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Restoring an iconic edifice – The Hindu

Restoring an iconic edifice - The Hindu

The Fort High School building, an iconic edifice of the princely Mysore State era, is undergoing restoration. Built in two phases beginning in 1907, it stands on over two acres of land in Kalasipalya at the rear of the famed Tipu Sultan’s Bangalore Palace. Though the school has fallen out ...

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ADVANTAGE ARCHES – The Hindu

ADVANTAGE ARCHES - The Hindu

The most fascinating chapter in history of architecture could be to find how humans managed to keep the roof up there. The idea of shelter must have started then. It is believed that the earliest method of forming space could be by watching two branches kept inclined to each other ...

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Small site is no constraint

Small site is no constraint

It is a common perception that small sites come with small spaces; that big ideas in such spaces will necessarily have to be shelved. That, any attempt to pack in more will result in a crammed vertical expanse. But how about a 1,700 sq. ft residence and a 1,400 sq. ...

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GST rate cut leads to realty market uptick

They are human too - The Hindu

The realty market is cheering the GST rate cut announced recently by the GST Council of India. The rate on under-construction properties has been reduced from 12% to 5% and for affordable housing, from 8% to 1% and is expected to impact sales amongst the fence sitters waiting to decide ...

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Back on their feet: This World Wildlife Day, a look at organisations organisations helping India’s untamed and domesticated animals

Back on their feet: This World Wildlife Day, a look at organisations organisations helping India’s untamed and domesticated animals

Did you know India has a hospital dedicated to elephants? Or that there is a specialised centre where abandoned race horses and branded donkeys are cared for? For those of you who’ve wondered what happens to the kite whose wings have been cut by a maanja or a snake whose ...

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Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

Kenyans charged with imitating president to con businessmen

NAIROBI (Reuters) – A Kenyan court charged seven men on Wednesday for impersonating President Uhuru Kenyatta and swindling a prominent businessman out of 10 million shillings ($100,000) in yet another high-profile corruption case. FILE PHOTO: Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta arrives to attend a visit and a dinner at the Orsay ...

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The house for a woke generation: how home decor brands are adapting to millenials’ tastes

The house for a woke generation: how home decor brands are adapting to millenials’ tastes

At the recently concluded India Design ID, an annual luxury design week in New Delhi, ‘Adulting’ — a term used in context of millennials and their inability to perform traditionally adult responsibilities — was the name of one of the four home décor trends of the year. Announced by the ...

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The house for a woke generation

The house for a woke generation

At the recently concluded India Design ID, an annual luxury design week in New Delhi, ‘Adulting’ — a term used in context of millennials and their inability to perform traditionally adult responsibilities — was the name of one of the four home décor trends of the year. Announced by the ...

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Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

Fake Kim goes as real Kim comes: Vietnam expels Kim Jong Un lookalike

HANOI (Reuters) – An Australian comedian who impersonates North Korean leader Kim Jong Un said on Monday authorities were deporting him from Vietnam, some 24 hours before the real Kim was due to arrive for a summit with U.S. President Donald Trump. Howard X, an Australian impersonating North Korean leader ...

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“The Indian man knows about quality and clothing”: Italian luxury menswear icon Stefano Ricci makes a case for tailoring | brunch | feature

“The Indian man knows about quality and clothing”: Italian luxury menswear icon Stefano Ricci makes a case for tailoring | brunch | feature

The changing style of the fashionable man has never affected what ‘classic’ in fashion means. Certain questions about fashion have always remained relevant. So what is classy? Does a suit look incomplete without a tie? Is super expensive synonymous with luxurious? These are some questions about men’s clothing that have ...

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