US-based clothing giant Gap is all set to take on fashion retailer Zara as it looks to enter India next year through a joint venture with Arvind Brands.
While mainstream fashion fusses over its resurgence, counterfeit motifs, Chinese silks and power-loom brocades imitate the original weaving tradition of Varanasi
the calendar aspires to create awareness about domestic and sexual violence against women in the South Asian community.
A British-based research project has helped in reviving this traditional craft, renewed the livelihood of many families and promises to make it global.
The quest for a fulfilling experience, however, has pushed some to make their holidays more meaningful by volunteering for some social service at their destinations.
There are many NRIs or children of NRIs who are returning to India and claiming permanent citizenship in India.
Men who ponder the eternal puzzle about what it is women really want may finally have the answer.
India’s tradition of jewelry making and ornamental objects spans several centuries and remains today both an inexhaustible hunting ground for collectors and an evolving source of inspiration for contemporary designers.
Britain's Health Minister Jeremy Hunt said that the country should look at India's attitude towards caring for the elderly for lessons on how to manage "national shame" of ignoring old citizens.
Both Indians and non-Indians are turning to new sari-rental websites for the latest fashions at a low cost.
Embroidery and surface embellishments face their first big challenge in Indian fashion as expressionist prints push a design shift in the market
The unlikely trajectory of the Modernist furniture designed for Le Corbusier’s utopian Indian city of Chandigarh.
Many users and tech critics rightly point out that the iPhone 5c is nothing more than a revamped iPhone 5
The slightly cheaper iPhone 5C would help in improving Apple’s smartphone prospects in India where it has less than 4% marketshare
The psychology of how godmen come to contol the minds of millions of devotees
An efficient cab service, which lets customers rate their ride (driver) and drivers rate their fare, has made luxury travel affordable
Skeletons in your online closet? Enter the reputation manager.
India's march towards being an economically stable nation is threatened not just by global financial issues. Poor health indicators pose an equally big threat.
Phablets, as the larger-than-a-smartphone, smaller-than-a-tablet hybrids are called, accounted for nearly a third of all smartphones shipped in India
Meals by the homeless, for the homeless—eating at the Capital’s ‘thelas’, run by migrant men
I wonder how my grandmother would react if she ever stepped into one of these coffee shops. Chances are she will mistake macchiato for a Punjabi cuss word and continue to beat the person behind the counter till their ass resembles a blueberry muffin.
The ancient Indian religion of Jainism, a close cousin of Buddhism, has often been a hard sell in the US
Indian researchers have conducted a data mining exercise to find out important risk factors in increasing the chances of an individual having a heart attack.
Is off-grid power the answer to India's energy needs
Popcorn, that eternal movie-time munchy, has become a sizzling business in India, as much of a slowdown-buster as movies are.
I look at these new age kids with their Angry birds and Ninja Hattori (at least cover your face, you’re a bloody ninja) and feel sad. What sporting legacy are we leaving behind?
The real moral of this big fat story is that free market affluence has turned us all into pigs in a sty.
Many Indian couples now opt for Caucasian egg donors so they can have white babies through IVF.
For India's swish set, the ideal mate has an Ivy League education, a successful career, a six-figure salary, and an exclusive club membership.
Mr. Burns’s hope for the project is to have a radio show for true stories, which would be like an Indian version of “The American Life.”
The mass protest marches in West Bengal’s capital are almost always led by intellectuals
Facebook facelifts are relatively minor procedures that people in their 20s and 30s get done to improve their pictures on social media
A large section of the Indian middle class, though living in the country, is in a state of mental exile
Mumbai boasts of a growing number of companies that deliver everything from a bag of chips to chili chicken late into the night.
Few of the top reasons that justify their cheesy gesture towards almost every woman they see.
The secret sauce is the fashion retail giant does not hire world-class designers. Instead it politely copies them.
Bragging, soppy love posts and too many status updates are some of the most common reasons people get fed up and unfriend their Facebook contacts.
What can you fit in a box? New start-ups are packing in gourmet meals, jewellery and blazers into monthly subscription clubs
A proliferating number of institutes claim to train Indians across social and economic groups in “confidence” and “sophistication” – qualities deemed indispensable for success, social or professional, in a society increasingly preoccupied with image
Growing number of elderly people who are breaking away from the traditional family system and staying away from their children, mostly out of choice.