Vol 8 Issue 33, Aug 11, 2017 - Aug 17, 2017.

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  • 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
  • Gold at Rio

    Gold at Rio

    Devendra Jhajharia who bagged his second Paralympics gold, bettering his own world record at Rio, credited the government's Target Olympic Podium scheme for his victory, says Tridib Baparnash
      Posted    17-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 38
  • Voice for khadi

    Voice for khadi

    Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell, who works closely with Indian artisans, foresees a bright future for khadi -- a fabric that Mahatma Gandhi used as a symbol of protest against the British Raj -- provided it is in sync with current tastes
      Posted    17-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 38
  • Fighter spirit

    Fighter spirit

    Test matches should be played in smaller towns to pull in the crowds, Gautam Gambhir told Gaurav Sharma, and expressed his determination to get back his place in the national test cricket team
      Posted    17-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 38
  • Child's friends

    Child's friends

    A social initiative to prevent seasonal migration of children for sugarcane harvesting in the Marathwada belt and to safeguard the child’s right to education is working well, says Alka Gadgil
      Posted    12-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 37
  • Fort saviour

    Fort saviour

    RTI activist Samir V. Shirvadkar saved a historical sea fort in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, from being sold to a private party, says Quaid Najmi. The government has now taken custody of the fort
      Posted    03-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 36
  • Delhi life

    Delhi life

    Photographs taken by children living in Delhi slums that showcase the challenges they face in their everyday lives are on display at an exhibition being held at the Mandi House Metro Station
      Posted    03-Sep-2016    Vol 7 Issue 36
  • Diehard habits

    Diehard habits

    Author Greg Jenner tells in his book ‘A Million Years in a Day - A Curious History of Daily Life’ that people who lived centuries ago followed the same daily activities as we do in this age
      Posted    27-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 35
  • Champion mentor

    Champion mentor

    The spotlight is on Pullela Gopichand, the coach who honed badminton star P V Sindhu’s skills and is training many other budding talents at his academy in Hyderabad, reports Mohammed Shafeeq
      Posted    20-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 34
  • Giant killer

    Giant killer

    Star shuttler P V Sindhu, who won the hearts of millions of Indians through her giant-killing march to the Olympic finals wanted to be world No 1 when she was just 17, says Mohammed Shafeeq
      Posted    20-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 34
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