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Lakme Fashion Week Roundup

Lakme Fashion Week Roundup

    Pinakin Skirts, jumpsuits, gowns and draped saris in white and gold were presented by Pinakin. The collection revolved around the shades of champagne with hints of red. Other fantastic and mesmerizing details to watch out for were sharp cuts, minimal embroidery, and contemporary draping.   Nupur Kanoi Nupur Kanoi showcased a gorgeous collection...
Menaha Sudhakar’s Bags Reinvent India

Menaha Sudhakar’s Bags Reinvent India

  Menaha Sudhakar, the creator of Noyyal Go Green Produce Bags, is changing the landscape of Indian philanthropy. Sudhakar’s unique goal was to provide employment to young women while also preventing the use of plastic bags. ‘Produce bags’ as an alternative to plastic bags for daily use –was Menaha’s mission. On her visits to her...
Akara Rugs: A Family Tradition

Akara Rugs: A Family Tradition

While on a recent trip to Frankfurt for our firm’s annual trip to Messe Frankfurt’s Heimtextil, the biggest international trade fair for home and contract textiles, we came across a magnificent booth featuring exquisite textiles.  Akara Rugs is an Indian company in the business of floor coverings specializing in the manufacturing of hand woven, hand...
Lion: Now in Theatres

Lion: Now in Theatres

Lion is a 2016 drama film directed by Garth Davis in his feature debut and written by Luke Davies.  The new film is based on the non-fiction book A Long Way Home by Saroo Brierley with Larry Buttrose. An autobiographical account of his experiences, A Long Way Home, was published in 2014 and adapted for Lion. ...
Innov8- Changing the Workplace Landscape in India

Innov8- Changing the Workplace Landscape in India

For Ritesh Malik, there was a need for a quality co-working space in India and he felt that this was the right time to create something that empowered that type of office genre. Many companies, more so in today’s digital age, look for a temporary office before they reach a certain scale and even MNCs...
SoundRex- Changing the Concert Platform

SoundRex- Changing the Concert Platform

When you go to a concert, you expect the best sound quality of your life, correct? Well in 2015, three college students attended a concert at IIT Bombay and observed how sound issues can make a good concert sound bad and ruin the audience engagement. It is from that experience that these three friends became...
Award Season in India has Begun

Award Season in India has Begun

The Indian award season officially kicked off with the Star Screen Awards last week. All the who’s-who from Bollywood was in attendance from Deepika Padukone, Shah Rukh Khan, and Salman Khan to Amitabh Bachchan, Alia Bhatt. Here are some of our favorite looks straight from the red carpet!   Sonam Kapoor in a monochrome Stephane...
Legendary Indian Composer Delves into VR

Legendary Indian Composer Delves into VR

India’s leading composer, AR Rahman recently discovered one of the tech industry’s booming product, Virtual Reality. Rahman, known as much for his renditions as the new technologies he dabbles in, fell headfirst into the world of virtual reality a little over a year ago. VR is a technology that makes the experience of watching something...
Coldplay Brings Mumbai to “Paradise”

Coldplay Brings Mumbai to “Paradise”

Who doesn’t love Chris Martin? India got to get to know Coldplay’s front man at the Global Citizen Festival India concert this past weekend. The British Rock band performed several memorable songs including ‘Paradise’, ‘Viva La Vida’, ‘Yellow’ and ‘Fix You’. The concert began with an amazing introduction by famous actor Shah Rukh Khan, cricketer...
Google Spotlight’s 11-year-old girl’s drawing in honor of Children’s Day in India 

Google Spotlight’s 11-year-old girl’s drawing in honor of Children’s Day in India 

Children’s day in India is known as ‘Bal Divas’, and is celebrated on November 14th every year on the birthday of the late Jawaharlal Nehru, the first prime minister of India. The holiday is a tribute to him and the vast love that he had for children. This year on Children’s Day in India, Google showcased a picture drawn by...
Meet the Indian 'Chaiwali' 

Meet the Indian ‘Chaiwali’ 

Uppma Virdi, a 26-year-old legal professional, was crowned Business Woman of the Year at the 2016 Indian Australian Business and Community Awards (IABCA) in Sydney last week. Her claim to fame? Not her day job as a corporate lawyer, but her exceptional tea-brewing skills. She has decided to create a business that brews masala chai in...
Diwali with a Modern Twist

Diwali with a Modern Twist

Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, celebrated with great enthusiasm and revelry in India, and wherever Indians gather. The “festival of lights” welcoming the new year is celebrated for five continuous days, where the third day is celebrated as the main Diwali festival. On this auspicious day, people light up diyas and...