This 27-year-old’s startup is merging design education with practical skills to create social impact in Indian villages

Back in 2014, when Vinay Varanasi was in his fifth year of architecture at MS Ramiah Institute of Technology, Bengaluru, he got an opportunity to work with a professional architect. As part of his internship, Vinay was asked to work on and carry along some drawings while meeting contractors for deals, with his mentor assuming […]



Anas Bouargane57 minutes ago5 When you set up your business selling branded merchandise such as phone covers and tablet sleeves, you knew you were tapping into a crowded market place. That’s why getting your website on top form was a huge priority. But what about making that website stand out even more? Why should customers […]


Swanand Kirkire: Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s career tells you there is justice in this world

Swanand Kirkire at Sahitya AajTak 2019. From O Ri Chiraiya to Bavra Mann, Swanand Kirkire has written songs that stand out in a sea of peppy, loud Bollywood tracks. But the lyricist hasn’t restricted himself to writing songs, he has tried his hands at acting and has bagged National Award for a supporting role in […]


Bhad Bhabie’s New Phone Game Is a Cash (Me Outside) Grab

Danielle Bregoli, who you probably know as the teen whose Dr. Phil segment, “I Want to Give Up My Car-Stealing, Knife-Wielding, Twerking 13-Year-Old Daughter Who Tried to Frame Me for a Crime,” launched her to viral fame and a music career, would like you to download her new mobile game. More specifically, she’d like you to “pick […]

Real Estate

India’s real estate developers want lower GST on cement– but that is not going to make apartments cheaper

With the 35th edition of GST council meeting beginning on June 21, the government is likely to take key decisions on reducing GST for electric cars, the revenue system of states, and the new return filing system. This will be the first meeting post general election in India. The real estate sector has high hopes […]


‘My vision is to make digital marketing affordable to all businesses, startups and entrepreneurs’

Manjula Nair.(HT) I come with 20 plus years of experience in the field of marketing and communication, public relations, digital marketing, account based marketing, sales enablement, corporate strategy and governance and corporate social responsibilities. I have worked with companies such as Amdocs, Satyam Computers, Sapient corporation, Hewlett Packard and Ogilvy & Mather. At the earlier […]


Is modest dressing having a major moment in fashion?

Huma Qureshi picked a ruffled dramatic creation by Gaurv Gupta for her Cannes outing. (Instagram/iamhumaq) New Delhi Floor-length dresses, jumpsuits fully covering the sleeves and high-neck dresses are enjoying the spotlight in style landscape. Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen’s (of label The Row) grown-up style comes to mind instantly. At the recently concluded Cannes film festival, […]


The Key to Having a Long Career in Photography is All About the Body.

There is no way to stay on top of your creative game if your body is falling apart. The wear and tear of shlepping gear up 4 flights of stairs, down alleys and packing, repacking and packing again takes its toll on our bodies. Here’s a few ideas, tips and tricks to help you work […]


Fernando Torres retires: Striker’s career is a cautionary tale of putting prize ahead of process

Talking Heads lead singer David Byrne once said, “Some say evanescence helps focus our attention.” Fernando Torress is set to officially declare his retirement from soccer on Sunday the 23 June, 2019, at a press conference in Tokyo. Let us focus our attention. In a career that has spanned over 18 years, Fernando ‘El Nino’ […]