Vol 9 Issue 47, Nov 16, 2018 - Nov 22, 2018.

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  • An Immortal Entertainer

    An Immortal Entertainer

    Stan Lee started his career as an office boy in 1939 at Timely Comics, a company which would later take the form of Marvel. He might have gone, but the superheroes he created with strokes of his imagination will live on forever, says Sugandha Rawal
      Posted    16-Nov-2018    Vol 9 Issue 47
  • Challenge to Biryani

    Challenge to Biryani

    Tamil Nadu’s Dindigul town is famous for biryani and some of the hotels in the town serve the best biryani in the country. But M S Mathivanan discovers a small eatery in the town that serves some delicious non-vegetarian and vegetarian dishes
      Posted    27-Oct-2018    Vol 9 Issue 44
  • More to Conquer

    More to Conquer

    Gautam Gambhir, who stepped down as captain of the Delhi Daredevils team midway into the last IPL tournament, is in no mood to hang up his boots. There is a vacuum and there is always something more to achieve in life, he told Durga Chakravarty
      Posted    19-Oct-2018    Vol 9 Issue 43
  • Techy Cotton Farmers

    Techy Cotton Farmers

    Farmers are able to activate their water pumps from anywhere using the ‘cotton doctor’ app on their phones. Nitin Jugran Bahuguna finds out how the app is helping farmers like Nivrutti Ghule to monitor weather, save water and deal with pest attacks
      Posted    05-Oct-2018    Vol 9 Issue 41
  • Schools of Excellence

    Schools of Excellence

    The Delhi government is transforming government schools on a par with private schools. Even the children of rickshawpullers are receiving quality education thanks to the vastly improved infrastructure and modern teaching methods, says Nivedita Singh
      Posted    08-Sep-2018    Vol 9 Issue 37
  • Dance like a Pro

    Dance like a Pro

    Women in the family of Kathak legend Birju Maharaj learned the dance form and performed within the household but were not encouraged to take it up professionally, until Mamta, Biju’s daughter, broke the tradition to the delight of all. Siddhi Jain tells her story
      Posted    10-Aug-2018    Vol 9 Issue 33
  • Sculpting a Hill

    Sculpting a Hill

    Chitta Dey’s three-decade labour of love is transforming an entire hill in West Bengal into a giant bas relief and a tourist hotspot. The ‘crazy’ sculptor has trained local youth in rock carving and they are working with him, says Gurvinder Singh
      Posted    20-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 17
  • Living in Unity

    Living in Unity

    Al Khair Society, run by a group of educated Muslims in Patna, has provided interest-free loans of more than Rs 50 crore to nearly 20,000 people - about half of them Hindus- who are mostly small traders and roadside shopkeepers, says Imran Khan
      Posted    16-Apr-2018    Vol 9 Issue 16
  • Indore’s Iron Lady

    Indore’s Iron Lady

    Indore Mayor Malini Gaur has made her city as the cleanest in India in just two years. The city had a low ranking of 180 in 2015, but Malini undertook exemplary measures withstanding all resistance to achieve the feat, says Manish Gupta
      Posted    08-Mar-2018    Vol 9 Issue 10
  • Under the Glare

    Under the Glare

    A video of Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan’s 17-year-old daughter Suhana being surrounded by shutterbugs as she was waiting to take an elevator went viral recently. Radhika Bhirani finds out what it means to be a celebrity kid in India today
      Posted    06-Jul-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Road show

    Road show

    In Kolkata, Ashok Gupta, a traffic marshal from a private security company has won the love and affection of people for his innovative dancing poses while directing vehicles near Gate No. 4 at Rajarhat's Eco Tourism Park, says Milinda Ghosh Roy
      Posted    14-Jun-2017    Vol 8 Issue 22
  • Champion's talk

    Champion's talk

    India’s 1983 World Cup hero, Kapil Dev, opens up on India’s chances at the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy in England, where Virat Kholi will be captaining the Indian cricket team which will take on arch-rivals Pakistan in its opening game 
      Posted    20-May-2017    Vol 8 Issue 21
  • Hunger for change

    Hunger for change

    For Santosh Muruganantham, the founder of Kolapasi, a food startup in Chennai, water is not a commodity to be sold at his outlets. The alternative is a unique initiative that is getting the attention of his customers, reports Ashwini Anish
      Posted    10-Apr-2017    Vol 8 Issue 15
  • Paint and relax

    Paint and relax

    An art studio in Delhi is welcoming people to get rejuvenated through art therapy. At ‘The Art Hub’ one can relax and engage in happy art works in a playful environment under the guidance of experts, its founder Bhavna Minocha told Saket Suman
      Posted    30-Mar-2017    Vol 8 Issue 13
  • Living to Explore

    Living to Explore

    Chow Ujjal Namshum and his cousins are setting the pace for budding off-roaders in northeast India. Ujjal spoke about his passion for off-roading and told Tajinder Bains, “You can’t waste your time sitting only in office. You live only once.”
      Posted    25-Feb-2017    Vol 8 Issue 9
  • Space for learning

    Space for learning

    Public libraries in India are geared for a makeover under a modernisation program of the National Mission on Libraries. Internet, Wi-Fi and state-of-the-art facilities will soon be available in libraries to attract the youth, says Saket Suman
      Posted    14-Feb-2017    Vol 8 Issue 7
  • Gymming forever

    Gymming forever

    Many people join the gym in January after taking New Year vows. But the crowds fizzle out by February and just 10 per cent stay on, discovers Natalia Ningthoujam, who spoke to trainers to find out what it takes not to be a quitter 
      Posted    04-Feb-2017    Vol 8 Issue 6
  • Marina uprising

    Marina uprising

    The Weekend Leader expresses its solidarity with the pro-jallikattu protestors. Lift the ban on Jallikattu
      Posted    21-Jan-2017    Vol 8 Issue 4
  • Amma's food

    Amma's food

    Amma canteens in Tamil Nadu not only serve piping hot fare at unbelievably low rates but they have also provided jobs to many women, discovers Tripti Nath, as she visits some of the outlets started by former Chief Minister late J Jayalalithaa
      Posted    17-Jan-2017    Vol 8 Issue 3
  • Green state

    Green state

    Sikkim continues its march as one of the most progressive states in the country.  The state which had banned the use of noise emitting firecrackers in 2014 had a ‘green’ Diwali this year. It is also the first ‘fully organic state’ of India
      Posted    02-Nov-2016    Vol 7 Issue 44
  • Lights on

    Lights on

    Women living in remote villages in Rajasthan’s Dungarpur district have turned entrepreneurs assembling solar lamps and selling them to households where kerosene lamps were the only source of power after sundown till recently, says Renu Rakesh
      Posted    17-Oct-2016    Vol 7 Issue 42
  • River trap

    River trap

    With India playing the Indus card in a bid to rein in Pakistan, the Indus Waters Treaty has come under sharp media focus. So, if you are wondering what this treaty is all about, check out this article to get answers for six basic questions
      Posted    26-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 39
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