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31st March 2010

SJOBA put participants on tougher route

The 23d SJOBA Thunderbolt Sub-Himalayan Rally finished on an exhilarating note as the rallyists roared into the finish line at St. Johns School, just a few seconds and minutes apart. Earlier, the rallysists had been given a ceremonial flag-off at Lawrence...

30th March 2010

Looking beyond Sagar Ratna for South Indian food

In a city that truly doesn't look beyond Sagar Ratna as the end all for South Indian food it's nice to see a place like Kaustubh trying to carve a niche for itself. In just over six months the relatively new Southie food joint has seen an increase in its ...

26th March 2010

Post-apocalyptic action tale

It's been thirty years since an apocalyptic event and the world is very different from anything that we know. Cities are inhospitable wastelands where people live in small settlements and fight over water and food, things that they once freely wasted. Gui...

19th March 2010

Mohali boy debuts at Lakme Fashion Week

It is well past sun down but the day has just begun for this 27-year-old designer. "I have waited so long for this moment," admits Vipin Batra as he scurries about getting his tall, leggy models to try out his designs. Batra opened the Generation Next des...

08th March 2010

Frozen Dead Guy Days- Colorado

Frozen Dead Guy Days is a festival in Nederland, Colorado that commemorates the town's most famous celebrity - Bredo Morstel, the frozen dead guy. Held in March with events all over town, it includes a coffin race. Grandpa Bredo's been on ice for 20 years...

05th March 2010

Cruising in deep seas just got personal

It is everybody's dream to cruise aimlessly in the vast stretches of ocean on a starry night, away from the bubbling city-life, with a beautiful company of few chosen ones. Spending few hours or few days on an oceanic ride seems a distant dream, but not f...

03rd March 2010

Gurdas Maan entralls Tricity

Legendary Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan launched a new local search engine on February 20, 2010 at a function in Sector 34 Exhibition Ground, followed by his spectacular performance as "Mahak Punjab Di". Famous personalities of Chandigarh ...

01st March 2010

The Yeti Mountain Snowshoe Series

The Yeti Snowshoe Series comprises exhausting but fun snowshoeing races across British Columbia. Choose from a 5km power walk or a more serious 10km run at Mount Washington Ski Resort and brave the World Snowshoe Invitational championships at Mount Seymou...

26th February 2010

Thunderzone sizzles with beauty

Thunderzone Water Park played host to Mr and Ms Photogenic, Body Beautiful and Mr Physique contests at the ongoing Zaira Face of the Year awards. This took place on Monday. A total of 22 girls and 18 boys took part in the contest. They were from varied ba...

18th February 2010

Miss Chinatown USA Pageant- San Francisco

The Miss Chinatown USA Pageant, at the Palace of Fine Arts, is one highlight of San Francisco's Chinese New Year festivities. It welcomes contestants from the US and the winner is flown to Hong Kong for the Miss Asia title. Girls from Chicago, Houston, Ne...

12th February 2010

Ode to two eastern giants

Sheena Sippy might not be a Kapoor or a Bachchan but she is nothing short of royalty when it comes to the world of Hindi cinema. She is the daughter of Ramesh Sippy, the man who has unarguably created one of Indian cinema greatest film, Sholay. Visual bri...

08th February 2010

Tricity very own fashion extravaganza

Early in 2010 Chandigarh created history as it hosted its first fashion week, the Chandigarh Fashion Week 2010. The platform gave an opportunity to many designers, both established as well as upcoming, to showcase their talents. The Fashion Week began wit...

25th January 2010

Too many cliches mar the outing

Many a times in the case of a film the casting makes all the difference. This is truer for a romantic--comedy and this is exactly the reason why many films just tend to rely on ‘excellent' casting more than anything. The makers of Did You Hear About the...

15th January 2010

Suite Vollard- Pablo Picasso

Entering the imposing looking Instituto Cervantes, a white building wrongly located on Hanuman Road behind the Sansad Marg in Connaught Place and enough to make you feel out of place, you ask yourself one question- does this building really have original ...

15th January 2010

The eccentric sleuth gets a make-over

Sherlock Holmes has ensured that 2010 kicks off on a great note as far as visiting the cinema is concerned. The ageless sleuth gets a mega make-over from Guy Ritchie and would, no doubt, embark on a new journey kind courtesy Robert Downey Jr. Sherlock Hol...