Jul 29, 2014 05:45 PM
Jumping, stances, sequences and kicks... Kalaripayattu, the ancient martial art form from Kerala has crossed borders with its thrust on strength, grace and healing Thatched roof above. Baked red earth below. Tired feet leave imprints on the fine dust tha
Jul 29, 2014 06:35 PM
The Hyderabad Marathon has experienced runners volunteering as pacers to help new runners Never ask a runner why he/she runs. What begins as a health and fitness initiative changes an erstwhile couch potato’s lifestyle and soon, running becomes an
Jul 29, 2014 06:23 PM
Padma Vibhushan awardee artist K.G. Subramanyan, who recently turned 90 and was in the city, talks about his recent works and art over the years K.G. Subramanyan might be all of 90 but the twinkle in his eyes and the passion with which he talks about hi
Jul 30, 2014 06:20 PM
A culinary trip around the world and down memory lane at the Gateway Hotel The occasional muted sizzle and the scrape of metal on frying pans serves as the background score within the Bubble cafe at Taj Gateway hotel. A line of live counters take up the
Jul 30, 2014 06:15 PM
With a beatific smile and a family of four that lavishes love on him, Simha is the very picture of blessedness. But just under a decade ago, he was a homeless pet at a Texas shelter, with no idea what was in store for him. Fortunately for him, 11-year-old
Jul 30, 2014 05:40 PM
MetroPlus meets five offbeat Madurai writers who believe their works are a contribution to the society. Words of wisdom Nicholas Francis, Social work professional turned HR mentor For Nicholas, writing has been a passion since school days. But once
Jul 30, 2014 05:35 PM
G. Mariammal has worked in close proximity with death as the only woman undertaker arranging the funeral rites at Pasumalai crematorium in Madurai for 60 years For 78-year-old G. Mariammal, the cremation ground has been her workplace for more than six d
Jul 30, 2014 05:33 PM
Getting up close and personal with playback singer Naresh Iyer, whose latest Malayalam song will be released this weekend You get to sing four songs on your debut, that too for A. R. Rahman and one of the songs fetches you a national award. Now, that&#8
Jul 30, 2014 05:31 PM
A Western classical music concert proved that the genre has many takers in the city It was a music-filled night; one the audience wished would never end. There was pin drop silence as the audience sat through the concert, listening to the steady stream
Jul 30, 2014 05:27 PM
Occupation: Sells rambutans I am surprised that business is rather slow today; it’s usually at a peak during weekends. Most of my customers are regulars. People on their way to Kovalam also stop at my wayside stall. Those who know me, know that I
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