Beer, hiking, beer, biking, several rounds of golf, beer,
and never reading a map — are you ready for a mancation?
LOOKING forward to a cricket match so that your wife permits you to
go out with buddies and re-live the bachelor’s days? If you are torn
between you secret desire and an attack of conscience, you may find
solace in the fact that most men are actually thinking along these
lines. In fact, they have even found a new term for it — mancation.
GANG OF GUYS: Salil Gulati & his friends at Phuket Island
What happens when technology tiptoes into the lives of couples? It
drives them apart, finds Purva Grover
OOPS there is someone between you and your loved one. Now,
don’t get wrong ideas, for this is no daily soap, so there is no
revengeful woman or disloyal man. Then, what’s drawing the couple
apart? Well, a beep on the mobile, a ping on the messenger, a beat on
the Ipod, a scrap on the SNS, an e-mail on the Blackberry, a high score
on Need for Speed and a lot more. Yes, knowingly or unknowingly,
technology has swept into our lives and is responsible for the drift
between couples. So how is leading a gizmo-invaded life like? Let’s
find out from the city’s gizmo-obsessed couples.
in a Teacup
From garden- fresh
Orthodox to South African Red Bush to Vietnamese Rose Hip, city’s tea
lovers want the best in their daily cuppa
Rumour has it that when Amrita Pritam and Imroz moved into their
Delhi house, their pact was that the lady would cook the meals while
Imroz would make tea. It seemed quite a profitable deal, till Imroz most
of the time found himself in kitchen, with the kettle as company, thanks
to the visitors who poured in to meet Amrita. "It was Amrita who
introduced me to tea.
First Day First Show
YASH Chopra is in love with
love. Daag, Kabhie Kabhie, Lamhe, Chandni, Veer
Zara — his oeuvre is rich. His son, Aditya, has a passion for
grandeur. Dhoom, Dhoom 2, Ta Ra Rum Pum, Jhoom
Barabar Jhoom, Laaga Chunari Mein Daag, Aaja Nachle —
all style, no substance. From extraordinary to ordinary. Style is again at
the core of Tashan, the latest masala potboiler from Aditya’s
stable. Designer fights, designer songs, designer locations. Let’s
expose his ‘designs’.
Is your burning ambition to get up close and personal with the world’s
most amazing animals? Do you dream of capturing nature’s raw beauty on
film? If the answer to these questions is ‘yes’, then Animal Planet
is about to offer you the chance of a lifetime. Animal Planet sets out to
find the next great wildlife filmmaker. The eight-part reality series Unearthed:
Film School Wild will follow four contestants on an intensive
training course as they learn the essential skills and realities of
creating a natural history documentary. Industry experts and renowned
wildlife filmmakers Lyndal Davies and Andrew Barron will guide the
at firstname.lastname@example.org or Life Style, The Tribune, Sector 29-C,
I am 24, was going steady with a 30-year-old man for the past 6 years.
My boyfriend thinks I have had affairs with some of his friends, which
is not true. My family had accepted this relationship but when they
spoke to him, he said he wanted to know the truth and only then would he
agree to marry me. I tried hard to convince him that I am loyal to him
but it did not work out. So we had to break up. I really love him and do
not want to give up. What should I do?
over a hotdog
Canadian-born actress and PETA activist Pamela Anderson was horrified by
recent rumours making rounds on the Internet that she was caught eating
a meat hotdog. The former Baywatch babe was appalled by the
rumours of her being caught and photographed with a non-vegetarian
hotdog at her sons’ baseball game near their home in Malibu.
"It’s like Hotdoggate," she was quoted as saying.
"Clearly, it’s a veggie dog," she added.