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International Innovation Corps by the University of Chicago

International Innovation Corps by the University of Chicago

The International Innovation Corps is a dynamic program that focuses on fostering innovative solutions to India’s social problems. IIC works to connect outstanding graduates from the University of Chicago and Indian universities with public sector enterprises in India. The 13-month course, allows young graduates to build and implement solutions for development problems. IIC was only...
Mars lands in India

Mars lands in India

Exciting news for chocolate lovers around the world! Everybody’s favorite candy bar, Snickers, will have a deeper connection to India! Peanuts will now be sourced from Saurashtra for markets ranging from India and the Middle East to South East Asia and China according to Mars Incorporated. Despite India being the world’s second-largest producer of peanuts...
The Growing Appeal of Indian Art at Christie’s

The Growing Appeal of Indian Art at Christie’s

Given the fantastic outcome from Christie’s auction in India in 2013, there was even more anticipation for this year’s recent event! The Crystal Room at the Taj Mahal Palace Hotel was transformed into Christie’s saleroom for the evening and there were two telephone banks to accommodate international bidders. The sale included  80 lots, featuring both...
Chef Hemant Oberoi ready for a new Restaurant

Chef Hemant Oberoi ready for a new Restaurant

Chef Hemant Oberoi is the face of Taj cuisine. He serves as the Grand Executive Chef at the Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai as well as the corporate chef for the entire luxury division of the Taj chain of hotels. He has received multiple awards including the Executive Chef of the year award by H...
Lakme Fashion Week 2015

Lakme Fashion Week 2015

Lakme Fashion Week is here! The bi-annual event is Mumbai’s premier fashion event run by the Fashion Design Council of India (FDCI) and Lakme. The event first took place in 1999 and international models such as Naomi Campbell and Indian film stars Deepika Padukone, Malaika Arora Khan and Arjun Rampal have graced the runway. International...
Raven + Lily: Empowering Women through Design

Raven + Lily: Empowering Women through Design

  Raven + Lily was founded by Kirsten Dickerson and Sophia Lin as a platform to alleviate poverty among women. The two share a close friendship and passion for fashion and ethical design and have utilized those passions for this amazing cause. Raven + Lily currently helps employ marginalized women in India, Ethiopia, Kenya, Cambodia,...
Indian Star Kangana Ranaut shines at Paris Fashion Week

Indian Star Kangana Ranaut shines at Paris Fashion Week

Known for her iconic Bollywood stardom, award-winning actress Kangana Ranaut joined the list of Indian celebrities who were invited to the front row of Paris Fashion Week. Donning an emerald green couture dress, the actress sat with the global elite – Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand, Gala Repossi, Creative Director of Repossi Design house, Gaia...
Digital India Marks its Footprint

Digital India Marks its Footprint

  The Digital India program led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been making fantastic progress. Digital India is a new initiative that seeks to transform the country into a connected economy, attract investment in electronics manufacturing while creating millions of jobs. Over the past few months, the government has been integrating various departments to ensure that...
Chaiwalas go Digital

Chaiwalas go Digital

There is no greater joy than tasting the rich and spiced flavor of chai as it hits your taste buds! The unique combination of cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and pepper produces a warm, soothing effect that gives one a delightful sense of well being. Drinking chai in India is as common as grabbing your morning...
Narendra Modi and Make in India Campaign Lead Aero India

Narendra Modi and Make in India Campaign Lead Aero India

Asia’s premiere air show, Aero India, opened today at the Air Force Station in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. The city is hosting the 10th edition of the biennial five-day international edition of the aerospace and aviation exhibition for the multi-billion dollar Indian defense market. Over 300 foreign firms along with 54 ministerial and other high-level delegations from...
India’s Coveted Design Week Begins

India’s Coveted Design Week Begins

India’s Design Week (ID) launches this week in New Delhi showcasing the newest trends and designs from across the world. ID brings professionals from varied design disciplines and consumers together at a single location. This three-day exhibition with over 8,000 square-meters bridges the gap between consumer and creators and will be open to trade and...
Mumbai’s Signature Indian Derby, a Tradition for Bollywood’s Elite and the Narredu family

Mumbai’s Signature Indian Derby, a Tradition for Bollywood’s Elite and the Narredu family

The 31st Signature Indian Derby held at the Mahalaxmi Race Course in Mumbai ended in good spirits. Celebrities, business leaders and socialites showed up to support their favorite horses donning spectacular fashion ensembles. India’s richest individual sporting event had a listed prize of INR 3.25 crores (over half a million USD). Captivating performances by ace musicians...