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Shobita Dhar

Articles by Shobita Dhar

Slingin' Gins

Slingin' Gins

Aug 15, 2005 Shobita Dhar

So where's that next drink coming from? Well, at home actually. Designer home bars are the new must-have...

Laced Border

Laced Border

Jul 11, 2005 Shobita Dhar

After cricket and music, it's clothes. Pakistani fashion -- lace, beads, pin tucks, sequins -- is in.

A Burning Desire

A Burning Desire

Jul 04, 2005 Shobita Dhar

It's been 18 years since the Sati (Prevention) Act was passed, but sati is still a way of life in Rajasthan

Blood Sport

Blood Sport

Jun 27, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Pataudi got caught. But it's India's worst kept secret: there are many who take perverse pleasure in killing...

Banana Skins

Banana Skins

Jun 20, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Nanotechnology and green fibres are giving traditional yarns a whole new fashion twist

Shades Of Summer

Shades Of Summer

May 16, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Sunglasses are the in thing. And not just to block out the intense summer sun. They are all about being the...

Hot, Haute Dilli

Hot, Haute Dilli

May 09, 2005 Shobita Dhar

India's fashion industry has come a long way. And this year's fashion week proved it.

A Taste Of India

A Taste Of India

May 02, 2005 Shobita Dhar

India's fashion industry has come a long way since the '80s. Today, it enjoys a formidable global presence.

A Swish Set Takeout

A Swish Set Takeout

Apr 04, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Somewhere along the last decade, sophistication entered the corporate columns. Then and now, and the new laws...

Samson In Curls

Samson In Curls

Mar 28, 2005 Shobita Dhar

Hair couture arrives big time in India, boosted by international brands and a will to splurge

Summer Wine

Summer Wine

Mar 14, 2005 Shobita Dhar

In the retro-bohemian-feminine trend this year, style and comfort will reign

Poison In The Ghats

Poison In The Ghats

Feb 28, 2005 Shobita Dhar

The 2010 Commonwealth Games may yet salvage the river from the filthy drain that it has turned into

Dying Everyday

Dying Everyday

Jan 17, 2005 Sugata Srinivasaraju

Fear, anger are normal victim reactions. It's mass depression that's scaring workers.

Snip...Snip...Snug

Snip...Snip...Snug

Dec 27, 2004 Shobita Dhar

The Indian designer is now opting for low-budget shows. It makes more business sense.

Pleasure In Pain

Pleasure In Pain

Dec 24, 2004 Shobita Dhar

Happiness has a darker side. Annals of history are replete with horror stories of men and women who have...

Boss, Have Merc On Me

Boss, Have Merc On Me

Nov 29, 2004 Shobita Dhar

With employers showering fancy incentives to retain talent, the party at the workplace has just begun

Super Novas

Super Novas

Nov 01, 2004 Harsh Kabra

Two tales of quiet determination and smashed barriers

The Dotboomers

The Dotboomers

Nov 01, 2004 Shobita Dhar

Indian models are no longer rare on foreign fashion runways. Their gift: a look that's exotic but not easy to...

Drop-Dead Gorgeous

Drop-Dead Gorgeous

Oct 18, 2004 Shobita Dhar

Models who starve for that thin-is-in look may suffer from life-threatening ailments

Strains Of Wounded Glory

Strains Of Wounded Glory

Oct 18, 2004 Shobita Dhar

For a soldier, losing limb is akin to losing life. Here's how they find another life.