An upcoming fashion gala for a cause
  • An upcoming fashion gala for a cause(15:02)
    By Siddhi Jain
    Mumbai, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Indian fashion designer Maheka Mirpuri is gearing up for the seventh edition of her annual star-studded charity gala which will raise funds for cancer patients at the Tata Memorial Hospital under the aegis of Mirpuri's foundation MCan.
What it takes to walk the runway
  • What it takes to walk the runway(15:02)
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) A runway model must have a good body, but more importantly she must have confidence, attitude, style, grace and versatility
For the sake of art
  • For the sake of art(14:58)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) If art is recession proof then galleries which house some of the most famous works as well as artists need to make their presence felt. Which is possibly one of the reasons why Delhi Art Gallery (DAG) has a new address in the middle of Lutyens Delhi, with its inaugural exhibition "The Sixties Show" on September 29. Ashish Anand, MD & CEO of DAG spoke to IANSlife on taking art to wider audience in India and facilitating deeper engagement.
Nature, identity merge on this Gond artist's canvas
Travelling is an organic part of my life: Kalki
  • Travelling is an organic part of my life: Kalki(14:58)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Kalki Koechlin is an "adventure child". The national award-winning Bollywood actress has stole the limelight with her offbeat travel experiences - be it her biking trip to the Northeast with her father or her recent stint of climbing a mountain peak in Chail in Himachal Pradesh to reach a shoot location of her upcoming webseries "Bhram".
Ecosia's 'climate strike' in Delhi
  • Ecosia's 'climate strike' in Delhi(14:58)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Search engine Ecosia, which promises to plant a sapling on every 45 searches, on Friday organized a "strike" against climate change in Delhi, and many other countries.
5 ideas for a perfect festive season renovation
  • 5 ideas for a perfect festive season renovation(14:58)
    By IANSlife Features
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) Festive season is round the corner. So try out these interesting home renovation ideas shared by Lokendra Ranawat, founder and Chief Executive Officer of WoodenStreet, to add that extra zing to your living space this year.
Undo the damage caused by prolonged sitting
  • Undo the damage caused by prolonged sitting(14:58)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANSlife) After millions of years of physical evolution, modern humans have a body millions died for -- quite literally. However, these days most urbanites are sitting on office chairs for long hours, leading to a sedentary lifestyle our bodies were not designed for.
Research is a necessity, not a luxury: Biologist Gagandeep Kang
  • Research is a necessity, not a luxury: Biologist Gagandeep Kang(12:44)
    By Muskan Aggarwal
    New Delhi, Sep 21 (IANS) It was her love for experiments and for finding different ways to answer questions that led Gagandeep Kang to the field of medical research. She is now the Director of Translational Health Science and Technology Institute in Faridabad and her dedicated efforts to the development of Rotavac, India's first indigenously developed vaccine for rotavirus infections, recently made her the first Indian woman to be elected as a fellow of The Royal Society of London.
Rooh: A hidden gem that serves 'progressive Indian food'
  • Rooh: A hidden gem that serves 'progressive Indian food'(13:34)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Rooh -- a fine dining restaurant -- is a hidden gem located amid the lush green landscape of Mehrauli and is all about "progressive Indian food". Chef Sujan Sarkar, who opened the brand's first outlet in San Franciso three years back, has now brought it to Delhi with an idea to present Indian flavours with an international approach.
  • Avoid festive weight gain with these handy tricks(13:28)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) It's that time of the year again. Festivals bring happiness and give one an opportunity to spend quality time with friends and family. However, it is difficult to resist the sumptuous treats that are laid out for everyone to enjoy during this time.
I like it when it is inclusive, says Alia
  • I like it when it is inclusive, says Alia(13:28)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Alia Bhatt, who is known to turn heads with her style, salutes the spirit of women who despite social shackles manage to inspire more than many of their urban counterparts. Along with emboldening women, she supports the cause of animal rights.
For Aditi, effortless-timeless fashion goes all the way
Discover California's best kept secrets
  • Discover California's best kept secrets(13:26)
    California, Sep 20 (IANSlife) These remote and surprising spots fly under the radar for even the most well-versed California travellers. From scenic byways to wine country destinations to historic honky-tonks, these locations make great trips for those who like to explore a little off the beaten path.
  • 'Designers are illusionists'(13:26)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Fashion designers Poonam Bhagat and Premal Badiani showcased their collections at the Wings4Fashion event -- organised by Fataka Fashion -- in London last week. Speaking to IANSlife, the designers detail their experiences, collections and upcoming projects. Excepts from the interview:
Follow the basic of a beauty regime
  • Follow the basic of a beauty regime(13:26)
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANSlife) Beauty consultant Nithika Aroraa puts light on the basics that one needs to focus on while following a beauty regime.
Rahul Bose to pledge for organ donation after death
  • Rahul Bose to pledge for organ donation after death(12:28)
    New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) Actor-director and sportsperson Rahul Bose will soon be signing up for "deceased organ donation" and would be pledging "every square inch" of his body for donation after death.
We believe in investing in people and culture: Raul Rai
  • We believe in investing in people and culture: Raul Rai(15:06)
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Nicobar is all of three years, but it is already being recognised as a self-sustaining profitable enterprise. IANSlife caught up with Raul Rai, co-founder at Nicobar.com and director at Goodearth.in, to find out exactly what it takes to take the lead in the game.
Great skin creates an ideal canvas for makeup: Jacqueline
  • Great skin creates an ideal canvas for makeup: Jacqueline(15:06)
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Almost thirty three million followers are treated to actor Jacqueline Fernandezs vibrant and fun filled insta-stories daily. Shes one of the the few names in the trade who can laugh at herself and makes sure her fans see the lighter side of showbiz.
Menstrual cups for an eco-friendly period (Guest Column)
Saga on square foot
  • Saga on square foot(15:04)
    By Siddhi Jain
    Mumbai, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Size matters. And so does the scale. Painting a busy artwork on a square-foot canvas can be a challenge. Connecting all those artworks to create a narrative is an even bigger task. But 14 artists have taken up the challenge and their works will be on view at Mumbai's Studio Artezvous from September 19-21.
Amazon India gears up for festival season
  • Amazon India gears up for festival season(15:04)
    By Puja Gupta
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Gearing up for the festival season, Amazon India has increased the number of its fashion brands from 21,000 to 34,000.
Terrafest returns for fifth edition
  • Terrafest returns for fifth edition(15:04)
    By Siddhi Jain
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Triveni Kala Sangam, one of the most-visited art hubs in the heart of New Delhi, will host the fifth edition of 'Terrafest, the week-long festival of terracotta products and earthenware from October 11-16.
Boost immunity, stay fit
  • Boost immunity, stay fit(15:04)
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Seasonal changes are the times when people are more prone to falling ill. But integrative nutritionist and gut health coach Payal Kothari has tips at hand to help you boost immunity and stay fit, no matter what the weather.
Do's and don'ts while planning a wildlife safari
  • Do's and don'ts while planning a wildlife safari(15:04)
    New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANSlife) Respect the jungle. And be practical, not fashionable when you are on a wildlife excursion. "That's the basic," says Manjunath Gowda, Chief Executive Officer of WildTrails, as he narrates the rules to follow both before and during a wildlife safari.