With our latest issue of India &You we bring to you a diverse view on the Indian Diaspora and the many problems they face around the world. Whether the Narendra Modi-led government has brought any relief to the diaspora is another interesting aspect. For the rich Indian culture we have explored destinations such as Chhattisgarh that is a mix of scenic beauty and tribal traditions; Shahpur Jat, a fashion village in Delhi; Bhimbetka caves in Bhopal and the barren lands of Gujarat. Along with this we have thrown light on various evils existing in India such as rising pollution, caste system and shortage of planning to deal with natural calamities. At the end we give you an insight into the rising popularity of football in India, traditional professions that are now dying and the rich Indian herbs that will give you some quick home remedies.
The popular hand woven Banarasi silk sari from Varanasi has passed the test of time through centuries. But the import of cheap Chinese silk and introduction of power loom pose immense threat. That the obsession for Banarasi silk sari (traditional Indian wear for women) is not limited to Indians was evident when US first lady … Continue reading Banarasi Silk →
Chennai is still struggling with the consequences of dramatic floods. The question is : is this a climate change issue or a bad town planning and management problem that could have been avoided? Credited with many achievements and marvels, citizens of India’s populous southern state of Tamil Nadu are currently struggling to return to their … Continue reading Chennai floods →
This village in South Delhi has earned the name of a fashion hub over the years. The contrast between the village-like surroundings and the upscale designer studios is eye-catching but also hides the harsh realities of the fashion business. It is interesting to note that where on one side the transformation of the village is proving to be beneficial for some, it is making life miserable for some. Nevertheless the village has produced many renowned Indian designers.
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Global leaders, businesses and several others have gone to town over the ‘unprecedented’ achievements during the global negotiations in Paris to curb global warming. Yet, not much besides big headlines seems to have been achieved The road to hell is paved with good intentions. And there was no lack of good intentions in the declaration … Continue reading Climate Change Meet, Paris →