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LIFE & STYLE

Renowned sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik builds world’s largest hockey stick

Bhubaneswar, Jan 11 (IANS) When the people arrive at the Biju Patnaik Airport here, they are sure to be welcomed by beautiful sand art that depicts the mythologically-significant monuments of the erstwhile state. This time,...

Majaz Lakhnavi: His colourful life and ageless poetry

VIKAS DATTA Authors, especially poets, are feted more for their work than for their lives, with the general impression being that the latter cannot be equated with their exploits of imagination and expression. Save a...

Bengaluru man buys Caucasian Shepherd dog for Rs 20 crore

Bengaluru, Jan 7 (IANS) Bengaluru's celebrity dog breeder and Dog Breeders' Association President S. Satish has brought a Caucasian Shepherd for a whopping Rs 20 crore. The story of a high-profile sale of the 1.5...

‘Ghalib ka hai andaz-e-bayan aur’: Mirza Ghalib and his immortal ‘shayri’

VIKAS DATTA Celebrated poet of romance and revolution, Faiz Ahmed Faiz, titled his first book of verse "Naqsh-e-Faryadi" after the opening words of the first ghazal in this doyen of Urdu poetry's Diwan, while the...

Top 10 things to do during Christmas in New York City

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANSlife) The 2022-2023 holiday season is a great time to explore New York City, according to NYC & Company, the convention and visitors bureau and official destination marketing agency of...

17-year-old Cherisha Chanda wins Miss Eco Teen Pageant

New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANSlife) The first Miss Eco Teen Pageant was won by Indian teenager Cherisha Chanda, who is 17 years old, making history. Beela Vu, Miss Eco Teen 2021 from Vietnam, gave...

Who should get bio-remodelling?

DR RICKSON PEREIRA New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANSlife) Everybody wants to look their best when the seasons of life change. We all enjoy showing off our youthful, healthy skin that radiates and glows, regardless of...

76% of young Indians dream of a self-funded wedding

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANSlife) According to data from a recent national poll on wedding spending, 53 per cent of Millennials prefer a small wedding with fewer than 100 people, followed by 31 per...

One man’s solo mission to keep the dying art of ‘Katha-Vachan-Gayan’ alive

New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) 'Katha-Vachan-Gayan' (storytelling-reading-singing) is a legendary and rare art form which stretches back to mythology and legends. Only a few people in India present storytelling through songs. One of them is...

Firebrand J’khand poet named in Forbes ‘Self-Made Women’ list

Ranchi, Dec 9 (IANS) Jacinta Kerketta, a poet, writer and freelance journalist in Jharkhand, has been named in the Forbes' list of 'Self-Made Women', among others from India. Kerketta, who belongs to the Oraon tribe,...