Running outside Blissful Healthy and Cheap
Fitness

Running outside Blissful Healthy and Cheap

When we talk about fitness, people today automatically associate it with ‘hitting the gym’. The gym culture is so embedded right now that one can see people of various age groups and different genders sweating it out to pump their muscles. But they underestimate the power of simplicity by ignoring …

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Illogical comic entertainment - Karl, aaj aur Kal by Cyrus Broacha
Book Reviews

Illogical comic entertainment – Karl, aaj aur Kal

Only the celebrated TV anchor Cyrus Broacha (who proclaims that he refuses to grow up) knows how to convert his talent of ‘making-the-bizarre-look-humorous’ into an illogical, but seamlessly written humorous short novel. It is difficult to describe the narrative of Karl, aaj aur Kal. Some might even say that it …

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Lakshmi Ashram A factory of good Samaritans in the hills
Good Samaritans

Lakshmi Ashram: A home to the needy

Self-sustainability is widely accepted as a principle of human development. Thus creation of independence is an important to uplift the underprivileged sections of our society. This is exactly what Lakshmi Ashram, a very unique form of school in Uttarakhand, intends to achieve. Situated at the base of Nanda Devi in …

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Drones for civilian usages already a reality
Tech Talk

Drones for civilian usages already a reality

When we think of drones or Unmanned Arial Vehicles (UAVs), images of US missile strikes in Afghanistan, Pakistan and Yemen on terrorist hide-outs or surveillance missions like the ones for targeting Osama bin Laden immediately comes to the mind. Usage of drone technology for military purposes is not a new …

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Can Sim Bhullar do what many in the Indian Basketball community have only dream of?
Sports

Can Sim Bhullar do what many in the Indian Basketball community have only dream of?

Basketball may not be amongst the popular sports in India but nonetheless there is undeniably a section of our population which deeply enjoys this beautiful game. One reason for lack interest is that no Indian team or player has been able to perform well at international level to garner attention …

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Chandrabagah Beach - A shrine in Odisha
Travel

Chandrabagah Beach – A shrine in Odisha

When we think about beautiful beaches in India, then Chandrabagha’s name hardly crops up in mind. Thirty kilometers from Puri, on the coastlines of Odisha lays a wonder which I had the fortune to explore with a close group of friends in the month of July in 2013. Our journey …

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Combining business with a social cause - a Mirakle story
Start-ups & Entrepreneurship

Combining business with a social cause – a Mirakle story

Starting a successful courier business in a city Mumbai when there is stiff competition from global market leaders like DHL is one thing, however combining it with a model to empower the weaker sections and making it a functional business model is another. That is the story of Mirakle Couriers. …

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Kheerganga - A temple of beauty amidst the halls of Himalayas
Travel

Kheerganga – “A temple of beauty amidst the halls of Himalayas”

In its world of timelessness lies a very small settlement in a clearing at the top of a mountain peak beyond the Parvati valley in Himachal Pradesh. There is just something about those looming snow covered mountains, deep green forests, rushing sounds of waterfalls and streams, unpredictable weather and slopes …

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