Life

A Slovenian in India

I marvel at the Indian genius for thinking, for inventing, and am puzzled why this country is still so poor.

The Problem With Dr Google

Although there is nothing wrong in checking your symptoms or trying to find more about your illness on the internet, they say that one should know where to stop.

Perchance to Dream

In literature, dreams as inspirations, settings or plot devices are wide-ranging, right down to J.K. Rowling and Stephanie Meyer.

Storytelling in Kashmir

It was so participative that in between his narrative, the storyteller would ask someone in the audience to repeat the last line of the tale.

Modern Day Paradox

We have multiplied our possessions, but reduced our values, we talk too much, love too seldom, and hate too often.

Resurrecting a Lost Culinary Culture

In a delicious twist to the tale, a new generation of food connoisseurs in India, is jumpstarting a culinary culture that traces a journey back to its heritage.

Abode of the Gods

The Land of the High Passes, a splendid display of archaic terrain and landscapes, curated by the expert artisans of nature’s forces.

Existentialism’s Genesis in 19th Century Urdu Poetry

A consistent but concise definition of Existentialism is difficult to frame, but Sartre came closest in describing it as “the attempt to draw all the consequences from a position of consistent atheism.

Difficult Position of Yoga Position

Increasingly, yoga also allows people to tell new stories about themselves and how they fit in a globalizing present.

Indians in UAE

The UAE is home to 2.6 million Indian expats, the largest expat community constituting 30 percent of the total population.

Britain, India And The Koh-i-Noor

Don’t expect the jewel to be prised out of the crown.

New Age Nannies

Today there are a number of smartphone apps to make parents’ life simple and more organized as far as kids are concerned.

The Reopening of Nathu La

An off-shoot of the famous Silk Road which networked trade routes since 500 BC, the “listening ears pass” or Nathu La is about nature, history, beauty and sheer ingenuity all rolled into one.

Threatened Pharmacy of The World

The Indian pharmaceutical industry accounts for 8 percent of global production and nearly 20 percent of the world’s generic supply.

Rural Sports Storm Center-Stage

The reason behind this democratisation of unglamorous, earthy, hinterland sports for popular, urban, TV-driven consumption.

Letting Fear of Death Die

The key to overcome death anxiety lies in cleansing out the “negative energy” that one has accumulated over the years.

Testing Time for Test Cricket

The prestige and honor of playing for your country has been hit for a six,by cash and market forces.

Turbulence in the Skies: Indian Aviation Takes New Flight

Today’s aviation industry suffers from a “bullwhip effect.

A Pharma Payment A Day Keeps Docs’ Finances Okay

New data on payments from drug and device companies to doctors show that many doctors received payments on 100 or more days last year. Some received payments on more days than they didn’t.

Monsoon Tourism

More and more Indians are now venturing out during the monsoon.

Visa God

Applicants for student and work visas to the United States and other countries pray at this temple ahead of their appointments with consular officers.

India's Oldest Mosque

despite the renovations, a striking amalgam of different cultures and religions is in full play at the grand old mosque.

What's App Doc

Social media can play a pivotal role in bridging the gap between doctor and patients.

Is Cultural Fit a Disguise For Bias

It is an incredibly vague term, and it’s a vague term often based on gut instinct

The Mobile Wars

The move to more personalized services could also provide an opening for other entrants into the market.

Multiracial Indians

New York is the most multiracial Indian city. No surprise there. But Hawaii and Alaska are the most multiracial Indian states.

Indian Diaspora in Fiction

Politicians, business magnates, sports stars — the Indian diaspora has done well for itself in its new homes around the world.

Celebration of Nostalgic Bengali Recipes

If you ensure quality of your product and do not go overboard with the prices, people are bound to come to you.

India Off The Beaten Track

Can we really experience the beauty, benevolence and uniqueness of India in one lifetime?

Storytelling Reshaping Walking Trails

India is no stranger to the ancient tradition of oral storytelling.

Global Burger Joints Want No Beef with India

Traditions and inhibitions are roadblocks to eating habits and most fast-food chains say they respect the sentiments.

Lucknow’s Centrality in World’s Shia Culture

The assimilation of Indian elements in music, poetry, dance, architecture was common in the Shia courts and Sufi shrines.

Weird Indian American

I knew I was different, but I also knew the world was big. If I didn’t fit-in in the Midwest, I would fit in elsewhere.

Train of Thought on the Mumbai Local

Overcrowded and claustrophobic, the Mumbai commuter stalks life and limb when he boards a coach of the Mumbai local.

The Apple Watch Can Learn From Google Glass

In a tale of two wearables, dueling tech giants, both known for innovation and deep pockets, have taken contrasting approaches as they enter new product categories.

Collective Consciousness

According to eMarketer, India is set to become Twitter’s largest market after the U.S. with a projected 40 million users by 2018, up from 17 million this year.

The Bleak Hour

Sadness is an eternal tale enacted in episodes, projected through situations — protean, ubiquitous.

Haute Vegetarian Cuisine

Trying to explain the growth of vegetarian cuisine with the predictable narrative of health, religious, cultural beliefs, is only scratching the surface of a complex phenomenon.

Half Out of The Almari

While their white counterparts have been openly ‘coming out of the closet’, British Asian gays (of Pakistani, Bangladeshi or Indian origin) are often still reluctant to put more than a leg out of the almari, so to speak.

The Next Tech Take-Off

Unlike digital natives who were born into technology, digital immigrants experienced tech only as professional adults.

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