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2017 1:40 am (Left) Mukta Tilak and Sheetal Sawant Top News AFTER winning the municipal corporation elections with a thumping majority of 98 out of 162 seats in the Pune Municipal Corporation.

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" Olympic champion Carolina Marin of Spain also reached the quarterfinals at the expense of India’s national champion Rituparna Das, actor You may recognise her as the femme fatale from Dibakar Banerjee’s Detective Byomkesh Bakshy! but Swastika Mukherjee is considered Bengali cinema’s wild child There is something liberating about the way Mukherjee embraces her oddities “I dress the way I want to Comfort is very important for me” says Mukherjee And she has experimented with saris long before it became a hashtag “We were brought up to believe that the sari is such a formal attire Yet our mothers and grandmothers wear it all through the day without worrying about the pleats coming off So I began wearing the sari with t-shirts” says Mukherjee Her first sari memory comes with a whiff of Napthalene balls “My mother would bring out my grandmother’s wedding sari on special occasions I would yearn for the day when I would be able to drape the Kashmiri silk with silver zari embroidery” says Mukherjee The sari she is posing in is a recent favourite part of designer Sanjukta Roy’s gamchha collection “It’s something that you will find in every east-Indian household When converted into a sari it is light and comfortable and perfect for summer” she says – Premankur Biswas Tisca Chopra actor Until about five years ago Tisca Chopra 41 felt that the sari although beautiful made her appear conventional That was before she came across designers experimenting with saris “I like my saris with a touch of whimsy Animal motif on a classic weave or colourful embroidery on a linen piece makes the sari contemporary” she says Chopra feels even the simplest of saris look dramatic on her perhaps because of her curvaceous figure She prefers to wear saris for special occasions “Among my favourites are several Anavila Misra saris and some by Raw Mango and Akaaro” she says The pride of her wardrobe however is a winter plaid linen sari from Anavila’s autumn-winter 2014 collection “The print reminds me of a Scottish kilt though its colours are inspired from the Mohenjodaro era Because it’s linen it drapes beautifully” Chopra says – Dipti Nagpaul-D’Souza Vinita Pittie designer For a designer who can dye her fabric in any colour this particular sari (in purple) posed a challenge Vinita Pittie received the Banarasi from her mother which has the most unusual “rubber stamp colour” “My father got it sometime around 1952-’53 When I wear it today I can’t find a blouse to match it If you look at it closely you would find that the motifs have similarities with the art and architecture of those times I call them sibling patterns” says Pittie But what she really treasures is the georgette handed down to her by her grandmother-in-law (in blue) “This was during the British rule in India So people had access to European fabrics She preferred pastels rose pinks aquamarines” she says Bought from yardage this five-and-half-metre sari could have also turned into a dress material “My grandmother-in-law would always store her saris in pre-washed muslin cloth four to one packed with a pin and a tag which said what was within” – Shiny Varghese Mini Mathur television anchor In vibrant-hued handloom saris Mini Mathur stands out from the sea of celebrities in prêt designer wear “I have been wearing saris since I was in college in Delhi” she says While hosting Indian Idol in 2005 Mathur began wearing colourful saris with printed blouses “Soon after I started wearing bright cotton saris to red carpet events” she says A lover of textiles she hates synthetic net and swarovski-encrusted saris and shops from indigenous artists across India “Soaps have ruined the image of saris” says the former VJ Mathur recently launched a limited edition line of cotton saris and owns nearly 100 saris some of which have been inherited from her mother Her favourite is a Raw Mango lime green cotton sari with a radiant pink border (in picture) “It was my first bright-coloured Raw Mango sari” she says – Shikha Kumar Rajshree Pathy entrepreneur As chairperson and managing director of Rajshree Sugars and Chemicals Limited and founder of the India Design Forum Rajshree Pathy’s days are packed with activities that include meetings with heads of state as well as young talent in design For most of these occasions her sartorial choice includes a sari “Every time I wear my favourite Pattan Patola sari I feel like a queen It’s like owning a piece of history It is a heritage double Ikat fabric manufactured only by very few skilled families from Pattan in Gujrat My mother had a few which she got made decades ago I had one produced along with (classical dancers) Mrinalini and Mallika Sarabhai in the 1990s” she recalls Pathy wears it to weddings dinners and official meetings one such being a dinner thrown for former US President Bill Clinton on his visit to India “To most observers it is just an elegant silk sari but this Pattan Patola is exquisite in its weave Both sides are similar and each thread is dipped in organic dyes; the indigo and the red are my favourite Patola combinations It is a piece of ‘endangered luxury’” she says – Shiny Varghese For all the latest Lifestyle News download Indian Express App More Related NewsSrinagar: Opposition National Conference on Friday gave a privilege notice against Jammu and Kashmir Finance Minister Haseeb Drabu accusing him of making "untrue and baseless" statement on the floor of the Assembly NC MLA Mohammad Shafi Uri said party leader Omar Abdullah had on June one raised the issue of notifications on budget proposals issued by the government without discussion in the House "In response the Finance Minister made the statement that he followed the practice of other states and the central government" the NC leader said He claimed that the statement made by Drabu was "untrue and baseless" and requested that the matter be refered to the Privileges Committee Speaker Kavinder Gupta said he has received the notice and would examine it before giving a ruling on it Gaya: Maoists triggered a blast in an under-construction community hall at a village in Bihar’s Gaya district destroying the structure The Maoists stormed into Jangai village on Sunday night and detonated explosives in the under-construction building damaging it totally Representational image AFP The ultras left behind leaflets claiming responsibility for the incident Barachatti police station in-charge Chetnanand Jha said They targeted the structure as the community hall was being constructed to serve as a police picket in the Maoist-affected area Jha said A case has been registered in this connection and raids were being carried out to nab the Maoists Jha said On 14 May the security forces had nabbed two ultras during combing and search operation from Budhia Lapar village in Jamui district while they were planting can bombs on a village road leading to Dhel Patthar jungle Two bombs weighing 25 kg each were also seized from the duo on 18 June two Maoists were killed in an encounter with security forces in the Kumardari forest in Bihar Acting on a tip-off a joint team of CoBRA the CRPF’s specialised unit for jungle warfare and the police department had carried out a combing operation after which an exchange of fire took place between them and the rebels With inputs from PTI New Delhi: India expects Sri Lanka to be mindful of its "security concerns and sensitivities" the external affairs ministry said on Thursdaywhile reacting to the Sri Lankan government handing over the Hambantota port to China on a 99-year lease last week Ministry spokesperson Raveesh Kumar also made it clear that India’s relation with Sri Lanka "stand on its own and is not dependent on our relations with any third country" He said India was confident of the strength of enduring ties with Sri Lanka which were deep-rooted and multidimensional "We continue to take up with Sri Lanka issues related to the security concerns in the region and expect that our Sri Lankan friends will keep in mind our security concerns and sensitivities" he said File image of a Chinese engineer watching the excavation process at the construction site for a deep water shipping port in Hambantota Sri Lanka Reuters Two Chinese firms — Hambantota International Port Group (HIPG) and Hambantota International Port Services (HIPS) managed by the China Merchants Port Holdings Company (CMPort) — and the Sri Lanka Ports Authority will own the port and the investment zone around it The port overlooking the Indian Ocean is expected to play a key role in China’s Belt and Road initiative which will link ports and roads between China and Europe In order to allay India’s security concerns over the Chinese Navy’s presence in Sri Lanka Wickremesinghe had earlier ruled out the possibility of the strategic port being used as a "military base" by any foreign country Answering another query regarding reports of Maldives signing a free trade agreement with China he said India expects that as a close and friendly neighbour Maldives will be sensitive to its concerns in keeping with its ‘India First’ policy Kumar also said that India attaches the highest importance to its relations with Maldives Noting that India has seen reports about the Maldives-China agreement and the reports have also alluded to the manner in which the FTA was passed by the Majlis he said it will not be appropriate for him to comment on the contents He also said India was committed to supporting democracy development and stability in Maldives On the visit of Maldives’ president to China he said "We feel that as long as the development of bilateral relations between the two countries contribute to the peace and stability in the region I think we should welcome that" He took the crucial wickets of Mohammad Hafeez and Azhar Ali and also effected the run-out of Shoaib Malik with a brilliant direct hit. Making a Dalit (Mukul Wasnik) the general secretary in charge of party affairs in the state and a Muslim (Mehboob Ali Kaiser) the president of the Congress Pradesh Committee may do well only as far as the paperwork of electoral arithmetic is concerned. But the party should not forget that this increase in vote-share was for two reasons ? do not confirm rape, Schools will go ballistic advertising their “toppers”.prepare India for Truth? But the relentless assault on scholarshipthe cramped sensibility with which we approach traditionand the reduction of intellectual life to questions of identity suggest one thing: we are not prepared for any truthwhether it comes with a small t or a capital T. For all the latest Delhi News, for instance.

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" but to end this, I suggest Mr Kashyap concentrate on making films instead of commenting on the Prime Minister’s policies.Ayesha Takia is unrecognisable after her drastic makeover. Related News Finally, We don’t know the family members, suffering from end-stage lung disease, Karun Nair," Although India posted a solid score of 321 against Sri Lanka.

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