Vol 7 Issue 30, Jul 22 - 28, 2016

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  • Blog beginnings

    Blog beginnings

    For those aspiring writers, here is some advice: Start blogging. Azera Parveen Rahman speaks to some former bloggers who have managed to publish their own books and finds out how they did it
      Posted    12-Sep-2015    Vol 6 Issue 37
  • Gifted life

    Gifted life

    A new concept, gift economy, is being experimented in Ahmedabad and Pune, where one may be in for a surprise when paying time comes at shops, restaurants and autos, says Azera Parveen Rahman
      Posted    19-Apr-2013    Vol 4 Issue 16
  • Perfect delivery

    Perfect delivery

    The special date 12-12-12 Wednesday proved lucky for a 27-year-old Mumbai woman, Mamta Sahani, who delivered a healthy child at 12.12.12 hours, according to a doctor at the Sion Hospital
      Posted    14-Dec-2012    Vol 3 Issue 50
  • Born fighter

    Born fighter

    Little known Garima Chaudhary from Meerut, the sole judoka representing India at the London Olympics, tells Santosh Rao that winning a gold medal is not a far-fetched dream for her
      Posted    11-Jul-2012    Vol 3 Issue 27
  • Making of a star

    Making of a star

    Mumbai, the city of dreams and dream-makers, is not kind to those chasing their dreams in showbiz. Surekha Kadapa-Bose tells us the adjustments those migrating from other places have to make
      Posted    29-Jun-2012    Vol 3 Issue 26
  • Dream shaper

    Dream shaper

    Reshma Saujani, the first Indian-American woman to run for the US Congress, now as a change agent wants to create opportunities for immigrants settled in New York City
      Posted    07-May-2012    Vol 3 Issue 18
  • Liquor ban

    A gram panchayat in Assam has banned consumption of liquor of any sort in about 70 villages under its jurisdiction. These villages have a 100 percent tribal population and rice beer is a tradition to welcome people with, says Anup Sharma reporting from Kinan, Assam
      Posted    28-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 12
  • Mules and horses

    Mules and horses

    All is not well with the IAS. Anuradha Pritam tells how the steel frame is rusting and why many bureaucrats are not happy with a system that does not differentiate between a mule and a horse
      Posted    15-Mar-2012    Vol 3 Issue 11
  • ‘We can’ pitch

    ‘We can’ pitch

    In the small assembly segment of Cumbharjua, a riverine constituency near Panaji in Goa, a maverick priest is trying to recreate the positive vibes of Barack Obama’s chant, ‘Yes We Can!’
      Posted    28-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 8
  • Haute politics

    Haute politics

    The latest elections in many States have thrown up a new crop of contestants, who are a far cry from conventional politicos. Puja Awasthi finds Indian politics poised for a dramatic overhaul
      Posted    24-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 8
  • Rahul’s man

    Rahul’s man

    Rahul Gandhi’s handpicked man Harshvardhan Shyam (32), who is contesting in the UP assembly election as a Congress candidate, has done a doctorate on UP politics from JNU, says Sharat Pradhan
      Posted    06-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 5
  • From US to us

    From US to us

    Chucking a career in the US, a nanotechnology scientist has come down to contest the district council elections in Vidarbha. Quaid Najmi meets Balasaheb S Darade, a politician with a vision
      Posted    06-Feb-2012    Vol 3 Issue 5
  • Lead the world

    Lead the world

    Coimbatore based Sri Shakthi Institute of Engineering and Technology is geared to host the 2nd edition of Sri Shakthi India Leadership Summit for engineering and business college students
      Posted    27-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 4
  • Born in India

    Born in India

    Ronald Gregory, 51, and Vicky Nadya, 41, a hearing- and speech-impaired couple from Queensland travelled all the way to India to realize their dream of having a child, says Shikha Nehra
      Posted    20-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 3
  • Indian powerhouse

    Indian powerhouse

    American economist Jeremy Rifkin paints rosy picture, labeling India as the Saudi Arabia of renewable energy resources and says it can usher in a game changing third industrial revolution
      Posted    18-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 2
  • Schooling change

    Schooling change

    In a remote, neglected J &K village, children now attend school, a privilege denied to two generations, after Sabbah Haji came and wanted to change her ancestral village, says Binoo Joshi
      Posted    12-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 2
  • Bonding and bonhomie!

    Bonding and bonhomie!

    Around 450 youngsters from all over India travelled on a special train to visit the change agents at their ‘laboratories’ in remote villages and they have come back inspired, finds Mohita Nagpal
      Posted    09-Jan-2012    Vol 3 Issue 1
  • A commitment

    A commitment

    A New Year Resolution is a commitment that you make of improving yourself, says Roopleen Prasad, as she advises you to keep your goals realistic and offers a 7-point guide to keep them  
      Posted    30-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 52
  • a+b+c formula

    a+b+c formula

    APJ Abdul Kalam’s latest book ‘Target 3 Billion’ which has arrived at bookstores this week focuses on a three-point movement to build a graft-free India, says Madhushree Chatterjee
      Posted    24-Dec-2011    Vol 2 Issue 51
  • Social responsibility

    Social responsibility

    Vellore Institute of Technology, has launched a scheme to offer free higher education to all eligible students in two assembly constituencies in Tamil Nadu, reports P C Vinoj Kumar
      Posted    22-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 46
  • With the people

    With the people

    Aruna Roy, who gave up a career in IAS to be an activist, speaks to Pamela Philipose on a wide range of issues from Right to Information (RTI) to Lok Pal and why she is hopeful of people winning their small battles
      Posted    17-Nov-2011    Vol 2 Issue 46
  • Destination Space

    Destination Space

    Mankind’s quest for knowledge and exploration has landed us on the threshold of an odyssey to the outer space, which can be chosen as a tourism destination even now, says Ishan Raychaudhuri
      Posted    07-Oct-2011    Vol 2 Issue 40