Archive for March, 2014

Hello Colour Players! Hope you had a fabulous colour time with your friends and family. The Holi ends with a terrific note that, ‘Basant’ which we called spring in English is about to enter into our senses. Welcome this season with open hearts and feel the change of season. We have customs and rituals for every festivals in India. Believe me, that is something that binds us together and makes us a one country India. We play from colours, crakers, water to flower in many of our festivals. This is us- Indians we love to celebrate our festivals with different kinds of props like that in various kind of Dance forms. Few days back, demise of the great souls like Read more

Tais That Bind

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Assam is a land of bewildering diversity- where people of different castes and creeds live together, creating a unique and colourful mosaic. Assamese culture has been enriched by successive waves of migration, which absorbed into the State’s way of life and thus, created a fascinating and exotic blend. Assam has been inhabited by the Aryans, Mongoloids and Dravidians, along with people of Indo-Burmese, Indo-Aryan and Indo-Tibetan stock. Assamese culture is an amalgam of diverse cultures and ethnic heritage. Among these various tribes, the vibrant colours of tradition can also be seen among the Tai people of Assam. Tais are the people of Mongoloid origin from South-East Asia, and at present, most of them are settled on the banks of the Read more

 Born and brought-up in Mumbai, She is a Science graduate with a specialization in Physics,Packaging Technology followed by an MBA in Materials. In her own words, I love travelling and exploring new places. A nature lover by heart I enjoy spending time amidst Mother Nature. I am a huge movie buff and love watching Bollywood movies. I am an avid reader and love reading Robin Sharma, Richard Bach, P.G Wodehouse, Ken Follet, Paulo Coelho and Nicholas Sparks, to name a few. I pursued my passion for writing and penned my debut novel ‘To Err is Human’ which was published in Dec 2011. Once a part of the literary field I could not turn back. I continued writing and authored my Read more

An Aunthentic legacy recipe of Mutton/Lamb from westbengal, India Prep Time 20 min Cook Time 45 min Total Time 65 min Ingredients 500 gms mutton 4 pista 2 onions 4 small & 2 big cardamom 5-6 coriander leaves 2 piece of fry red ( sukha mirch ) chili 2 tsp salt 5-6 whole black pepper 1 cup chana ½ cup mustard oil 1 boiled egg 4 cloves 1 tsp cumin seed 1 tsp sugar Instructions 1) wash the mutton pieces with water and soak them on kitchen towel, keep aside 2) take a masala grinder and make a powder of following ingredients :- a) 4 pista b) 1 cup chana c) fry red chili d) whole black paper e) cloves Read more