From how Sanjay Garg built Raw Mango into a cult brand to Pongal recipes soaked in culture and festive spirit - your weekend fix


With a unique take on marrying traditional and contemporary designs, Sanjay Garg, Founder of Raw Mango, digs deep and channels his passion for art, travel and photography in business too. Ever since he launched Raw Mango in 2008, he developed a cult following across India. The Delhi-based Raw Mango was a big hit with its minimalist touches and commitment to the purity of the crafts. How does his quest to be a collector of experiences, art and culture reflects in Raw Mango?

Pongal recipes for your soul

This Pongal, soak in the festive spirit with recipes from Archana’s Kitchen. As we get ready to celebrate Pongal, we bring you some health-facts from nutritionist Sheela Krishnaswamy, besides some time tested recipes from Archana Doshi, YouTube culinary star, food professional and founder of Archana’s Kitchen.

Happiness is key to life: Dheeraj Dhoopar

For actor and model Dheeraj Dhoopar, happiness is the key to life. According to him, life is about 50 per cent luck and 50 per cent hard work. Once you are in the right place that’s when the grind begins. Dheeraj has fame, is a face that’s loved and recognised for his role of a flamboyant cricketer, Karan Luthra. We caught up with him over a call as he takes a break between shots to talk about his life and work.

Idea of perfect happiness

Maude Abraham had what most people would call a dream career from Goldman Sachs to Jimmy Choo, from Melbourne to Singapore. With a major in finance under her belt, she started her work life with investment banking firm Goldman Sachs in Bengaluru. Later, she applied for a master’s programme in fashion and textile at RMIT in Melbourne, Australia. What is her idea of perfect happiness?

Trends of 2019 - clothes, hair and more

The biggest trend of 2019 will be the revival of the beautiful, traditional textiles of India. As we stand at the threshold of a new year, it is a good time to update our wardrobes, perk up our style vocabulary, brush up on new ways of doing up our homes, and amp up our diets. What’s the latest on what’s trending on the lifestyle scene? Experts tell us what will be hot and happening!

What makes you happy?

What keeps a person happy and motivated? Is it a fancy title or a high salary? Or is it all about finding a sense of purpose and mastery in the workplace? There have been many theories of what helps us wake up each morning with a spring in our step and song on our lips, but Daniel Pink’s exposition is the best: “What keeps us happy and motivated is our sense of mastery, purpose and autonomy.”

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