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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......

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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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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Ethereal needlework

Chikankari is another focus at Cotton Fab 2014. Women in villages around Lucknow work on a craft that is 500 years old. History has it that... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/history-and-culture/ethereal-needlework/article6724892.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Do we really need the convocation cap? Guv thinks aloud

LUCKNOW: Why are the hooded academicals (graduation robe) and tams (square cap worn on head) a must wear during convocation ceremonies? What should... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/lucknow/Do-we-really-need-the-convocation-cap-Guv-thinks-aloud/articleshow/45590215.cms
India is our eternal muse

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu A model showcases a Abu Jani and Sandeep Khosla's creation from their new collection... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/metroplus/fashion/india-is-our-eternal-muse/article6708078.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Toshali National Crafts Mela inaugurated in Bbsr

Pragativadi, December 16, 2014 Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik inaugurated the 9th Toshali National Crafts Mela at the... ...

http://pragativadi.com/twin-city/toshali-national-crafts-mela-inaugurated-in-bbsr
Muzzafar Ali and Dimple Yadav attend Oudh Fashion Summit in Lucknow

Pehnawa - The Oudh Fashion Summit-2014, was organized by CII-Yi, Lucknow Chapter, in the city recently. Muzzafar Ali, who was the guest of honour... ...

http://m.timesofindia.com/city/lucknow/Muzzafar-Ali-and-Dimple-Yadav-attend-Oudh-Fashion-Summit-in-Lucknow/articleshow/45510489.cms

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