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Wheelchair tennis player on mission to promote PM’s Accessible India campaign in Chandigarh
Sat, Nov 12, 2016

Wheelchair tennis player and Padma Shri awardee H Boniface Prabhu missed out on regular school growing up in Bengaluru.

Sikh history hasn’t been documented well and some of the versions available are inaccurate
Wed, Nov 09, 2016

Chaar Sahibzaade: Rise of Banda Singh Bahadur

No mushkil on day one as Ranbir Kapoor, Anushka Sharma visit Chandigarh, see pics
Sat, Oct 29, 2016

Ranbir Kapoor and Anushka Sharma — made a brief afternoon visit to PVR cinemas in Elante Mall heavily booked for the day’s shows.

A New Chapter 
Tue, Oct 25, 2016

Designer Ashima Singh parts ways from the Ashima-Leena label after more than two decades, and starts afresh with a new label.

Amazon India Fashion Week Spring Summer 2017 : Three to Tango
Mon, Oct 17, 2016

Breezy kaftans and bareback dresses have been the mainstay of designer Malini Ramani’s work.

Material Glam
Sat, Oct 15, 2016

Day Two of the ongoing Amazon India Fashion Week Spring-Summer 2017 edition spun a glamourous new story with Indian textiles.

Slice Of Italy
Fri, Oct 14, 2016

The Italian presentation on Day One of AIFW was an impressive showcase of footwear, fashion and handbag styles.

Handloom High
Thu, Oct 13, 2016

The show started with the screening of a short film on the town of Chanderi in Madhya Pradesh.

Indian Ocean Performs in Chandigarh: ‘These are times of template music but key to success will always be originality’
Sun, Oct 09, 2016

The current band line-up includes Amit Kilam (drums, percussion and vocals), Rahul Ram (bass guitar and vocals), Himanshu Joshi (vocals), Tuheen Chakravorty (tabla and other percussion) and Nikhil Rao (guitar).

Full Circle
Wed, Oct 05, 2016

Veteran designer J J Valaya will mentor young designer label Alpana & Neeraj for the AIFW SS 2017 finale.

Space for Style
Sun, Oct 02, 2016

Bohemian Chic, a new designer studio in the city, makes a fashionable impression

Take a Step Back
Sun, Sep 25, 2016

A group of parents and children with Down Syndrome explores a new way to unwind and learn at the same time.

Chandigarh: Chinese chef rolls out food fest to celebrate harvest season of neighbouring country
Sat, Sep 03, 2016

Hung Fong, who hails from Hong Kong and is presently working at Taj Hyderabad, is in the city for the festival that is being held at Black Lotus, the Chinese fine-diner at Taj Chandigarh.

Tier-II cities big markets, says jewellery designer
Tue, Aug 30, 2016

In Chandigarh after exhibiting her collection in Raipur, Queenie Singh said: “I exhibit all over the country and now find the tier-II towns eager to invest in luxury. Ditto goes for Chandigarh."

Chandigarh Style Week: City designer presents Indian wear collection with contemporary twist 
Sat, Aug 20, 2016

An ode to pure Indian textiles like mul-mul, khadi and silk, Priyanka Khosla presented Indian wear in a new format.

Story of contemporary India in new uniforms of Taj hotels
Fri, Aug 19, 2016

Designer Payal Jain weaves a story of contemporary India in the new uniforms of Taj hotels

National Handloom Day: What leading voices from industry think of #IWearHandloom initiative
Sat, Aug 06, 2016

Ritu Kumar I don’t think we in India are totally aware of the treasure house we have here. One rare and privileged skill that still exists across the country is that of the hand weavers and spinners who give us our true couture. The less we know about our heritage, the less we preserve it. […]

Chandigarh Style Week: Nine designers to showcase latest collections with actor Meera Chopra as showstopper
Thu, Aug 04, 2016

The third edition of the Chandigarh Style Week, which will roll out on August 19 with actor-model Meera Chopra as the showstopper and brand ambassador, promises to be a melting pot of fashion, ideas, music and style. “I love Chandigarh. I think fashion and Chandigarh go hand in hand,” said Chopra, who has acted in […]

‘Kung-fu nuns’ stopover in city to spread message of gender equality, climate change
Thu, Jul 28, 2016

Dressed in cycling gear and safety helmets, they all lined up behind the oldest of them all —54-year-old monk Gyalwang Drukpa — the head of the Ladakh-based Drukpa order.

International Institute of Fashion Design: Ten lucky students to showcase collections at London Fashion Week
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

Centres across India will be given an opportunity to present a capsule collection each at a show organised by Fashion Scout as a part of London Fashion Week’s Spring Summer 2017 edition.

Spoiler Alert
Wed, Jul 13, 2016

How a new garment has changed the way celebrities guard their privacy

Pizza festival, Hyderabadi dawat, monsoon menu on platter for food lovers this weekend in Chandigarh
Sat, Jul 09, 2016

Fro the City people Hotel Mountview's brings the monsoon-must-haves, while JW Marriott's Italian restaurant ''Oregano' is organising a pizza festival and Taj Chandigarh has invited chef Jabrail from Hyderabad for a all-new Dawat-e-Nizam festival.

Food fiesta: Regional cuisine now in spotlight and finally getting its due, say chefs Ranveer Brar and Ajay Chopra
Sun, Jul 03, 2016

In the city to host the first edition of Food Fiesta Chandigarh, organised by Living Foods, a food and lifestyle channel, chefs Ajay Chopra and Ranveer Brar spoke about pakoras, freshly brewed chai and rain memories.

New old adda: Indian Coffee House opens another outlet in Chandigarh
Tue, Jun 21, 2016

Tucked between two contemporary shops, ICH is a stone’s throw from the MCM DAV College and several coaching institutes, which have mushroomed there over the years.

A Weaver’s Tale
Wed, Jun 15, 2016

Chinar Farooqui on her love for traditional textiles for contemporary clothing, celebrating weaving and making it to 300 stores across the world.

Chef Vikas Khanna believes the ‘unifying power of food was stronger even before religion came into being’
Sun, May 29, 2016

Michelin-starred chef Vikas Khanna on his debut documentary film that was showcased at the Cannes film festival and his forthcoming book on spices.

Room for More
Wed, May 25, 2016

Ogaan’s second flagship store in the Capital celebrates the creations of contemporary Indian designers in a new format

An actor’s take: Amrita Puri takes inspiration from Vietnam for her new collection
Tue, May 10, 2016

The Mumbai-based actor who launched fashion label Akuri along with mom Smiley Puri same time last year, brought back enough ideas from her holiday to put together a summer collection.

Designer Anju Modi : ‘It is always challenging to work on a period film… hope to work with Bhansali again’
Sat, Apr 16, 2016

Working with craftspeople in the interiors of the country — be it in Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh or lately, Maharashtra — the designer has made Indian textiles her mainstay.

Arise, Signora Knight
Mon, Apr 11, 2016

Designer Sanchita Ajjampur receives Knight of the Order of the Star of Italy

On road safety campaign, Goa girl riding solo lands up in city
Wed, Apr 06, 2016

This passionate biker is also on a mission to create awareness about road safety as well as raise funds for people with disabilities suffered due to road accidents.

Style of Bengal
Wed, Mar 30, 2016

A fashion pop-up show in the Capital aims to showcase design talents from Kolkata.

AIFW A/W’16: Modern Mash-up
Tue, Mar 22, 2016

The grand finale saw nine designers present a wardrobe for the modern Indian but it was too brief a glimpse.

India Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2016: The male factor
Thu, Mar 17, 2016

From using red to make an impact to exploring foliage and a royal past, three menswear designers are set to make a sartorial statement at Amazon India Fashion Week’s first dedicated menswear show.

A planner for Indian & Pakistani weddings from US is now promoting Punjab for destination weddings
Fri, Mar 11, 2016

In the past 31 years, she has organised 700 weddings, only Indian and Pakistani ones, across the world.

Embracing tradition amid modernity
Fri, Mar 04, 2016

Seema Sharma, a Chandigarh-based entrepreneur decided to go a step further and put together ‘Nari in a sari’ - an initiative aimed at recognising women achievers.