opulence

DCW puts spotlight on opulence, grandeur and business (Preview)


August 7th, 2012 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Couture has its roots in ancient history when each garment was equated with fantasy, opulence and creativity. This is exactly what the third edition of ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Tarun Tahiliani enters the tech space


July 18th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) After giving some remarkable trends to the fashion world, ace designer Tarun Tahiliani has now forayed into technology. He has designed a limited edition television ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Lovebirds to flock to Taj on V-Day


February 13th, 2012 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 13 (IANS) Taj Mahal, the 17th century monument to love, is expected to receive some 20,000 tourists on Valentines Day.According to travellers and industry experts, around 12,000-15,000 domestic ... Read more...

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Mayawati our leader and will always be so, say Dalits


February 9th, 2012 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 9 (IANS) Allegations of corruption against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati find no takers in large parts of this Dalit land where people from socially marginalised communities ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Oprah to don green Sabyasachi sari in Jaipur


January 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 20 (IANS) An apple green sari with an embroidered black choli is what celebrity talk show host Oprah Winfrey will wear to a dinner at the City ... Read more...

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Elizabeth Taylor’s trailer to be auctioned


November 18th, 2011 - 1:16 pm ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, Nov 18 (IANS) A trailer used by late actress Elizabeth Taylor on the sets of 1963 movie "Cleopatra", is set to go under the hammer.The heavily-customised Aljo ... Read more...

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New look ‘Deccan Odyssey’ on tracks again


October 12th, 2011 - 12:48 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 11 (IANS) Maharashtra's pride, the 'Deccan Odyssey' luxury train service, will resume operations in a new avatar from Wednesday, an official said. Launched in January 2004, the train -- ... Read more...

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Meera-Muzzafar Ali introduce short dresses on the ramp


July 23rd, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) Designer duo Meera and Muzaffar Ali, known for their elegant traditional collections, for the first time introduced short dresses in their couture line on second ... Read more...

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‘Kamasutra’ collection by Suneet Verma


July 14th, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Veteran designer Suneet Verma will showcase a collection inspired from 'Kamasutra' at the upcoming Delhi Couture Week (DCW).The Kamasutra, possibly the most celebrated Hindu text ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Class 11 student extorts lakhs from 11-year-old


March 26th, 2011 - 3:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 26 (IANS) He was born to a banker, but had no one to fund his luxurious lifestyle. So 16-year-old Kushagra Mukhriwale found a perfect way. He blackmailed a ... Read more...

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Genetically modified dairy products in Chinese markets soon


March 22nd, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 22 (IANS) People in China may soon find genetically modified (GM) dairy products, which are similar to human milk, being available in the Chinese markets, a biotechnology expert ... Read more...

Posted in World |

U.S. Polo Assn opens first outlet in Delhi


February 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) U.S. Polo Assn, a retail brand owned by the governing body of the sport of polo in the US, opened its first independent outlet in India's capital, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pak must be made ‘Islamic welfare democratic State’ as envisaged by Jinnah: Nizami


February 11th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lahore, Feb 11(ANI): The two-nation theory is the basis of Pakistan's creation and efforts will be made to make the country an Islamic welfare democratic state, The Nation Editor-in-Chief and Nazaria-i-Pakistan Trust ... Read more...

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Frontier writers: Mirroring angst from Af-Pak, Kashmir


January 19th, 2011 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The socio-political ferment in the Pakistan-Afghanistan and Kashmir regions has sown the seed of a very powerful genre of literature, both fiction and non-fiction, that ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Birthday girl Mayawati announces Rs.4,000-crore projects


January 15th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Jan 15 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati announced some 600 new projects and welfare schemes worth Rs.4,000 crore on her 55th birthday Saturday.She also chose to give a new name ... Read more...

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Tarun Tahiliani launches his watch collection


December 6th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 6 (IANS) Ace couturier Tarun Tahiliani Monday launched a collection of watches in collaboration with Timex Group.The exclusive collection of jewelled watches is inspired by Indian women, says Tahiliani ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Britons want Royal Family to foot Wills, Kate’s wedding bill


November 20th, 2010 - 12:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): A poll has revealed that Britons, although happy for Prince William and Kate Middleton, want the Royal Family to foot the wedding bill and not ask taxpayers ... Read more...

Posted in World |

A hat-trick of presidential honour for ITC Maurya


October 25th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) For the ITC Maurya Hotel, with its sprawling presidential suite, complete with its own library and sauna, it will be a hat-trick of honour as it ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Anne Hathaway channels Audrey Hepburn for Vogue photoshoot


October 20th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Oct 20 (ANI): The opulence of the classic glamour days of Audrey Hepburn was relived, when Anne Hathaway, adorned in jewels and lavish ballgowns, posed for her latest photoshoot.'The ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Durga Puja - A Significant Part Of Bengal Based Films & Teleserials


October 19th, 2010 - 11:53 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
October 19, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): ‘Durga Puja’ has come and gone for the time being and Bengalis residing in the ‘City of Joy’ are back to work, albeit reluctantly,  frequently reminiscing ... Read more...

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Champagne bottle going for slimmer makeover to cut carbon footprint


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:21 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 2 (ANI): The robust Champagne bottle, which was synonymous with opulence and celebration, is undergoing a slim makeover in a bid to cut carbon emissions.Designed by the Benedictine monk Dom ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Jessica Alba will star in the Spy Kids 4


August 26th, 2010 - 11:38 am ICT by Sampurn Wire
August 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire):The Hollywood bombshell Jessica Alba is all set to star in the next Spy Kids adventure. The new film will be called "Spy Kids 4: All ... Read more...

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Dean Gardens Gets A New Owner


August 23rd, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) "Dean Gardens" has been finally sold. The megamansion constructed by software entrepreneur Larry Dean, was sold for $7.6 million on Friday reportedly. The mansion has been ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now a gold dessert for 15,730 pounds


August 9th, 2010 - 5:14 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 9 (IANS) A New York restaurant is offering a dessert, containing 24 carat edible Swiss gold and lined with 23 carat edible gold leaf, for a mind-boggling 15,730 pounds. Besides ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rush Limbaugh Sells His NYC Condo For Over $11 Million


July 17th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
July 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): 59-year-old Rush Limbaugh happens to be the eminent host of radio chat shows, who has been characterized by his political conservatism. Limbaugh has purportedly ... Read more...

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Newest class of jetsetters - your stuffed animals


May 21st, 2010 - 5:56 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): Two European toy travel agencies are offering luxurious vacations for your loved stuffed animals.According to the website Luxist, both companies are targeting North American and Japanese markets, ... Read more...

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Construction of memorials to continue, despite opposition: Mayawati


April 14th, 2010 - 6:46 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Apr 14 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Wednesday said that despite stiff opposition, the construction work of the memorials of leaders and saints from low-castes would continue.Mayawati, who ... Read more...

Posted in National |

James Cameron Plans For Avatar Sequel


January 15th, 2010 - 7:17 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Jan 15, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Maverick film director James Cameron always plans everything on a grand scale. Be it the visual effects of his projects or cast fixing, he always has ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Dubai’s iconic hotel celebrates tenth birthday


November 12th, 2009 - 9:30 am ICT by IANS
By Sabine Kwapik Dubai, Nov 12 (DPA) Architects are agreed on one thing: An iconic building is often the result of just a few, genial strokes of the pen. The stylised form of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Salman Khursheed clarifies his stand on pay structure of company executives


October 5th, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 5(ANI): Corporate Affairs Minister Salman Khursheed on Monday clarified his stand on companies paying exorbitant salaries to top company executives and managers, and said that the Government welcomes the ... Read more...

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Sabyasachi Mukherjee gives a shot to interior designing


September 23rd, 2009 - 4:54 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee, renowned for his exotic designs has tied up Samira Habitats (a real estate agency). Sabyasachi will be designing the interiors of 200 residences, which will be made ... Read more...

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Saba Ali Khan launches her signature jewellery (With Images)


August 23rd, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) A jewellery designer by profession, Saba Ali Khan, daughter of Sharmila Tagore, has tied up with a diamond brand to design her signature line that she calls ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Taarak Mehta goes Grand!


July 20th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
The loyal fans of Asit Modi's popular slapstick comedy Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah are in for a treat! Viewers will soon witness opulence galore in the forthcoming episodes where the ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Mumbai’s Watson’s Hotel to shut 140 years after being shipped from England


June 4th, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, June 4 (ANI): Mumbai's Watson's Hotel, one of the grandest relics of the British Raj, is to be shut down more than 140 years after it was shipped over from England. ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Darkness and danger inspire Rohit Bal’’s collection for Delhi Fashion Week


March 24th, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 24 (ANI): A dim lit stage and haunting music provided a perfect setting for fashion designer Rohit Bal''s collection at the grand finale of the Delhi Fashion Week ... Read more...

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