Pause, play, stop, play again”. These staccato words rang out repeatedly through the main show area during Manish Malhotra’s final rehearsal for his Amazon India Couture Week 2015 finale.
Rohit Bal’s ‘Husn-e-Taa’iraat’ was an ode to the beauty of nature, wildlife and Indian craftsmanship.
Harnaam Kaur reinvents herself and the idea of beauty as the Bearded Dame.
Are you in a serious relationship and harbouring a crush on someone else too? Well, this may actually boost your desire for the current partner.
Parents who joke and pretend with their children are teaching them important life skills, new research has shown.
It may be difficult for you, but your mind, body and spirit will be in better shape if you can get rest, get a gentle post-partum massage, and de-stress.
Bengaluru-based Myra Vineyards recently announced the launch of its limited edition cuvee Misfit, arguably a first-of-its-kind unfiltered red wine varietal.
Just as we pass good physical characteristics through our genes to our progeny, we also pass on good "samskaars" to our future generations.
Do you view ‘luck’ as ‘master’ or ‘servant’?
Concerns about perfectionism may lead to stress, burnout and potential health problems, says a study.
Couples who spend time together on Facebook tend to share a stronger bond and enjoy a longer-lasting relationship than those who avoid seeing each other online.
His Haute Couture Fall 2015 presentation “The Song of the Flower”, part of Amazon India Couture Week in the Capital, was no exception.
Over 2.7 lakh Indians are registered on Ashley Madison, the website that caters specifically to those seeking relationships outside marriage.
Delhi Art Gallery’s retrospective exhibition, ‘Kingdom of Exile’, unveils the depth and darkness of Indian modernist Rabin Mondal’s art.
Writer Nisid Hajari on the great divide of 1947
Artist Hema Upadhyay’s Wave is a reworking of Japanese artist Katsushika Hokusai’s The Great Wave off Kanagawa.
The recent Supreme Court judgement barring head scarves and other accessories during the All India Pre Medical Test has left Humaira Sarang perturbed.
What compels elderly to get into live-in relationships and what are the new rules of engagement?
Unmesh Jadhav, 21, a student from Pune on getting used to life in Kolkata.
Meet the shikra, a diminutive hawk, smaller than a crow, with the fighting spirit and flying skill of a World War II Spitfire.
There is strength in the interior life of an introvert and an ability to break free of the herd.
Daya Pawar aka Dagdu Maruti Pawar was a genial, friendly person. Looking back at the life and legacy of Daya Pawar, as an English translation of Baluta is published.
On November 11, 1902, Gauhar Jaan sang into a recording horn. But hers is not the first voice to be recorded in India — it was young Sashimukhi who sang three days before. Who was she and how did she get lost in time?
Currently showing at the Museum Natur und Mensch in Freiburg, Germany, the project is a mix of portrait and documentary imagery and focusses on the lives of women from India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, Cambodia and Uganda.
If you thought that was boring stuff, you could do well to read John Grisham in A Time to Kill, a racy thriller about a black man facing a death term for killing his daughter’s rapists, which was also made into a Hollywood film.
Jessica Stern and JM Berger’s ISIS: The State of Terror offers a thorough first cut of the history of the Islamic State — the organisation which has most effectively practiced that message.
Sagari Chhabra’s In Search Of Freedom: Journeys Through India and South-East Asia is an attempt to explore a few streams that fed the river of independence.
Chi Asian Cookhouse blends the region’s flavours into a contiguous culinary landscape.
Gaurav Gupta’s “Silt & Cipher” managed to create an impression at Amazon India Couture Week.
Rahul Mishra’s debut collection on Day Two showed restraint and highlighted the designer’s love affair with embroideries and weaves.
There has been a rise in the number of young men with hair loss. They are mainly from the IT sector.
Bandra’s newest dessert cafe, Loaded, may be targeted at college students but don’t let that stop you from trying their crepes and milkshakes.
A novel about a Tamil teenager in post-war Sri Lanka pits humour and hope against the horror of conflict.
A book on the fabled Allahabad University takes shelter in the romantic distortions of nostalgia when faced with the present.
As the name suggests the daal is very very runny. The way to eat it is to break the roti into bite size pieces in a bowl and then pour the daal over it and eat it with hands.
Life is not movie-perfect. We all have our share of embarrassments and awkward moments.