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Indian designer Suket Dhir wins international fashion prize

Indian designer Suket Dhir wins international fashion prize

NEW DELHI: Childhood memories spent lazing around mango orchards comes alive in garments designed by Delhi-based Suket Dhir, who has won the just-announced 2015 International Woolmark Prize (IWP) regional final…. Read more »


Bollywood praises Richa Chadha for ‘Masaan’

Richa Chadha made us proud when her film Masaan won 2 film awards at the prestigious Cannes film festival early this year. The film which has been in talks for… Read more »


2 blundering terrorists on a mission

MUMBAI: On the surface, Bangistan, starring Riteish Deshmukh and Pulkit Samrat, is a comedy about two blundering terrorists on a mission to change the world. But at its core, it… Read more »


City of Lincoln seeing boom in restaurants

LINCOLN, Neb.: Nebraska’s capital city is seeing a boom in chain restaurants. Work began this week on a Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburgers, the Lincoln Journal Star reported. Franchise owner… Read more »

Aishwarya Rai Bachchan to walk for Manish Malhotra at ICW grand finale

Manish Malhotra to close ICW with grand show

NEW DELHI: Designer Manish Malhotra will showcase his old-world charm inspired collection on the closing day of Amazon India Couture Week 2015 here. Known for his rendition of the most… Read more »

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Chand over the moon

Bajrangi character inspired by Pak journalist Pakistani television journalist Chand Nawab is over the moon that he inspired a character in the hit film Bajrangi Bhaijaan, which features Salman Khan… Read more »

Tribute to Rajesh Khanna through film memorabilia

Tribute to Rajesh Khanna through film memorabilia

NEW DELHI: Three years after Bollywood’s first superstar Rajesh Khanna passed away, a collection of memorabilia comprising film posters, lobby cards featuring films he starred in are being put together… Read more »

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Noted artist S H Raza conferred highest French civilian honor

NEW DELHI: Modern Indian artist Sayed Haider Raza, has been conferred with the highest French civilian honor, the Commandeur de la Legion d’Honneur (the Legion of Honour) for his peerless… Read more »

I shared an unspoken bond with Amjad Khan Amitabh Bachchan

I shared an unspoken bond with Amjad Khan: Amitabh Bachchan

MUMBAI: Megastar Amitabh Bachchan has revealed he and his “Sholay” co-star Amjad Khan had a great friendship that withstood difficult times. Bachchan, 72, who launched the book written by Amjad’s… Read more »

No marriage for now, says Salman Khan

No marriage for now, says Salman Khan

MUMBAI: His fans may be waiting for years to see Bollywood superstar Salman Khan tie the knot but the popular actor is in no mood to get married anytime soon… Read more »

HC defers Salman's appeal to July 13 as actor seeks time

HC defers Salman’s appeal to July 13 as actor seeks time

MUMBAI: The Bombay High Court today deferred till July 13 an appeal filed by Bollywood superstar Salman Khan against the five-year sentence awarded to him in the hit-and-run case, after… Read more »

Rishi Kapoor fails to recognise his Daminico-star

Rishi Kapoor fails to recognize his ‘Damini’ co-star

MUMBAI: Rishi Kapoor has failed to recognize Meenakshi Sheshadhari, his co-star in “Damini”, as she visited the actor after a long time. Meenakshi, who bid adieu to Bollywood after her… Read more »


Crowning Glory

Goa’s unique Monsoon Festival Have you ever heard of a festival where the devout plait guavas, grapes, hibiscus, carnation into a crown, wear them as a proud king would and… Read more »

Bengaluru: Actress Shilpa Shetty during Yoga Day celebrations at Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru, on June 21, 2015. (Photo: IANS)

Keep Yoga away from politics: Shilpa Shetty

NEW DELHI: Actress Shilpa Shetty, an ardent follower of yoga, says the ancient Indian practice of staying fit should not be mixed with politics. The 40-year-old “Life In a Metro”… Read more »


Custom build bikes express personality

CRYSTAL LAKE, Ill.: Originally starting out of his garage 11 years ago, the man behind Barebones Chopper in Crystal Lake custom builds motorcycles to help riders express their individuality. Among… Read more »

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NBA entry will give many Indians hope: Satnam

NEW DELHI: On cloud nine after becoming the first Indian to make the NBA draft for Dallas Mavericks, Satnam Singh Bhamra says his entry will open the doors for more… Read more »

A model wears a creation for Louis Vuitton's men Spring-Summer 2016 fashion collection presented in Paris, France.

Merging of East-West at Paris menswear show

PARIS: Art, fashion and exotic travel merged in the energetic installment of Paris’ spring-summer 2016 menswear shows. And fashion week’s necessary dose of controversy was found in the form of… Read more »

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Re-inventing Khadi, the independent label way

NEW DELHI: Khadi is attracting small upcoming fashion labels who are exploring possibilities to reinvent the intricate handspun fabric and keep it relevant in an industry driven by experimentation. With… Read more »

'Jurassic World' earns Rs 100 crore in India

‘Jurassic World’ earns Rs 100 crore in India

MUMBAI: Chris Pratt-Irrfan starrer “Jurassic World”, the fourth film in the “Jurassic Park” film series, has grossed Rs 100 crores at the Indian box-office. The Colin Trevorrow-directed adventure extravaganza saw… Read more »

Tennis legend Steffi Graf to promote Kerala's Ayurveda

Tennis legend Steffi Graf to promote Kerala’s Ayurveda

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Germany tennis legend Steffi Graf, who reigned the field of sports for nearly two decades in 1980s and 1990s, will now promote Kerala’s famed Ayurveda system of healthcare. 46-year-old… Read more »