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Vol 5 Issue 29, Jul 18 - 24, 2014
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Watch women
Watch women

With tribal women turning forest guards in Rayagada district of Odisha, it is not just the wild flora and fauna that are safe, even people’s food security is ensured, says Sarada Lahangir

  Posted    19-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 29
Dream park
Dream park

Set in 110 acres on an investment of Rs 1600 crore, Adlabs Imagica is a must visit theme park that recently let its one millionth visitor into the magic world, near Mumbai, says Quaid Najmi

  Posted    19-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 29
Tough ride
Tough ride

Blowing the whistle is the most difficult thing on work for the new women bus conductors of Rajasthan, who endure heat, rickety buses and many more woes. Abha Sharma takes a ride to find out

  Posted    12-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 28
Holy apps
Holy apps

Mobile apps are not just for the naughty and the haughty. Even the devout now use applications that help observe religious rituals like the fast in the holy month of Ramadan, says Mohit Dubey

  Posted    12-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 28
Kerala night
Kerala night

Hitting the street comes easily for the people in Kerala, who protest for anything. Now they hit the street after sundown for dinner. Mainly for ‘thattu dosha and omplate’, says Sanu George

  Posted    07-Jul-2014    Vol 5 Issue 27
Learn to teach
Learn to teach

In an obscure cluster of villages in Rajasthan, 35 young women, first generation learners, are giving back to their backward community what it needs most: Education. Prantick Majumder reports

  Posted    28-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 26
Thrill girls
Thrill girls

Bikernis is a girl gang preferring mud to make-up and petrol to perfume. Surekha Kadapa-Bose bumps into the riders, who love adrenaline rush and believe that biking is a source to Nirvana

  Posted    28-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 26
India startles
India startles

The recent elections saw many women foreign journalists landing in India on assignment. Tarannum, who met a few of them, tells us how the white skinned women survived the heat and the men

  Posted    28-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 26
Yummy Kerala
Yummy Kerala

Ummi Abdulla is busy writing cook books and cooking in top restaurants even at the age of 80. Hailing from Kozhikode in Kerala, she travels to other cities, serving Moplah dishes to foodies

  Posted    14-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 24
In natures bosom
In natures bosom

Aromatherapy is a solution for most skin and hair problems, says beautician Blossom Kochhar, who loves nature and believes in the power of natural and alternative lifestyle. Nivedita reports

  Posted    14-Jun-2014    Vol 5 Issue 24
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