This Mughal-era artwork — geometric and floral motifs in an 80-metre-long vaulted arcade called Chhatta bazaar — was hidden under multiple coats of whitewashing applied casually over the years as part of Red Fort’s maintenance and structural conservation... read more
Dashrath Patel holds up a lock in the shape of undivided India, part of the Patel family collection in Hamirpura village, Kheda district, Gujarat. The family’s collection of about 3,500 are a mix of originals and replicas. The heaviest weighs 41.5 kg and requires eight keys to open. The tiniest at 4 gm, and 1 inch high.
For her spring collection, Sui chose bright colours and bold patterns in silk dresses, shorts and loose-fitting pantsuits. Many looks had matching turbans or floppy hats. Models walked in bright colored sneakers and sandals with lace socks. The final... read more
The move is expected to significantly reduce the response time of the department, especially in areas such as Sadar Bazaar, Jacobpura, DLF Phase 1 market, DLF Galleria market, Islampur and Jharsa village. read more
A group of graphic designers have decided to change the face of Delhi’s local vendors --the paan-seller, sabjiwalla, chaiwalla, kirana store, electrician, dhaba. They believe rebranding small businesses, which dot the streets of the national capital without a face and name, will not just lend them an identity but also boost sales, and most importantly, help add a dash of colour and creativity to the city’s streets.
Captain Min Min, a Buddhist from Myanmar, looks on as a stream of Muslim Rohingya labourers zig-zag up narrow gangplanks hauling sacks of ginger from his boat onto Bangladeshi soil -- one of many seizing the economic opportunities presented by a refugee crisis. “I don’t worry about conflict... everything is just business,” the ethnic Rakhine skipper said waiting for his nine-tonne cargo to be unloaded.