For a country which has tailored the famous Kamasutra and spoken about the beauty of sensuality openly in the scriptures and through architecture, it is surprising to be obsessed with the idea of virg....

On the eve of the 70th Independence Day, a young woman from the third smallest state in the largest democracy of the world was attempting a deathly vault to bring home a glint of Olympic glory in a sp....

Saved by the girl child

August 24, 2016

Its Monday morning and nearly half a dozen women in Khaki uniform can be seen outside Valley’s biggest college for women. It’s a very recent addition to their daily routine, they are brought here ....

Classically speaking, art is a concept supposed to be forbidden to those who are not sufficiently prepared. Art and chastity don’t exactly blend, maybe because art is primarily about alternate think....

As LGBTQ+ Pride events start to take place all over the world this summer, queer communities everywhere reflect on whether the superficiality of the support given by allies is helpful to societal prog....

In popular imagination a tourist guide is usually a man who accosts people outside monuments and other historical sites offering guided excursions. This image has been further reinforced by the 1965 c....

The 100-decibel noise made around the censorship suggestions for Anurag Kashyap’s Udta Punjab brings back the whole question about whether in a democratic country like India censorship really holds ....

It’s a struggle to defend one’s sexual orientation, an uphill task to be accepted as ‘different’ and still find a place in the mainstream. Being part of the LGBT community openly is not one of....

It’s 6 a.m. and the sound of air strikes wakes her up with a start. She rushes to the window, which is shielded in plastic to protect the 110-strong-staff living in the UN compound from shrapnel. Sh....

It is a picture postcard country, whose breath-taking landscapes and rich culture beckons foreign tourists in large numbers each year. And yet, as one travels through the stunning Bhutanese terrain, o....

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The Guardian Deities of Tamil Nadu- lesser know deities of Hinduism

Wow. You have done good background work to collect these details. Good write up in the area which is usually over looked by non tamils who visit tamilnadu.

Dealing with the Empty Nest Syndrome

Very beautifully written! We all go through similar emotions when our kids move out . The degree of missing them varies depending on the bond between the parents and the children. It is surely wise to cherish the new found free time by keeping oneself occupied with ones long lost hobbies and more quality time between the parents. Maybe give more time to ones aging parents who too must be missing us ! Meditation and Yoga does the magic trick too !

Sujata Bajaj – an artist metamorphosing from the global to the glocal

Very well painted Portrait of a very Significant International Artist! Congratulations!!

Dreams of the Middle class Mother

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