TO THE MOON

Space exploration has and will be a continuous learning process. Jeremy D’Cruz speaks to ex-ISRO scientist and Ted X speaker Dr. S. M. Ahmed about the highs and lows of India’s journey into the space If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you, you should still …

A DAY IN DUBLIN

Dublin or Dubh Linn is derived from the Old Irish Gaelic, which has its literal meaning ‘Black Pool’. Preeti Verma Lal explores the literary paradise The truth is that I am in love with Dublin. I think it is the most beautiful town that I have ever seen, mountains at …

CHILDREN mirror their ELDERS

Children learn to make good decisions when they are given the opportunity to make them and not just follow the footsteps of their parents. Antara Kothari tells us how different beliefs impact upbringing One of the most overpowering urges we have as parents is to control. We operate with the …

Sparkle with Fabulous style

It is festive time and one needs to get fashion ready for the fireworks. Anurima Das chats with upcoming designers Kaveri Lalchand, Natasha Davda and Param Sahib about the looks for this season With the festive season knocking at your door, it’s time to get ready. And here’s how? You …

Non-violence in Practice

Eknath Easwaran shares his thoughts on learning about non-violence through Mahatma Gandhi Non-violence, Gandhi states, ‘is the final flower of Truth’. Because love draws a deeper response out of everybody, love is not just the most idealistic basis for action but also the most practical. Every person – every creature, …

From MOHANDAS To MAHATMA

Born on October 2, 1869, in Porbandar, Gujarat, Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi grew up with values that would not only lovingly give him the title of babuji one day but also make him a role model for world leaders across generations. Susan Philip takes a look back at the moments that …

Different strokes of Navaratri

Navaratri is celebrated universally by Hindus, and the events around the festivities are captured to appeal to our senses. Meera J Pillai takes you on a journey through the beauty of the nine-day festival that is celebrated annually in September/October Splashes of colour, sumptuous food, stories that evoke bravery and …

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 …