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The Little Pleasures Of Life
I never really plan my weekends because as actors, we don’t have a five-day week. We shoot over the weekends as well. So, I don’t really get excited about a weekend. But if I ever get a weekend to myself, I end up doing whatever I feel like.     It could be anything from just lazing around to catching up with my family and friends or even venturing into the wild! I love riding and driving, so during my college days, I used to head out with a camera in hand. I have...
Clicks On The Cobble
A bright red window dressed with dainty, white lace curtains. A window sill decorated with pots in vibrant colours and flowers, pretty and tender. An equally cheerful red front door. Warm and inviting, making the curious visitor even more curious.This is a typical sight at Brugge, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, that is tucked away in the north-west corner of Belgium. It is an hour away from Brussels via a delightful train journey. With its cobbled paths, Medieval architecture and...
In A Country Of Colours
It’s easy to miss fairy-like soprano, Beatrice Weiss. She can easily walk into a room and merge into the crowd. However, once she begins to sing, there is no question of the audience looking away from the stage. Her powerful voice, high octaves and sweet tone  set her apart. Just like every other foreigner, Beatrice Weiss too was taken aback by the burst of brightness, clamour in confusion and the method to the madness in the City. The nimble-footed singer’s first visit to...
When Flowers And Festivities Rule...
Malayalis across the City are busy shopping and soaking in the festivities of ‘Thiruvonam’, which falls today. While many are getting their families together for the day, some are busy preparing the different dishes that the festival is known for. Others are excited about the new clothes they will be wearing. PV Gopinathan, who will be celebrating the day in the City, says that Onam is all about bringing people together. “Even though many don’t have a holiday,...
'language Has Been Our Forte'
Everyone has a special connect to music, but for this particular band, music is their voice. ‘Avial’ is one of the most sought-after Indian bands today, transcending genres and justifying the term ‘Alternative Malayalam Rock’.    With various elements of Indie rock and folk music underlying the electronic feel, the band has overcome language barriers by drawing fans from across the globe. Tony John, on the vocals, Rex Vijayan, on guitars and synthesiser,...
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Give Creativity A Headstart
The utility of the bed headboard is often underestimated. A Dyuti offers some innovative ideas to add spunk to your bed.We all know that the bedroom’s focal point is the bed. For enhancing the bedroom’s aesthetic appeal, we pay attention to wall colours, bedspreads, cushions and pillows, besides the bed design and type. But often, a major game changer is ignored – the bed’s headboard. Irrespective of whether your bedroom decor theme is regal or minimalistic, modern or...
For That Touch Of Metal
Have you ever thought of sprucing up your home’s interiors with metal? If you have, Natasha Menezes gives you some pointers as to how you could incorporate it in just about any space with style.When you put the two words metal and residence together, what is the first thing that comes your mind? Industrial feel, exposed piping, usage of iron girders or perhaps, stainless steel kitchens and chrome taps? If these are some of the images that come to your mind, you are unfortunately,...
Building Vietnam's Tallest Skyscraper
The United Kingdom-based architectural firm, Atkins Group began constructing the Vingroup skyscraper, Vincom Landmark 81, in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Atkins is the lead architect on the project, and will be coordinating with Arup Group Limited, a design, engineering and business consultation firm, for the skyscraper’s structural design.  The 81-storey building is expected to reach a height of 460 metres (becoming the tallest in the country) and will be developed in one of the...
Modular Homes Made For Nepal
Noted Japanese architect Shigeru Ban has unveiled his designs for modular housing structures to accommodate those rendered homeless by the two devastating earthquakes that struck Nepal earlier this year. Shigeru Ban has developed prototype structure for the victims of the April and May 2015 Nepal earthquakes. Known as the ‘Nepal Project’, the design aims to provide new houses for some of the many thousands of people whose homes were destroyed, using rubble sourced from the huge...
A Slice Of Colonial, Green Bengaluru
A curious mix of the old and the new, Frazer Town is colonial and modern at the same time. Given its healthy real estate growth and proximity to the City centre, the demand is expected to grow in time, writes Bindu Gopal Rao Characterised by its rich colonial heritage, visible in many of its bungalows and ancestral homes, Frazer Town was established in the pre-independence era. Also known as Pulikeshinagar by the BBMP, Frazer Town is located just four km away from the Central Business...
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Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Bollywood actor Ranbir Kapoor with fashion designer Manish Malhotra at his show...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Students celebrate Onam festival by making floral rangoli ‘pookalam’ at a public school...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Devotees watch a procession during Kumbh Mela or the Pitcher Festival in Trimbakeshwar...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Activists of Left Front affiliated peasants organisation break police barricades...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Boys stand near the charred vehicles after the incidents of violence following the Patel...

Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of OROP...

Ex-servicemen continue their indefinite hunger strike over non-implementation of OROP...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers...

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar with his Delhi counterpart Arvind Kejriwal offering prayers...

Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kant Mishra participates in a rally...

Leader of the Opposition and CPI(M) State Secretary Surya Kant Mishra participates in a rally...

Army soldiers conduct flag march in a sensitive area of Ahmedabad on Thursday...

Army soldiers conduct flag march in a sensitive area of Ahmedabad on Thursday...

Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans take positions near the house where militants were hiding...

Special Operation Group (SOG) jawans take positions near the house where militants were hiding...

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