Pakistan's gaming industry breaks culture barriers

In the shadow of Lahore's historical monuments, a new generation of video-game programmers is working away in brand new studios, giving a silicon valley feel to the Swat valley. Duration: 02:38 Mar 7, 2014

Decoding Kathakali on the Ramp

The intricacies and the wealth of detail, colour and concept of the Kathakali dancers of Kerala influence and inspire designers Amit and Lalitha’s silhouettes. The duo decodes the face paintings and crowns on these dancers in the form of motifs, embroideries and cuts on their silhouettes. With white as the base colour, the duo plays [...] Mar 7, 2014

Meera Chopra on Cloud 9

Walking the ramp as a showstopper for designer Jattinn Kochhar at Bengal Fashion Week, 2014 was a special moment for Meera Chopra. Her debut movie in Bollywood is a remake of a cult Bengali movie named Bhooter Bhabishyat. A dazzling black six yard with a shimmering contrast blouse clubbed with dramatic black eye-make up completed [...] Mar 7, 2014

Nobel laureate, writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez turns 87

Colombia writer Gabriel García Márquez, winner of the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, celebrated his 87th birthday on Thursday in Mexico City. He briefly appeared outside his house where journalists were waiting. Duration: 00:52 Mar 7, 2014