'19 Issue 01 | Verve Magazine - Part 2
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'19 Issue 01

Salma Sultan, Neethi Ravindran, Usha Albuquerque, Doordarshan
March 18, 2019

Before cacophonous primetime news hours proved why we call it the ‘idiot box’, there was once a steadier approach to the reportage of national events. When Doordarshan was the predominant news channel back in the day, some of the country’s pioneering anchors were a group of women whose names became — and for many Indians still remain — synonymous with broadcast news back in the day. Salma Sultan, Neethi Ravindran and Usha Albuquerque, who continued to rule the small screen well into the ’90s, speak to Verve about being the faces and voices of our nation
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Anita Dube, Art, Artists, Arun Kumar, Bapi Das, Charan Singh, Chitra Ganesh, Featured, Kochi, Kochi - Muziris Biennale 2019, Kochi Muziris Biennale, Lubna Chowdhary, Mrinalini Mukherjee, Online Exclusive, Probir Gupta, Rina Banerjee, Song Dong, Sonia Khurana, Sue Williamson, Sunil Gupta, Tejal Shah

At the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018 which enjoys the most amount of female participation, Shraddha Jahagirdar-Saxena picks out the most thought-provoking artworks
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Are Fashion Weeks Still Relevant?

Are Fashion Weeks Still Relevant?

Images by Ayesha Kapadia

With designers choosing to debut collections on social media, magazine editors visiting infrequently, buyers cutting short their time spent and no one really clamouring for that controversial front row -- does anybody still care? Asks Nishat Fatima.
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Athleisure, Fashion, fashion and art, Fashion Design Council of India, FDCI, Featured, Huemn, India Fashion Week, Indian Designers, Indian luxury, LMIFW, LMIFW2019, Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week, Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week 2019, Nitin Bal Chauhan, Online Exclusive, Performance Art, Pranav Mishra, Prashant Verma, Samant Chauhan, Shyma Shetty, Style

Designers Turned Storytellers On Day 2 Of India Fashion Week

Text by Akanksha Pandey and Ojas Kolvankar. With inputs from Rushmika Banerjee

From Prashant Verma’s theatrical performance to Huemn’s homage to the youth of Kashmir, day 2 was about self-reflection
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Amita Gupta, autumn winter, craft revival, Denim, Diksha Khanna, fall winter 2019, Featured, Handspun, Handwoven, Indian Designers, Indian Fashion, Indian luxury, Indian Textiles, Lotus Makeup India Fashion Week, menswear designer, Online Exclusive, Pallavi Singg, Rahul Mishra, Slow Fashion, Suket Dhir, Sustainability, Sustainable Fashion, Vaishali S

Innovative Textile Techniques Uplift Design Sensibilities On Day 1 Of India Fashion Week

Text by Akanksha Pandey and Ojas Kolvankar. With inputs from Rushmika Banerjee

The fashion week kick-started with a lineup of promising young designers and veterans who focused on sustainability and social development through mindful design interventions
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Bambu Indah’s Moon house, Ubud, Bali, Indonesia

Unearthing Greater Ubud

Text by Maya Kerthyasa

A journey into the villages beyond Ubud in the uplands of Bali, Indonesia reveals wild landscapes, a resilient culture and two hotels tapping into their surrounds. Local writer Maya Kerthyasa ventures into the un-touristic centre of the holiday island
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