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Saumya Bansal

The culture of kite flying in India

The culture of kite flying in India

August 4, 2018

Bright coloured kites, spools and their coloured threads paint a perfect picture in the Indian skies especially during the harvest festivals and the Indian independence day. In the country, kite flying goes beyond festivities - it is an expression of patriotism and also marks the...

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Is Indian showbiz opening up to transgender community?

Is Indian showbiz opening up to transgender community?

August 4, 2018

Bollywood is trying its best to evolve and adapt the changing social status quo. However, while many films and even television shows in the past have fomented homophobia and engender stigma against the transgender community by reducing them to unrealistic stereotypes, today India...

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Soaring petrol and diesel prices

Soaring petrol and diesel prices

June 7, 2018

With petrol prices in India at near five-year high, and diesel prices at all-time high levels, after oil marketing companies hiked prices, here is a look at how it can have a negative impact on the economy.

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Ramadan delicacies to try this summer

Ramadan delicacies to try this summer

June 1, 2018

As Muslims across the world observe the holiest month in the Islamic calendar, here are some of the best Ramadan delicacies - from Keema Samosas to Phirnis.

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Bizarre things used as commodity money in the past

Bizarre things used as commodity money in the past

May 26, 2018

As mankind evolved into a society and laid down laws for peaceful co-existence, the concept of exchanging goods and services in return of the same (barter economy) came into being. Here are some goods that were used as commodity money around the world in the ancient times.

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Places to go in Delhi for some unusual international cuisine

Places to go in Delhi for some unusual international cuisine

May 17, 2018

When it comes to experimenting with cuisines, Indians are gradually adjusting their tastebuds to the various international dishes that are making an entry into its capital city - New Delhi. After many years of restricting ourselves to only a few global cuisines like Italian, Chin...

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Latest wedding trends set by B-town actresses

Latest wedding trends set by B-town actresses

May 10, 2018

From Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma and Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli’s dreamy destination wedding to actress Sonam Kapoor’s big fat Indian wedding - here’s a look at some of the popular trends that emerged from the many latest celebrity weddings.

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