A Glam Tweak to Sportswear

Taking strong influences from sportswear, designers Pranav Mishra and Shyma Shetty unveil an interesting collection at the recently concluded LFW Summer/Resort 14. Edgy jackets, shimmer sweatshirts, experimental six yards, printed pencil skirts and striped suits form the collection. Silk, linen and lycra in hues of pastel blue, mint and beige bring a combination of colour [...] May 19, 2014

Shred it this Season

Rimzim Dadu goes the patola way for autumn winter. The central theme of her collection revolves around the unique patola weave technique of Gujarat. What is interesting is how she plays around with this traditional weave to make contemporary silhouettes. Another significant element of her collection is the play of geometry in embroidery and the [...] May 19, 2014

Tommy Lee Jones unveils 'The Homesman' in Cannes

Tommy Lee Jones directs and acts in 'The Homesman', presented in the main competition at the Cannes Film Festival, a film about pioneers in 19th-century Nebraska. Duration: 01:24 May 18, 2014

Strauss-Kahn inspired film gets Cannes premiere

The world premiere of 'Welcome to New York', in which Gerard Depardieu plays former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn who resigned in disgrace accused of sexual assault, takes place in two small cinemas in Cannes. Duration: 00:54 May 18, 2014

A colourful Ethnic Treat

Bengal’s very own top designer duo Mona and Pali dazzle the ramp at Bengal Fashion Week with their latest ethnic collection. Brahma Kamal, a divine species of flower which grows at a height of 10,000 feet and above inspires the collection. Delicate lotus motifs on long jackets, shararas, sarees and suits add an interesting element [...] May 18, 2014

Reet Sahu the Woman of Substance

Former Mrs India International, Reet Sahu, is not just multi-talented but also believes in picking up new talent and skills. Reet isn’t just a pageant winner, but a successful CEO among the various other roles that she plays. And not to mention she is a favourite with designers, regularly walking as a show stopper for [...] May 18, 2014

'Wild Tales' presented at Cannes

Argentinian director Damian Szifron presents 'Relatos Salvajos' ('Wild Tales') at the Cannes Film Festival, a series of darkly humorous stories about love, deception and violence. Duration: 01:00 May 17, 2014

DRCongo artists look for a local audience

Many young artists in the Democratic Republic of Congo are trying to make a living out painting, design or sculpture, but they struggle to gain recognition at home, and mostly rely on foreign art-lovers to buy their works. Duration: 02:12 May 17, 2014

How to find the Best Home for yourself?

How To Find The Best House For Yourself? Wait! That house may seem like everything you've ever wanted, but before you make an offer, take some time to consider a few things beyond the size, style and price. 1. Decide A Budget Range Examine your finances, keeping in mind current and future expenses, and don't exceed your means. It's smarter to buy a home you can easily afford than one you have to stretch to get into. 2. Look At The House Carefully When you tour a home for the first time, the excitement can make it difficult to focus on. Have fun, wander around and mentally note your first impressions of the space. Once the butterflies have died down, it's time to get to work. 3. Check For Hidden Costs Buying a new home can be even more expensive than you expect. There are lots of hidden costs that can add more than 10% to the total bill, which you need to budget for. 4. Speak To Immediate Neighbors How many people in the neighborhood own their homes? Sometimes it’s hard to tell at first if you’re choosing a neighborhood that’s primarily rental houses. 5. Take A Balanced Decision Time for the fun part, put pen to paper and sketch out your dream property criteria – number of bedrooms and bathrooms, private garden, off-street parking, detached or semi-detached. A crystal cle May 17, 2014

How to Get the Boho Chic look

Are you someone who is fond of the Boho-Indian style? Then you would want to look at Urvashi Kaur’s chic collection at WIFW 2014. The designer, who loves hand-woven textiles, makes use of silk, linen and khadi to craft understated and colourfu ensembles. Crotch pants, pleated trousers, crop tops, ruched jackets, dhoti pants, printed scarves [...] May 17, 2014

Bring the Sexy On!

Raakesh Agarvwal gets the sexy quotient on the ramp to touch a fever pitch. Hot leather jackets, thigh high boots and hand cuffs add glamour and oomph to the collection. After a two-year hiatus, the designer has definitely come back with a collection that is glamourous. The bling quotient was also high in the silhouettes. [...] May 17, 2014

Cannes Red Carpet: 'How To Train Your Dragon 2'

Australian actress Cate Blanchett poses with a dragon as the cast of director Dean DeBlois's 'How to train your Dragon 2' walks the Red Carpet at the Cannes Film Festival, along with others. Duration: 01:10 May 17, 2014

Cannes Presents: 'The Captive'

Director Atom Egoyan presents "The Captive" at the Cannes Film Festival, a film about a child's disapearance and the struggle of the family, detectives and the child herself to unravel its mystery 8 years on. Duration: 01:19 May 17, 2014