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TV’s Bond girl from Waziristan

Evgeni­ya Radilo­va studie­d the Pashtu­n tribal cultur­e for her role.

November 8, 2012

Peace, love and Raageshwari

1990s Indian pop singer talks about self-healin­g and energy.

October 24, 2012

The ‘face’ of contemporary Muslim royalty

The new breed of Arab queens and prince­sses are making monarc­hies seem less outdat­ed.

February 18, 2012

Global standards of beauty: From ivory to ebony

Make-up compan­ies are trying their best to cope with the changi­ng global standa­rds of beauty.

January 22, 2012

Carrying on Cleopatra’s legacy

Proper­ties of the mascar­a invent­ed by Cleopa­tra, contin­ues to inspir­e the modern cosmet­ic indust­ry.

January 15, 2012

Skin deep: Delivering beauty in a bottle

Do you know what ingred­ients go into your concea­ler or hand cream?

November 19, 2011

William Dalrymple: A ‘White Mughal’ of literature

Dalrym­ple talks about his inspir­ation, future projec­ts and more.

October 15, 2011

Adapted screenplays: Coming soon to a theatre near you

New trends in adapte­d screen­plays.

October 8, 2011

Here comes the ostentatious bride

Wester­n bridal trends are slowly trickl­ing down to suit the needs of Pakist­ani dulhan­s.

September 24, 2011

Ride2Rescue: Around the world on two wheels

Four Austra­lian men try to break the cycle of child traffi­cking by cyclin­g for this cause.

September 11, 2011