Spice Route

Flavours of Punjab

The song ‘Tujhe Dekha To’ from the 1995 Hindi movie Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge had a compelling visual of the lead actors in the midst of beautiful mustard farm. The sight of the yellow flowers amidst the verdant greenery has been an image that has been stuck in my mind always. When I was invited… Read More Flavours of Punjab

Smartlife

Obstacle Racing

Are you looking for a fitness format that challenges you physically and mentally? Are you the kind that likes to try different fitness regimes? Well, if you answered yes to one or both of these questions, the answer is in Obstacle Racing. As a form of fitness exercises that owes its origins to the military,… Read More Obstacle Racing

Smartlife

Indian Superfoods vs International Superfoods

When I was at a new age food store recently, I was quite surprised to see a whole lot of foods being marketed as ‘superfoods’ on the shelf. None of these however came from India and were all mostly imported and came with price tags that would burn deep holes in your pocket. With an… Read More Indian Superfoods vs International Superfoods

Homes & Interiors

Tableware in Homes

A well laid table can be a visual delight – there is certainly no denying that. Very often it is rightly said that you first eat with your eyes and tableware can enhance your dining experience. Tableware trends are changing and it is now becoming an integral part of the dining room décor. Table It… Read More Tableware in Homes

Smartlife

Reunion Islands::Paradise Found

Reunion Islands is a country part of the French Department that is the perfect island holiday with lagoons, forests, mountains and even volcanoes entwined amidst mixed cultures that makes it a holiday like no other. As my flight lowered into the Reunion Islands in the Indian Ocean, I was taken in by the sight of… Read More Reunion Islands::Paradise Found

Femina

Mighty Small, Smaaash Restaurant Review

What: Mighty Small, Smaaash Where: 1 MG – Lido Mall, 2nd Floor, 1 MG – Lido Mall, Trinity Circle, MG Road, Someshwarpura, Ulsoor, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560008. Phone: 080 2506 6900. Timings: 11am – 11pm (Sunday – Thursday) and 11am – 1pm (Friday & Saturday) Ambience: Spread over 17000 square feet over two levels Smaaash, blends… Read More Mighty Small, Smaaash Restaurant Review

Femina

Interview with Sowmya Acharya, Acharyanet

If you love music but have had to move abroad and do not find the right teacher what would you do? Well it was precisely this situation that Sowmya Acharya faced when she was in California around 2004 and her options were limited. “I was always deeply involved in classical music from childhood through my… Read More Interview with Sowmya Acharya, Acharyanet

Blog

Cake Mixing at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore

Come November and the countdown to the New Year begins and one of the best ways to usher in the festivities, is well, cake mixing or fruit mixing. Well cakes and the New Year go hand in hand and this is arguably the best time to participate in the fun and festivities. When I recently received an… Read More Cake Mixing at The Lalit Ashok, Bangalore

Manufacturing Today

High-speed Machining

The organised sector of the Indian machine tool industry has a come a long way after industrial policies were liberalised in the 1990s. In the last decade or so, with new technocrats emerging, the industry has witnessed many small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) replacing the space vacated by the shrinking of public sector ones or… Read More High-speed Machining

Manufacturing Today

Tech Push for the Manufacturing Industry

An entire manufacturing process has many activities and operations that should ideally be monitored and controlled at several levels of pre-, during- and post-production. A modern manufacturing system has to be able to adapt to quick internal and external changes. To this end, a variety of successful models and control techniques have been developed in… Read More Tech Push for the Manufacturing Industry