Agony and Ecstasy of being a ‘Gigger’!

The challenges and benefits of a rising workforce of ‘on-demand workers’ Swati Rai   A relatively new free market work model, ‘gig economy’ and ‘contingent workforce’, comprises employees opting for short term, instead of full or even part time employment and engagement with companies. They could be freelancers, on-call and short-term, temporary employees, independent contractors. Continue Reading

Masaba X Tribe Amrapali A gem of a collaboration

It’s finally here! A line of everyday, contemporary designer jewellery! That’s right, the youth-inclined wing of Amrapali Jaipur, Tribe Amrapali collaborates with none other than Masaba Gupta. The collection is abundant with innovations in necklaces including chunky and layered neck-pieces. The collection also sports oversized pieces, tasseled elements and statement features. Ghana Ghana, the exclusive Continue Reading

Is Pilates for you?

Ace Women’s Fitness Specialist, Sports Nutritionist, Rehab Master Trainer, Barefoot Specialist- Priya Roongta decodes Pilates for you, on the sidelines of Namrata Purohit’s Studio Launch in Gurgaon. It is a form of exercise, which concentrates on strengthening the body with an emphasis on core strength. It helps  improve general fitness and overall well-being.  It concentrates on posture, Continue Reading

Of Stories, Language and Literature

On the translucent nature of translations, ‘When you turn a carpet over, the similar pattern that you see at the back, is like a translation of a text. It is not a replica, but you get a sense of what’s there.’ Remarked, author, translator, literary historian, Rakhshanda Jalil in her session, ‘To Abba With Love’discussing Continue Reading

A Survival Guide to JLF ’20

A ‘literary maha-kumbh‘ a cerebral ceremony, celebrating the word, call it what you will- the two things that make up JLF are definitely the crowds and the chance to listen to and meet  national  and international literary figures. Representing the blog on the press terrace you also meet like minded book nerds and in coffee-breaks, Continue Reading