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Prerna Mittra


Keeping up with pandemic fashion: Here’s how these women are staying committed to their wardrobe while at home
Sun, Nov 29, 2020

From getting inspired by their mothers' wardrobe, to choosing sustainability and comfort -- these millennials have upgraded their closets, and how!

Travelling in the ‘new normal’: How pandemic has changed the rules of the game
Sat, Nov 21, 2020

In India, a large chunk of the onus falls on travel companies with which people make bookings, to tailor a safe and pleasurable experience for travellers

‘Tinkle’ creator Subba Rao gets nostalgic on magazine’s 40th birthday, recalls famous characters and stories
Sun, Nov 15, 2020

Kalia the Crow was the brainchild of Luis Fernandes. "We had our editorial office in Wodehouse Road in Colaba, in a 100-year-old mansion. A crow used to visit us every afternoon around lunchtime. It would remind us to put our pens down and take a break," Rao shared.

‘It’s important to engage with young minds at this time’: NCPA presents 5-day workshop for kids, young adults
Tue, Nov 10, 2020

Self-confidence cannot be built in an environment of shame. Our workshops and courses are about supportive learning, says award-winning theatre director Bruce Guthrie

No Small Plan: Amid pandemic, Australian consumer brand Thankyou is looking to tackle global poverty
Mon, Nov 02, 2020

'I think sometimes companies feel like they can't do enough, but even the smallest step forward followed by another one, will lead to great change over time.'

US Presidential election 2020: Has politics revolutionised fashion for the Black community?
Tue, Nov 03, 2020

'Some people are comfortable with their bigotry. So, as long as they exist, so will I.'

In the pandemic, my fashion has become simpler: Aparshakti Khurana
Mon, Oct 26, 2020

After the recently-concluded Lakme Fashion Week, the actor chatted with on all things fashion, his lockdown experience, his music, the evolution of his wardrobe, among other things

Race, colourism, bullying: What parents feel about touching upon taboo topics with their kids
Thu, Oct 22, 2020

'Not talking to children about pressing social issues would be the biggest parenting mistake.'

Feng shui makes us more aware of our surroundings, says designer Thierry Chow
Tue, Oct 20, 2020

The Hong Kong-based designer on how feng shui can be used to bring a sense of normalcy in these perilous times, her own journey starting out, and what she thinks entails good feng shui practices

Empowered women are best change agents, says philanthropist Zarina Screwvala
Sat, Oct 17, 2020

'We are a patriarchal society. And thousands of years of societal thought is hard to change. It’s the mental attitude that needs to change,' she says on the occasion of International Day of Rural Women

Durga Puja 2020: For the ‘probashi Bangali’, a pujo in pandemic will be a painful experience
Wed, Oct 14, 2020

For Bengalis living outside the state, the desperation of holding on to the culture is real

‘You cannot expect a delivery room setup in an aircraft’: Doc who helped birth a baby on Delhi-Bengaluru flight
Sat, Oct 10, 2020

'I didn't have nurses or assistants with me; it was a challenge.'

Barefoot parenting: This Mumbai couple is giving their son a gender neutral, gadget-free childhood
Mon, Sep 28, 2020

'Neo is completely a gadget-free child. We do not even have a television at home!'

Meet the artist capturing the pandemic on New York subway
Tue, Sep 29, 2020

‘It gives me hope that we all came into agreement to wear a mask to save each other’s lives,’ says Devon Rodriguez

Should parents monitor their kids’ reading and watching habits?
Wed, Sep 16, 2020

Having candid discussions on what a child is reading or watching -- and what they think about certain themes and plot points -- can help a parent to understand what they are going through emotionally, say experts.

A pandemic is never absolutely over, but it can be controlled: Dr Naresh Trehan
Tue, Sep 22, 2020

"In any country, let alone a country the size and complexity of India, not everyone and not even large sections of the population can be immunized in the short or medium term. This takes years, even decades," says Dr Naresh Trehan

Should Hindi be imposed in the country? Language experts debate
Mon, Sep 14, 2020

'If a government insisted absolutely, it could get away with anything. Then why not the imposition of Hindi? No government ever dared'

Support bubbles: What are they and should you form one?
Sat, Sep 12, 2020

'Support bubbles help people feel less isolated and are usually quite safe as long as the people within the bubble follow the rules of social distancing and hygiene outside the bubble'

Lockdown learning: Kids need music and art classes too, say teachers
Sat, Sep 05, 2020

At a time when activity-based learning for school-going kids has become the need of the hour, and has taken precedence over traditional learning methods, can institutions afford to lay off their music and art teachers?

Netflix’s ‘Love on the Spectrum’ is a charming show on romantic struggles of autistic people
Sat, Aug 29, 2020

In a world that is obsessed with heteronormativity and putting everyone is labelled boxes, Love on the Spectrum unobtrusively and respectfully brings these lives into the mainstream.

Yoga is for all, provided the approach is intelligent, sensible, and ethical: Dr Mickey Mehta
Sat, Aug 29, 2020

The holistic health and yoga guru believes people must do yoga to find a purpose in life and not because they want to lose weight and get in shape.

Kids will never let you feel lonely: Actor Jay Bhanushali
Fri, Aug 28, 2020

'My wife Mahhi is the reason I am able to step out of the house and go to work,' the actor said.

The lockdown has made me a hands-on dad: Actor Sourabh Raaj Jain
Tue, Aug 25, 2020

Both as an actor and as a father, Sourabh says the biggest challenge has been dealing with the uncertainty.

A humorous outlook makes parenting enjoyable: Raageshwari Loomba Swaroop
Fri, Aug 21, 2020

'I was bound by culture. I did the tests before I was getting married, and was told I will not have children.'