There’s nothing better than finding yourself on vacation, waking up after a good night’s sleep in a palatial estate that exudes a rejuvenating warmth in the air. “Over the years, so many of our guests have complimented us on the quality of sleep that they have experienced here, including a gentleman whose wife was diagnosed with insomnia,” beams Rama Ranjit Mehra, the matriarch behind Svaasa in Amritsar. A lover of nature and a qualified architect, the soon-to-be 64-year-old has so much more than what meets the eye that she can give most millennials a run for their money when it comes to her energy and her dedication.
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Vision with action can CHANGE THE WORLD
TO ACHIEVE YOUR DREAM, THE MOST IMPORTANT THING THAT ONE MUST HAVE IS A CLEAR VISION. YOU MUST DEDICATE YOURSELF TO ACHIEVE YOUR VISION AND MAKE IT A SUCCESS. THAT IS WHAT NAVNEET FROM CENTRAL SUPERMARKET DID ONCE HE CAME BACK TO HIS HOMETOWN AFTER COMPLETING HIS STUDIES IN LONDON. WITH HIS FAMILY BEING IN AUTOMOBILES, HE WANTED TO ACHIEVE HIS OWN DREAM AND WORKED HARD TO GET IT TO THIS LEVEL AND PLANS TO EXPAND IT FURTHER IN NEAR FUTURE.
‘REACHING LARGE AUDIENCE IS A CONSTANT CHALLENGE'
NOTHING CAN BE MORE SATISFYING THAN TURNING YOUR PASSION INTO YOUR PROFESSION. THIS IS WHAT NEHA MATHUR FROM WHISK AFFAIR DID WHEN SHE STARTED SHARING HER WELL THOUGHT RECIPES WITH THE WORLD. AFTER GETTING A POSITIVE RESPONSE SHE THOUGHT OF TAKING IT UP FULL TIME, LEAVING BEHIND HER CAREER AS A DENTIST. SHE TALKS TO URBAN MELANGE ABOUT HOW SHE IS SATISFIED TO HAVE CHOSEN THIS PATH.
‘I still feel the same thrill as my FORMATIVE YEARS'
A QUALIFIED PARATROOPER WHO HAS SERVED WITH THE PRESIDENT’S BODYGUARD, RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN AND THE ELITE PARACHUTE BRIGADE OF THE ARMY. BRIG (DR) HARJINDER SINGH BHATOE IS A PASSIONATE NEUROSURGEON WHO FINDS HIS CALM AND PEACE IN TREATING HIS PATIENTS AND SEEING THEM HEALTHY AGAIN. HE SHARES HIS EXPERIENCES AND EXCERPTS FROM HIS JOURNEY WITH NIKITA AGARWAL
‘TAKING THEIR PASSION to the next level'
A TEAM OF TWO PASSIONATE BROTHERS, ISHANDEEP SINGH AND SUKHBIR SINGH ARE ON A ROLLERCOASTER RIDE WITH A NUMBER OF THEIR ONGOING VENTURES. THE REASON BEHIND THE SUCCESS OF THEIR VENTURES IS THEIR HARD WORK AND DEDICATION. FROM BEAUTY TO FITNESS TO MUSIC, THEY EXCEL IN THEIR RESPECTIVE FIELDS AND PERFORM THEIR OWN SET OF ROLES FOR EACH BRAND. THEY TALK ABOUT THEIR PROFESSIONAL JOURNEY AND THEIR CHALLENGES WITH NIKITA AGARWAL.
CREATING BEAUTY Wherever She Goes!
CHANDIGARH-BASED MAKE-UP ARTIST SURKHAB ANJUM IS AN ACE IN THE ART OF CREATING BEAUTY WHEREVER SHE GOES WITH HER PROLIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND ACUMEN OF THE BEAUTY INDUSTRY.
‘ON AIR' with the gems of MY FM
Coming to their stations, bursting with energy and ideas, Radio Jockeys have something new for their audiences every day. Where some start your day with their cheerful voice and charisma, others might make you smile when you are feeling dull and low. We all have heard these RJs spreading joy through their voice. Where some always wanted to choose this path as their career, it happened by chance for others. MY FM, Punjab’s leading radio station has a number of quirky gems in their team. Nikita Agarwal talks to some of the RJs from MY FM about their journey and their everyday experiences.
‘IF YOU WANT AN EASY LIFE, DON'T BE AN ARCHITECT'
ARCHITECTURE IS A FIELD WHERE ONE NEEDS TO COMBINE A NUMBER OF ASPECTS TO COME UP WITH THE RIGHT PLAN. WITH THE THOROUGH UNDERSTANDING AND LOVE FOR THIS FIELD OF SOMEONE LIKE PRIYANKA KHANNA, CO-FOUNDER AND ARCHITECT, 42MM ARCHITECTURE, ONE IS BOUND TO ACHIEVE A GREAT RESULT. SHE LOVES TO TAKE UP CHALLENGES AND STAY UP-TO-DATE WITH TODAY’S FAST CHANGING WORLD AND HAS A SPECIAL PLACE IN HER HEART FOR TRAVELING. HERE, SHE TALKS ABOUT HER JOURNEY AND HER LEARNINGS WITH URBAN MELANGE.
SAKONSA Educating the poor
If a poor child cannot come to education, education must go to him” With every financial year passing by, the government spending in the field of education might have increased over the past few years but its impact has been negligible.
7 GOOD PLACES for party freaks in Tricity!!!!
Ginni Miglani is a Food and Fashion Blogger from tricity and she is popularly known for her creative content, showcasing different types of food in the most desirable way with her style.
Tips To Lighten Dark Elbows And Knees Naturally
The skin on the elbows and knees is thicker and darker than other parts of the body. Sometimes, they become a problem, especially during the dry season, with the skin becoming excessively dry, dark and hard.
Reincarnation And Realpolitik
China, India, and the U.S. are vying to influence the selection of the next Dalai Lama
An Exclusive Interview With Nandakumar Narasimhan
The Little Red Train
A Room for Dad
Before Mom passed, I made a promise to her
THE DANGAL IN THE JUNGLE, PART 1
YOU KNOW YOU’RE SOMEBODY WHEN YOU’VE APPEARED ON AN INDIAN DANGAL POSTER — IN OTHER WORDS, IN A WRESTLING ADVERTISEMENT.
WOUNDS AND THE WOMB
JULIE PETERS explores how to heal a relationship with the sacred womb, a place of death, life, and possibilities.
Giant squirrels, giant lessons? Animal chaplain SARAH BOWEN explores what squirrels can show us about mindfulness.
E8 Caste and the Indian Tech Ivies
IIT grads are highly sought after in Silicon Valley. Are they bringing deep-rooted prejudices with them?
I was happily married, happily employed, just plain happy. Until the accident
IN SEASON Chickpeas (GARBANZO BEANS)
Chickpeas appear in early recordings in Turkey well over 5000 years ago. India produces the most chickpeas worldwide but they are grown in more than 50 countries. An excellent source of carbohydrates, protein, fiber, B vitamins, and some minerals, they are a nutritious staple of many diets. The name chickpea comes from the Latin word cancer, referring to the plant family of legumes, Fabaceae. It is also known by its popular Spanish-derived name, the garbanzo bean. Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans, and peanuts are other familiar foods found in this legume family.
When the Signal Goes Out
Government-ordered internet shutdowns are becoming more frequent