IIK Lifestyle

Don’t Want a Day… Want a Deal!


I am a Woman and like me, there are countless other women out there who do not want Days to commemorate them or to remind them that they are special. We are not special;...

My heart, my soul and all my sincerity is for this country – Ajiaz Ahmad Sarfaraz


“By serving this great country for more than three decades, I feel that the word ‘great’ fully applies to the government and people of Kuwait with their great humanitari...

Teamwork Makes The Dream Work! – Nomaan Sidiq Budroo, Captain of Kuwait U-19 Cricket Team


Kuwait Cricket’s National U 19 team returned home after their best ever performance in the ICC U 19 CWC Asia Qualifier Division 2, 2017, hosted by Malaysian Cricket Asso...

A Walk in the Garden…


Our garden in Salmiya is an exciting learning-place… Every walk in it, teaches something every time… All gardens probably teach and give us amazing glimpses and clues ab...

Take Thoughts Outside Box


"Where are the songs of spring? Ay, where are they?’’ I sighed, when others were busy with Keats, Shelley, Wordsworth, Donne, Coleridge and more, I knew nothing more tha...

‘Be what you are, Do what you can’, a self-confident go getter, N.K. Ramachandran Menon


He believes, ‘No one can influence anyone’. He believes, ‘I can only be me and it is true for everyone else’. He believes, ‘If I try to be like someone else, then my i...

How to carry out a winning scientific project?


I have been involved in judging scientific projects in schools and colleges for the past three decades. During such activities, I have come across many students, who suf...

Extraordinary artist of ribbon work – Mrs Poornima


Hand Embroidery is one of the most beautiful artworks. There are variety of Embroideries which uses beads or threads on Fabrics and makes the work elegant and attractive...

Work hard, but enjoy your job – Ravi Varrier spending 40 years in a company!


Spending long working years with a company may not be a big deal if you are a sincere employee. But starting your career with a company as a junior staff and climbing th...

Smart Investing - Diversification is the Mantra: Don’t keep all the eggs in one basket


Investment is an activity which everyone should be involved once they start earning. But where to invest, when to invest and how much to invest are the crucial questions...

They are disconnecting…


“Why do I need to learn about India? After all, I am going to live here—in Kuwait—all my life… I was born and educated here. I have a job here and am going to be here. I...

I Learn Anew Every Day - Kevin Mathew


Kevin Mathew was the youngest (and only Indian) TEDx speaker at TEDxAlShuwaikh, Kuwait, on September 16, 2017, a platform that facilitates the integration of Technology,...

Wise Decision by Bhavans Middle East


The Chairman, Bhavans Middle East Mr. N. K Ramachandran Menon, and the Director of Bhavans Middle East, Mr. Sooraj Ramachandran, have taken over the Wise Indian Academy ...

“It was all over in three minutes ...”


She was sobbing inconsolably and words were intermittently coming out… “It was all over in about three minutes. He was here, in front of me and then gone in an instan...

“On reaching the pinnacle, I called it a day”


She was all set to occupy the enviable top spot... was being hailed as the rightful heir of the zenith, when she almost stopped singing songs for films and instead began...

“Politics is transient for me; writing is perpetual...”


One of those few politicians whose speeches and poems have won the hearts of masses alike - in India as well as abroad; one of those who could carve a niche for themselv...

The War of Words


Another journalist is brutally killed. Gauri Lankesh, the editor of Lankesh Patrike is shot dead recently at her residence in Bangaloru, India. In the midst of all the p...

Migration Norm Set: Safe Orderly and Regular Migration


“Global compact for safe, regular and orderly migration” The Norm on the Build. "Migrants are humans and not commodities to import and export". Migration is a multif...

The bogus words


A few days back I received a message on Whats App:If an assault with the intention of committing rape happens, the victim has the right to even kill rapists in self-defe...

Anybody Got a Spine???


Fourteen Prime Ministers have taken charge of our country, and between themselves they have had Seventy Years, to govern India. However, did they govern? Technically, go...


New Menu at Zafran Puts Contemporary Spin on the Traditional

Fans of Zafran can rejoice as the popular Indian bistro launches a new menu this week. The front


A nostalgic and delicious train journey in Kuwait at Kerala Express Restaurant

A train journey during our annual vacation in India is definitely a nostalgic experience for many o


Mughal Mahal Exotica - An aromatic and exotic twist to Indian food

When it comes to Indian food in Kuwait, no doubt ‘Mughal Mahal’ set an example among the residents


Experience Indian Corner Tandoori Nights at Al Manshar Rotana Hotel

Al Manshar Rotana Hotel at Fahaheel, Kuwait launched an authentic Tandoori Night with an Indian cor

Places to visit in Kuwait...


A Day In The Kuwait Camel Racing Club

It was a delightful and sunny saturday, just right for an outing in the desert. After all it is not