Vol 8 Issue 47, Nov 17, 2017 - Nov 23, 2017.

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  • Lifes a stage

    Lifes a stage

    The life of young Assamese theatre actor-activist, Rayanti Rabha, was more dramatic than any play that had she acted. Abdul Gani tells us how she overcame personal tragedies and prejudices
      Posted    21-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 25
  • Thrill on hill

    Thrill on hill

    Mountain bikers, a new breed of urban thrill seekers, are riding through some treacherous routes, thanks to the Himalayan Adventure Sports and Tourism Promotion Association, says Shilpa Raina
      Posted    21-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 25
  • Lone travelers

    Lone travelers

    Women are now travelling to exotic and unexplored locales, all alone. Azera Parveen Rahman tracks the trend in the context of more travel clubs for women coming up to guide the adventurists
      Posted    14-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 24
  • TVs underbelly

    TVs underbelly

    Women should be extra careful about devious agents and fake producers while scouting for work in the television industry, says Surekha Kadapa-Bose, suggesting the existence of ‘casting-couch’
      Posted    07-Jun-2013    Vol 4 Issue 23
  • A great revival

    A great revival

    The dream of reviving Nalanda university, the ancient seat of learning, will come true in 2014 as the project started in 2006 is on course with Amartya Sena at the helm, says Ranjana Narayan
      Posted    31-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 22
  • Against the flow

    Against the flow

    Bilquis Mir has been rowing, against the flow of social waters, to set many records. With an uncertain future ahead, the 28-year-old wants Kashmiris to support the daughters, says Sana Altaf
      Posted    31-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 22
  • Hope for hapless

    Hope for hapless

    Taking a cue from the Supreme Court, a man is trying to restore dignity to widows in Varanasi and Vrindavan, who lead a pathetic life. Aasha Khosa checks out what Bindeshwar Pathak is up to
      Posted    25-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Free women

    Free women

    Rajasthan’s 50 per cent reservation for women in local bodies has done wonders at the grassroots level, enabling many a women to discard the veil in the feudal rural society, says Abha Sharma
      Posted    25-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Musical ties

    Musical ties

    Tagore’s legacy may now save Indo-China ties. A dulcimer player, Liu Yuening, has made a Chinese transcription of Tagore’s songs and is playing with Indian musicians, says Biswajit Choudhury
      Posted    25-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 21
  • Freedom town

    Freedom town

    A small town in US is gearing up for an event that will remind all of a turning point in the history of democracy - Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address. Arun Kumar explains its significance
      Posted    17-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 20
  • Tracking NRIs

    Tracking NRIs

    A drive through 50 countries in six continents by two adventurists will help document the story of Indians settled abroad, says Azera Parveen Rahman, adding that there are 25 million NRIs
      Posted    17-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 20
  • Glorious heights

    Glorious heights

    In the violence-affected north eastern state of Manipur, two women, Hatlhing Doungel and Grace Zamnu, members of the Autonomous District Councils, are doing a fine job, says Ninglun Hanghal
      Posted    17-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 20
  • Kidding kids

    Kidding kids

    Advertisements targeting children are not regulated by laws, say Lavanya R Fischer and Devadatt Kamat, wondering why India is not playing a pro-active role in barring ads preying on ignorance
      Posted    10-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 19
  • Pickers pick

    Pickers pick

    The lives of waste pickers in Pune changed after they formed a union, through which they not only fight for better wages but also ensure that their children go to school, says Suchismita Pai
      Posted    10-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 19
  • Big goals

    Big goals

    A set of young girls in a sleepy hamlet in Assam stuck to their passion, playing soccer, despite societal disapproval. Today, many of them have brought fame to their village, says Abdul Gani
      Posted    10-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 19
  • From home

    From home

    A new breed of home-makers are supplementing family incomes by making use of their talents like cooking, candle-making and dress designing. Azera Parveen Rahman checks out on a few of them
      Posted    03-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Beyond Taj

    Beyond Taj

    Agra has more than Taj Mahal and historic monuments - a composite culture evolved over five centuries. It will now be showcased to visitors, driven in electric rickshaws, says Brij Khandelwal
      Posted    03-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Lifes gift

    Lifes gift

    The wife of a porter, 38-year-old Sanuja Rajan, has won Rs. 1 crore in a TV reality show in Kerala. Life has come full circle for the woman, who has endured many hardships, says Sanu George
      Posted    02-May-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Rural tours

    Rural tours

    Village Ways, launched by Manisha and Himanshu Pande on the principle of responsible tourism, helps urbanites have a real feel of rural life. Not a ‘home stay’ kind, the enterprise ropes in the locals as partners, says Kavita Kanan Chandra
      Posted    25-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Social call

    Social call

    Call centres changed the job market and lifestyle of urban youth in India. That was long ago. Now, they help underprivileged children, says Shudip Talukdar, citing the case of Teleperformance
      Posted    25-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Eves haven

    Eves haven

    Mexico City has been able to bring down crime rate after it provided equal opportunities for women and went for a more women-friendly approach, the city’s former Mayor tells Pamela Philipose
      Posted    25-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 17
  • Farmers call

    Farmers call

    Many women, left to tend farms as the husbands moved out of the villages in search of jobs, turned prosperous by calling a helpline number. Renu Agal explains what LifeLines India service is
      Posted    19-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 16
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