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Nike Video Ad Empowers Indian Women

Nike Video Ad Empowers Indian Women

Just Do It! A new Nike commercial that features Indian women athletes running, boxing and playing cricket has gone viral. The video has had over 3 million hits on Facebook and 1.4 million on YouTube within the first five days of it being posted. The video, titled “Da Da Ding,” also showcases Indian sports stars which...
Indian – American 16-year old Table Tennis Prodigy, Kanak Jha Olympics Bound

Indian – American 16-year old Table Tennis Prodigy, Kanak Jha Olympics Bound

At just 16 years old, Kanak Jha is the first American born in the 2000s to qualify for the Olympics. The table tennis prodigy grew up near San Jose, California in the city of Milpitas with his parents who emigrated from India. Kanak began playing table tennis at age six because his older sister, Prachi,...
IIT Brings Happiness Research to Campus

IIT Brings Happiness Research to Campus

IIT-Kharagpur is beginning research to crack the happiness code. The school’s future ‘Rekhi Centre for Science of Happiness’ which is named after its alumnus Satinder Singh Rekhi, will aim to promote happiness and positive psychology among its students. Through this center, the goal is to identify through research what scientifically makes people happy and to...
When India and Paris Collide: Introducing the Shoe Collection by Louboutin and Sabyasachi

When India and Paris Collide: Introducing the Shoe Collection by Louboutin and Sabyasachi

  Couture Designers Louboutin and Sabyasachi have designed a limited edition shoe collection together, titled “Bater,” the first ever collaboration between the two luxury trendsetters. Sabyasachi describes the alliance as “extremely Parisian footwear with an Indian baroque sensibility.” Sabyasachi says that his shoes usually have a chunkier look, but for this collection he took a...
All About the Om

All About the Om

June 21st is the International Day of Yoga, a United Nations-approved day celebrating the spiritual exercise that started in India more than 5,000 years ago but remains popular today. Millions of people twisted their bodies in complex positions in celebration of International Yoga Day. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined a crowd of 30,000 schoolchildren and residents...
Mumbai’s Galerie Isa to Debut Spanish Artists

Mumbai’s Galerie Isa to Debut Spanish Artists

Galerie Isa, founded by Ashwin Thadani, opened in Mumbai in 2011 as a gallery to exclusively exhibit international contemporary art in India. As a passionate collector of art, Ashwin Thadani started curating his own collection, which then inspired him to introduce global art to India. Each of the exhibitions at Galerie Isa are spread over...
Hrithik Roshan: An Inside Look

Hrithik Roshan: An Inside Look

India’s favorite Bollywood actor, Hrithik Roshan, has won six Filmfare awards, is cited as the most attractive male celebrity in India and is the brand ambassador for Rado. Roshan has been the face of the timepiece for the past six years and represents the new generation of brand ambassadors who associate with brands that are...
Amit Agarwal: Spearheading Initiatives at Amazon India

Amit Agarwal: Spearheading Initiatives at Amazon India

Amit Agarwal has been extending Amazon’s reach one vendor at a time. Starting his career as Jeff Bezos’ executive assistant, he now holds the title as Vice President and Country Manager for Amazon India. Ever since assuming the role, he has been on a critical mission to establish an extensive international foothold for Amazon after...
Nasreen Mohamedi Exclusively at The Met Breuer 

Nasreen Mohamedi Exclusively at The Met Breuer 

We were fortunate enough to get a private tour of the Met Breuer recently and visit one of the latest exhibitions. The fifth floor gallery honors the late Nasreen Mohamedi, one of the most significant artists to emerge in post-Independence India and now receiving great critical acclaim internationally.  Mohamedi created an intriguing body of work...
Kheyti Brings Weather Solutions to Farmers in India

Kheyti Brings Weather Solutions to Farmers in India

Over 100 million owners of small-farms in India lose money every year due to weather conditions. Because of this, weather-proof farming is gaining popularity.  Thanks to a new startup company named Kheyti, farmers who have .2 to 2 hectors of land can buy modular greenhouses sourced from Hyderabad. Kheyti designs, adapts and implements low cost...
Two Women Change the Face of India’s Traffic Pattern

Two Women Change the Face of India’s Traffic Pattern

  Dynamic mother/daughter duo artists from Gujarat created something innovative to make crossing the heavily busy streets of India safer. Saumya Pandya Thakkar and Shakuntala Pandya used optical illusion based on the principles of anamorphism found in trompe l’oeils. They used this method to make crosswalks appear to rise like roadblocks from a highway in...
A Festive Chic Collection by Interior Designer Turned Couturier Pinakin Patel

A Festive Chic Collection by Interior Designer Turned Couturier Pinakin Patel

He has been in the business of furniture, interiors and architecture for over four decades and has made a name in India as an award-winning designer of contemporary, handcrafted furniture. Coining the term “India Modern”, Pinakin Patel‘s creations are a fusion of Indian and global design influences that can be decadently indulgent and simply sophisticated....