Are you using adulterated besan? Here’s how to find out

Like many other kitchen ingredients, besan or gram flour can also be adulterated. In a 2019 note titled “Ensuring Safety of Pulses and Besan”, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) mentions that besan can be adulterated with “flours of maize, yellow pea, rice, khesari dal, etc”. Artificial colours and khesari dal adulteration in […]

‘Desi girl’ Bhumi Pednekar loves wearing lehengas; here’s proof

Bhumi Pednekar sure knows how to make heads turn with her impeccable fashion choices. So it was no different when she announced that she is a ‘desi girl’ who loves “wearing lehengas and dancing to Bollywood songs”, looking marvelous in a brown lehenga set from ace designer JJ Valaya. The lehenga, which featured intricate embroidery […]

Diwali fashion tips: Let Katrina Kaif, Shraddha Kapoor, Kriti Sanon inspire you

Diwali is finally here, and we are sure you have already decided what you plan to wear this evening. But, in case you are still feeling confused, we are here to help you out. And if by chance, ethnic is what you wish to wear tonight, you are surely in for a treat. To make […]

Hotels rethink the concierge: From selfies to sustainability

Looking to increase your vacation selfie game? Don’t worry, Eduardo Vallin has you covered. As “Instagram concierge” at the W Punta de Mita hotel in Mexico, Vallin helps guests locate and take the best social media-worthy photos while they bask in that vacation glow. “One of my favorite parts of the job is seeing the […]

How can you keep your lungs healthy this Diwali? Find out

Diwali is synonymous with the bursting of crackers, which leads to a lot of pollution. It can cause problems for those suffering from asthma, chronic pulmonary disorders, and other respiratory issues, warns Dr Farah Ingale, director-internal medicine, Hiranandani Hospital, Vashi — a Fortis Network Hospital. “The toxic fumes that firecrackers emit can increase the risk […]

Chanel shows two-tone cruise line to eclectic Dubai crowd

The iconic French label Chanel drew throngs of guests and some celebrities to view the brand’s latest resort collection with a runway show in Dubai defined by stark two-tone pieces and an evening after-party Tuesday under a simple white canopy. It marked the second time Chanel has held a runway show for one of its […]

Lady Gaga looks surreal on the covers of these fashion magazines

Lady Gaga has always made headlines with her distinct and unique style choices, and her recent photoshoots for British Vogue and British Italia are no exception. As per reports, it is for the first time in history that the magazines have shared cover stars. The 12-time Grammy and also an Oscar winner is a force […]

Divya Khosla Kumar has left us baffled with her ‘pinkalicious’ look

Divya Khosla Kumar dons several hats. She walks the ramp, directs movies and even features in music videos. And now, she is all set for the release of Satyameva Jayate 2, and is busy promoting her film. While she is usually impressive with her fashion choices, her recent look has left us rather baffled. The […]

Diwali Rangoli Designs 2021: Latest Diwali Rangoli Designs Images, Pics, Photos, and Pictures

Diwali Rangoli Designs 2021 Images, Photos, Pictures: A much-awaited festival, Diwali celebrates the return of Lord Rama from a 14-year-old exile after defeating Ravana. Diwali, which falls 20 days after Dussehra, is celebrated with much excitement and fervour. Another important aspect of the festival is the decoration. Rangoli making, especially, plays an important role. Sometimes, […]

Cuba’s crypto artists put new spin on the genre

Artists in Cuba have announced a new spin on the fast-expanding world of crypto art for online collectors, with plans to sell 1,492 digital portraits of Cubans through non-fungible tokens (NFT) to kick off the “CryptoCuban Social Club.” NFTs are a type of digital asset which use blockchain to record the ownership of items such […]