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  • I-T search on Oriental group, real estate firm

    Bhopal: In a major crackdown to unearth unaccounted money, the investigation wing of income tax department on Friday conducted search at 14 premises of two different business establishments. The raids were conducted at Oriental Group of companies and at a firm related to real estate and insurance owned by Dilip Gupta and Rajendra Pawar. The…

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    The Lil Flea turns 3, and this time it’s bigger and better

    With two back to back weekends, The Lil Flea turns 3 this April and this time they’re making it big. With its new location at the Jio Garden (Bandra Kurla Complex), the celebration is studded with more than 250 pop ups from all over the country, 12 amazing bands and their amazing line up of…

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  • Kutch bhi ho sakta hai!

    The sustainable fashion and Indian Textiles Day at Lakmé Fashion Week Summer / Resort 2017 saw a path breaking initiative taken by the organisation in order to highlight Indian craft and the skills. Various artisans of Kutch presented their master collection without any professional help. For the first time, the runway witnessed beauty and art in…

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  • Suket Dhir: The designer who’s a muse to self!

    With the philosophy of less is more and becoming his own muse, Suket Dhir is setting up new standards in the world of fashion for men. He is the legitimate person to give you the talk on the industry after receiving the International Woolmark Prize and also giving a makeover to the RSS. You have…

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  • Sonal Holland: Cheers to the mistress of wine!

    With the title, The Master of Wine, comes great responsibility and Sonal Holland is shouldering it with oomph, reports Oshin Fernandes  It is very well said, that “Man made beer, but God made wine”. Wine is an epitome of a whimsical compound which has evolved in an elegant affair. But with a lair of abundance…

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  • Food Trends for 2017

    Oshin Fernandes gives a sneak peek into the trends that are said to rule the gastronomic scene this year Terms like foodporn, foodgasm and foodie were seen hitting the high notes in the year that went by. Our Instagram feed says it all as we witnessed some major changes in the way we treat ourselves…

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  • Chef Varun Inamdar the crowned prince of cocoa

    From Barak Obama to Narendra Modi, Chef Varun Inamdar, the maestro, has satisfied every palette. Oshin Fernandes speaks to him about his passion fuelled tryst with an ingredient that we all love – Chocolate Q- You represent the Ecuadorian Cocoa in India; do you think India as a market is ready for such a niche…

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  • The Lil Flea 2016

    The Lil Flea 2016: Our very own foodies guide!

    The Lil Flea is back with its celebrated glamour and galore, and this time with a new location. Unlike the last time, it is now being held at a new ground near Bandra Kurla Complex. The three day fair is all set to make your weekend all the more lavish with extraordinary shopping and food….

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  • Food Bloggers Association India highlights upcoming gastronomic trends

    In its third year the Food Bloggers Association, India / FBAI dialogues held a meet of food bloggers under one roof at the JW Marriot Hotel, Juhu, Mumbai on December 4. With a series of panel discussions among stalwarts and luminaries from various functional areas of the food, hospitality and dining industry, the forum set…

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  • LFW ’16 Exclusive: Weaving Through Time- Designers of North East India

    Oshin Fernandes discovers the heritage of North-East Indian Fashion through their designers this Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive ’16. Fashion names that transcend the North East have always been somewhat of a mystery. From Sherdukpen shawls to Apatani jackets there is much that we are unaware of. Hence, The Lakmé Fashion Week Winter/Festive ’16 has taken up…

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  • Oh Dough: Getting Cookied with Ice-cream

    With a menu so tempting, Oh Dough offers unique artisanal creations which we don’t come across quite often, says Oshin Fernandes. “In the cookie of life, Friends are chocolate chip” – Salman Rushdie When it may seem like Mumbai is cluttering up with unnecessary cupcake and dessert joints, a humble duo of siblings, Ritika, and,…

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