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Message for Modi from Sharif's visit

The biggest success of Nawaz Sharif’s visit to India is that it will lessen mistrust between the two countries, writes Amir Mateen from Islamabad. As Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif......

Exquisite designs brought to life

Meera and Muzzafar Ali's label, Kotwara -- famed for its beautiful, traditional designs -- aims to bring back to life a bygone era where graceful women spent summer afternoons lounging in the......

India Fashion Week set to sizzle

The Lakme India Fashion Week 2004, which begins in New Delhi on Tuesday, promises plenty of drama and surprises, with designers saying they have given a free hand to creativity.Designer Ritu Kumar,......

Lucknow prey to Chinese designs

Chikan work, a name synonymous with the city of Nawabs, Lucknow, is facing a severe threat from manufacturers abroad, especially China. Of late, China has started manufacturing 'Chikankari', an art......

Lucknow Metro coaches to capture the heritage of City of Nawabs

The coaches of the Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation would encapsulate the rich cultural heritage of the City of Nawabs. LMRC had on Monday unveiled the two dimensional design and three-dimensional......

Global designer Alistair Blair gives FabIndia western touch

For international designer Alistair Blair, who has worked with global high-end fashion labels like Dior and Valentino, the next stop is a new Indo-Western line for ethnic Indian brand FabIndia.......

Microsoft's NGO initiative a non-starter

Software giant Microsoft, in association with several NGOs, recently launched a programme aimed at enabling the local communities to use information technology as a tool to their development. Under......

A begum's wardrobe

Here's a short quiz. How many hip young women in India can you spot wearing a saree? Very, very few, may just be the correct answer. "That's because, today every one is wearing practical clothing......

Pehle aap, tehzeeb and Bollywood

From Pakeezah to Ishaqzaade, from Shatranj ki Khilari to Umrao Jaan, the great city of Lucknow has made its way to the wonderful world of Hindi films. The tinkle of the ghungroo, bright......

I have lost a part of my life with Farooque Sheikh's death

'He represented the warmth, gentleness and goodness that existed in Hindi cinema before Bollywood became a loud commodity.' Aseem Chhabra on the legendary actor he admired for over 40 years. In......
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Modi's kadak chai has now turned kadwa

As elections loom large in India's most populous State, young Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav is rushing to finish his flagship projects. The push to... ...

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At home I have the freedom to walk around barefoot, says Muzaffar Ali

He became a household name after creating the legendary movie Umrao Jaan. A poet at heart, painter since childhood, lover of Sufi music, and a... ...

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Vetiver grass, bamboo, banana fibre products at IITF

New Delhi, Nov 25 (PTI) Gautam Bir Tuladhar of Nepal has been using hemp, nettle and bamboo fibres to make fabric, shawls and bags over the years... ...

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Seeking attention!

Young designer Danisha made a comment on demonetisation at her fashion show in the city Grabbing eyeballs on the ramp is on the wish list of... ...

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Meet These Seven People Who Are Helping To Keep Indian Handloom Alive

It is the return of the Indian handloom! With sales of handloom products made by India seeing a definite increase in the domestic market as well as... ...

http://www.indiatimes.com/news/india/meet-these-seven-people-who-are-helping-to-keep-indian-handloom-alive-266059.html

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