Indian personal care industry is echoing veganism(14:46) By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, Nov 20IANSlife) The personal care industry offers more options than ever before, and has something for everyone, even vegans. Homegrown Indian brands are catching on the trend, whether with entire vegan lines or a few products. But, why are they making the switch?
Bollywood lacks a proper music industry: Shibani Kashyap(13:44) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Singer Shibani Kashyap, known for her movie songs like "Sajna aa bhi jaa" and "Zinda hoon main", has been away from Bollywood for almost five years now. The last time she sang a number was "Sannata" in 2014 for the movie "Identity Card". While her focus remains on making good music, she would love to make a comeback in Bollywood. In a candid conversation with IANSlife, Kashyap shares her views on the current music industry scene and the rise of pop music in India.
Remixing old songs guarantees a hit: Jaz Dhami(13:44) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Jaz Dhami, based in the UK, recently launched the remix of his own track "Bomb Bae" in collaboration with world-renowned DJ and producer Tiesto. He doesn't think any song necessarily needs a remix, however he feels, a remix gives a different flavour to the song and helps it reach a different audience. In a free-wheeling chat with IANSlife, he speaks on the current trend of remixes in Bollywood.
Climate crisis wrongs children: Ex-Irish prez(12:40) By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Mary Robinson, the first woman President of Ireland and former UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, believes that the climate crisis has served an injustice to poor countries and communities; it now goes further to wrong children.
I believe in doing things in moderation: Diana Penty(12:40) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Bollywood actress Diana Penty reveals she is a "huge foodie" but also believes doing everything in moderation. In an interview with IANSlife, the "Happy Bhag Jayegi" actress gives us a peak into her lifestyle.
Katrina in Reebok's new fitness campaign(12:40) By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANSlife) Fitness brand Reebok on Wednesday unveiled its latest campaign on the relentless pursuit of fitness, featuring its brand ambassador, actor Katrina Kaif, in a short film.
Is your 'macho' image hindering your grooming routine(15:36) By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Men approach health and self-care differently than the fairer sex; but do popular cultural images of the tall-dark and handsome man impact how they groom themselves? Wellness experts say yes.
The art of pastry making(12:34) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Most people who want to excel in the art of pastry making chose to go to Europe in order to train in award winning programs. However, The Academy of Pastry Arts - a pastry school of international repute with schools in six Asian cities including Delhi NCR, Mumbai and Bangalore - brings French dessert education to Asia.
'It's very important to unlearn and relearn for chefs'(11:44) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Chef Vineet Monocha, who has been in the industry for over two decades, believes that the Indian food industry has seen a rapid growth in the past few years especially in the organized food retail sector.
You don't have to be a scholar to like a painting(11:44) New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) The term 'primitivism' is used frequently in discussions and writings on art. The genesis of the term can be traced to Western art, where it gained popularity from the works of the early Renaissance artists. Indian primitivism may have grown away from its Western counterpart, but at least in part, it grew out of or alongside it. DAG at Kala Ghoda presents 'The Primivitism exhibition' curated by Giles Tillotson which opened on November 14.
Lisa Ray: We are all victims of labels(11:30) By Siddhi Jain New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANSlife) Model-actor Lisa Ray feels that we are all a victim of labels and says she does not identify with her cancer survivor label on a daily basis.
Take care of your elderly parents: Pankaj Kapur (Lead)(13:08) BY SIDDHI JAIN Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Thespian Pankaj Kapur who recently published "Dopehri" -- his debut novel on the life of an elderly widow -- believes that the least an individual can do is take care of their parents.
Comfort, good quality most important for me: Harbhajan(11:56) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Indian cricketers are loved and followed not just for their performance on the ground, their uber cool fashion game, unique style and fitness too catch the fancy of many. One among them is veteran Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh who has been giving major fashion and fitness goals.
'It's a period of far greater democracy in publishing'(11:50) By Siddhi Jain Mumbai, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Alexander McCall Smith, the 71-year-old British author of his bestselling "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" series and "Detective Varg" series, may not be a fussy writer, but is given to a disciplined life, and finds the literary world of today more democratic and vast than ever before.
Home decor ideas that are light on your pocket(11:48) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) It is the time of the year when you want to start everything around you afresh. Dont let your budget stifle your decor enthusiasm in 2020.
Keeping bones, joints healthy(11:48) New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Bones provide a structure to our body and protect our organs. Joints are complex structures of bones made functional by adjoining muscles. Joints allow movement and stability. Therefore, it is important to maintain them in good health says Dr Harshavardhan Hegde, Executive Director, Orthopaedics and Bone & Joint Surgery, Fortis Escorts Heart Institute.
I have not been loved like this ever: Kanika Kapoor(11:40) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANSlife) Bollywood singer Kanika Kapoor, who is known for peppy numbers like "Baby Doll" (Ragini MMS 2) and "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" (Roy), says she has never been loved like the way her fans have showered her with.
Zumba your way to being fit(13:18) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) According to the World Health Organisation (WHO) report, India has one of the largest populations suffering from one form of mental illness or the other. Miami-based Beto Perez, creator of the 'Zumba Program', Zumba Fitness, LLC. wants to introduce Indians to a form of fitness, which works both for the mind and the body -- the happy dance i.e Zumba.
Traditional Indian cuisine is getting lost: Zorawar Kalra(12:44) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Diners globally have become quite adventurous and allowed their curiosity to get the better of them. The curiosity of diners globally to try new dishes/cuisines has created space for fusion variations to come up. However, the downside to it, in the Indian context, is that "traditional Indian" cuisine is getting lost or losing focus, says Zorawar Kalra.
Upgrade your workwear wardrobe this winter(12:40) By Puja Gupta New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) Winter brings an entire set of workwear challenges to figure out. Rather than starting from scratch, just one or two carefully curated pieces in your wardrobe can make a world of difference and help fight those winter blues. Dipti Tolani, founder of Salt Attire, suggests few tips:
Be 'beard-tiful' this 'No Shave November'(12:38) New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANSlife) No-Shave November is about spreading awareness and research in cancers related to men. The month is all about keeping the razor aside and embracing ones hair which many otherwise lose to cancer.
Diabetes-related stress more harmful for young adults(16:30) New York, Nov 16 (IANS) Young people diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes experience high psychological distress, resulting in worse health outcomes and poor blood sugar control, find researchers from Carnegie Mellon University.