Category Archives: Lifestyle

The sweetest fragrance of spring

The flowers in the garden are pretty, and they smell so sweet. Spring is in full bloom, and the air is filled with sweet fragrance of flowers in riots of colours. Some of the flowers are popular the world over not only for their beauty, but also for their sweet fragrance. How many kinds of sweet flowers grow in a Read More

Discover big fun kids can enjoy after exams

Final exams are over. Let the kids enjoy the luxury of a leisurely childhood without any stress for few days. This is the perfect time for them after a long hectic schedule of lessons and exams. Let your child lead the free days under your supervision and guidance. It will encourage them to maintain an active life. Here are few Read More

Kala Jaam: The Sweet That Looks Like Gulab Jamun But Isn’t

  You may call it a close cousin of the nation’s favourite sweet – Gulab Jamun, but the Kala Jaam or Kala Jamun deserves more attention and praise. These sugar dipped rounds made of khoya, and cottage cheese are one of the most loved Bengali sweets and have captured a unique place in our hearts despite being considered as one of Read More

Top 5 apps to help parents inspire healthier lifestyle choices in kids

Kids will find a collection of meditations designed to help them through some of their most stressful moments in numerous apps. (Representational image) As parents, it’s their core responsibility to promote, encourage and facilitate healthy lifestyle choices. We can promote healthy living through apps that introduce and facilitate relaxation, healthy eating, exercise, self-awareness and tech safety. Here are top 5 Read More

A Guide to Social Media Plarforms for Brick-and-Mortar Stores (INFOGRAPHIC)

Customers research a business online before even setting a foot in the store. Maintaining a positive image on social media, therefore, should be on top of every brick and mortar store owner interested in boosting sales and customer loyalty. But brick and mortar retailers often struggle to leverage social media platforms for their business. Tips to Create a Winning Social Read More

Exclusive: Lifestyle brand Chumbak raises $1.7 mn from Blacksoil, angel investor

Bangalore-based Chumbak Design Private Limited, which sells designer-led consumer products, has raised Rs 11 crore ($1.7 million) via equity and debt funding between November 2016 and May this year, filings with the Registrar of Companies show. In May, it raised Rs 8 crore in debt from Mumbai-based non-banking financial company Blacksoil Capital Pvt. Ltd. It will use the funds to Read More

No Ordinary Cooks: The Rise and Decline of the Tradition of Khansamas

It is somewhat ironical that in this day of celebrity chefdom, khansamas, the original traditional professional cooks or chefs in many parts of the country, should have so totally disappeared. But this disappearance is perhaps inevitable. The khansamas were a product of a feudal India, of the British Raj, and while their legacy lived on for many decades post-Independence, and post the Read More

Here’s What You Need to Know About VK Sasikala’s ‘VIP’ Lifestyle in Jail

New Delhi: After major controversy over AIADMK leader VK Sasikala having paid bribes and getting VIP treatment in the Bengaluru prison, Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah has ordered an inquiry into allegations made by DIG Roopa. Sasikala was convicted by the Supreme Court in the 21-year-old disproportionate assets case. The interim AIADMK general secretary, a close aide of former Tamil Nadu chief minister Read More

Central embraces consumer lifestyle model

Yuwadee Chirathivat (centre) with Nidsinee Chirathivat (right) and Pichai Chirathivat, executive director of Central Group. PHRAKRIT JUNTAWONG Central Department Store Group (CDG) plans to modify its business model to adapt to the rapid transformation of Thailand’s retail landscape, a byproduct of changing consumer behaviour and digital influence. CDG department stores, starting with Central Department Store, will be reorganised to highlight Read More

8 Interesting Restaurants In Khan Market You Must Try

Set in the heart of South Delhi, Khan Market is every foodie and shopper’s dream come true. A hub of top brands, designer boutiques, upscale jewelers and artisans throng Khan Market, making it the place to head to for picking exquisite items. But that’s not all, it is also one of the most preferred markets in Delhi to catch up Read More