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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......

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......

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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urfi rizvi
Q. LUCKNOW KI PEHCHAN KIS CHEEZ SE HAI ?
Urfi Rizvi:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/lucknow-ki-pehchan-kis-cheez-se-hai-/27595573/answers/

raju
Q. with which indian city is the embroidery work Chikankari synonymous ?
Raju:  A. Nawabi rang aur chikankari work more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/with-which-indian-city-is-the-embroidery-work-chikankari-syn/26681948/answers/27595583

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Q. Which of these is a type of traditional embroidery from Punjab ?A. Bandhani B. Chikankari C. Phulkari D. Kantha
Tiaa:  A. lucknow more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-of-these-is-a-type-of-traditional-embroidery-from-punj/26451941/answers/26682001

Sulekha khuntdar
Q. According to to legend which Mughal queen is believed to have created or at least introduced to India the Chikankari pattern of stitching ?
Sulekha Khuntdar:  A. C. Phulkari more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/according-to-to-legend-which-mughal-queen-is-believed-to-hav/26025395/answers/26451944

sanjeev
Q. Sanganer, situated near Jaipur, is a renowned centre of what kind of handicraft?A. Batik printing.B. Block printingC. ChikankariD. Zardozi
Sanjeev:  A. Noorjahan more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/sanganer-situated-near-jaipur-is-a-renowned-centre-of-what-k/24608512/answers/26025416

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The Bandhej tie up

Archana Shah, the founder of Ahmedabad's Bandhej When you meet Archana Shah, the founder of Ahmedabad's Bandhej, known as one of India's first... ...

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Holding tradition in its folds

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Gaurang Shah TOPICS Designer Gaurang Shah, known for his exquisitely woven saris, opens a store in the... ...

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From Lucknow, with love

Prev By Shreyanka Mazumdar | Posted 2 hours ago Pune residents Geetu Garg, an IT specialist, and Ritu Garg, a former chartered accountant,... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/from-lucknow-with-love/15583190
Sari revivalists

Gunjan Jain of Vriksh has been working with artisans from Bomkai and Dhalapathar in Odisha. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint. The search for... ...

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Manisha Koirala, the smiling winner

GHK Get social The actor walks in, dressed in a simple chikankari white top and trousers, she beams her warm trademark smile... ...

http://wonderwoman.intoday.in/story/manisha-koirala,-the-smiling-winner/1/112143.html

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