The Great Indian Wedding

Articles, Traditions
big weddings

by Prof. Philip Koshi It is a universally acknowledged truth that Indians love to conduct and participate in lavish and colorful weddings. In some cases the money spent on weddings in India are close to the GDP (Gross Domestic Product) of small African nations. A wedding thus turns out to be an occasion to display […]

Proposed law on Hindu marriages held up in Pak

Articles, Traditions
Hindu bride in Pakistan

An editorial in the Dawn observed that though the current National Assembly has passed some important laws during its tenure, its performance has remained tardy in other areas where legislation is direly needed. As many as 176 private members’ bills are pending approval, with some dating back to 2008. Considering that the life of the […]

Planners tackle ‘fusion’ weddings in Canada

Articles, Traditions, Wedding themes
mixed wedding in toronto

Recognizing a growing demand, Ms. Chaudhry launched her own company, Sapna Weddings, six years ago. “There are a lot of vendors and caterers who serve the South Asian market, but there weren’t any wedding planners who specialized in pulling all of that together,” Ms. Chaudhry said. The brides came running. Ms. Chaudhry now plans more […]

Mehendi Tips and Tricks

Articles, Beauty, Traditions
bridal mehendi

by Fashion ka Fatka Beautiful mehendi design and wonderful color is every girl’s fantasy. Here are special Mehendi tips from the best professionals in the industry to help make your special day even better! Do’s • Wash the area to be decorated with a good soap (one with a mud base) and water • Mehendi […]