Festivities in the air

Festivals have been bringing people together for centuries. They bring in positive values and a certain zest that helps build a better and blissful society. Festivals in India have always had a certain flair and spirit that make it all the more exciting and fun. Divya Ramesh takes a look …

Framing ‘Bharat’ for the world

Team Culturama catches up with the incredible film-maker and influencer Bharat Bala on ‘Virtual Bharat’, his visual extravaganza in the social media platform, and his experiences while creating this one-of-a-kind destination to learn everything unique about India How did you come up with the concept of Virtual Bharat? From the …

The Power-packed Trio

Sonia Hays caught up with the remarkable business leaders Schauna, Alisha and Nadia Chauhan, CEO, Director, and Joint MD, respectively, of Parle Argo for a friendly chat on family, work and being in positions of influence The Chauhan sisters – Schauna, Alisha and Nadia – have been well-known for their …

Madiba’s Indian connection

Lovingly called as Madiba, Nobel laureate Nelson Mandela is one of the more significant leaders to shape the world. It is International Nelson Mandela Day on July 18 and Team Culturama takes a look at his special relationship with India • Nelson Mandela met with the Indian cricket team during …

Stay home, Stay Fit

Fitness Guru Jen Thomas shares tips on how to create a ‘home gym’ How often have you heard some enthusiastic trainer say, ‘no gym – no problem’ and all you can do is groan? We now work, eat and socialise exclusively at home. Everyone talks about the ‘new normal,’ but …

STRENGTH IN THE STORM

It is important to have a steady and peaceful mind when you are dealing with turbulent times. Eknath Easwaran shares the power of the mantram My first encounter with an ocean storm came on my way to the United States on the Fulbright exchange program. I sailed from Bombay on …

One World, One Emotion

Even when things seem bleak, there will always be light; and as the world fights COVID-19, this light came in the form of health care workers, friendly neighbours, police officials and many other good Samaritans. Meera J Pillai looks at some of the heart-warming human stories from across the globe …

HOME AWAY FROM HOME

With the COVID-19 restrictions and lockdowns, expats in India are finding it difficult to navigate these testing times, but nonetheless they are staying positive. Team Culturama spoke to a few expats about their experience India is home to several expats who have made this country their home. Through initiatives including …

Nature has hit the reset button

With many lockdowns around the world, nature seems to be repairing itself. It is World Environment Day on June 5 and Mitali Thakkar takes a look at how COVID-19 restrictions have played a part in helping the Earth heal It’s a popular opinion now that every year we should have …