The talk in champagne circles that ranged from botoxed bosoms to derma fillers, has quietly morphed to mindful massages and the benefits of Ayurveda.
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.
India’s gigantic showbiz sector, Bollywood included, has yet to throw up a single female comic celebrity, who headlines shows, programmes or movies, or has a popular fan-base.
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.
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.
Discrimination against people based on the tone of their skin, a phenomenon called “colorism,” is evident across the globe.
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?
Calligraphy has moved across paper, coins, seals, metal objects, copper plates, arms and armors, etc., wherein it also blended with flora and fauna designs.
Chennai, Mumbai, Andhra Pradesh and Delhi-NCR are the most favored medical tourism destinations for foreigners who avail treatments in India.
Where the user knows what to buy and where to click, like in groceries or calling a cab, the app will precede the desktop. But where the buyer wants to browse before buying, websites get preferred.
Rectifying some egregious anomalies may be good not only from a fiscal and welfare perspective, but also from a political economy welfare perspective, lending credibility to other market-oriented reforms.
The Paleolithic, caveman or Stone Age diet — until now a purely Western phenomenon — is fast catching up with the weight-loss crazy young Indians
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.
The pivotal issue with homosexuality in India seems to revolve around the centrality and sanctity of the family in Indian society.
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!
The clear message is that different countries in East and West perceive luxuries very differently.
Zuckerberg’s dream of being a pivotal part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Digital India program has received a severe setback.
some experts are skeptical that dynamic pricing like that used in the Atom experiment will spread to other movie theater chains.
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.
The muckraking magazine, which developed a reputation for exposing corruption in the public sphere seems to have engaged in shady financial shenanigans of its own, not unlike the ones it so loudly inveighed against.
In idyllic-sylvan Goa, the state government spends a fortune to aid King of Chaos or King Momo govern his unruly kingdom.
Touching human emotions is not a new trend in the advertising world as since time immemorial brands have narrated stories which try to hit the mind as well as the heart of our consumers.
I am reminded of the B-H-C model from my economics. At this juice shop, B is for Bungalow — the multinationals in India — H is for Haveli — the indigenous companies in India — and C is for the Chawl system.
As the years passed, Poojari himself became a legend credited with bringing respect and dignity to Mumbai’s favourite street foods like ‘paav-bhaji’ or ‘puri-bhaji’ which was once consumed at corner carts.
Could this new band of news media owners shape a technology-led business model that will be profitable and protect the integrity of impartial, ideology-free journalism? Ultimately, according to Wharton experts, the ball will rest with the consumer.
He starts the book by dissecting the classic tale of David and Goliath, challenging our beliefs about what the story tells us regarding underdogs and giants, and ultimately, our fundamental assumptions about power.
Overseas Indian oftentimes leave behind aging parents, many of who suffer the pangs of loneliness and abandonment.
With uncharacteristic belligerence, the playwright-actor Girish Karnad exposes the clay feet of two global icons in literature — Nobel laureates Rabindranath Tagore and V.S.Naipaul. Is his outburst justified.
Parsing the raging controversy unleashed by Girish Karnad’s broadsides against V.S. Naipaul and the revered Gurudev.
Returning NRIs are quickly realizing that the nostalgia of the past seldom withstands the harsh realities of an extended stay.
Is Bollywood dumb, lazy or plain indifferent to physical or psychological differences and uses them as a convenient soft target for laughs or tears?
Happy everafter in holy matrimony, maybe. But sexy starlets divorce their fans when they hitch up.
"Brain drain is a European phenomenon. It’s an Indian phenomenon. It’s a Chinese phenomenon. It’s not an American thing. We don’t have brain drain in America."
India Inc. eyes targets abroad.
American politics has assumed many of the unhealthy characteristics of its Indian counterpart, such as communal vote banks divided along religious and caste lines — reflected by Southern evangelist and white voters on the Republican side, arrayed against minority and women voters on the Democratic side.
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Modernity as a concept is not something that should be, or is, exclusively generated in the West, but is also a product of time and place. Why should modernity be exclusively restricted to the standards used in the West?
Why do pop stars, movie divas and sports hunks drive us nuts?
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