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Interview: Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

Sons of sarod maestro, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash represent the seventh generation of a musical lineage. Taking the legacy of their illustrious father ahead, Amaan and Ayaan Ali Bangash are making the sarod contemporary even as they ensure they do not lose sight of tradition. The brothers who… Read More Interview: Amaan Ali Bangash and Ayaan Ali Bangash

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Sustainable Fashion

As the world moves towards all things ecologically sensitive, vegan and natural, fashion cannot be far behind. Fashion is one of the most polluting industries in the world and hence this is where a difference can be made. Fashion is not just about clothing but also accessories – whether it is bags, shoes and jewellery.… Read More Sustainable Fashion

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Make a Wish this New Year

There are several New Year traditions practiced across the world that are associated with good luck that are lesser known. It’s another New Year and time for good tidings. After all, starting the year on a good note, especially in the light of the pandemic has assumed renewed importance. We list seven such traditions practiced… Read More Make a Wish this New Year

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Bangalore Literature Festival 2021

The 10th Edition of the Bangalore Literature Festival kicks off on 18-19 December 2021 | 10 am onwards ar the Bangalore International Centre, Domlur With over 160 international, Indian and city authors and speakers, the four programme forums including a new ‘AMA with An Author’, bookstore, exciting conversations on fiction and non-fiction, Indian cinema, tech… Read More Bangalore Literature Festival 2021

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Toy Trains of India – Children’s Day Special

Today is children’s day and a great way to revive memories of childhood. And what better than trains? As a child a train journey between Hyderabad to Bangalore was a permanent fixture in the summer months. Much later as an adult I hopped on to the Nilgri mountain railway for my first ever toy train… Read More Toy Trains of India – Children’s Day Special

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Travelling in the New Age

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how people will travel and while its shadows continue to lurk, travelers are now choosing to travel differently. Even as the world is going back to travelling, this World Tourism Day (September 27), here are some new ways to travel. Some of these trends include: Road Trips Luxury Workcation Local… Read More Travelling in the New Age

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World Rhino Day – one horned rhino conservation

The one horned Rhino that is endemic to the subcontinent is found in encouraging numbers in Assam and its conservation efforts add to its enigma. Kaziranga in Assam, home to the largest number of the one horned rhino was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Interestingly it is the conservation success story that has taken… Read More World Rhino Day – one horned rhino conservation

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Breezy Bamboo

Bamboo is a great way to elevate home decor and make a compelling statement for interiors. Bamboo brings in a natural earthy vibe to a space, so when working with bamboo in décor, make sure the other elements are complimentary to it to give an over all breezy natural character to the space. Bamboo makes for a versatile… Read More Breezy Bamboo

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Ganesha Temple Food

Ganesh Chaturthi, the elephant headed God’s birthday is today Sep 10, 2021 and while his love for food is legendary, it is the traditions followed in Ganesha temples that are as fascinating. The unique food preparations at temples dedicated to Ganesha, in Maharashtra and South India are rooted in a combination of divinity, history and… Read More Ganesha Temple Food

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Onam Sadhya

It is that time of the year again when Onam comes knocking. Bengaluru celebrates the festival with its own fervour. It’s Onam once again and we showcase the Sadhya, an inextricable aspect of the festivities that is easily one of the most extensive meals of any festival. Onam is always marked by a grand feast,… Read More Onam Sadhya