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Be a Man

January 9, 2009 12:40:06 am

In the late 1960s and ’70s,it was a quirky French designer who thought it worth his time to take a close look at the lives of everyday men and women and incorporate their design sensibilities into the world of haute couture.

Ural connect

January 9, 2009 12:31:30 am

I remember my father used to take me to the Red Fort grounds to play cricket with my friends. No matter how tired he was from work,he would run on the pitch and give us all lassi and fruits.

Crowning Glory

January 8, 2009 11:44:28 pm

Parvathy Omanakuttan may have lost by barely a whisker at the Miss Universe contest...

Song of Spring

January 8, 2009 11:42:29 pm

Music lovers braved the brutal chill to reach IIC to hear the Japanese trio of horn player Mizuno Nobuyuki,pianist Matsuoka Mie and violinist Kyoko Saburi perform six classical compositions.

Webbed Feat

January 8, 2009 11:41:14 pm

Anyone into reading blogs on a daily basis would have stumbled upon one of the country’s most popular blogs,India Uncut,by Amit Varma.

Raw but Right

January 8, 2009 11:40:10 pm

The much celebrated raw meat or fish — artistically sliced into delicate,paper thin sheets and spread out like a fan in a cold vinaigrette or Parmesan dressing — carpaccio is becoming increasingly visible on menus across Delhi.

The Rest is History

January 8, 2009 11:38:36 pm

Retrospectives of important artists and commemorative anniversaries are regular features in the art world.

Prospects of theatre grim,but the show at NSD must go on

January 8, 2009 2:24:21 am

When students ask the faculty of the National School of Drama about the prospects of theatre in India,the answers almost always revolve around words like ‘sacrifice’ and ‘passion’.

Car driver foils robbery attempt

January 8, 2009 2:23:49 am

Four motorcycle-borne miscreants allegedly fired shots in the air in a failed robbery bid in Keshavpuram area of North-West Delhi.

Deficit or not,2010 Games infrastructure a priority: CM

January 8, 2009 2:23:18 am

With the government falling short by almost Rs 6,000 crore in funds for the 2010 Commonwealth Games projects...

DU Chemistry students say ‘thrown out’ by OBC quota

January 8, 2009 2:22:47 am

Seven students from Delhi University’s Chemistry department say they were thrown out of their course “arbitrarily” to accommodate reserved candidates as per the OBC quota.

Stall owner hammered to death over Rs 312

January 8, 2009 2:22:07 am

Days after the Delhi Police commissioner Y S Dadwal pointed out that most murders occur over petty reasons,a man hammered a tea-vendor to death in Jahangir Puri in North-West Delhi for mere Rs 312.

Repair work to cause water shortage in South Delhi from Jan 9

January 8, 2009 2:21:33 am

South and parts of Southwest Delhi are expected to have taps running dry over the next two months...

Delhi blasts accused sent to judicial custody

January 8, 2009 2:21:06 am

A city court has sent one of the accused in the Delhi blasts case Mohammed Saif to judicial custody till January 21.

Transport strike: ‘Why wait for govt to cancel permits,we are giving up business’

January 8, 2009 2:20:38 am

In its third day,the All India Motor Transport Corporation strike turned dramatic with the transporters surrendering over 1,500 permits and nearly 3,000 vehicles at a dharna at the Sanjay Gandhi Transport Nagar on Wednesday.

Chaos at W Delhi nursing home after patient’s death

January 8, 2009 2:20:06 am

After the death of a 55-year-old woman following treatment and an operation at a private nursing home in Mangolpuri area in West Delhi,angry relatives stormed the premises...

Rail trail

January 8, 2009 2:19:24 am

Matheran Light Railway employed 0-6-0T engines manufactured by Orenstein and Koppel...

Nehru Museum to the independence era

January 8, 2009 2:18:06 am

Nehru Museum and Planetarium is situated on Teen Murti Marg in New Delhi. The Teen Murti House was once the official residence of the Commander-in-Chief of the British forces...

Deadline on track,Metro to chug into Noida this June

January 8, 2009 1:47:30 am

The National Capital Region will get a step closer to the Capital with the Delhi Metro set to enter Noida this year.

Public prosecutor caught on the wrong side of law

January 8, 2009 1:46:03 am

In a decision termed “rarest of rare” by a city court,a trial court judge found a public prosector on the wrong side of the law.

Noida gang rape: 6th man held,five sent to custody

January 8, 2009 1:44:54 am

The court of chief judicial magistrate Ajay Kumar Tripathi on Wednesday sent the five accused in the gang rape of an MBA student to 14 days of judicial custody.

Max surgeons knew patient was brain dead: CII exec kin

January 8, 2009 1:43:21 am

Three months after Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) deputy director-general Jayant K Bhuyan died following a triple bypass surgery,his family has made a very serious allegation,far greater than medical negligence.

Flats scam: Investigators go through DDA’s draw records

January 8, 2009 1:42:12 am

With the Economic Offences Wing taking up an inquiry following allegations of rigging in the DDA’s Housing Scheme,officers of the EOW paid another visit to the DDA’s headquarters on Wednesday morning.

‘Outsider’ Kohli new Delhi unit president of BJP

January 8, 2009 1:39:21 am

The BJP on Wednesday appointed Om Prakash Kohli as president of its Delhi unit.

Games Village: DDA might bail out Emaar

January 8, 2009 1:36:40 am

The Delhi Development Authority may rescue the troubled Commonwealth Games Village project as the Centre is now firming up a proposal to allow the Authority to buy out flats that were to be sold by the site’s developers — Dubai-based real estate firm Emaar-MGF.