Posts tagged ‘Punjab’

August 6, 2013

Punjabi Rock n Roll & Kitsch Kedgeree

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Who can say regardez-moi, the loudest?  On one monsoon evening in Delhi two of Indian fashion’s most entertaining designers presented their couture collections.  Both have strong associations with Paris but the words chalk and cheese were never more relevant.  The first was Ritu Beri, India’s 80s Paris-trained girl wonder whose show included a live band and a couple of designers she worked in collaboration with.

Exotic Punjab was the theme

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March 20, 2013

Manish Malhotra: Trend Maker

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Indian Celebrity, Esha Gupta featured in Manish Malhotra’s show

There are few designers in the Indian fashion industry that can start a trend like Manish Malhotra.  His influence in Indian cinema is so great and the trickling effect on to TV sets beamed around a billion homes is no small accomplishment.  In this way,

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June 18, 2012

Calorific Cops

Obese members of the Pakistani Punjab police force have been to told to lose weight by the end of the month or receive a pay cut.  The target they are aiming for is

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May 23, 2011

The Ultrasound Abortion

An article today in BBC News suggested that the introduction of gender screening has led to increased abortion of female foetuses in India, which is feared to be around 8 million  in the last decade.

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