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An Indian. Born a princess, now a storyteller. A conversationalist. An empath. A woman with strong opinions.

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Death from pollution in india

Each year Diwali brings with it much happiness and warmth. It also brings with it damaging pollution and thick, choking fumes. In 2016, the schools in the national capital had to stay shut for a few days and many factories and construction sites remained closed due to the smog that had made breathing difficult. This year the Supreme Court banned the sale of crackers in Delhi. Despite a steady stream of such news reports making [...]

Golmaal

Cast – Ajay Devgn, Arshad Warsi, Tabu, Tusshar Kapoor, Shreyas Talpade, Parineeti Chopra, Prakash Raj, Neil Nitin Mukesh, Kunal Kemmu, Mukesh Tiwari, Johnny Lever, Sanjay Mishra Directed by – Rohit Shetty Produced by – Rohit Shetty, Sangeeta Ahir Screenplay by – Yunus Sajawal Dialogues by – Sajid Samji, Farhad Samji Music by – S. Thaman, Amaal Mallik, Lijo George, Dj Chetas Cinematography – Jomon T John Edited by – Bunty Nagi Production House – Rohit [...]

Air-Pollution-in-Delhi

Air pollution, raised levels of particulate matter, respiratory ailments… Words that are quite enough to set alarm bells ringing have, unfortunately, become part of the national capital’s daily vocabulary. Delhi’s air pollution levels are now infamous and the residents of the Delhi NCR region look forward to the festival of with a sense of trepidation rather than excitement. Air pollution levels in the city and its neighbourhood reach alarming levels on and after Diwali each [...]

Case-in-India

The release of Arushi Talwar’s parents from jail yesterday after they were convicted by the Allahabad High Court earlier this month has once again stirred up a debate about their innocence. We must now admit that the facts of the case have been discussed threadbare and the suspects must be allowed to walk even if the slightest doubts exist. In this context let us take a look at some of the most infamous yet sensational [...]

Ayurveda Benefits

Open any lifestyle magazine in India and at least one of the advertisements will boast of the benefits of an Ayurvedic oil massage and spa. Long vacations to Kerala centered on an Ayurvedic treatment and therapy is quite in vogue these days. Soaps, creams, and beauty products claiming Ayurvedic benefits are clamouring for attention. Before we go ahead and indulge ourselves in what may sound like a magic therapy, it is well worth stepping back and trying [...]

Shiksha Mitra

The Shiksha Mitra protests that have been rocking the educational and socio-political environment of Uttar Pradesh have drawn to a close but the concerns of over 1.7 lakh “para-teachers” employed by the state government are far from resolved. The Yogi Adityanath government has managed to put a lid on the unrest (July – August) caused by the prospect of the Shiksha Mitras’ removal from appointment but has not yet been able to provide a proper [...]

Speeches of Mahatma Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi – the greatest of leaders, champion of truth and non-violence, father of the nation – has been an inspiration for free men all over the world.  As we approach yet another Gandhi Jayanti (2 October) let us take a look at some of the Mahatma’s most memorable speeches -   Benaras Hindu University Speech (4 February, 1916) – “If we are to receive self-government, we shall have to take it… freedom loving as [...]

World Heart Day

Young Indians are increasingly suffering from lifestyle diseases such as diabetes and heart diseases. So much so, that the country has been deemed the diabetes and heart disease capital of the world. The Indian Heart Association says, “50 percent of all heart attacks in Indians occur under 50 years of age and 25 percent of all heart attacks in Indians occur under 40 years of age”. The statistics are scary but heart health is certainly [...]

September 23, 2017
Temples of Varanasi

Varanasi or Benaras is the epicentre of Hindu religious tradition and the very soul of spirituality in the country. Mark Twain recognized the importance of this city when he wrote – “Varanasi is older than history, older than tradition, older even than legend, and looks twice as old as all of them put together”. It comes as no surprise then, that there are number of very important temples in this 2000 year old centre of [...]

Bhoomi: Movie Review

Cast – Sanjay Dutt, Aditi Rao Hydari, Shekhar Suman, Sharad Kelkar Directed by – Omung Kumar Produced by – Bhushan Kumar, Sandeep Singh, Omung Kumar Story by – Sandeep Singh Screenplay by – Raaj Shaandilyaa Cinematography – Artur Zurawski Edited by – Jayesh Shikarkhane Background Score – Ismail Darbar Production House – T-Series, Legend Studios Running time – 2 hours 15 minutes Censor Rating – U/A The rape and revenge story has been repeated over [...]