Virat and Anushka Wed, Panda Creates Toilet Paper, Burger King Fined for Child Labour, Camel Hospital Opens in Dubai, and Tribals Show the Way

Reading Time: 4 minutesTwo celebrities, the skipper, Virat Kohli, and Bollywood actor, Anushka Sharma, were most talked about, for their destination wedding, in an Italy, in a 13th century resort with five villas; Panda’s poo breaks down the fructose to extract fibre, a process of turning bamboo into toilet paper; a Burger King franchisee with 43 stores in Massachusetts […]

Put Life into Your Years

Reading Time: 4 minutesA couple of days back, we went for a picnic, to a picturesque country park. One of many in Hong Kong. We set base on top of a hill, where it was particularly windy. It is intriguing how in a relaxed atmosphere, the child trapped within us escapes. Before long we were all infected by […]

Love Your Inner God! – II

Reading Time: 3 minutesYou must know that, whoever you are and whatever is your occupation, in your inner self a smiling tune always rings for you, that says: “I love you, dear child!” Yes, you are deeply loved by Iswar. You are loved by God, and you have all the rights to love God/ Ishwar/Allah as you may call Him. And […]

Mind your Food!

Reading Time: 6 minutesAnumita shares the struggle with food for her children and tells us what the rule book does not. Every mother and care givers need to be vigilant and responsive to the specific diet need of their children. Here’s a candid account. ‘We become what we eat’ is a constant thought that is imbibed in us since childhood. […]

Landscape Gardening: My Style

Reading Time: 6 minutesMadhumita talks of her passion, Landscape Gardening. She takes us through the history of gardening. She tells us how her M. Phil studies drew her into gardening. She showcases how she transformed the two terraces of her apartment in Kolkata into a Landscape Garden. A tailor-made garden, an Eden recreated and brought home by designer gardeners. Landscape design […]

How to Overcome the ‘Double Discontent’ of Style!

Reading Time: 3 minutesDifferent Truths’ fashion consultant and style consultant, Susmita, gives some handy tips on how to pair your traditional saree-blouse ensemble, with a little imagination and lots of panache. Speaking of writing, Sir David Lodge had said that writers are faced with ‘double discontent’. Either the words are too many or too few. He explains that a writer […]