Summer’s here! It’s time to pack in your jackets and go light and lovely. Check out our contributor, Pragati Siddhanti’s recommendations of easy fashion and pure elegance. I have to admit; I’m overworked but happier. I missed the sun, I missed the brightness, and I was tired of gloom. Feeling more cheerful and brighter, I’m pulling out all outfits that were out of sight (but not out of mind). In this post, I talk about two such summer outfits: the perfect one that can suit all body types and works on almost all occasions. Outfit #1: The Perfect Summer...Read More
Bollywood has romanced the Swiss Alps for decades now. From Rajkapoor’s ‘Sangam’- the first movie to showcase Switzerland on India’s Silver Screen to the recent visit of Ranveer Singh to promote Swiss tourism – the ties between the two countries continue to dazzle the locals on both continents. The buzz around the screening of “Baahubali 2” was loud among the Indian cinephiles in Zurich. While the audience eagerly awaited their curiously over ‘who killed Kattappa’ to be put to an end, for the city theatre houses, they were pleased with growing business. “Earlier, there were only the big star...Read More
“Don’t stop yourself from doing something because of the fear of failure,” says London-born Sunita Sehmi, who has made Geneva her home in 1992. Read more about her story. “I was born in London in the sixties. My parents were Punjabi immigrants who left India for the UK, hoping for a better life and better days ahead. Having seen the partition in India, they were consumed by the struggle for economic survival, hence the move to London in the 1950s, where economic and financial stability were assured,” says a very elegant Sunita Sehmi. The Indo-British identity “I recall that...Read More
Our contributor, Amrita Vijay Kumar shares her moving Mother’s Day tribute Kanyadaan: That emotional moment (in a traditional Indian wedding) when parents give their beloved daughter into the care of another man, her husband, for a lifetime. You had raised me to be independent. You had egged me on to learn new languages. When I decided to not apply to a prestigious B-school, thinking there is no chance of making it, you got me the form and guided my preparation. When I needed confidence in my first job, you were my best source! Thoughts of living away from you...Read More
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The Sanskrit version of Wikipedia is subtitled as ‘swatantravishwavigyaanakoshaha’.
112 - International emergency call
117 - Police emergency call
118 - Fire Station
140 - Breakdown service
143 - Crisis line
144 - Emergency Rescue
145 - Toxin information
147 - Children emergency call
163 - Road condition