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This wedding season, flaunt your traditional lehenga with a modern twist

Ditch the mundane lehenga for the upcoming wedding season. Wear a georgette belt with a flowy drape, sport cigarette pants underneath embellished sheer lehenga of soft net, experts suggest. Fashion Designers Anu PD and Mini Bindra have listed few ideas: * Wear a georgette

Children enthral audience with traditional beats

The first batch of students from Vadhya Vidhyalayam gave their first public performance of panchavadhyam and pancharimelam — traditional orchestra forms of Kerala — at the Mahalingapuram Ayyappan Guruvayurappan temple on Saturday. Their performance left the audience enthralled and asking for more. “I never

Maximizing your savings with appliances

Whether you’re moving, remodeling, or just replacing appliances in your house, there are a few things you should keep in mind when shopping, especially if you are looking to save some money. Think of each appliance as having two price tags. One price tag

Suspected ringleader charged with modern slavery offences

Josephine Iyamu, a British national, accused of trafficking women from Nigeria to Europe for sexual exploitation  Josephine Iyamu was arrested after she landed at Heathrow on a flight from Nigeria in August. Photograph: Martin Godwin for the Guardian Wednesday 6 September 2017 11.48 BSTLast modified on

How to make a good lighting rig with a hamburger box and a flashlight

Photographer Philippe Echaroux used a cheap flashlight, a soda straw, and a Big Mac box to take some excellent portraits with his iPhone. Source:-boingboing

LG to make appliances compatible with Amazon’s Echo connected speaker

LG said that while Echo does not respond to Korean voice command at present, research is underway to set up such a compatible system late this year or early next year. (Image Credit: Reuters) LG Electronics will make its appliances work with Amazon Echo smart

Almost Half of Qatar’s Traditional Investor Base Has Cut Ties With the Country

Banks in the world’s wealthiest nation per capita will need to offer more yield if they tap the market as almost half of their traditional investor base has cut ties with the country. Qatar National Bank QPSC, Commercial Bank QSC and Doha Bank QSC

Videos: Traditional Skills With a Modern Twist

Videos: Traditional Skills With a Modern Twist Food summit attendees learn traditional skills; how to make bootagan using some modern conveniences Leeanne Root • August 1, 2017 The Great Lakes Intertribal Food Summit was about more than food sovereignty; it was also a way to share traditional skills, like

Pakistan’s traditional third gender isn’t happy with the trans movement

For centuries, South Asia has had its own Khawaja Sira or third gender culture. The community, identifying as neither male nor female are believed, by many, to be ‘God’s chosen people,’ with special powers to bless and curse anyone they choose. Player utilities Popout Share 00:00 00:00 download Listen to

Remek focuses on nurturing traditional arts, provides artisans with market access and visibility

Mumbai-based Remek is bringing unique and authentic handcrafted pieces from traditional artisans to young and urban Indians. It’s been six months, and the startup clocks 300 website visitors each day with a monthly run rate of Rs 50,000. An old saying goes that India