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Saturday 01 November 2014
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Rage On The Move
<strong>Looks like everybody wants to be heard on the road nowadays. No wonder honking is at its shrillest. </strong><br /><br />Many two wheeler, auto and four wheeler owners are fitting their vehicles with horns that are beyond the permissable sound limit. The use of shrill horns, as cops call them, is on the rise in the city.&nbsp;<br /><br />The cases registered by the Bangalore Traffic Police against those using shrill horns has been on the rise....
Raising A Storm In The City
<strong>German hip-hop artiste, choreographer and dance instructor Niels Robitzky, who is in the City for a series of workshops hosted by Max Mueller Bhavan, says that he can&rsquo;t imagine himself being anything but a dancer.&nbsp;<br /></strong><br />Popularly known as &lsquo;Storm&rsquo;, he adds, &ldquo;I have been doing this for the past 32 years and I still love it, and can&rsquo;t think of anything better to do with the rest of my...
The Stories Of Yore
<strong>The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH), in collaboration with the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation Limited, is organising an exhibition, &lsquo;Namma Halasuru&rsquo;, to celebrate the heritage of Halasuru, from November 1 to 7 at the Halasuru Metro Station.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />&nbsp;&lsquo;Namma Halasuru&rsquo; will tell the story of Halasuru through photos, sketches, oral histories, maps, memories and...
Steak Your Claim
<strong>The Grub Pot in Kalyan Nagar some great choices for steaks and Continental food. Jayant and Subendu, two close friends, decided to open this eatery to offer pastas, steaks, and burgers at a reasonable price. The ingredients, including the sauces, are made in-house and that makes it special.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />You would find either Jayant or Subendu at the restaurant any time of the day. &ldquo;The idea is to offer personalised service and we look...
Vietnam Calling
<strong>Who wouldn&rsquo;t love a meal that consists of fresh ingredients, is healthy and not only looks great but tastes fantastic? Bangalore&rsquo;s foodies now have one more fabulous option for authentic Vietnamese cuisine at &lsquo;Hanoi&rsquo;, which is located inPhoenix MarketCity.&nbsp;</strong><br /><br />Vietnamese cuisine is known for its specific characteristics: harmonious, diverse, low-in-fat and flavours with a combination of many...
Living

Showcase
<strong>Go funky<br /><br /></strong>&raquo;Buzzaria has announced the launch of its home decor&nbsp;accessories for this festive season. The intricately designed collection comprises remote holders, tissue boxes, folding tables, wooden&nbsp;coasters, table mats, trays featuring Hollywood stars and so much more!<br /><br />The right accessories can liven up any space. It can add fun and drama. They can be conversation pieces, a feast for your...
The Man Bag
<strong>If you think bags are just for women, we have news for you. They are now dominating the men&rsquo;s world, one bag at a time. Deviana Gupta and Sumalini Khullar offer a low-down on what&rsquo;s in store for the modern man.</strong><br /><br />When you leave the house, you don&rsquo;t leave alone - what you carry is an extension of your home, with all the&nbsp;necessities you may require throughout the day. This little portable home we all carry...
The Lure Of Going Back In Time
<strong>Ever had that 60&rsquo;s Blues make you sob? That aftershave of your first date rekindle long-lost romance? The kindergarten porridge take you back to childhood? Krishnaraj Iyengar dwells on the associative magic of nostalgia.</strong><br /><br />The froth on the turquoise Atlantic waves appeared like a bride&rsquo;s veil, the seagulls cackled in rhythm to their washing the rocks. 90 year-old Paudy Mcveigh gracefully tangoed with his beloved Sarah, as...
Those Who Live In App-App Landů
<strong>Their world has shrunk. It&rsquo;s all about buying, downloading and sharing apps. Sure, some of them may come in very handy, but most are just inane. Preeti Verma Lal mulls over this new-age addiction.</strong><br /><br />To hail a taxi. To find a lover. To get loans. To read books. To shop. To find a restaurant. To wake you up. To remind you it is sleep time. To mend a broken heart. To find travel mates at airports. To get personalised skincare. There...
Stretching Yourself Thin
<strong>&nbsp;If it&rsquo;s enhanced flexibility that you are aiming for, Neeraj Mehta vouches for the efficiency of SteelFlexx, an incorporation of yoga dynamics and static stretching with the use of props.</strong><br /><br />A key part of staying fit and being well is to have a flexible body. And there are plenty of stretching routines, which help increase body flexibility. Stretching is a physical activity that gives tension force to muscles to strengthen,...
She

Helping Them Find Their Voice
<strong>Dr Swaroop Rawal, a life skills educator, uses dramatic arts to empower girls, to become catalysts of change, writes Taru Bahl.<br /><br /><br /></strong>Those who have lived through the&nbsp;television era of the 1980s would&nbsp;remember Swaroop Sampat as the young woman who acted in the popular sitcom Yeh Jo Hai Zindagi. Not many probably know that she married actor Paresh Rawal and those who do would think she traded the arc lights for...
Movie Reviews

Dial M For Marriage Gone Haywire
<strong>Gone Girl<br /><br /></strong><strong>English (A) ***<br /><br /></strong><strong>Director: David Fincher<br /><br /></strong><strong>Cast: Ben Affleck, Rosamund Pike, Neil Patrick Harris<br /></strong><br /><strong>This one will make you do all of this: dread, cringe, hate, groan, smile (although wryly) and think. David Fincher does it again with Gone Girl. </strong><br...
Two Decades Too Late
<strong>Super Nani&nbsp;<br /><br /></strong><strong>Hindi (U) *<br /><br /></strong><strong>Director: Indra Kumar<br /><br /></strong><strong>Cast: Rekha, Randhir Kapoor, Anupam Kher, Sharman Joshi<br /></strong><br /><strong>The last time Rekha starred in a film where her plain-Jane character underwent an image-shattering makeover, it saw the character&rsquo;s husband try to bump...
More Uninspiring Than The Board Game
<strong>Ouija<br /><br /></strong><strong>English (A) **<br /><br /></strong><strong>Director: Stiles White<br /><br /></strong><strong>Cast: Olivia Cooke, Ana Coto, Daren Kagasoff, Bianca A Santos, Douglas Smith, Shelly Hennig<br /></strong><br /><strong>Ouija (pronounced &ldquo;wee-jee&rdquo;), is a board game through which one can supposedly summon deceased spirits....
Movie Guide

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Photo Gallery
A view of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary...

A view of the statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his birth anniversary...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Congress President Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi paying tribute to former Prime Minister...

Artists perform during a function on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar...

Artists perform during a function on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar...

Members of Thamizhar Vazhvurimai Koottamaippu during a protest against Sri Lankan court's...

Members of Thamizhar Vazhvurimai Koottamaippu during a protest against Sri Lankan court's...

Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

Indian cricket players during their practice session at barabati stadium in Cuttack...

Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

Delhi Police band performs at India Gate near Amar Jawan Jyoti to salute Sardar...

Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Army soldiers patrolling after an IED was recovered in a gas cylinder near the Circuit House...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Tourist take pictures from a boat as people bath in the Ganges river in Varanasi...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

Devendra Fadnavis being sworn-in as the new Maharashtra Chief Minister by Governor...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

A camel herder sits as he feeds his camels at the annual cattle fair in Pushkar, in the Rajasthan...

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