him to rest and relax inside the bungalow.<br...
When Panic 'Clouds' Judgement
Sex tape<br />&nbsp;English (A) &not;<br />Director: Jake Kasdan<br />Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel<br /><br /><strong>If you yanked out the technology from Sex tape, the movie would be left with a plot of 20 minutes, tops. Some may even feel that it is a stretched-out shopworn commercial for iPads. But here is what you need to know.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />Married suburban couple Jay (Jason Segel) and Annie (Cameron Diaz)...
If Only, Alas It'S Not, Sniff, Sniff
<p>What if<br />English (U/A) &not;&not;</p><p>Director: Michael Dowse</p><p>Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Zoe Kazan, Megan Park, Adam Driver, Mackenzie Davis, Rebecca Northan, Jemima Rooper, Rafe Spall<br /><br /><strong>Scripted by Elan Mastai, and based on T J Dawe&rsquo;s play Toothpaste and Cigars Dowse&rsquo;s What if, like its title, leaves much to be desired. One keeps posing: What if the film was not verbose. What if the...
Movie Guide

Haider movie-starring Shahid Kapoor and Shraddha Kapoor in lead roles is directed by Vishal Bha[...]

Photo Gallery
Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Mrs. Komal Kalra Pagarani who is all set to represent India...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Fire at Balaji Studio Killick Nixon Studios in Mumbai...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Sikh religious warriors, display their horse-riding skills at an event organized to celebrate...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha with his family during Amitabh Bachchan's Diwali party in Mumbai..

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Sachin Tendulkar and his wife Anjali with Abhishek Bachchan during Bachchans' Diwali party...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Narendra Modi clicks photographs during the Diwali Mangal Milan programme at BJP headquarters...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Nitin Gadkari leaves after meeting RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat at RSS headquarters in Nagpur...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Brother & Sister take holy dip in river Yamuna on the occasion of Bhai Dooj...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Dhoni talks to Hockey India player Ashunta Lakra during launch of hockey team in Ranchi...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

Brother of Thailand's Prime Minister Payap Shinawatra takes part in Robe...

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