Dark and not Lovely? Indians bringing back the British Raj.

Dark and not Lovely? Indians bringing back the British Raj.

Racist. In all probability, these are the three scenarios you involuntarily pictured on reading that term – capitalist European colonisers tormenting malnourished and poverty stricken south asians, or the murder of an Indian techie by a Trump-led American, or even a taxi driver from Kerala beaten up by a group of Australian teenagers. The Mogambos of the world – pale skinned, blonde haired, light-eyed populace – are our obvious choice of hate-crime perpetrators. The primal…

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Dear Alia, please stop playing dulhanias

Dear Alia, please stop playing dulhanias

What does Alia playing dulahaniyas mean for society? The obvious question to follow is “why should it mean anything for society?” Well, here is the thing. Alia Bhatt is definitely one of the most talented young actors (a big surprise considering the basket she belongs to – that of celebrity kids) in the industry at the moment, and her rendition of a bride (even when it is to a character played by Varun Dhawan) is…

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In Conversation with India’s #1 RJ, Rj Praveen – Red FM 93.5

In Conversation with India’s #1 RJ, Rj Praveen – Red FM 93.5

His voice has your ears glued to the radio, his quirky sense of humour makes you laugh for days, and his brilliant narration gives you goosebumps. RJ Praveen – the international golden mikes award winner of 2016, and two time winner of New York Radio Festival, may very well be the only reason you tune into wireless transmission. Guess what? he is just as good on camera!

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Earn cashback with CashTag

Earn cashback with CashTag

Following the digital drive since 2010, data analytics saw a sudden surge in India, and since then it has grown exponentially. Today, however, various start-ups try to register your digital footprint and continuously strive to derive meaning from the growing list of records — that seems to be name of the game. There are also several apps that capture you GPS co-ordinates and proactive drive customers to merchants, however there is one which allows you…

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Look flawless in Holi? Yes, it’s possible!

Look flawless in Holi? Yes, it’s possible!

That’s right, you can actually emerge from the crazy fun festival looking colourful, but not a mess who escaped a cyclone. Here are a few handy tips that let’s you go berserk on this occasion without compromising on your appearance (can’t afford that in the selfie era!)   Type of makeup & how to create the best look, including initial skincare. Makeup for holi should be natural and subtle, as there are a lot of colors around….

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Lath mar Holi – a town’s fun-filled lesson in Women empowerment!

Lath mar Holi – a town’s fun-filled lesson in Women empowerment!

Even if one used a microscope to look for a story that combines the display of women power (keeping International Women’s day in mind) and the colours of fun that mark Holi (coming up in a couple of days) it would be impossible to top the thoroughly entertaining and wildly amusing Lath mar holi. If you thought the festival which gives you free reins to vent childlike joy with colours (or just water-filled balloons) for…

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Destined to Design

Destined to Design

by Zaiceka Ahmed If a world led by women can be assumed to be a far more harmonious one (can’t disagree with Dalai Lama), it is no surprise that any industry that sees a participation of women leaders would become an indispensable one in current times. Take for example the story of Aarushi Saria – a young graphic designer cum entrepreneur who took on the challenge of establishing her own graphic designing firm, 361 Degrees,…

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Lions or Humans – whom should you be more afraid of?

Lions or Humans – whom should you be more afraid of?

One weighs 550 pounds, and sizes up to 6-foot-long, has 7 centimetre long flesh ripping incisors and one-and-a-half inch long claws on paws that deliver skull-smashing force in one blow. The other is an average primate who was deceived by evolution when it came to endowing physical strength as opposed to other species of animals – its weight averages around 180 pounds, is almost the same length as the former but is nowhere close to its physical strength….

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Are iPhones the item numbers of gadgets?

Are iPhones the item numbers of gadgets?

The world’s obsession with iPhones is like the Indian public’s predilection for item numbers – every year, a new one is manufactured and let loose in the market to overrun every other production in the same industry, while this latest version, when given a thought, is hardly any different from the one which came before it. Apple has announced plans of launching iPhone 8 this September, and here are the upgrades in the gadget which will set…

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