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Tug at heartstrings:  A Ramzan like no other
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Tug at heartstrings: A Ramzan like no other

May 22, 2020

Faith in times of Coronavirus By Shadan Muneer As millions of Muslims observe Ramzan, the month of dawn-to-dusk fasting, how will social distancing and self-isolation work in a world fearing contagion from an unseen enemy? Fasting but no feasting, the piety is in plenty but the frolic is amiss. The warmth is palpable but handshakes…

Each for Equal: We are the city’s Trailblazers
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Each for Equal: We are the city’s Trailblazers

March 7, 2020

By Shadan Muneer Despite progress over the past few decades, women still face significant, structural barriers to success. “An equal world is an enabled world” — and every one of us can do our bit to bring about gender equality. That’s the core message of #EachForEqual, the campaign at the centre of this year’s International…

Wed Me Good
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Wed Me Good

February 1, 2020

By Shadan Muneer Don’t we all just love makeup? Is that even a question? Well, we are not talking about your daily wear makeup here but the wedding makeup. There’s no denying to the fact that bridal makeup gets us all really excited, and with Indian brides, along with their makeup artists, going a step…

Birds of a Feather
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Birds of a Feather

December 14, 2019

India is home to many exotic species of birds and animals but did you know that the country also has set a record for the ‘Most bird species in an aviary’? Yes, the Guinness Book of World Records has confirmed that the beautiful Shukavana at Avadhoota Datta Peetham below the Chamundi Hill in Mysuru has…

Heritage, Handlooms, and the Haat
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Heritage, Handlooms, and the Haat

November 30, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Among the attributes that define brand India and its culture is its rich heritage of arts and crafts. From the Barter System of trade to the living rooms of art connoisseurs, art and artisans have had a long journey, touching our lives.  A rare painting, exquisite fabrics, pottery, rugs and carpets and…

A Ride of Royalty
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A Ride of Royalty

October 6, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Dasara is that time of the year when Mysuru skies take on varied hues, streets across the city dazzle with beautiful decor, festivities galore and the excitement is palpable at every shining corner. Mysuru lives up to its sobriquet of Royal City and Dasara is the best time of the year to…

Green Living
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Green Living

October 5, 2019

Regardless of the style, area or theme, it’s always nice to have a green space in your house that allows you to stay connected with nature. Lush, well-tended gardens — whether they adorn humble cottages or sprawling estates — add beauty and personality to any property and truly make a house into a home. Homes…

BEADING: Unsung Beadstringers of Ashoka Road
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BEADING: Unsung Beadstringers of Ashoka Road

September 14, 2019

By Shadan Muneer Beadwork is the use of beads in fabric decoration and ornamental design. Beads were used decoratively in ancient Egypt, Greece and Rome and during the Indus Valley civilisation. However, today, the art that is handmade is becoming increasingly hard to find, which is reflected in its price point in the marketplace. Beadwork,…

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