Abhimanyu Chakravorty



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

At 23, Arjun Vajpai becomes the youngest Indian mountaineer to scale Mt Cho Oyu
Wed, Oct 05, 2016

An elated Vajpai announced on Facebook, "At 6:20am IST today, Arjun and his team was allowed by The Turquoise Goddess to summit! Everyone is safe and exhilarated!"

Donald Trump eschewed from usual vitriolic attack on Clinton, but that didn’t help
Thu, Sep 29, 2016

The debate was confrontational right from the beginning, with the Republican presidential nominee repeatedly interrupting Clinton and the host.

Russia helicopter crash: Three other times Russia’s choppers went down in Syria
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

Here are some other instances where Russian helicopters have crashed in the past.

All things Greek: The battle of the healthy yogurts
Mon, Aug 01, 2016

India's prominent nutritionist decodes the fine print behind Drums Food International’s Epigamia and Nestle's a+ Grekyo.

Normandy after Nice: List of terrorist attacks across the globe in 2016
Tue, Jul 26, 2016

The year 2016 will be remembered as the year when terrorism clearly spread its tentacles far and wide with its epicenter in Syria and Iraq to hit across different points on the world map.

Nice attack: Why France is prime target for terrorists
Fri, Jul 15, 2016

If the Nice attack turns out to be the work of Islamic terrorists, then France could very well become the number one target.

South China Sea verdict: Looking for Chinese investments, Delhi unlikely to antagonise Beijing, says research firm
Thu, Jul 14, 2016

"We do not expect to see India going beyond diplomatic statements even after China recently blocked its entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group," said Romita Das, Senior Analyst, South Asia, Control Risks.

Modi in Africa: Here’s how far the PM has travelled since 2014
Fri, Jul 08, 2016

PM Modi's Africa tour is aimed at enhancing ties with that continent, particularly in the economic sphere and people-to-people contacts.

Uttarakhand cloudburst: SSB fears death toll likely to be much higher than 30
Sat, Jul 02, 2016

Commandant 11 Battalion Didihat Rajesh Thakur said that more than 35 villagers are feared to be dead, many still missing and scores injured.

Decoded: Why you are nasty when you’re sleep deprived
Mon, Jun 27, 2016

Missing sleep results in depletion of your self-control, which can potentially lead to several negative outcomes.

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
Thu, Jul 21, 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'.