A happy beginning
Ashima Sehajpal takes you through the marriage of Kiran, eldest of the 50 children in the orphanage Bal Sadan
Kanta Bajaj looks hassled; she slightly lifts the fall of her saree and runs down the stairs to attend the guests. Before that, she was with Kiran for not more than two minutes, the time she took out after assuring that all arrangements were in place.

Made for each other:
Kiran and Manoj Sehgal

Ageless devotion
Thespian Kamal Arora's name has been announced for the coveted Rashtriya Sangeet Natak Academy Award — 2009
Bulandiyon par pahunchna koi kamal nahin, bulandiyon par theharna kamaal hai…the couplet is fitting for thespian Kamal Arora, whose name has been for the coveted Rashtriya Sangeet Natak Academy Award—2009.

Catching them young
Inculcating eco concerns at school level is a firm step forward
GMSSS students at a clean-up drive
Finally…it's happening. And gleefully, someone seems to have realised that concern for conservation ought to begin in the classroom rather than at Copenhagen. Thankfully, they now know, that great ecological renaissance involves planting a sapling rather than measuring carbon footprints.
GMSSS students at a clean-up drive

Where sports is a culture
In addition to academics, the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College, Sector 26 offers excellent facilities for sports
It's bang amid the educational hub; the crossroads of schools, institutions, colleges and even the similar topography of yellow pink buildings don't much camouflage the Sri Guru Gobind Singh College-26. Which is why, it's right in the centre and quite apart! The grounds begin right away, it's quite a walk up till the administrative block and there's a lane of trees guiding you along.

Working hard, playing harder
They're back! To 'play' in the day and 'rock' at night. Patchwork, the annual fest of the Department of English and Cultural Studies, Panjab University, rolls out yet another edition and promises to be a three-day marathon of literary events, including a cultural extravaganza.

Hunting fresh talent
The Chandigarh Institute of Performing Arts and The League, a media production house, have come together to launch a series of fashion and beauty contests
In an effort to provide a platform to talent from the region, the Chandigarh Institute of Performing Arts and The League, a media production house, have come together to launch a series of fashion-cum-beauty contests.

Photo: Parvesh Chauhan

Short take
One has to create an imaginary world for writing a novel while it requires one to be precise and articulate in sculpting a short story," opines the young short story writer Jatinder Haans who has carved a niche for himself in this literary realm. In the city for the release of his latest book Ishwar da Janam he shared his views on his works.

Merc-ing a new beginning
Mercedes-Benz has launched the 2010 
M-Class in two variants for India. The Sport Edition of the M-Class is priced at Rs 55 Lakhs while the Luxury Edition is priced at Rs 60.9 lakhs.                                                   

Launch Pad
For your eyes only
Smoky eyes and the gothic look is the hottest trend this season! Lotus Herbals has introduced Hypnotica Eye Contour Definer, a premium twist-up, water-proof eye liner that ensures well defined and radiant eyes all day long.

Bag it
Da Milano, the affordable luxury brand, has recently launched an elegant range of lamb skin handbags for women as part of its spring-summer 2010 collection. Conforming to international fashion trends, these beauties are crafted with lamb skin leather making them extra soft, supple and extremely durable. Fashionably chic and luxurious, this exquisite collection is available in signature, classic and contemporary urban styles ranging from the classic day bags, stylish satchels, shoulder bags and totes.

Copy this!
Mausam has nothing to do with Top Gun, says Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor is amused that his father Pankaj Kapoor's directorial debut Mausam is being likened to Tom Cruise's Top Gun just because he plays an Air Force officer in the film.

Older the better
Bollyowood actor Chunky Pandey, best remembered for his role as Anil Kapoor's friend in Tezaab, says he has no regrets in his 23-year-old film career and draws inspiration from B-town's evergreen hero Dev Anand for getting better with age.

Glam no more
Bollywood actress Udita Goswami, who will return to the big screen with the supernatural thriller Rokkk, says that she chooses to do less work because she does not believe in "over exposure".

DiCaprio engaged?
Hollywood heartthrob Leonardo DiCaprio's days as a footloose bachelor seem to have ended, as his long time girlfriend, model Bar Refaeli, is now sporting an engagement ring.

Action replay
Academy-award-winning filmmaker Martin Scorsese and actor Robert De Niro are reportedly planning a sequel to their 1976 cult drama Taxi Driver. The new movie is rumoured to be a collaboration between The Departed director and Danish filmmaker Lars Von Trier. De Niro will reprise his role of a troubled New York taxi driver Travis Bickle.

Nicole, Joel set to wed
Socialite Nicole Richie, who got engaged to rocker beau Joel Madden this Valentine's Day, is "beyond thrilled" and "so excited" about planning for her dream wedding.

Watch out!
Sporty, trendy, casual, classic — there's a watch to suit every mood. This week we bring to you some of the precious timepieces

The model is wearing Nebula Model 2273, GM01 designed by Rohit Bal. Available at World of Titan -17; Rs 1,30,000/-