State Central Library in Thiruvananthapuram. Photo: S. Gopakumar
Thiruvananthapuram, October 24, 2014

Sense of place and time

They shaped the city and gave it the facade that we see every day. The present cityscape and skyscape have been sculpted by several building designers, many of them former students of the Departme... »
Nivedita Thomas, fashion designer
October 24, 2014

Of wings, pranks, shopping and travel

Athira Manish, Fashion designer, 27 What is your prized possession? My family. If you were granted a wish what would it be? ... »
Bhima's Silver collection
Photo: Liza George
Thiruvananthapuram, October 23, 2014

Silver gets a stylish sheen

A bracelet that doubles up as a ring, an antique-finish necklace that sports old one rupee coins as embellishment, a ring that shimmers in the colours of the rainbow when light falls upon it… it’s... »
Brahmashree Subramania Ganapdigal is the last Vedic legend of the Ghanapadi clan. Photo: Sharat Sundar Rajeev
Thiruvananthapuram, October 24, 2014
Hidden histories

A royal present

Located near the ancient Sreevaraham temple is the Ramavarmapuram Gramom, the abode of Brahmins who were once associated with the Sree Padmanabha Swamy temple and the royal family of erstwhile Tra... »
Neelima R. Pillai
Thiruvananthapuram, October 23, 2014

Weaving dreams on fabric

They are in love with fabric and fashion, creating new designs, experimenting with colours, textures, cuts and embellishments. Even when they could earn much more sitting inside the cool comforts... »
Abhilash Jayapal with his Bullet
Thiruvananthapuram, October 23, 2014
It’s a techie life

Amping it up

They make a style statement like nobody else in Technopark with their primped up rides. Forget indiscernible performance modifications, going just by the number of vehicles with visual modificatio... »

Japanese motorcycle manufacturer Kawasaki on Thursday launched its quarter-litre streetbike Z250, based on the Ninja 250R, and the 650cc ER-6n. The Z250 has been priced at Rs. 2.99 lakh... »

One of our nicest meals was in Café Venite in Panaji. Apart from the food, you have to visit the restaurant for its interiors – the colourful graffiti on the wall and beer bottles that act as chandel... »

The fourth edition “Mrs. India Worldwide 2014” attracted contestants from diverse backgrounds »