Single & Shining
than just twinkling stars of the tinsel world shining in earthy
‘K’-serials on the television, half-Punjabi Jenifer Wignet,
Chaitanya Chowdhary and Shaleen Bhanot are all eligible singles. And if
you go by Wignet’s own little declaration, the little miss is not
averse to the idea of tying the knot with City Beautiful by picking upon
her soul buddy from Chandigarh! After all, the Mumbai-bred gal’s mom
too is from Punjab.Saurabh Malik catches up, as they get ready to
promote Star Plus’ new primetime show Sangam in Chandigarh.
Jenifer Wignet & Chaitanya Chowdhary
A new high
is a familiar face in the city. For almost seven years now, no event in
the city has gone without the presence of his fancy, colourful and
educational kites. Devinder Pal Singh Sehgal, city’s very own kiteman,
is now soaring higher and so are our hopes with him. Sehgal will
probably be the first Indian to participant in the Impossibility
Challenger Games to be held in Munich, Germany, in November this year.
Devinder Pal Singh Sehgal
hello... May I help
Ever thought of the woman behind the voice, who enters your life
through the phone and makes your life easier?
are the new faces (read voices) of India. Age no bar. Working long hours
is not just about delegating work in plush AC offices but helping people
deal with life’s little problems. If one handles enquiries, the other
sells bank schemes on the phone. If one provides transport, the other
announces and makes available tickets to city residents. These women
enter our lives via our ears and in a few moments relieve us of the
tension of completing petty but pertinent tasks, and exit silently,
sometimes even without an acknowledgement.
Lions of Punjab
is not just a state, it is a
brand, and that too a global one. Patiala salwaars, butter chicken,
Santa Banta jokes, Jaspal Bhatti, Jassi, Sidhu paaji, Ricky Thakural...the
Punjabi brigade has invaded all parts of live and rightfully emerged as
the kings and queens of tellydom and Bollywood too.
Aaja Nach Le
What Women Want
rising skirt hemlines, plunging cholis: Where are city fashionistas
negative shade in the character spells
backless blouses, a perfect body in tiny clothes defines an item girl, a
cricket commentator is known less for her knowledge of the game and more
for the noodle straps of her designer blouses. Phew, watching the idiot
box is quite a fashion fright. Switch to reality, and the city’s
fashion scene is scary.
Archana K. Sudheer
is some yummy bit of news for all
you foodies. Nikhil Mittal aka Nik Bakers has opened its second outlet
in Sector 35. The eatery with a seating capacity of 130 promises to
leave foodies asking for more.
What a party!
|Archana K. Sudheer
was party time. The building reverberated with the sounds of claps,
cheers and whistles, with hot Punjabi peppy music in the background. The
event was a get-together for students of the Frankfinn Institute of Air
Hostess Training and children of Theatre Age, an NGO that works with
street kids. The Frankfinn initiative, held at Government Model
School–24, was an attempt to lighten up the lives of these children
and to break away from regular classroom sessions.
A toxic party
Spears went partying just hours after a judge ordered her to submit to
random drug tests and abstain from alcohol. The club-hop for the singer
came just hours after a judge warned the Toxic singer about her drug and
alcohol abuse. “They kept bringing (Spears) shots and so they were
drinking. She was dancing on the tables trying to be really sexy, even
putting a black sock over her head as a hat, and putting on a show for
everyone,” a witness said. The singer refused to comment on the
on-going child custody battle with ex-husband Kevin Federline.
No entry for Paris
Lipfinity for the ladies
Get maximum fun from that luscious colour in your tube
is part of every lady’s beauty
pouch, whatever the age! Moreover, these days, girls don’t wait to
arrive at a certain age to wear lipstick. Wearing lipstick has become a
part of ones daily beauty-routine for the young ones. Here are a few lip
tips, for you to get maximum effect from your lipstick When looking for
the right shade to compliment your skin tone, try wearing your lip
colour without any make up. If it compliments your face, then that’s
the shade for you. The most flattering lip tones will be a shade
darker than your natural lip colour. The trick is to try it on the
lower lip first, compare the two and then, go for two or three shades
Fighting an elephant
do you get when celebrities like Dilip Kumar, Saira Banu, John Abraham
and Raveena Tandon join hands with People for the Ethical Treatment of
Animals (PETA)? A compassionate statement for elephants that live in
cities, where they are forced to walk on scorching-hot, pothole-ridden
roads in busy traffic.
The vegans swear by it. Others like me are vague about paneer’s
cousin, happier with our favourite meat dishes! But no one can deny that
tofu packs quite a protein-punch, and not just for the dyed-in-the-wool
vegetarians. Glorified justifiably, tofu is now easily available, and
not on the fringe any more of our shopping list.
Tofu & cucumber wraps
Spinach Tofu Dip
Tip of the week
The Culinary Chameleon
gentlemen we present to you a revolution in the way the world eats. We
give you a simple, healthy yet tasty food that will tingle your taste
buds and help remove that extra tyre too. What are we talking about? We
are talking about Tofu. The new age miracle that has been around for
some time now and people all over are waking up to it.A food of Chinese
origin, Tofu or bean curd is made by coagulating soy milk, and then
pressing the resulting curds into blocks.