Bollywood stars root for '30-minute daily walk'

IANS
Feb 20, 2017
Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut believes that walking is a great way to achieve holistic health and people must enforce the '30-minute daily walk' rule into their lives. Read Story »

Born to dance: Raja-Radha Reddy's Kuchipudi taverses 50 years

By Mudita Girotra | IANS
Feb 25, 2017
The inception of their 50-year-journey was without fanfare and in the face of quite some opposition, but the commitment and passion of iconic dance couple Raja and Radha Reddy brought Kuchipudi on to the cultu Read Story »

India's young designers go 'desi', open up global markets for textile and craft

The continued efforts of India's veteran designers like Ritu Kumar, Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Wendell Rodricks to bring Indian textiles on the fashion forefront is motivating younger talent in the field to valu
By Nivedita | IANS | Feb 20, 2017Read Story »

Bangladesh guest country at Khajuraho Dance Festival

theindiandiaspora.com
Feb 17, 2017
The 43rd edition of the Khajuraho Dance Festival here will have Bangladesh as the guest country. Twenty other countries, including Canada, Bahrain, France, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Nepal, Romania, Ru Read Story »

V-Day bliss: Patience keeps Kavitha Krishnamurthy, L. Subramaniam ticking

IANS
Feb 13, 2017
Married to violin virtuoso L. Subramaniam, playback singer Kavitha Krishnamurthy reveals the maestro loves to spring surprises, including a sojourn to Egypt's pyramids on Valentine's Day. Read Story »

Surprise your beloved with DIY sweet delights

Forget readymade cakes and pre-packaged chocolate goodies to woo your Valentine. Get behind the kitchen counter and whip up some easy do-it-yourself sweet delights.
IANS | Feb 13, 2017Read Story »

India-born Badiani to showcase at New York Fashion Week

IANS
Feb 13, 2017
India-born US-based designer Premal Badiani will showcase Indian fashion at New York Fashion Week. She says it could open an avenue for Indian textile makers. Read Story »

In Delhi, a festival to celebrate Kashmiri gastronomical delights

The headliner here is not politics of Kashmir. It is the food from the land also known for its lovely wazwan -- a spread of various, mostly spicy, non-vegetarian dishes that can make you forget everything else
By Ruwa Shah | IANS | Feb 09, 2017Read Story »

An ode to women's power

theindiandiaspora.com
Feb 09, 2017
Sanskriti Guru Centre presented a fascinating Indian musical dance ballet – SHAKTI (An Ode to Woman Power) to packed audiences at the Harrow Arts Centre. The initiative was led by Darshini Joshi, the founder o Read Story »

Indian designers using their platform to raise awareness: Ritu Kumar

By Durga Chakravarty | IANS
Feb 05, 2017
Veteran designer Ritu Kumar says the Indian fashion industry is not only about style but substance too as designers today use their platform to discuss about cultural issues and raise social awareness. Read Story »