Manish Malhotra's closes digital ICW with opulence
  • Manish Malhotra's closes digital ICW with opulence(06:02)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANSlife) On Wednesday, veteran designer Manish Malhotra was the finale act as he closed the digital edition of the India Couture Week with a showcase of his latest couture collection 'Roohaniyat -- A celebration called life.'
Iconic Coffee House tweaks menu to include 'Kadha'
  • Iconic Coffee House tweaks menu to include 'Kadha'(15:20)
    Lucknow, Sep 23 (IANS) The iconic Coffee House in Lucknow, whose clientele includes litterateur, politicians, playwrights and the creme de la creme of the Uttar Pradesh capital, has tweaked its menu to suit Covid times.
The Indian royals who modelled for first vaccine in the world
Children are a very serious audience: Puppeteer Anurupa Roy
  • Children are a very serious audience: Puppeteer Anurupa Roy(08:04)
    By Sukant Deepak
    New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Lamenting that many assume puppetry as simple and for frivolous consumption, and that there seems to be a general assumption that so are children, puppeteer Anurupa Roy stresses that it is important to note that that children are a serious audience and creating for them is far more challenging than it is for adults.
No shortcuts to success: Kerala's 'Chhota Rafi'
Rhino poaching in Assam has reduced by 86%: Minister (World Rhino Day Special)
'Pandemic a time for humanity to change its very basic philosophy'
  • 'Pandemic a time for humanity to change its very basic philosophy'(15:04)
    By Vishnu Makhijani
    New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) The coronavirus pandemic has endangered our basic human rights and liberties and taught us that it is time to change our values, priorities and perspective if humanity is to survive, says Ramin Jahanbegloo, a prominent political philosopher of Iranian origin, in his new book, "The Courage to Exist - A Philosophy of Life and Death in the Age of Coronavirus" (Orient BlackSwan).
NASA shares $28bn plan to return humans to Moon in 2024
  • NASA shares $28bn plan to return humans to Moon in 2024(12:39)
    Washington, Sep 22 (IANS) NASA has shared an update on its Artemis programme, including the latest plans to land the first woman and the next man on the surface of the Moon in 2024 at a cost of nearly $28 billion.
Kashi to be a model for development: Yogi
  • Kashi to be a model for development: Yogi(10:29)
    Lucknow, Sep 22 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced that the entire Kashi area would be developed as a model of development and tourism.
Telangana's Raigir railway station is now Yadadri
Janhvi Kapoor to walk for Manish Malhotra at digital ICW
3-ft long monitor lizard, 5-ft long cobra rescued in Agra
Even ruins have memories: BV Doshi
  • Even ruins have memories: BV Doshi(18:40)
    By Sukant Deepak
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) Architecture has the ability to induce aspirations in life giving clues of fascinating behaviour patterns, B.V. Doshi, the 2018 Pritzker Prize laureate was the first Indian to receive architecture's most illustrious award. He says these subtle gesticulations of life heightened through juxtaposition of functions and spaces continue to enchant him.
PETA India seeks probe into Jaipur elephant deaths
  • PETA India seeks probe into Jaipur elephant deaths(15:08)
    Jaipur, Sep 21 (IANS) After the recent deaths of four elephants who were used for tourist rides in Jaipur, the India chapter of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), recently fired off a letter to Rajasthan Chief Secretary Rajeev Swarup, requesting him to order a thorough probe into the incidents.
Turning rejection into opportunity against adversity (Book Review)
  • Turning rejection into opportunity against adversity (Book Review)(12:34)
    By Vishnu Makhijani
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) He was twice rejected by one of India's top FMCG firms when he applied for a job from campus. More than once, he did not get the promotion that he thought he richly deserved. The draft of his first book on advertising cases was rejected as a plug. Several clients, on multiple occasions, rejected campaign ideas that he had projected.
JJ Valaya's first virtual fashion show
  • JJ Valaya's first virtual fashion show(06:11)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) "This is an exciting time. I know it's also a very trying time as well because a pandemic is upon us. But the pandemic is also throwing up a lot of options which perhaps nobody would have tried earlier. To do a complete fashion presentation virtually is something nobody thought of in the past. To actually have the entire world as your audience and everybody has a front-row seat, I don't think anything can get better than that," says veteran designer JJ Valaya in an interview to IANSlife.
Silences of the abandoned
  • Silences of the abandoned(08:38)
    By Sukant Deepak
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) She captures frames of the greatest migration since Partition, but what strikes is not the movement, but in fact an uncomfortable stillness -- not just of the people but the entire city. A post-war capital -- abandoned, but still standing tall, unable to come to terms with the new reality.
Rahul Mishra's Opulence with Responsibility
  • Rahul Mishra's Opulence with Responsibility(06:04)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Day 2 of the first-ever digital India Couture Week (ICW) featured designers who are recognised as the new guard of Indian Couture -- Rahul Mishra and Amit Aggarwal.
Find and experience peace on September 21
  • Find and experience peace on September 21(04:24)
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Come September 21 (Monday) and around 40 million people will be connecting for peace from 8 p.m. onwards. Two virtual events -- 'Celebrate Peace', followed by 'Create Peace', the synchronized guided meditation, would be held.
Memories keep floating somewhere: Gulzar on memoir
  • Memories keep floating somewhere: Gulzar on memoir(18:59)
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Poet, lyricist, author, screenwriter, director - there isn't any aspect of Hindi films and literature that hasn't been impacted by Gulzar's magic touch and now the maestro is penning his memoirs of the greats he has worked with because memories never dry up and "keep floating somewhere".
First-ever digital ICW opens with Gaurav Gupta's tribute to 'love'
  • First-ever digital ICW opens with Gaurav Gupta's tribute to 'love'(06:01)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) It wasn't the familiar setting of the ballroom at the Taj Palace Hotel in the Capital, neither was it the familiar parade of 'shaadi' wear one is accustomed to at the India Couture Week (ICW). Pleasantly, day one of the 13th edition of the ICW was au courant -- it was digital, it was virtual, it was democratic, and thanks to Gaurav Gupta it was also topical and relevant.
'Pandemic sharpening debate about China model'
  • 'Pandemic sharpening debate about China model'(21:22)
    New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) If the pandemic is accelerating existing political trends in China, it is also sharpening the debate about the China model - a debate that is unfolding both within the country and around the world," writes Ananth Krishnan, the Beijing correspondent of The Hindu newspaper in "India's China Challenge - A Journey Through China's Rise And What It Means For India".
'Bhagwati Van' to be spiritual tourism hub in UP (Ld)
Maid's boyfriend creates fake profile of employer on FB for revenge
Crocodile spotted in Hyderabad's Musi river
  • Crocodile spotted in Hyderabad's Musi river(00:54)
    Hyderabad, Sep 18 (IANS) A crocodile was spotted on the bed of Musi river on Thursday, sending panic in Puranapul and surrounding areas in the old city of Hyderabad.