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Vidya signs Rs.5 crore sari endorsement deal (With Images)


August 30th, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Actress Vidya Balan has signed a whopping Rs.5 crore deal for endorsing a sari brand.The elan with which Vidya carries the traditional Indian attire, ... Read more...

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Madhuri Dixit turns ‘devi’ for Anju Modi


August 11th, 2012 - 2:31 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Clad in a beautiful lehanga-choli teamed up with a red dupatta and sindoor on her head, Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit turned "devi" for veteran designer ... Read more...

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Walking the ramp is fun for me: Sharmila Tagore


August 9th, 2012 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Veteran actress Sharmila Tagore, who walked as a showstopper for designer duo Ashima-Leena for the ongoing Delhi Couture Week (DCW) here Thursday, revealed that ... Read more...

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Shyamal-Bhumika recreate royalty on LFW ramp


August 6th, 2012 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Royalty was recreated at the Lakme Fashion Week Winter/Festive 2012 here Monday as designer duo Shyamal and Bhumika showcased their collection titled "Maharaja". The line was ... Read more...

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Bhairavi Jaikishan presents new style at LFW


August 6th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Designer Bhairavi Jaikishan showcased an elegant variety of Indian cocktail wear for women here at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week-Winter Festive 2012. Known for using pastel ... Read more...

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TV and bold scenes don’t go together, says Pooja Sharma


August 6th, 2012 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) It's not right to showcase bold scenes in family-based TV dramas, says actress Pooja Sharma, who recently shot a sensual number for her show "Ruk Jaana ... Read more...

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Wearability, comfort are important for me: Debarun Mukherjee (With Images)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Debarun Mukherjee Sunday showcased a wide range of traditional clothing for both men and women, including layered skirts, high collared tops, pleated pants, saris and sherwanis ... Read more...

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Sharmila Tagore to walk for Ashima-Leena at DCW (With Image)


August 5th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Bollywood veteran Sharmila Tagore will be the showstopper for designer duo Ashima and Leena Singh at the third edition of Delhi Couture Week that gets ... Read more...

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Kirron walks the ramp, adds film flavour (With Images)


August 5th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Looking graceful in a light rich ivory brocade sari with traditional rudraksh designs embroidered all over it and a pink kajeeveram blouse, Kirron Kher Sunday walked ... Read more...

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Richa Chadha to walk for Debarun at LFW (With Image)


July 27th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) Richa Chadha, who is on cloud nine post the success of "Gangs of Wasseypur - Part I", is all set to grace the runway durng the ... Read more...

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NRI facilitates computer lessons for Vidarbha farmers


July 15th, 2012 - 5:40 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, July 15 (IANS) Over 120 farmers, farmers' widows and youth have enrolled for a free computer training centre set up by a non-resident Indian from Oman in a Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Exhibition in London to showcase Indian culture, goods


July 11th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) Marketing services agency Impact Marketing Services will organise a three-day entertainment and shopping extravaganza in London that will feature top Bollywood artists and showcase Indian ... Read more...

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Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani tie the knot (Lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Actress Esha Deol Friday married businessman Bharat Takhtani in a traditional South Indian ceremony at the Iskon temple in the Juhu suburb here. Her mother, ... Read more...

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Esha Deol, Bharat Takhtani tie the knot


June 29th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 29 (IANS) Actress Esha Deol Friday married businessman Bharat Takhtani in a traditional South Indian ceremony at the Iskon temple in the Juhu suburb here. Her mother, ... Read more...

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Designer Gaurang Shah teams with 250 weavers to revive handlooms (With Image)


June 24th, 2012 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) At a time when traditional handlooms are fading into oblivion due to growing popularity of embroidered saris in fabrics like georgette and chiffon, designer Gaurang ... Read more...

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A South Indian wedding with Kanjivarams for Esha: Hema


June 14th, 2012 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 14 (IANS) Actress Hema Malini has planned a typical South Indian wedding for her elder daughter Esha Deol, who will marry businessman Bharat Takhtani July 29, and ... Read more...

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From apparel to laptop accessories, Satya Paul explores new avenues


June 7th, 2012 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 7 (IANS) After designing saris and gowns, Satya Paul, a known brand in fashion, has ventured into making accessories for laptops as they feel fashion is not ... Read more...

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Sports joins glamour at Rajasthan Fashion Week


May 26th, 2012 - 2:28 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, May 26 (IANS) Glamour may be synonymous with Bollywood, but the second day of the ongoing Rajasthan Fashion Week (RJW) here witnessed a unique amalgamation of sports and fashion ... Read more...

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Now Kolkata joins the ’slutwalk’ movement


May 24th, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 24 (IANS) The eastern metropolis resonated with slogans of "Jaa porechi, besh korechi (I don't care what people think of my dressing sense)" as over a hundred ... Read more...

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I like curvaceous Indian women: Vidya


May 24th, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Size zero may be a fad, but actress Vidya Balan, who flaunted her curves unabashedly in "The Dirty Picture", says she is all for ... Read more...

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Mamata Banerjee: A study in contrast (One year of Mamata)


May 20th, 2012 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 20 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee's car still stops at all traffic signals, she still lives in a single-storey house in a dingy lane, and wears her trademark cotton ... Read more...

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Oman industrialist good Samaritan for Vidarbha farm widows


April 23rd, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Nagpur, April 23 (IANS) Widows of Vidarbha farmers who ended their lives unable to bear the stress of high debt have found a good Samaritan in an Oman-based industrialist. ... Read more...

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Bengalis celebrate ‘Poila Baishak’


April 14th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 14 (IANS) People greeted each other with a warm "shubho nabo borsho" and exchanged sweets or visited temples to pray for a good year as West Bengal Saturday ... Read more...

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Tagore song heralds new year in Bangladesh


April 14th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, April 14 (IANS) Hundreds of Bangladeshis gathered in the capital Saturday to sing "Esho hey Baishakh esho esho", a traditional song written by Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, to welcome ... Read more...

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British model to woo Ravi Kissen in red sari (With Image)


March 30th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 30 (IANS) British model Hazel is all set to woo Bhojpuri star Ravi Kissen in her traditional avatar in the movie "Jeena Hai Toh Thok Daal".The model, ... Read more...

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Archana Kochhar’s special designs for summer brides (With Image)


March 9th, 2012 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Are you set to walk down the aisle this summer but confused about what to wear? Archana Kochhar offers a solution with her new ... Read more...

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Overwhelming to win award for Marathi film: Neeta Lulla


March 7th, 2012 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Designer Neeta Lulla, who was jointly named best costume designer with Niharika Khan at the 59th National Awards announced here Wednesday, says it was very ... Read more...

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Debarun Mukherjee’s love for saris continues at LFW


March 4th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) The third day of Lakme Fashion Week 2012 celebrated Indian weaves and crafts and designer Debarun Mukherjee paid tribute to old Bollywood charm with his ethnic ... Read more...

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Debarun Mukherjee ropes in Shahana as his showstopper (With Image)


March 2nd, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 2 (IANS) Designer Debarun Mukherjee is set to pay tribute to old Bollywood charm with his collection at the ongoing Lakme Fashion Week (LFW) and he has roped ... Read more...

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Recycling saris turns into booming industry (With Images)


February 26th, 2012 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 26 (IANS) Necessity is the mother of invention. When the war against pollution to save the Taj Mahal affected many factories and jobs here in the 1990s, hundreds ... Read more...

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Get set for the comeback of satin!


February 26th, 2012 - 2:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) That shiny, silky, soft fabric is going to be the big thing next autumn-winter - yes, we're talking of satin. Get ready to embrace the ... Read more...

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Draping a sari tough for me: Bipasha


February 19th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Actress Bipasha Basu, who walked for designer Rocky S during the ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW), says that she finds it tough ... Read more...

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Kashmiri flowers gulaala, giltoor inspire Manish Malhotra’s collection


February 18th, 2012 - 3:05 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Renowned designer Manish Malhotra brought curtains down to the third day of ongoing Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week (WIFW) by showcasing an elegant collection ... Read more...

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No more reality shows for me, says Pooja Misrra


February 16th, 2012 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) Pooja Misrra grabbed attention for her weird getup and fights on the fifth season of controversial reality show "Bigg Boss", but the media mileage ... Read more...

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Ritu Kumar to popularise hand-woven textiles


February 3rd, 2012 - 4:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 3 (IANS) She is known for her ethnic Indian designs and now celebrated designer Ritu Kumar wants to popularise hand-woven textiles in vogue through her Panchvastra collection. ... Read more...

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