Abhimanyu Chakravorty



Abhimanyu Chakravorty is Copy Editor. He specialises in Health, Fitness, Adventure and Outdoor stories. Follow Twitter Instagram

Five nutrition mistakes you still commit
Tue, Apr 19, 2016

A better body is 80 per cent nutrition, 20 per cent gym. Sorting your diet out is the first step to your dream physique.

From Gurgaon to Gurugram: 20 cities that changed their names
Mon, Apr 25, 2016

While more than 100 cities and towns have already been renamed, we take a look at 20 prominent ones and a glimpse into their history.

We make exercise way too complicated. Here’s how to get it right
Tue, Apr 05, 2016

Despite the various studies that exist today, often what we know about fitness is actually embarrassingly simple. Yet, we have found myriad ways to obscure some basic truths.

Explained: Why was the Sashastra Seema Bal force created?
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

When it was created in 1963, it was called Special Services Bureau. The name was changed to Sashatra Seema Bal in 2001 after it was given charge of the Nepal border.

Watch: Here’s how SSB jawans survive at high altitude border outposts
Wed, Feb 17, 2016

The Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB), a part of the Central Armed Police Force of India, organised a 184-km expedition to their high altitude posts situated along the Indo-Nepal international border in January this year.

Watch: Royal Enfield unveiled the 411cc tourer Himalayan
Fri, Feb 05, 2016

The price will be announced only mid-March, according to President Royal Enfield Rudratej Singh.

Mapping PM Modi’s foreign trips: 26 countries in 2015, 3 so far in 2016; Now off to Iran
Fri, May 06, 2016

PM Modi will be visiting Tehran on May 21 hoping to raise India’s relations with Iran to a new level.

Students cycle from Mumbai to Goa to impart knowledge of solar energy to villages
Sun, Dec 20, 2015

Sushil Reddy has undertaken a 500 km ride from Mumbai to Goa on a partially solar-powered bicycle to create awareness about solar energy and its ecosystem among Konkan villages along the way.

To be spiritually fit, you have to defeat your ego, says Ironman Abhishek Mishra
Wed, Dec 30, 2015

Anyone can do Ironman. It’s important to know who you are and how you are coming to terms with your reality, says Abhishek Mishra.

Riders from across the border lend a helping hand in world’s 3rd toughest cycle race
Wed, Dec 09, 2015

Cycling can heal relationships between nations and minimise the deeply entrenched prejudices that may exist, says Salman Siddique from Bangladesh.

VIDEO: Nicolas Henin, once in IS captivity, says airstrikes are only helping them
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

ISIS by striking French soil wanted nothing, but provoke an escalation, says Henin.

Giant Revel 2014 review: A wolf in sheep’s clothing
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

The Revel is a versatile cross-country bicycle that can handle a mix of off-road, moderately technical terrain and smooth trails with ease.

4 marathon running tips no one will tell you about
Thu, Dec 03, 2015

Runners make the biggest mistake of clocking most miles, but the quality of running is poor. Which is why they don't see results.

Salomon Wings Pro Review: This trail running shoe can save you from ankle injuries
Fri, Oct 23, 2015

The Wings Pro is a top contender in the hiking and trail running area.

‘Concealment’: A series of pictures on idol making shot through minimum spaces
Wed, Oct 14, 2015

The concept, 'Obstruction - looking at idols through minimum spaces', captures the essence of idol making during Durga Puja in New Delhi's Chittaranjan Park through an interplay of shadows, dark spaces primarily shot through tight spaces and objects.

Denmark’s intel agency denies terrorists using migration flow to enter Europe
Tue, Sep 22, 2015

A graph that shows which sections of refugee routes have been blocked by EU countries.

How to find your motivation and embrace your fears: Fitness trainer Kris Gethin explains
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

In his book, Bollywood By Design, one of the world's most celebrated fitness trainer Kris Gethin, explains that "Motivation is an evocative word - something that we try to see in ourselves and may disparage others for lacking."

Who gets what: Where refugees might go under new proposal
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

The EU has largely dithered in thrashing out a cohesive approach to the crisis with nations like Slovak, Serbia and several former Eastern Bloc countries rejecting mandatory quotas for distributing refugees among the bloc.

Europe migrant crisis explained in 5 graphs
Tue, Sep 15, 2015

Hungary is considering deploying the army as it looks to prevent the huge inflow of refugees and other migrants into the country.

CrossFit and Barefoot running done right can give you the right results
Fri, Sep 18, 2015

If there’s any criticism constantly aimed at CrossFit and Barefoot running, it’s the overarching view that they’re probably not for the average joe.

A six-pack can lead to chronic lower back pain. This is how!
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

One of the country's leading fitness expert looks at four of the most common fitness trends in India and debunks some oft-repeated myths around it.

Hardik Patel leads quota protests: Here are his top 10 quotes
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

Hardik Patel has rallied his communities message demanding reservation in government jobs and education under OBC quota.

Top 10 quotes by Sushma Swaraj on India-Pakistan NSA talks
Mon, Aug 24, 2015

During a press conference today, Swaraj said that Pakistan took 22 days to respond to India’s call for NSA talks and that if talks were to happen Pakistan should not involve any third party.

People flock to McDonald’s in Taiwan to ‘check out’ a female employee
Wed, Aug 19, 2015

Scores of people have been reportedly lining up outside McDonald's in Da’an District of Taipei City only to catch a glimpse of her.

IS militants force captives to kneel on bombs, blow them up later for apostasy
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The well-choreographed video was purportedly shot in an unknown location in Afghanistan amid fluttering IS flags and shows militants with black face masks digging up earth and placing explosives.

ISIS executes 19 women who refused to have sex with fighters
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The captured women were put to death as they refused to 'participate in the practice of sexual jihad'.

First-ever traffic light exploded in UK, but was a success in US. Here’s why
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Google is celebrating 101 years of traffic lights by dedicating its doodle to the day.

Test your true mettle: This mud race will shoot your adrenaline through the roof
Tue, Jul 21, 2015

This year too, Mud Rush is organising another adrenaline-packed 5-km obstacle race alongside the scenic Dudhani Lake in Silvassa.

Hokey Pokey ice cream review: It’s all about funky wordplay and an immersive experience
Sat, May 30, 2015

This Mumbai-based brand is much more than just funky wordplay. They specialise in customising ice cream creations by mixing different flavours on what they call a ‘cold stone slab’.

I Say Organic: A 24X7 online organic food store that delivers within a day
Thu, May 28, 2015

In 2012, Kapoor started his own venture called ‘I Say Organic’, an online vegetable and fruit store, to address the growing demands and challenges in the organic food industry in India.

7 key running advice to help you run your best
Thu, May 07, 2015

Whether you’re starting new or already a runner, these handy tips will help you separate fact from fiction.

Four life skills only Kabaddi can teach you
Mon, May 04, 2015

Kabaddi might not rank among one of the popular sports in India, but the skill sets required to play the sport extend well beyond the game.

Nepal Earthquake: At Kathmandu Airport, a bit of panic, a lot of paranthas and puri
Mon, Apr 27, 2015

'We are here for you, don’t worry. We will take everybody with us' : Indian Air Force in Nepal

Iconic Swayambhunath stupa rattled
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

This was the second time an earthquake has hit Swayambhunath complex in recent times.

First Person: ‘I didn’t know whether to run or hide’
Sun, Apr 26, 2015

Some people stood on top of the rubble and shouted for help. I could hear one of them — a fellow tourist — screaming that her mother was trapped under the rubble.

Google joins search for the mythical Loch Ness monster ‘Nessie’
Wed, Apr 22, 2015

There is however, no evidence of its existence, and all accounts of ts presence are merely anecdotal.