DEEPA MALIK, 49, is a living legend. A paraplegic, she was conferred with the Padma Shri in 2017 by the Government of India for her exploits in sports.
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(S)Tahr Of The Nilgiris
The Nilgiri tahr is an endangered mountain goat found only in the hill ranges of the Western Ghats in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
Tommy, The Tuff
A Dog story
The One-Legged Sadhu And The Disappearing Ganga
Over And Over Again
A Zen tale retold by Aquarius
A tale of grit and courage
Bapu Beyond India
Glimpses of places in England and South Africa which have the honour of being associated with the Mahatma.
The Teacher Who Did Not Like Classrooms
MY teacher was the world-famous scientist and bird expert Dr. Sálim Ali. He was slim and frail-looking, so we students referred to him as ‘Old Man’ even though we knew he was actually strong and full of energy! This may sound rude, but actually it was said out of our great affection for him and respect for his extraordinary knowledge.
Lakshmi Menon, a designer by profession, runs Pure Living, an organisation in south Kerala that is dedicated to finding sustainable, eco-friendly, livelihood solutions. One of 42-year-old Menon’s passionate projects is making pens that grow into trees when disposed. Here she is in conversation with Monish Shah.
Discovery of Everest
IN 1847, the British Surveyor General of India, Andrew Waugh while making observations of Mount Kanchenjunga, then considered the highest mountain in the world, saw a peak further afield that appeared to be taller. The mountain was tentatively named Peak XV.
When Coldplay Was In Town
I remember the first time I heard a Coldplay song — I was in class 9. Chris Martin, the band’s frontman, singing ‘Paradise’ in his unusual yet enchanting voice had me gasping for more.
What are Your Intentions?
How to sharpen and enlarge your understanding and application of intentions.
BREAK THE CHAIN
You can change your self-perceptions and free yourself of old, binding notions decreed by supposed authorities, influences, or forces you think you’re powerless against.
Eating for Your Genes
Good health begins at the cellular level.
WATCHING FROM AFAR
IOT AND PREDICTIVE MAINTENANCE HELP PREDICT OUTCOMES AND PREVENT FAILURES. COMPANIES WOULD DO WELL TO USE THEM TO THEIR FULL CAPACIT
HC says bank got back ₹300cr, gives bail to Deepak Kochhar
Mumbai: The Bombay high court on Thursday granted bail to Deepak Kochhar, husband of former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar, in a money laundering case under investigation by the Enforcement Directorate (ED). As he directed Kochhar’s release on a personal bond of Rs 3 lakh, Justice P D Naik observed that a loan of Rs 300 crore was repaid in its entirety to ICICI Bank and no loss was caused to it.
MARATHI MAGIC THE FESTIVITIES OF THE PLANET MARATHI PRESENTS FILMFARE AWARDS MARATHI 2020 WERE KICKED OFF IN A VIRTUAL MANNER
WORK FROM HOME ESSENTIALS: BRANDS & RETAILERS REVEAL COMFORT & UTILITY ARE ON TOP OF CONSUMERS' MINDS
A detailed look at why categories like casual wear, loungewear, athleisure, nightwear, etc., have witnessed unprecedented demand since the pandemic forced people to work from home.
Airia Mall in Association with TRRAIN Creates Livelihood for Persons with Disabilities
In India there are about 26.8 million Persons with Disabilities (PwDs) out of which their employment is less than 1 percent, as per the census of 2011. In an attempt to support employment to PwDs, AIRIA Mall in association with Trust for Retailers and Retail Associates of India (TRRAIN) is opening a training centre to train them through TRRAIN’s livelihood creation program, Pankh – Wings of Destiny. On completion of their training, the trainees will be employed in the mall and its retail brands. The inauguration of the centre was done by Deepak Sethi, Project Director Reach Promoters Pvt Ltd and Sanjeev Kumar Centre Head, AIRIA Mall.
GOVERNMENT RAISES CUSTOMS DUTY ON CERTAIN AUTO PARTS TO SUPPORT LOCAL MANUFACTURING
With an eye on supporting domestic manufacturers, the government on Monday proposed an increase in customs duty on certain imported components used in automobiles.
Chanda Kochhar granted bail, can't leave India sans court nod
Mumbai: Following a summons by the special Prevention of Money Laundering Act court, former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar appeared before it on Friday and was granted bail on a bond of Rs 5 lakh. The court directed her to surrender her passport immediately and not leave the country without its permission.