Vol 7 Issue 43, Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 27, 2016.


  • 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

    Khadi is the fabric of the future, declares Bangladeshi designer Bibi Russell in an interview to Durga Chakravarty.  The model-turned-designer’s outfits are handmade by skilled craftspeople 
      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
  • Winning combo

    Winning combo

    The Kumble – Kohli combination would help the Indian cricket team improve their overseas record, former Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist told Aritra Chowdhury during an exclusive interview
      Posted    20-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 34
  • Women powered

    Women powered

    Life used to come to a standstill with nightfall at Satjeliya Island in the Sunderbans, but not anymore, says Saadia Azim, who tells us how the local women brought solar power to the village
      Posted    13-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 33
  • Fruits of endurance

    Fruits of endurance

    In her book ‘Anywhere But Home: Adventures in Endurance’ Indian triathlete Anu Vaidyanathan has narrated the challenges she had overcome, and the importance of education, says Mudita Girotra
      Posted    13-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 33
  • Being a quitter

    Being a quitter

    Meeting Hrithik Roshan during the promotion of his latest flick ‘Mohenjo Daro’, an epic adventure romance film, Natalia Ningthoujam found that the actor was enjoying his life as a non-smoker
      Posted    13-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 33
  • Grit and beauty

    Grit and beauty

    The stage is set for choosing India’s representative at the prestigious Miss Universe pageant with 16 finalists vying for the honour and former Miss Universe Lara Dutta ready to mentor them
      Posted    13-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 33
  • Winning ways

    Winning ways

    Debutant author Gunjan Jain has the success stories of 24 top women achievers including Nita Ambani, Rajshree Birla, and Sudha Murthy in her book ‘She Walks, She Leads’, says Vishnu Makhjani
      Posted    06-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 32
  • Helping weavers

    Helping weavers

    Designer Yana Ngoba Chakpu is on a mission to popularize products made using handlooms in North East India to encourage weavers and help them stay in the profession, says Natalia Ningthoujam
      Posted    06-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 32
  • Delicious bites

    Delicious bites

    You could try everything from pork to chicken, to prawn with tofu and the stir fried duck at Buddha Bites, located near former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly’s house, says Debdoot Das 
      Posted    01-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 31
  • Bike delivery

    Bike delivery

    In the jungles of Chhattisgarh, pregnant women have found a knight in shining armour in the motorcycle ambulance rider, who is rushing them to the hospital saving lives. Ashish Mishra reports
      Posted    01-Aug-2016    Vol 7 Issue 31
  • Women guides

    Women guides

    Not many know that women guides came to the tourism scene in India back in 1970s itself. Elsa Mathews delves into the world of female tourist guides, who are also guiding their own destinies
      Posted    23-Jul-2016    Vol 7 Issue 30
  • Gracefully grow

    Gracefully grow

    Social contacts and an ability to adjust to changed circumstances, like a decline in physical and cognitive abilities, are crucial for aged, says geriatric expert Rudi Westendorp in his book
      Posted    23-Jul-2016    Vol 7 Issue 30