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Being desi is SO sexy!
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Being desi is SO sexy!

The Lakme Fashion Week show that was an ode to artisans, who have been quietly nurturing heritage crafts of India. Five master craftsmen of Mumbai's Paramparik Karigar were paired with five young designers for the show 'Craft Is Cool'.  The artisan-designer duo created a stylish jugalbandi of craft, weaves and contemporary fashion on the ramp. Take a look at some of their stunning creations.  Photographs: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com  Models strode the runway in relaxed ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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Festival promotes culture of North-East India

A two-day festival to promote the art, culture, heritage, cuisine, handicrafts, business and tourism of North East India was inaugurated here today. 'North East Calling', organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER) under its ...
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Royal Fables season nine flags off

Royal Fables, a heritage platform that promotes regal, royal India in all its glory, unveiled season nine here.It starts in the Capital on Friday and will go on till Saturday.In association with Diacolor, Royal Fables will present craft oeuvres of 25 leading ...
 Prokerala1 week ago

Morocco, Unesco sign pact to preserve crafts

Morocco and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco) signed an agreement here on Tuesday to create a "National Living Human Treasures System", an essential component of the national cultural heritage.The agreement, signed ...
 Prokerala1 day ago
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'Saras Mela' commences in Ludhiana

[India], October 06 (ANI): The Sale of Articles of Rural Artisans Society (Saras) Mela commenced at Punjab Agricultural University here. Artisans and artists from 25 different states of the country are participating in the fair. Cultural heritage of various ...
 Sify1 week ago
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Bringing the phulkari back in vogue

A mother-daughter duo is working tirelessly to revive the art and empower rural artisans too. Nivi's mother interacts with the staff at Virsa. All photographs: Kind courtesy   Phulkari is a centuries-old embroidery tradition of the northwestern part of undivided, pre-1947 Punjab. It flourished during the relatively peaceful reign of Maharaja Ranjit Singh prior to 1849, when Punjab fell to the British in the second Anglo-Sikh War. Of the 47-52 stitches that were widespread among ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

Andhra CM Naidu to visit London on October 24-25 to finalise designs for government complexes

[India], September 28 (ANI): Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will be visiting London on October 24 and 25, to finalise designs for government complexes. The Chief Minister will be visiting London for an exclusive meeting with Foster & ...
 Sify3 weeks ago

Exhibition of traditional weaves from Oct 1

Browse through the textile history of the country, at 'Vastrabharana', the annual exhibition which showcases traditional weaves such as Uppada from Andhra Pradesh, Kotpad from Odisha and Kota Doria from Rajasthan. The exhibition is organised by the Crafts ...
 Deccan Herald3 weeks ago

Turkey, the Rohingya crisis and Erdoğan’s ambitions to be a global Muslim leader

United Nations (UN) human rights chief Zeid Raad Al Hussein has called the Rohingya’s plight a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing” following a similar statement from UN Secretary General António Guterres . While Western countries ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

As killings unfold in Rakhine, Rohingyas in India struck with worry and fear

The ongoing exodus from Rakhine means that nearly half of Myanmar’s one million Rohingyas may have been forced from their homes, a new statement by Brussels based Crisis Group says. Since 25 August, UNHCR says more than 2.9 lakh Rohingyas have crossed ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago
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