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Global cuisines, urban décor at these new restaurants

The F&B sector of Delhi-NCR has grown exponentially over the past couple of years. As opposed to a handful of...

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Latest couture and jewellery designs at Wedding Tales

On 11 September, DLF Mall of India in Noida hosted an extravagant fashion show called Wedding Tales. This was the...

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All Or Nothing

From her 2009 debut with Dev.D, all the way up to her standout performance in the second season of Sacred...

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Amateur Indian chef wins hearts at MasterChef Australia

Sandeep Pandit was born in Kashmir and spent many years of his life in Bangalore. He studied chemical engineering, followed...

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To new beginnings

Shamita Shetty made her Hindi cinema debut with the Yash Raj blockbuster, Mohabbatein. A few more films later, she decided...

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Musical representation

London-based percussionist and producer Sarathy Korwar makes music that is influenced by jazz and Indian classical forms, but at the...

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Kashmir Calling: Mix of culture and heritage

One session at the Fashion Conclave was dedicated to the fashion culture of Kashmir. The rich heritage of J&K crafts...

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‘Offer incentives and tax cuts to artisans’

Asma Hussain is a Lucknow-based designer who founded a fashion institute in UP in 1994. Hussain spoke to us about...

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A Michelin-starred chef on food fusion and sustainability

Michelin-starred chef, Ignacio Solana, is a fourth-generation culinary expert from Cantabria, Spain. “My job has always been a way of life...

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Chefs World Tour brings global flavours to Gurgaon

The second edition of Chefs World Tour was hosted by Together At 12th, Gurgaon, on 24 and 25 July. The...

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Zakir Khan’s rags-to-riches rise in India’s burgeoning standup scene

The Indian standup comedy circuit produces new talent every day. But the one comedian who towers above all the others...

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‘India has always been an attractive destination for us’

Turkish Airlines’ general manager for  northern and eastern India, Huseyin Ozbek speaks to Rishita Roy Chowdhury about the Indian aviation market and...

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A virtuoso of world music

Simon Thacker is a musician and guitarist from Scotland who has led several international ensembles and performed at major venues...

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An Iraqi DJ’s radio project to boost Delhi’s independent music scene

DJ MoCity co-founded South Asia’s first and India’s only online community radio, Boxout.fm. Born in Baghdad, Iraq, Mohammed Abood, a.k.a....

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India’s first line of 3D printed watches by JWC

The Jaipur Watch Company (JWC) recently launched a collection of India’s first 3D-printed watches. This is the first time a...

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Death Zone Everest

The unprecedented ‘human traffic jam’ near the summit of Mount Everest has claimed more than 11 lives and left dozens...

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‘People asked me not to play a transgender’

Actor Ashish Sharma has played the lead role in several hit television shows, including Prithvi Vallabh, Gunahon Ka Devta, Chandragupta Maurya, Rangrasiya, Siya Ke...

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Nationwide talent hunt to find the ‘ultimate’ bartender

Urbanisation and the recent boom in India’s nightlife sector have led to bartending becoming a lucrative career option. But India...

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‘The system has failed acid attack survivors’

Human rights activist Ria Sharma, who set up the world’s first rehabilitation centre for acid attack survivors in Delhi, named...

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Get an eco-friendly kitchen with zero-waste cooking

Food shortage and starvation are hard-hitting realities which engulf many countries around the globe. What’s disheartening is that a huge...

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A Japanese master’s culinary treat for Delhi

Japanese chef Shimomura Kazuya is known for his impeccable integration of modern and traditional Japanese cuisine. The Leela Palace New...

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Local fabrics, traditional styles rule the ADW ramp

The eighth edition of Asian Designer Week (ADW), a spring-summer collection special, was held at Vivanta by Taj, Dwarka in...

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Delhi’s Aerocity: A byword for fine-dining and luxury

In a matter of a few years, Aerocity has emerged as a prime destination in New Delhi. Due to its...

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Here comes the sunshine

In 2008, musician A.R. Rahman established the K.M. Music Conservatory (KMMC) in Chennai, which runs a scholarship programme called the...