Earth Calling!

Shailaja Khanna explores the role of Earth Day Network in raising awareness about conservation through a network of influencers What is common between Khwaja Salim Chishti of the Ajmer Dargah in Rajasthan, Dr Bombay Jayashri Ramnath, Carnatic singer and composer in Chennai, Dr Roop Singh, Chief Secretary SGPC at Harmandar …

Tradition Rocks On

Ranjani-Gayatri, Agam – the band, and Sai Shravanam, the stars of Aikya, in conversation with Janani Nagarajan on the diversity of music Aikya, presented by Global Adjustments Foundation, has in the past 10 years, reinvented the wheel to make Carnatic classical music available in formats that are traditional, yet simple …

BECOMING MORE

A woman of substance, Michelle Obama tells the world through her book Becoming that no hurdle is big enough to stop one determined enough to make it happen A dark-skinned woman who walked in step with her husband… A VIP who didn’t hesitate to take off her shoes and play …

Warmed by the Music

North Indian classical music has its own festivals, celebrated in the north, where winters are cold but the spirit of music warm Just like in the south, North Indian winter too seems to be the time when classical music festivals are organised. And although the winters are pretty cold, after …

The Way to the Heart

Food does not merely nourish the body but nurtures relationships as well. Joys, sorrows, love, devotion are all expressed through tasty dishes that not only please the tongue and fill the stomach but satiate the soul as well Food plays a key role in Indian culture, and relationships are built …