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Mouni Roy says she’d love to share screen space with actor Ryan Gosling | brunch | feature

Mouni Roy says she’d love to share screen space with actor Ryan Gosling | brunch | feature

Date of birth: September 28 Sun Sign: Libra Place of birth: West Bengal Home town: Cooch Behar School/college: Kendriya Vidyalaya Coochbehar/ Miranda House, Delhi First break: Kyunki Saas Bhi Kabhi Bahu Thi If not an actress, what would you have been?An IAS officer because that is what my father wanted ...

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Cooking up a revolution: The chef who wants to change the world | brunch | feature

Cooking up a revolution: The chef who wants to change the world | brunch | feature

Heliotropism. It’s a word that Claus Meyer learnt when someone described his way of looking at the world. Chef, restaurateur, entrepreneur and culinary activist, Meyer chooses to look towards the light and trust in it to transform the darkest places. He is most famous for co-founding Noma, the Michelin-starred Copenhagen ...

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Travel: How not to be arrested in Latvia (and Estonia) | brunch | feature

Travel: How not to be arrested in Latvia (and Estonia) | brunch | feature

It’s early in the morning and we’re on our way to the Tallinn airport to pick up a rented car. The cab driver apprises us in great detail about the high percentage of road accidents in Latvia and how difficult it is to drive in some areas. Then, he asks, ...

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Travel: A weekend of indulgence | brunch | feature

Travel: A weekend of indulgence | brunch | feature

“Are you crazy?” the girlfriend exclaimed when I suggested I wanted to go for a weekend trip to Australia. And when I persisted, she said, “Are you going to meet someone there, aren’t you?” The thing is, my girl and I hooked up on Tinder about six months ago, and ...

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Key markets pushing rentals northwards in the city

Key markets pushing rentals northwards in the city

In the latest report by Knight Frank, ‘Global Outlook 2019’, Bengaluru has emerged as the third fastest growing office market in terms of prime rental values for office space globally. The estimated growth in Bengaluru by the end of 2019 is expected to be 6.6% over 2018. New Delhi, which ...

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The challenge of water in peripheral areas

The challenge of water in peripheral areas

Sprawling over several hectares of land on the outskirts of the city, the gated enclave houses the well-off. Boasting of club houses, gyms, swimming pools and parks within, the homes cost a fair amount. Many apartment and layout complexes are not yet fully occupied but water tankers are busy zipping ...

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A certification for bamboo – The Hindu

A certification for bamboo - The Hindu

Certification of bamboo products under FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certification scheme emerged as the highlight of the discussion that took place at the two-day International Conference on Bamboo Composites in Bengaluru earlier this week. Several speakers spoke of the need for setting up a mechanism for the same, if India ...

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The Naga inspiration behind Asian Paints’ wallpaper of the year, Mithun

The Naga inspiration behind Asian Paints’ wallpaper of the year, Mithun

Earthy plum walls, with vertical stripes reminiscent of a bull’s horns, caught our eye at the recently-concluded India Design ID. The abstract work — Asian Paints’ wallpaper of the year, titled ‘Mithun’, in the paint brand’s colour of 2019, ‘Awakening’ — is designed by Delhi-based Naga tattoo artist Moranngam Khaling. ...

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee: Finding beauty in decay

Sabyasachi Mukherjee: Finding beauty in decay

Sabyasachi Mukherjee doesn’t do things by halves. If you need reminding, revisit the details of his bridal lehengas for actors Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra on his Instagram account — crimson red for Chopra, with hand-cut organza flowers and Siam-red crystals, taking 110 embroiderers 3,720 hours to create. So when ...

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Uplifting rural locations – The Hindu

Uplifting rural locations - The Hindu

CREDAI, the apex Indian real estate body, has pledged to adopt and uplift over 13 rural locations, with tourism as a viable mechanism for the purpose. The pledge was made at CREDAI Youth Con 2019 in New Delhi recently in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. CREDAI, in its ...

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