For Sarabjit Singh, founder of the Villa Ortiga Design Studio, every trip is a learning experience. Freshman year “The first time I travelled solo was to Los Angeles. I landed in an alien city and was to live at a family friend’s house. Except they weren’t in town. So, I stayed in a motel and roamed the streets for three days until the host family returned home. It was scary and adventurous, all at once! “The next solo trip came over 20 years later, when I travelled alone to Guangzhou in China. Every solo trip is a rigorous learning experience, even with the technology available today.” Scaling the wall“I visited Berlin immediately after Germany’s re-unification. It opened my eyes to borders, human and geographical. But it was also an uncomfortable place to be in. The vibrations and the weather made me all too aware about its dark history. At sub-zero temperatures, we walked across graffiti-covered walls and raw concrete buildings.” … [Read more...] about On the go: Villa Ortiga Design Studio founder found a friend in designer Jill Narongchai during a trip to Thailand
One of the most favourite activities of Christmas is decorating the Christmas tree. From England to Lebanon, here are some of 2016’s most over-the-top Christmas trees. >> LONDON, ENGLAND The Christmas tree outside Number 10, Downing Street is lit up after being switched on by British Prime Minister Theresa May in London. Photograph: Jack Taylor/Getty Images >> WASHINGTON, DC, USA The National Christmas Tree is lit up after US President Barack Obama and his family hit the switch in Washington, DC. Photograph: Mark Wilson/Getty Images >> NEW YORK, USA The Christmas tree stands lit after the lighting ceremony for the 84th annual Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree at RockefellerCenter in Manhattan, New York City. Photograph: Alex Wroblewski/Reuters >> DHOUR SHWEIR, LEBANON Fireworks are set off as a Christmas tree is illuminated in Dhour Shweir, Mount Lebanon. Photograph: Aziz Taher/Reuters >> BERLIN, GERMANY The … [Read more...] about These Christmas trees are too beautiful for words!
PATNA: Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Monday inspected ongoing works on three major roads in Nalanda district while on way to Rajgir to inaugurate Rajgir Mahotsav. The roads which were inspected are the Fatuha-Daniyawa-Harnaut-Barh National Highway-30A, the Bihta-Sarmera State Highway No-78 and the Telmar-Salepur- Noorsarai-Silao-Rajgir four-lane highway. While inspecting NH-30A, the chief minister asked the state’s road construction department’s (RCD) principal secretary Amrit Lal Meena to build a bypass road from north-east side of Nagarnausa town to ease traffic congestion from the block headquarters. Meena and the state’s transport secretary-cum- Bihar state road development corporation’s managing director-cum-divisional commissioner (Patna) Sanjay Kumar Agarwal were accompanying Nitish during the inspection. Kumar also ordered for construction of an underpass on the crossroad of NH-30 and SH-78 at Jaintipur Mor near Chandi town so that people do not … [Read more...] about Bihar: CM Nitish Kumar inspects three roads in Nalanda district
New Delhi: Actor Hrithik Roshan, who has worked with Zoya Akhtar in her debut 'Luck By Chance' and her cult film 'Zindagi Milegi Na Dobara' has given out a shout out to the filmmaker who is gearing up for her upcoming release ‘Gully Boy’. Ahead of the film's release, Hrithik Roshan shared his excitement at watching Gully Boy. "Zoya Tera time aa gaya! Phirse #gullyboy can’t wait to watch," the actor tweeted. Gully Boy Movie Review: Ranveer Singh Alia Bhatt's movie is a perfect valentine's gift for fans! Take a look at his tweet below: Zoya Tera time aa gaya! Phirse ???? #gullyboy can’t wait to watch — Hrithik Roshan (@iHrithik) February 13, 2019 Ranveer Singh & Alia Bhatt's 'Gully Boy' elicits loud cheers at Berlin International Film Festival After directing some celebrated films like ‘Luck By Chance’, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’, the filmmaker is now all set to rule the box office with her … [Read more...] about Gully Boy: According to Hrithik Roshan, Zoya Akhtar’s time has come
Ranveer Singh and Alia Bhatt-starrer ‘Gully Boy’ has managed to impress the audience and just like the viewers, ace filmmaker Karan Johar is smitten by the film as well. The film that is ruling the box office has left a mark on KJo too, who shared a long note of appreciation, calling the film a “masterpiece.” Sharing a poster from the film on his Instagram account, the 46-year-old director wrote, "When passion supersedes grass root realities...when dreams make you wake up to bigger dreams....when you wrap rap into a form of solid expression....when you tell a story that has all this and more....that’s when you have a film that you can assuredly call a MASTERPIECE of modern times! @zoieakhtar weaves a story of aspirations in the underbelly of Mumbai like a bonafide magician....she slowly reveals every trick in her genius bag and you walk away with a lump in your throat and a swag in your step! #apnatimeaayegabecomes your life mantra and all you … [Read more...] about Karan Johar shares heartfelt post for Ranveer Singh-Alia Bhatt’s ‘Gully Boy’ team, calls it a “cult classic”