Abhimanyu Chakravorty

Abhimanyu Chakravorty is Assistant Editor with IE Online. He writes on Health, Fitness, Adventure and World politics. Follow Twitter Instagram

Articles By Abhimanyu Chakravorty

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: BJP closes in with 8 seats, BJD secures 13

Odisha Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: In Odisha, the BJP has secured 8 of the 21 seats while Biju Janata Dal has got 13. In 2014, the BJD had won 20 seats and BJP took one.

Why is Ebola outbreak in Africa’s DRC worrying the rest of the world

Since the outbreak of the virus in August 2018, more than 1,11,000 people have been vaccinated in the DRC. Despite the highly potent vaccine, the number of Ebola cases is steadily on the rise.

Southeast Asia talking trash (literally) with West: The Philippines is latest in line

Faced with a massive trash problem of their own making, Southeast Asia too is pushing back and increasingly rejecting foreign trash imports fearing they could become the next dumping ground.

Nepal’s plastic problem mirrors SE Asian economies’ challenges, but it can change its narrative

For decades, low awareness and a near dysfunctional waste management system has resulted in litter either thrown into or dumped on the river banks throughout the valley, which ultimately flows down to the Bagmati river.

Laos’ trash problem is an ecological time bomb, here’s how it can course-correct

In Laos, newly-empowered consumers are basking in the benefits of the polymer industry without knowing the consequences of their consumption on marine ecosystems.

Cambodia is drowning in its waste, here’s how it can plug the plastic flow

Just like Thais, Cambodians have a deep-rooted relationship with plastic bags. It’s hard to break up with the clingy habit as it’s a convenience that’s unmatched by any other product.

Thailand is addicted to plastic, but here’s how it can kick the habit

This story is the second of a four-part series on documenting plastic pollution in Southeast Asia.  

From Aconcagua to Everest: This woman is on a mission to summit 7 peaks across the world

Vamini Sethi has successfully summited three peaks, including Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa, Mt Elbrus in Russia, and Mt Aconcagua in Argentina. Now, the penultimate, Mount Everest, is up next in a few days.

Part 1 – 5 countries, 13,000 km, 1 goal: Challenge the everyday use of plastic

I was on a 3-month bike ride across five countries of Myanmar, Laos, Thailand , Cambodia and Nepal, to challenge the everyday use of plastic through an activity called Plogging - a mix of jogging and picking up trash.

Infusing inclusivity and breaking gender barriers, one flying disc at a time

Delhi Ultimate in collaboration with Usha International, Y-Ultimate and 91 Ultimate had recently organised the Delhi HAT 2019 tournament in New Delhi at Jasola stadium.

We’re aesthetically driven to have six-pack abs, this mindset is unhealthy: Saiyami Kher

Saiyami Kher believes real fitness lies in having a strong core. "I like it when people accept their own bodies and try to better themselves each day," she says.

At least 700 mn Indians will get into cities by 2050, need to reduce waste now: NITI Aayog CEO

Amitabh Kant said, "In India, the urbanisation process has just begun unlike Europe, US and China. If we are generating 71 million tonnes of waste every day, it will only increase unless we reduce waste and ensure segregation at source at household-level."

Indian team all set to take part in Trail World Championships this month in Spain

Although several ultra trail running events have been taking place since 2007 across the country, India’s participation at the Trail World Championships will only broaden the acceptance for the sport.

Royal Enfield’s Garage Cafe in Goa is where you’ll find your kindred spirits

The unruffled, laid-back vibe of this cafe puts you at ease, and gives a sense of space in this half-acre property. There’s a lot to unpack here and talk more about.

2018 Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X review: If Kurt Cobain had a bike, it would have been this!

It’s fairly easy to slip into a comfort zone with the Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, given how the low, flat handlebar lets you whip it around in traffic.

Sly Stallone’s ‘Creed 2’ upper body workout will give you boulder-like shoulders

Drop everything you're doing, and watch how 71-year-old Sylvester Stallone lights his shoulders on fire. This workout directly attacks your shoulders, back and chest. It's a great exercise to isolate and add mass to your chest as well as some definition to your inner pecs.

Trail running tips: Why beginners shouldn’t ignore these 6 basic rules

Trail running: Beginners can easily minimise injuries and maximise gains with a little bit of knowledge. Here are some rules that you should follow.

Royal Enfield Thunderbird 350X, 500X launched: Price, specifications and everything you need to know

The Thunderbird 500X will be priced at Rs. 198,878 (ex-showroom Delhi) and the Thunderbird 350X will be priced at Rs. 156,849 (ex-showroom Delhi).

Science-backed tips to get more from your bodyweight workouts

No gym equipment? No problem. Steal these expert tips to get more from bodyweight workouts, because they’re flexible, convenient and cheap. You can also do them anywhere, any time. Also, if done properly, the benefits are immense.

If we don’t speak truth to power, we’ll betray legacy of our founding fathers: P Chidambaram

The former finance minister had in September last year applauded Yashwant Sinha for “speaking truth to power” about the economy. He had said it would be a “miracle” if the BJP-led government manages to turn around the economy before its term ends in 2019.

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