Shweta Sharma

Articles By Shweta Sharma

Not easy to compete with cis women: Naaz Joshi, India’s first transgender to win Miss World Diversity title thrice

Joshi, who underwent a sex reassignment surgery in 2013 and started her modelling career eventually, shares her journey with indianexpress.com

Fun and therapy: Guess what clowns are doing in hospitals

"The theme could be blowing out a birthday cake to get a child to breathe deeply. Or we could say we are a feather and the child can blow us around the room. We can get caught up in curtains or actually be blown all the way out of the door," says Fif Fernandes.

CCD owner VG Siddhartha dead: Why mental health remains a taboo in India

VG Siddhartha's death highlights the extreme stress and emotional distress entrepreneurs can be under. "No matter how glitzy and successful your life appears to the outside world, it's a lonely place at the top."

I am inspired by Priyanka Chopra and Aishwarya Rai: Dilani Selvanathan, first Sri Lankan Tamil to reach Miss England finals

The 19-year-old shares she was lucky to have a family who understood her passion and allowed her to pursue her dream.

Couture space in India has witnessed an evolution of magnitudes: Designer duo Shantanu and Nikhil

Designer duo Shantanu & Nikhil on their new collection, the inspiration and how the label has stood the test of time.

Marathons are all about endurance, body control and stamina: Limca Book Record holder Siddhartha Ghosh

Sharing tips for youngsters who would like to run marathons in the future, Siddhartha Ghosh says the most important thing is to believe in one's dream until you finally achieve it.

Yogita Arun Tambe, a visually-impaired music teacher, enters Limca Book of Records

The 34-year-old from Mumbai created a world record for playing 50 instruments in 49 minutes. Tambe is proficient in tabla dholki, nagara, dimdi, halagi, dholak, nashik dhol, tasha, damaru, sambal, tal, manjiri, khanjiri, zhanj, and ghungru, among others.

Give us our basic rights and equality: LGBTQ activist and director of Outcast by Birth

The 25-year-old independent filmmaker talks about the film, what the Pride Month means to her and what needs to be done to ensure that voices from the community are no longer ignored.

People still think yoga is a spiritual system meant only for the seekers: Yoga therapist Bijoylaxmi Hota

Some basic things to keep in mind while practicing yoga include choosing the right yogic routine that suits ones body’s requirements and following all the rules of yoga, suggests Bijoylaxmi Hota.

You’re unknowingly eating plastic everyday. Here’s what it does to your body

A study revealed that the average person could be consuming about 2,000 tiny pieces of plastic every week, which is approximately 21 grams a month, just over 250 grams a year.

I am an instinctive writer: Manav Kaul

The actor, who played Vidya Balan's husband in the film Tumhari Sulu, talks about his love for writing short stories and why he gets bored very easily.

‘Children are the toughest audience you can possibly get’: Venita Coelho

Venita Coelho, who has seven published novels to her name, talks about her latest book, All of Me, and the challenges of writing for a young audience.

Sari is the most modern garment, one which can be perceived in so many different ways: Designer Sanjay Garg

Raw Mango founder and textile designer Sanjay Garg is a name to reckon with in the fashion industry. In this interview, he talks about his latest collection and who it has been designed for.

‘Ruskin Bond transports you to the place he describes’, say illustrators of his book Koki’s Song

Ayeshe Sadr and Ishaan Dasgupta say they wanted to be as close and authentic to the writing style.

Does your child have diabetes? Here’s everything you need to know

Some of the red flags of diabetes include increased urination, weight loss and infections. Children at risk can also be identified by getting a screening as delayed diagnosis can lead to Diabetic Ketoacidosis, a life threatening condition.

‘A pregnant woman must have a dress that is comfy yet makes heads turn at a party’: Cécile Reinaud

Maternity wear has a huge demand globally, and it has only grown over the last few years. It started in America, trickled into Europe and has now reached India.

Travel Tails: Meet the duo who travelled across 20 Indian states with their furry babies

The journey took over a year to plan, but the goal was simple: experience the diversity of the country and live a fulfilling life on the road.

‘When absolutely everything around us is changing, why do we expect dance to be static?’: Bharatanatyam exponent Geeta Chandran

Bharatanatyam exponent Geeta Chandran on how classical dance forms have evolved over the years, what's special this World Dance Day and much more.

Genital TB is a major cause of infertility in women; all you need to know about it

TB, usually considered restricted to a person’s pulmonary system, if left undiagnosed, can spread to other body parts, including the brain, kidney, and the pelvic area like uterus and fallopian tube.

‘People often associate exercising with just keeping in good physical shape, but it goes far beyond that’: Jacqueline Fernandez

The actor also talks about her love for yoga, which she says is a holistic form of exercise and also helps reduce stress and anxiety

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