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Sankalp – A Creative Purpose!

‘Find a purpose and the means will follow’ the golden words spoken by the Father of the Nation comes to life in the form of Sankalp – founded by 43-year-old Priya Menon from Pallakad, Kerala. A graduate in English Literature and a Post Graduate Diploma holder in

Gaatha – the story unfolds…

The Lifestyle Portal became an instant fan of the beautiful fish logo of Gaatha Handicrafts and decided to check out this organization a little further.  Started by a committed and enthusiastic team of young alumni from the National Institute Of Design, Ahmedabad… we welcome you to a

Teekhii Chhurii –The new face of Sanjhi

By now you’re aware that The Lifestyle Portal is simply crazy about all things hand made. We’ll share one of our recent shopping expeditions in a tiny lane in Coonoor, where we spotted a tiny Co-optex store and picked up some hand made handloom linen, but that’s – The Online Indian Mela

When was the last time you visited a mela? A mela has a very unique and a novel concept about it, it has a sense of character. This was where artisans, craftsmen, musicians brought their wares be it art, pottery, clothing, food or even the local dance form