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Ayurveda Goes Chic

The talk in champagne circles that ranged from botoxed bosoms to derma fillers, has quietly morphed to mindful massages and the benefits of Ayurveda.

Return to Organic

As a new generation of millennial Indians reinforced the concept of healthy, there has been a growing desire to bring back the simple, unadulterated techniques of the past.

Kohli Ke Peeche Kya Hai

A superstar in every cricket-playing nation, forever addicted to confront Mission Impossible and vanquish unreachable targets, Kohli has zonked every former great into gushing new superlatives.

India’s Smart Cities

The objective of India’s smart cities program is “to promote cities that provide core infrastructure and give a decent quality of life to its citizens, a clean and sustainable environment and application of ‘smart’ solutions.

Colorism: Universal Slight on Humanity

Discrimination against people based on the tone of their skin, a phenomenon called “colorism,” is evident across the globe.

Bottom Up: I Paid a Bribe

It is individual citizens who frequently feel the direct effects of corruption, so why not put the individual at the center of efforts to weed out corrupt practices?

Waking Up in Vegas

Las Vegas, the flashy, fast-paced, entertainment capital of the world seems to be plotted with extreme precision to fit this fantasy.

Calligraphy in India

Calligraphy has moved across paper, coins, seals, metal objects, copper plates, arms and armors, etc., wherein it also blended with flora and fauna designs.

Online Startups Steer Medical Tourists

Chennai, Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi-NCR are the most favored medical tourism destinations for foreigners who avail treatments in India.

Reverting to The Stone-Age Diet

The Paleolithic, caveman or Stone Age diet — until now a purely Western phenomenon — is fast catching up with the weight-loss crazy young Indians

Nod to Native

When designers say that they are bringing about important and edgy detailing into our historical mode of dressing, we can say that Indian fashion is gaining currency and classical fashion may not yet have seen its last hurrah.

A Gay Australian’s Indian Love Story

The pivotal issue with homosexuality in India seems to revolve around the centrality and sanctity of the family in Indian society.

Sunny Side Up

Ever since red-hot imported porn-star Karenjit Kaur Vohra (that’s the name she was born with, guys) graced the Indian media scene as Sunny Leone in Big Boss it’s been one helluva hulchul and hungama!

Asian Brand Mind

The clear message is that different countries in East and West perceive luxuries very differently.

How Facebook Lost Face in India

Zuckerberg’s dream of being a pivotal part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India program has received a severe setback.

Baobab Trees Trace African Diaspora Across the Indian Ocean

Anyone living in Africa where baobabs grow to enormous sizes would be able to tell you about the numerous benefits the trees provide for humans and animals.

Preet Nagar: Village of Love

Preet Nagar is a village in Punjab that few people know about today.

India’s First Renaissance Man

Ab’ul Hasan Yamin ud-Din Khusrow (1253-1325) or Amir Khusro, as we usually know him, seemed to epitomize the assimilative nature of India.

Does Chicken Tikka Have a Nationality

The chicken tikka has managed to bind neighbors India and Pakistan together in Dubai.

Forget The Car Keys Again

It is important to detect early signs of mild cognitive impairment which can be a red flag for onset of dementia.

A Slovenian in India

I marvel at the Indian genius for thinking, for inventing, and am puzzled why this country is still so poor.

The Problem With Dr Google

Although there is nothing wrong in checking your symptoms or trying to find more about your illness on the internet, they say that one should know where to stop.

Perchance to Dream

In literature, dreams as inspirations, settings or plot devices are wide-ranging, right down to J.K. Rowling and Stephanie Meyer.

Storytelling in Kashmir

It was so participative that in between his narrative, the storyteller would ask someone in the audience to repeat the last line of the tale.

Modern Day Paradox

We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values, we talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.

Resurrecting a Lost Culinary Culture

In a delicious twist to the tale, a new generation of food connoisseurs in India, is jumpstarting a culinary culture that traces a journey back to its heritage.

Abode of the Gods

The Land of the High Passes, a splendid display of archaic terrain and landscapes, curated by the expert artisans of nature’s forces.

Existentialism’s Genesis in 19th Century Urdu Poetry

A consistent but concise definition of Existentialism is difficult to frame, but Sartre came closest in describing it as “the attempt to draw all the consequences from a position of consistent atheism.

Difficult Position of Yoga Position

Increasingly, yoga also allows people to tell new stories about themselves and how they fit in a globalizing present.

Indians in UAE

The UAE is home to 2.6 million Indian expats, the largest expat community constituting 30 percent of the total population.

Britain, India And The Koh-i-Noor

Don’t expect the jewel to be prised out of the crown.

New Age Nannies

Today there are a number of smartphone apps to make parents’ life simple and more organized as far as kids are concerned.

The Reopening of Nathu La

An off-shoot of the famous Silk Road which networked trade routes since 500 BC, the “listening ears pass” or Nathu La is about nature, history, beauty and sheer ingenuity all rolled into one.

Threatened Pharmacy of The World

The Indian pharmaceutical industry accounts for 8 percent of global production and nearly 20 percent of the world’s generic supply.

Rural Sports Storm Center-Stage

The reason behind this democratisation of unglamorous, earthy, hinterland sports for popular, urban, TV-driven consumption.

Letting Fear of Death Die

The key to overcome death anxiety lies in cleansing out the “negative energy” that one has accumulated over the years.

Testing Time for Test Cricket

The prestige and honor of playing for your country has been hit for a six,by cash and market forces.

Turbulence in the Skies: Indian Aviation Takes New Flight

Today’s aviation industry suffers from a “bullwhip effect.

A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps Docs’ Finances Okay

New data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn’t.

Monsoon Tourism

More and more Indians are now venturing out during the monsoon.

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