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Sports and Physical Fitness as Career

By Ranjan K Baruah To make an energetic career it’s important to have good health from childhood. Physical fitness and a healthy body is important for our growth and this is needed from childhood till we live. Nowadays in the days of…

Reinventing the darker side of life

By Vishnu Makhijani Her first collection of poems, "Boundless", captured hersearch for her own identity in her twenties as she built her career and moved from India to London to California. Natasha Malpani Oswal, who, apart from being a…

Ignored & invisible: Burden of mining on women

While loss of land and livelihood is a more commonly discussed impact of mining, an invisible impact is on local women who witness a disruption of social structures, burden of earning an extra income, long term mental health issues and a…

A triumph for America, and a triumph for fashion

Over the past few months people have been asking the question why does fashion matter? Fashion matters for many reasons but at the heart of it, it is because fashion stands for something. What you wear speaks of who you are, especially if…

‘NEP ignores Transition to Education 4.0’

By Vishnu Makhijani The New Education Policy (NEP), whose avowed aim is an India-centric education system that directly contributes to sustainably transforming the nation into an equitable and vibrant knowledge society by providing…

Subhas and the idea of India

By S.Ravi The start of the year-long celebration of Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary from Saturday, the Parakram Diwas ought to go beyond the prosaic and verbose speeches, book and stamp launches, statue unveiling and…

Education as Career

By Ranjan K Baruah One of the popular subjects in higher studies for the students of arts or humanities is education. This course or subject is available in more or all colleges in the region. Most of the students ask me what they could…

Groundbreaking self-portraits by women

Jennifer Higgie author of a new book about women's self-portraits to be published in March on female artists whose depictions of themselves helped secure their place in history The museums of the world are filled with paintings of women by…

A priceless collection

By Vishnu Makhijani Its an anthology that took 10 years to compile but that's not surprising given that it takes in 200 years of Indians writing prose and poetry in English and what emerges is a priceless collection of something that has…

The history of Indian tennis

The history of Indian tennis begins in the late 19th century, soon after it was established as a competitive sport in England. The sport quickly caught the imagination of the colonised just as much as it had of the colonisers. In those…