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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Prerna Mittra


Going solo: Freedom, self-confidence and experience are the biggest travel takeaways, say women
Mon, Feb 17, 2020

With a general shift in gender norms and human psyche, it can be said that women have embraced their adventurous side like never before.

Art for inclusion: An Austrian’s vision for Indian society
Thu, Jan 30, 2020

Dornik has been working with and for those afflicted with leprosy for years now, encouraging them to get over their pain — one brushstroke at a time.

This banker-turned-entrepreneur is changing the perception of Indian food abroad, one dish at a time
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

Hong Kong-based Tiena Sekharan wants the world to know that there is more to Indian food than just curry and naan.

World Book Fair 2020: Why people are glued to books still
Thu, Jan 09, 2020

Bibliophiles throng the ongoing book fair to celebrate the festival of reading.

How can museums stay relevant? Museum man Vinod Daniel has answers
Sun, Dec 22, 2019

Daniel, chairman of the board for AusHeritage, has worked closely on museum projects pan-India, including the Madras Museum, the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata, and the Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum in Delhi.

Prateek Kuhad uncut: On his love for music, fashion and more
Tue, Dec 31, 2019

Those who have discovered Kuhad say he is not just a mood, but an articulate expression of all the emotions brought together in the gigantic mess that is life.

At Delhi’s first LGBTQ job fair, a chance to move past toxic workplaces
Tue, Nov 26, 2019

A great many people who turned up at the career fair, came looking for healthier alternatives – a far cry from their present toxic work spaces.

‘Log kya kahenge’ and its horrors
Wed, Nov 20, 2019

How Norwegian-Pakistani director Iram Haq's critically-acclaimed film What Will People Say (2017) addresses patriarchy from the prism of culture and gender shaming.

World Mental Health Day 2019: Pet owners on why they owe their life to their four-legged friends
Thu, Oct 10, 2019

We asked people to describe the one thing that brought them great joy and light, when they were dealing with the tough times. The answers came pronto. It was their pets — their reason for being.

Five very awkward things to have happened on F.R.I.E.N.D.S
Sat, Sep 28, 2019

A recent rerun highlighted some tricky moments on the show, vis-à-vis character arcs. Here are some of them.

How two brothers are dominating YouTube speed-eating space in India
Thu, Sep 26, 2019

The dictionary definition of speed eating or competitive eating is consuming large quantities of food in record time, while competing with other participants.

Gods in the making: Meet the idol makers of Delhi’s CR Park
Sun, Sep 22, 2019

For the next few months, these idol makers would find themselves a home in the capital, and dedicate themselves to the services of various deities.

Netflix’s ‘To The Bone’ offers a dialogue around eating disorders
Tue, Sep 17, 2019

Anorexia nervosa is a life threatening medical condition that cannot be treated in isolation, or by force-feeding. It requires a team of professionals — nutritionists, therapists, support groups — and food and medicines to treat a patient.

Hackathon, a nationwide initiative to make disabled friendly toilets
Thu, Sep 12, 2019

For the hackathon, the winners will be decided based on the novelty of the idea, the feasibility, sustainability and viability.

Netflix’s Workin’ Moms has an imperfect, honest and hilarious take on parenthood
Wed, Sep 04, 2019

Created by Catherine Reitman, who also stars in this Canadian comedy-drama, the show explores the lives of some urban women who juggle family life and careers, while also remembering to foster healthy friendships, growing and learning along the way.

Be warned: Vaping isn’t a safe alternative to smoking
Wed, Sep 18, 2019

Vaping devices like e-cigarettes heat liquids that are then inhaled as aerosol containing nicotine. The liquids do not comprise water as many are led to believe.