A grand opening ceremony heralded the start of the sixth season of the Indian Premier League at Kolkata’s Salt Lake Stadium, April 2. The venue resembled a star-studded galaxy with embellished lightings, the world’s cricket stars and performing entertainers.
Indian-American designer Naeem Khan made heads turn with his Indian runway debut at the ongoing Lakmé Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2013 in Mumbai March 25. The Mumbai-born, New York-based designer’s collection was a mélange of evening wear, cocktail gowns and red carpet dresses. "I am happy and proud to be here.
Women who drink, long portrayed as less than respectable by Bollywood movies and still wary of entering most watering holes, are becoming big business in socially conservative India. Makers of alcoholic beverages, including global No.
Wills India Fashion Week 2013 kicked off on a vibrant note with both established and new designers showcasing their fall collections. More than 128 designers participated in the five day fashion event, which began March 13 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.
– NEW YORK Women's dress designer Parul Aneja made her New York debut during the Fall 2013 Fashion Week at the Emerge! Runway Show at the Broad Street Ballroom on Feb. 12. The New Delhi native, now an Indianapolis resident, premiered 12 high-end ready-to-wear pieces of her 2013 fall collection to a house filled with 400 of New York's entertainment and arts industry elites.
With their intricate embroideries and lush fabrics, South Asian designers are making their presence felt in the fashion scene in the West. And this year’s New York Fashion Week was no exception. Well-known designers who displayed their Fall 2013 collections at the week-long fashion extravaganza included Naeem Khan, Prabal Gurung, Bibhu Mohapatra, Rachel Roy, Sachin and Babhi Ahluwalia and Falguni and Shane Peacock.
Gurudeo “Buddy” Persaud, 47, of Orlando, FL., set up an investment company in 2007 and made money off his own friends and relatives promising them high returns and not disclosing his investment strategy which was based on lunar cycles and he moon’s gravitational pull, according to a press release from the office of the U. S. Attorney for the Middle District of Florida Robert E. O’Neill.