Hindu migrants from Pakistan living a life of homeless wanderers, courtesy Indian red-tapism

By Archana Sharma Jodhpur, Aug 14 : At a time when the world is battling one of its biggest refugee crises, India has its own share of the problem — thousands of Hindu migrants from Pakistan remain stranded at this Rajasthan transit hub. They have been awaiting their citizenship papers for years, despite submitting their […]

Books break barriers as Indo-Pak cultural exchanges diminish

By Saket Suman New Delhi, Aug 14 : At a time when diplomatic exchanges between India and Pakistan are at a standstill and cultural initiatives across the border have taken a backseat, the literary space has become the avenue for exchange of ideas, thoughts and perspectives between the two rival nations separated at birth. Indian […]

Women in emerging Indian cities keen to acquire skills for digital growth: GoDaddy

By Nishant Arora New Delhi, Aug 6 : GoDaddy, the world’s largest Cloud platform dedicated to small and independent ventures, is empowering small and medium businesses (SMBs) in tier 2 and 3 cities of India and, to its surprise, is finding young women more keen to learn the skills needed to go online. The US-based […]

Five books to look forward to in August 2018

By Saket Suman New Delhi, July 31 : With the release of riveting novels such as “Latitudes of Longing” by Shubhangi Swarup and “All The Lives We Never Lived” by Anuradha Roy, the Indian bookshelf has thrown up quite a lot in recent months for fiction lovers to chew upon. But the coming month will […]

How tribal women of Kanha are driving their own destiny

By Kushagra Dixit Mukki (Madhya Pradesh), July 29 : Mukki zone in the famous Kanha National Park had been known throughout its recorded history to have been ruled by tigresses, rather than tigers. True to this legacy, tribal women of the Mukki zone are breaking conventional chains by taking over men-dominated jobs in the region. […]

Raza’s love for nature and how art found utterance in a small town

By Siddhi Jain Mandla, July 29 : It was at this quiet riverside town of Madhya Pradesh that one of India’s best known modern artists, S.H. Raza, fell in love with nature and began to find pleasure in it. Nine decades on and the picturesque sight — lush with green foliage and river Narmadas nurture […]