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Jaskiran Kapoor

Jaskiran Kapoor is a columnist with The Indian Express.

Book Nook: Sonal Bawa Bakshi on her debut novel, love for thrillers and the carpe diem spirit
Sun, Jul 03, 2022

Born and brought up in Chandigarh, Sonal Bawa Bakshi’s novel ‘What Comes from Within’ is set in Canada’s Vancouver, which has been her home for the last 17 years, and focuses on women of substance.

How Harjit Singh Rai is changing face of trailers and promoting a culture of safe travel & adventure
Fri, May 13, 2022

After achieving success overseas, Rai touched base in India in 2016 and set up his own trailer company. Today, Bullston Group of Industries is an industry leader in world-class horse trailers and floats, multi utility trailers and camping trailers.

Nestled in a valley outside Chandigarh, a pamper zone for your furry friends
Fri, Apr 29, 2022

At Barun river valley, barely 45 minutes from Chandigarh, is a merry little pet resort offering just the right mix of love, wilderness and nature trails for your canine friends.

The young and the responsive
Tue, Mar 08, 2022

Sit like this, dress like that, talk softly, walk properly – the social stereotyping, conditioning, prejudices, trolling, catcalling continue, and while the teens and young adults of the Tricity are subjected to it, they refuse to give in.

From kitchen to the office, women lead all the way
Tue, Mar 08, 2022

From being virtually disallowed into existence (female foeticide) to being denied nutrition and education, discriminations exist at the very base of the pyramid of excesses.

Tricity Stars: The baker who became a brand
Sat, Feb 26, 2022

What makes Nikhil Mittal’s homegrown bakery, Nik Baker’s, one of the soundest and fastest growing brands in north India?

Tricity Stars: Meet Prabhdeep Singh, the man who ‘wants to build the 911 of India’
Fri, Feb 18, 2022

The remarkable journey of Stanplus’s CEO Prabhdeep Singh, his superfast fleet of Red Ambulances and the vision to build India’s largest medical emergency transportation service.

Meet Sameer Sharma, founder of Uengage — a platform to provide level playing field to local businesses
Sat, Feb 12, 2022

From Uncle Jacks, Katani Sweets, Bhena Da Dhabha, Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf to Canadian Pizza, Tossin Pizza, Petu Pankaj, Chitkara University, Uengage has 1,000 plus local businesses as its clients.

Tricity Stars: The best ‘deal’ in town
Fri, Feb 11, 2022

By going hyperlocal, Uengage founder Sameer Sharma is providing a level playing field to local businesses and empowering them with tech solutions.

Pollywood: Love in the time of lockdown
Thu, Feb 10, 2022

Gabbar Sangrur on shooting during the coronavirus pandemic and producing the witty romcom Punjabi-Hindi film, Jalwayu Enclave.

Meet the ultramarathoner from Chandigarh who sets new records every year
Fri, Jan 07, 2022

Celebrated ultramarathoner Amit Gulia on what makes him run.

Tricity Stars: How Vandana Bhardwaj makes weddings magical
Fri, Dec 31, 2021

🔴 The one ceremony that was of utmost importance at the Sonam Kapoor-Anand Ahuja wedding was the Anand Karaj. The laavan (wedding vows) in the presence of Sri Guru Granth Sahib had to be conducted respectfully, honoring all traditions.

Tricity Stars: How Sleepy Owl’s co-founders are brewing a coffee revolution
Fri, Feb 18, 2022

Why Ajai Thandi quit a Wall Street job to start a homegrown coffee brand in India with his best buddies – more on the journey of Sleepy Owl Coffee, its Forbes 30 Under 30 founders and ‘brew-ginnings’ from a small kitchen to raising a whopping $6.5million in funding

Tricity Stars: ‘Want TestingXperts to be Chandigarh’s first unicorn,’ says serial entrepreneur Manish Gupta
Thu, Dec 23, 2021

How serial entrepreneur Manish Gupta’s vision and passion catapulted his company to one of the top five largest pure plays in the software testing in the world.

Chandigarh civic polls: A new party, a new Opposition
Tue, Nov 30, 2021

🔴 Even as the news of formation and Chandigarh Environmental Group’s foray into politics has been doing the rounds, Mahajan and his team have been busy working on keeping Chandigarh green and have vowed to re-establish a ‘clean environment’ in Chandigarh.

Tricity Stars: A ‘beery’ good business
Thu, Dec 23, 2021

Get a juicy slice of the extraordinary lives and feats of the understated but not so ordinary Tricity-wallas

‘My concern is we are not evolving as a society’
Fri, Feb 05, 2021

Kuldeep Ruhil speaks on his documentary on Jaat Reservation Agitation.

Chandigarh: Shovels and saplings in hand, green group works on giving Sector 17’s neglected terraced beds a facelift
Sat, Dec 26, 2020

With gardening tools, saplings in coconut shells, sacks of manure and water tank ready, the 'green group' kickstarted the work of greening and cleaning. Come Monday, they will be making a presentation to the DC to use this area for a weekly organic mandi.

Driving Mr Rishi Kapoor
Fri, May 01, 2020

It seems like yesterday, when I had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity of driving magnificent actor Rishi Kapoor in my little car.

We are changing the nature of gifting by going green
Sun, Mar 01, 2020

Across India, millennials and their elders are opting for plants to celebrate special occasions.

The members of the band The Yellow Diary combine poetry with rock music
Sat, Feb 29, 2020

Notes from the Diary: The band has released two EPs since they were formed. The first, Marz, comprises three tracks, including Afzai, Kashmir and the re-released version of Marz.

Actor Mrunal Thakur on her first comedy film, pursuing novelty and never giving up
Sat, Feb 22, 2020

Never say die: After scoring big in her films over the last two years, which include Super 30, Batla House, and the critically acclaimed Love Sonia, Aankh Micholi marks Mrunal Thakur's debut in comedy.

Never Say Die
Fri, Feb 21, 2020

Actor Mrunal Thakur on her first comedy film, pursuing novelty and never giving up.

The place between breaths
Tue, Oct 01, 2019

As World Mental Health Day draws close (October 10), a look at diverse individuals trying to help break the stigma by understanding, innovating and attempting to cure mental health issues

The place between breaths
Sat, Sep 28, 2019

As World Mental Health Day (October 10) draws close, a look at diverse individuals trying to help break the stigma by understanding, innovating and attempting to cure mental health issues