From Darkness into ENLIGHTENMENT

Learning has always been central to the Indian ethos. Susan Philip traces the approach to education in India over the centuries ‘Education is the best friend. An educated person is respected everywhere. Education beats beauty and youth,’ so said Chanakya, teacher and advisor to ancient Indian nobility. That’s the kind …

Sculpting Body and Mind

Actor, businesswoman and wellness entrepreneur Shilpa Shetty Kundra talks to Swati Amar about how to sculpt the body and mind, her recently launched yoga app – the ‘Shilpa Shetty’ app (for iOS and Android) – and about her various other endeavours You play many roles such as an actor, a …

Choosing the Temple of Learning

Antara Kothari points out how the school should be the right fit for the child as it is not just about academics, but learning life skills as well Friday, June 7, was the first day of the new academic year for my five-year-old son Dev. He had graduated to UKG, …

(Wo)Men Who Matter

On May 23, 2019, India voted for continuity, and for change, and the re-elected Prime Minister Narendra Modi was sworn in on May 29. His cabinet had some new faces, and some old faces in new portfolios. Jeremy D’Cruz introduces a few of the policy makers, their portfolios and their …

Handling Stress of Students

Student life is not all fun, points out Erinda Shah, of Mental Health First Aid India as she shares how adults can help the youngsters face the challenges Student life is a period of immense joy and something we adults always feel nostalgic about. Being a student is always depicted …

Get Inspired, Get Jack’d

Jack Daly has a 30-plus-year track record in sales and executive and entrepreneurial positions and has been called the best professional sales trainer in the United States. Rohini Manian chats with this avid speaker, award-winning author and 15-time Ironman competitor, who believes in living life to the fullest You are …

Indian Pride at Cannes 2019

Come May, the French Riviera turns into a celeb paradise, with some of the world’s most talented artistes and actors flocking the Cannes Film Festival. Deepa Kalukuri follows our divas who brought in the Indian flavour with elegance and panache as the world watched in awe Creative intelligence and trendiest …

Stepping into Dad’s Shoes

Not just showering love and care, fathers also show us the path that leads us to our future. On Father’s Day this June 16, we celebrate inspiring fathers and the children who followed their lead Amitabh and Abhishek Bachchan Film star Amitabh Bachchan is an icon worshipped across India. For …

THE ULTIMATE UNION

  As the world gets ready to celebrate International Day of Yoga on June 21, Meera Srikant unravels the mysteries of Yoga that create a balance between body, mind and soul for a blissful life Yoga is the progressive settling of the mind into silence.Yoga is the progressive settling of …

A City Full of Sights

Las Vegas is not just casinos, Preeti Verma Lal shows as she guides us around the city This seems too far-fetched, but if I ever wriggled into a puncture-proof spacesuit, got whooshed beyond the stratosphere and pretended to be a highbrow astronaut, I know I can recognise the brightest place …