Spreading the word
Six months of dealing with the writer's block and a heartbreak made a lot of difference to the completion of her book. Not that the storyline was changed. Even the last line of the book, Ghana Must Go by Taiye Selasi, remained what she thought of even before she started writing it, but it ended on a different note.
Taiye Selasi
Taiye Selasi
Xialou Lou
Xialou Lou

They belled the CAT
A winner never stops trying, said Tom Landry, the famous footballer and one of the most innovative coaches, football has ever seen. To try is the trick, if one goes by the successful candidates who have cleared the CAT. The CAT is the key to the best B- schools, including much sought after IIMs, and here is Chandigarh's best sharing their secret...

Standing tall: The candidates who cracked the CAT.

Standing tall: The candidates who cracked the CAT

A slice from life
It could have been a run-of-the-mill film equipped with stunts, which puts the very human hero in the superhero bracket. It could have been a film about a good guy falling in love with a good girl, till a bad man spoils it all. It could just have been a film with a storyline that's light on the grey cells, but Shekhar Suman, to relaunch his son in Bollywood, picked a script with a 'soul' or at least so he believes.
Deep focus: Shekhar Suman

Deep focus: Shekhar Suman

Brighter view
"There are two major reasons why someone would possibly want to go shopping for jewellery-one is to ornament themselves for aesthetic purposes and the other is for investment," says Vikram Raizada, executive director and CEO retail, Tara Jewels Ltd, as he announces the launch of the company's store at Bella Vista, Panchkula.

Big launch: Vikram Raizada with a model Photo: Manoj Mahajan

Big launch: Vikram Raizada with a model Photo: Manoj Mahajan

Brush it aside
It's time to do away with sponge, brushes and fingers and apply air brush technique for make-up Any make-up is as good as the skills of the artist and the techniques of application. Air brush make-up is the latest to catch the attention of those in the industry and the ones in need of it. Who wouldn't want to do away with the sponges, brushes, fingers and the like?
Look book: Air brush make up is the new hit

Look book: Air brush make up is the new hit

Party all night
The night scene of Chandigarh is about to be electrified by a bar and night club unlike anything the city has ever seen before. Hippodrome at Park Plaza-17 with a tagline that reads 'Night comes to life', is the perfect place for quick pre-plated lunch options, the lounge feel in the evening which transforms into night club during weekends.


Master Chef
An attractive combo
Combinations in food give variety for taste. Here we have used a fruit and a vegetable to make a colourful snack, which is quick to make and attractive to serve.

Preeti frank about it!
In an industry filled with lies and hypocrisy when it comes to talking about relationships, Abhay Deol and his girlfriend Preeti Desai stand apart as a grand exception. The two have never been shy about their relationship. Preeti now will be making her Bollywood debut with Abhay Deol in One by Two.

Candid talk: Preeti Desai


Candid talk: Preeti Desai

Guest appearance
Actress Juhi Chawla, who will be next seen in Gulaab Gang, has teamed up with singer Gurdas Maan for his upcoming Punjabi film Mummy Ji. Juhi, who will be in a guest role, is currently shooting for the film in Punjab.

Kajalís Swiss fan
Singham and Spacial Chhabbis actress Kajal Aggarwal has just received a mail from a fan in Switzerland named Vino. She is touched by the gesture. She said, "When I opened the letter I was overwhelmed by Vino's way of expressing his affection towards me.
Wow moment: Kajal Aggarwal


Wow moment: Kajal Aggarwal

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