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New Delhi, Monday, February 27, 2012

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Fatak: Delhi-speak for doing something in a desidictionary jiffy. Eg: He finished that work ekdum fatak se!

A fest full delhi of masti and fun meandmy


Girls had the most fun at the fest


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The annual fest at Miranda House College saw a series of high energy performances by enthusiastic students

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he fest of Miranda House College, Tempest 2012, was an out-an-out fun affair. Day one — Qayamat — saw Hansraj College bagging two awards, one for the Best Play and the other for the Best Actor, for The Final Act – the stage play. The day ended with DJ Sumit Sethi entertaining the crowds with some funky tunes. Day two of the fest, The Resurrection, featured events like Dhol Pitara (the street play competition), Sira (the Indian dance event) and The Last Step (the Western dance contest). While Shivaji College emerged trumps in Dhol Pitara, the first place in the The Last Step went to Maitreyi College. Sira saw Neha Purohit of KNC and Akanksha Chauhan of Miranda being declared winners in the solo acts, while Miranda stood first in the folk dance category.


It seems that a lot of people in the city follow safety rules. Our reader spotted this kid riding a bicycle with a helmet on his way to school. Only in Delhi!

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Many accidents were thwarted in Delhi when the meaningful and beneficial ban on the use of cell phones, while driving, was enforced by the transport authorities. The number of violators came down drastically ever since the rule came into force. Meanwhile, the city now has another menace. Pedestrians nowadays use their cell phones leisurely, oblivious of the surroundings and traffic threats. It is a common sight, particularly in the Capital. It is needless to point out that many lives have already been lost by virtue of these acts. It


what rocked Cycle stunts performed by students provided a refreshing break from the usual fanfare. ■ Zorbing facilities were provided to visitors on day one. ■

Girls from Kamla Nehru College performing at the fest

what didn’t Food available at the various stalls were overpriced. ■ The poster-making contest was a thanda affair, as many students didn’t turn up for it. ■

Students from Ramanujam College put up a street play

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metropolitandiary Dear Diary,

Students from Lady Shri Ram College in their dance act

is high time for the authorities to shed a lackadaisical approach and devise means and methods such as launching awareness programmes, in order to mitigate this problem. For the safe movement of the pedestrians, the authorities need to ensure that pavements are not encroached upon and also create more infrastructure such as footpath, over bridges, subways, etc. The fellow citizens also need to be more responsible and exercise restraint and display more caution in using cell phones while walking on the traffic-loaded roads of the city. Avinash Pandita

Students from Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce give a charged up performance

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A student from Maitreyi College in the Western dance competition

Many designs under one roof Vaishali Bhambri ■

A painting by Studio Kishangarh, which is headed by Princess Vaishnavi Kumari


etting up the right mood for spring is a one-of-its kind exhibition, which will be held in Delhi for the first time. After being called Kolkata’s most stylish event, Savoir Faire, now forays into the Capital with exhibits Earrings designed by Queenie ranging from fashion designs, Dhody jewellry, paintings, bags and footwear. fields of design get a chance to “The exhibition is unique in come together and showcase its own way. Since each artist their expertise on a common and designer has his/her own platform,” he adds. style and speciality, the Artwork by artisans from product that they have come Studio Kishangarh, headed by up with is very special,” says Princess Vaishnavi Kumari, Gauri Bajoria, director, Savoir will be presented in the Faire. paintings section. Through The exhibition will be this exhibition, the Princess showcasing designs by endeavours to bring renowned fashion designers Kishangarh miniature such as Nachiket Barve, Rohit paintings to a more global Bal, Prashant Verma, Niki audience. Mahajan, Hemant and While the jewellry section Nandita, among others. features designs by jewellry The show will also feature designers such as Poonam spring/summer designer wear. Soni and Queenie Dhody, the “We are going to present Indo- bags category will see names Western and spring/summer like Lovetobag and Meera holiday wear at the show. We Mahadevia display their have used flowing material, products. Footwear by Rohan which is ideal for this weather,” says Hemant. “This A clutch designed by Meera is how artists from different Mahadevia

The IIT (Delhi) guys had the audience mesmerised with their ‘boxer’ act.

ARTAGENDA Poetry of the brush

This solo show of artist Chhotu Lal epitomises the Nathdwara traditional painting techniques and draws inspirations from the Mughal period miniatures and the European renaissance. The exhibition is on till March 20 at Nitanjali Art Gallery, C-66, Anand Niketan.

Arora will also be presented. “The exhibition presents a best pick from each designer or artist,” says Bajoria, who is also the head of the fashion label, GAURIBAJORIA, India.

Catch it here What: Savoir Faire When: February 29 Where: The Crystal Ballroom, The Oberoi NEAREST METRO STATION: Jangpura on the Violet Line

A show with myriad nuances

Art Nexxt is holding a group show of paintings by Bhav Singh Banbhaniya, Kaveri Chaudhary, Onkara Murthy, Rajiv Pradhan and other 26 artists. The show is on till March 2 at Lalit Kala Academy, Ravindra Bhavan, Ferozshah Road.

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