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December 31, 2007
Planning ahead? The 2008 Must List!
Absolutely, positively everything you must do in the next 12 months!

December 28, 2007
Got an appetite for adventure?
The World's Strangest Street Food: From stinky tofu to fried water beetles, find the soul of a destination through its sidewalk snacks.

December 26, 2007
The year's 10 top travel stories
A look back at the year in travel: do you remember all the innovations, near misses and crazy inventions? We've gathered the best stories.

It was the summer of 2004
A humorous look at how the Exit Poll machine works.

December 24, 2007
Oberoi Udaivilas is the world's best hotel
The Oberoi Udaivilas in Udaipur has been rated the best hotel in the world. This is the first time an Indian property has grabbed the No. 1 spot.

December 20, 2007
Sing your heart out and WIN!
We want to see you singing your heart out -- any Christmas carol you please!

December 19, 2007
Recipes for a very merry Christmas!
Chef Areez Patel provides us with both vegetarian and non-vegetarian recipes to enjoy this Christmas. Cheers!

Sabarimala & Kumbh: World's most visited holy spots
While it's clear that the world's sacred sites draw millions upon millions of visitors, travel to shrines, churches, temples, mosques or other holy place can come from a mix of motivations.

December 18, 2007
Another one bites the dust
A light-hearted essay on the hazards of walking on Mumbai's streets.

December 14, 2007
Boomtown Bangalore
In the heart of India's Silicon Valley, Bruno Maddox finds a city transformed by globalisation, dreaming of the future.

December 11, 2007
Expert speak: Useful tips to beat PC hackers
Do you know that hackers around the world are always on the prowl to enter your computer and filch personal data? But there are ways in which you can beat these hackers.

The politics of Photoshop
Of late, a new class of hoardings has sprung up. One that brings together the best of political opportunism and the many benefits of information technology.

December 10, 2007
Are you addicted to your gadgets?
Does your Blackberry go with you into the shower? This question may sound far-fetched, but what cannot be denied is our increasing addiction to our gadgets. Here are some confessions from gadget-addicts.

December 07, 2007
Planning your vacation? A checklist
Ever landed at the hill station only to realise you forgot your sweater? Or at the beach and remember that you left your sunscreen on the bedside table? These tips should help avoid such occasions.

December 04, 2007
Sidin's guide to political correctness and cultural sensitivity
This week's column takes a comic look at the controversies "communal" references in the public domain have caused.

December 03, 2007
The goddess saved my family
Get Ahead reader Archana Pande recounts her visit to the Kamakhya temple in Guwahati, Assam.

November 30, 2007
The sixpack frenzy: Fitness without philosophy
Sadanand Menon explores the latest fitness obsession of our nation and puts it in perspective.

November 29, 2007
Four food habits to avoid at work
Tanya Munshi explains four dietary no-nos when it comes to eating at the office.

November 28, 2007
Burn out? Log off for a quality vacation
Is your job stressing you out? You may need a vacation -- of the right kind.

November 27, 2007
Dot Con Experiences
Sidin Sunny Vadukut on the not-so-positive side of e-commerce.

November 21, 2007
Phishing for compliments
Sidin Sunny Vadukut explores the wacky, wonderful world of modern banking.

November 19, 2007
Gifting ideas that pack a punch!
Gifting today has adopted a whole new avatar, with increasing disposable income amongst every age band. With a pinch of creativity and customisation, the perfect gift is born.

November 14, 2007
The future is looking bleak
For centuries man has tried to devise ways and means of telling the future just so that he won't be taken by surprise when something dramatic and unprecedented happens. One of the most popular predictions of the civilisations and cultures of yore was the date of the end of the world.

November 12, 2007
What your ringtone says about you!
Today a ring tone does far more than alert one to the fact that someone's calling. The lyrics and songs on your cell phone send a (more often than not) loud and clear signal to everyone around about who you are or who you would like people to think you are.

November 09, 2007
A light-hearted commentary on the Festival of Lights
A humorous piece on the Festival of Lights by Get Ahead writer Gauri Mitra.

November 06, 2007
Traditional but low-cal Diwali desserts
Get Ahead nutritionist Samreedhi Goel has compiled some tasty but healthy Diwali dessert recipes for you to enjoy this festive season!

Untitled No. 34
I really want to appreciate art, especially modern art, in all its forms and functions. In fact over the last one year or so, thanks to business and press trips, I have been patiently totting up several experiences of "modern art". And I am frankly a little puzzled.

October 30, 2007
Saving our youth! One t-shirt at a time!
A humourous look at the growing influence of the cultural and moral police.

October 29, 2007
Traditional Karwa Chauth recipes
Here's two traditional Karwa Chauth preparations for you to enjoy!

October 24, 2007
Shut your face! -- A study in participatory journalism
Where I see the internet having had the maximum impact on our lives is when it comes to media and the common man's ability to participate in the media machine.

October 18, 2007
Pune's finger-licking Maharashtrian cuisine
Archana Pande gives us the lowdown on the best Maharashtrian eateries in Pune City.

October 16, 2007
First look: Lecoanet Hemant at LFW
Here's an idea of what you can expect from the Lecoanet Hemant showing at Lakme Fashion Week.

October 13, 2007
Funky denims from Kunal Rawal
Kunal Rawal is all set to storm the runway at the Lakme Fashion Week with his pret-a-porter collection 'Free Hugs' in men's and women's wear.

Neeta Lulla kicks offs Lakme Fashion Week, Mumbai
Lakme Fashion Week commenced with a bang this year. Celebrated Indian designer Neeta Lulla showcased a stunning collection of both Western and Indian wear.

October 12, 2007
Nitin Bal Chauhan's hard-hitting plans for LFW
Delhi designer Nitin Bal Chauhan intends to take Fashion Week by storm with his collection this year. Here's a sneak peek.

Designer Ruchi Mehta to wow LFW with partywear
Here's what you can expect from designer Ruchi Mehta at the Lakme Fashion Week's Spring/Summer '08 showing.

Abdul Halder to glorify the Italian mafia at Lakme Fashion Week
Here's a first look at designer Abdul Halder's collection, to be showcased at Lakme Fashion Week in Mumbai.

October 11, 2007
Sneak peek at Raakesh Agarvwal's 'Poison Prive'
Vipasha Agarwal and Tupur Chatterjee model the collection of artfully crafted evening wear.

Vibrant hues from Vikram Phadnis
Vikram Phadnis was spotted putting the finishing touches on an ensemble backstage at the fittings round of the Lakme India fashion Week.

October 10, 2007
First Look: Tempting dark chocolate for Diwali!
The two new Cadbury Celebrations dark chocolate variants will be available in panned flavours like Hazelnut, Cashew and Almond and fine assorted flavours like Mocha Almond, Rum n Raisin, Black Forest and Cashew Cointreau.

Reality Cheque
The average Indian viewer does not really care for singing contests or modeling contests or road trips and things like that. "Where are the things that are quintessentially Indian?" asks the average Indian TV viewer. "I want more Rakhi Sawant!"

October 08, 2007
A carnivore's guide to eating out in Jaipur
GA reader Amit Choudary gives us his top picks.

October 05, 2007
Fusion fashion is very 'in'!
If you like the idea of mixing a little Indian flavour in with Western chic without going overboard, you might like this fashion funda!

October 04, 2007
Are you bugged by SMS polls? Vote now!
In reality, winners of these singing competitions fade away faster than Ram Gopal Ki Aag from theatres. But in the brief moment they are on stage, these aspiring songsters manage to draw crores of text messages.

October 01, 2007
'The keywords of cooking today are 'speed' and 'easy''
Top food consultant Karen Anand chats about her new book 'Simple Cooking for the Desperate Housewife' and how you can go from drab cooking to fab cooking in your own kitchen.

Back in style: Slim trousers
Baggy jeans are definitely out and have been ably replaced by slim trousers that rest neatly on the hips.

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