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Colours with a Cause

This Holi take care of your skin and hair by using organic colours, many of which not just have an environment but social angle too. Craftizen Foundation that is working to preserve and evolve Indian craft and artisanal skills has been working on using discarded Temple flowers to make organic Holi colours with its brand… Read More Colours with a Cause

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Eating Local Produce

The pandemic and lockdown has has the effect that people have become conscious of eating clean, fresh and local food. While many people have taken to growing their own food, others without access to space have started choosing sustainable produce. Eating healthy and organic food has made people become more open to experimenting with their… Read More Eating Local Produce

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New Age Dating

From pre-dates to virtual dating, casual flirting to women making the first move, the dynamics of dating are changing fast and quick. There has been a ‘digital revolution’ with regards to dating, courtship and romance. The Internet has become the ‘matchmaker’. Bumble founded in 2014 a social networking app created by women for everyone. On… Read More New Age Dating

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Easter Delicacies

Easter is all about good cheer and good times and food is an important part of the celebrations. Easter is a festival of the year which is deeply connected with its traditions related to food. Although a lot of the traditions can be traced back to Pagan rituals where they celebrate the arrival of Spring… Read More Easter Delicacies

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The taste of Raw Mango

With the parting of the winter clouds, it is once again time for summer and arguably the best part of summer – mangoes. Come summer and the one thing that you can look forward to is mangoes especially the raw mango that is a great addition to the menu. While known for being a great… Read More The taste of Raw Mango

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All About Chocolates

Chocolate may be known to be aphrodisiac but there is more to this much-loved food including numerous health benefits and more. Jo Brand, English comedian, writer, presenter and actress once famously said, “anything is good if it’s made of chocolate.” With chocolates going the artisanal route and conscientious makers taking chocolate seriously, it would be… Read More All About Chocolates

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DJ Perch in Bengaluru

It is the last weekend of the decade and the time to make the right moves. And why not grieve to the tunes of DJ Perch. A model by day and DJ by night, Perch turned her undying love for music into a successful career. She has toured across the country performing at the top… Read More DJ Perch in Bengaluru

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Dheel De Bengaluru

You learn. You have fun. You learn AND have fun. There is no downside. Sounds like something you want to do? Well, then head to Dheel De, a workshop that keeps introspection and fun at its core conducted by Bindiya Vaid. This is the first time Dheel De is happening in Bengaluru, having been held… Read More Dheel De Bengaluru

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Red Earth and Pouring Rain

What happens when a classically trained Carnatic vocalist with a guitarist who likes playing progressive rock? Well, welcome to the sounds of Red Earth and Pouring Rain. Make no mistake, this is not the namesake book but a musical duo from Bangalore featuring Harini Iyer on vocals and Abhijit Nath on guitar. The duo focuses… Read More Red Earth and Pouring Rain

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Coral Lights by Stuti Laha

Bengal has always been known for its penchant for art and craft. Specifically Abanindranath Tagore’s Bengal School painting with its distinct mustard motifs that are simple yet depict so much more is something that stands out as far as art of this region is concerned. Bengal Art is a style of art that was deeply… Read More Coral Lights by Stuti Laha