Learning, Love, SELF-WORTH & EMPATHY

When you walk into Redwood Montessori, the first thing that will get your attention are the heart-warming and lively artistic works of the students on display. The Montessori was established in 2011 with 11 children and has now become a well-known institution just through word-of-mouth. Hands-on teachers and founders Shankari …

SPEAKING UP

Vibha Bakshi, Honorary Doctorate and National Award- winning director and producer, speaks to Sonia Hays about her movie Son Rise and breaking the silence on gender violence across the world From business journalism to documentaries on gender issues — how did this journey happen? I was a business anchor and …

Breathing Life into Clay

The now much-touted environment-friendly mantra Reduce – Reuse – Recycle was simply a way of life in ancient India. It was taken for granted that one used only as much as one needed, one conserved natural resources and made responsible use of whatever was handy so that man’s footprint, carbon …

Men in Trend

Gone are the days when runways and fashion weeks were mostly about women’s couture. Since 2010, the emphasis on men’s wear has rocketed! Deepa Kalukuri writes about what’s hot and happening in men’s couture line this season From Jaquemus in the West to Pero in India, many new designers have …

Getting WISER

Eknath Easwaran points out that the only thing you are permitted to take on your final journey is who you are The Nilgiris or Blue Mountain in South India is home to several famous hill stations, picturesque towns far above sea level where in colonial days the British could retreat …

A Date with History

Sunitha Vardhan, a photographer and traveller, takes a leisurely holiday in the culturally rich country of Greece Idyllic beaches, whitewashed villages and bays of azure blue — these are the instantly recognisable images evoked by a Greek holiday. My ten-day Greek vacation was all of that and much more. With …

Cool, But Uncool

Antara Kothari examines how bullying may seem cool but is really dangerous if left unchecked Mean Girls Part 1 used to be one of my favourite movies from the time it released. I remember watching it three times in the theatre itself followed by numerous viewings on TV. Till today, …

IF WALLS COULD TALK

The Red Fort in New Delhi not only has a historical significance but also is the platform from where the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on the occasion of the Indian Independence Day on August 15 every year. Susan Philip takes us through the history and memorable moments …

Over the MOON

On July 22, 2019, India launched Chandrayaan-2, its second lunar exploration mission, creating yet another landmark moment in Indian space history Chandrayaan-2, an Indian lunar mission, is the first of its kind to explore the Moon’s southern polar region. This will improve our understanding of the Moon and change the …

THE SOLITARY BLOOM

Driven by her love for nature and plants, Dr Janaki Ammal dedicated her life to research in botany. Jeremy D’Cruz traces her journey from Kerala to the United Kingdom to Chennai Clad in a delicate yellow sari, purchased at the Bangalore emporium, her eyes peered into the lens of a …