Beyond Numbers

Meeting Malala: An Experience I Will Cherish Forever

How Malala Yousafzai Revolutionized My Views Towards World Education What if I tell you that 4% of India’s children never start school, 58% never complete primary school. And 90% never complete beyond 10th grade. It’s just 10% who complete their basic education. So, me, you and everyone that makes the

Startups

Letsintern – Helping Students Understand The Professional World Better

In just three years of its existence Letsintern is one of the largest platforms connecting students and organisations today. Conceptualized by Rishabh Gupta and Pranay Swarup, the company was formed with a vision to enable India’s youth to get started early. Today Letsintern has footprints all across India and is

Wanderlust

How I Conquered The Fear And Anxiety Of Solo Travel

A friend once told me, ‘it is always good to be a little scared as that’s when we know we’re doing the right thing.’ The first time I travelled by myself, I was apprehensive and suffered immense cold-feet. After repetitively travelling solo, the degree of the apprehension may have reduced

Wellness

7 Easy Ways To Detox Your Life And Live Better

You might think that this title is talking about a diet. In fact, it is. Toxins can be elements that harm you physically, emotionally and psychologically. Toxicity in your environment can reduce you from your healthful self to a mere shell of the same. Here are some tried and tested must-try

Spotlight

The Rice Bucket Challenge: Can You Accept It?

Can we ever defy the age old saying “Charity begins at home”? And India of-course is a bigger home with no less issues and concerns that need more focused attention. So, the ALS ‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ now has a desi version, The Rice Bucket Challenge. The desi challenge has been

Business

Shouldn’t The Business World Honor Age and Experience Too?

Meryl Streep once stated in an interview that she’d never have plastic surgery. When asked to explain her reasoning, she simply said that every other actress in Hollywood had “work done” and she figured she’d be the only female over 50 who actually looked over 50. She’d naturally be a

Lounge

10 Films To Watch On This Friendship Day

Male bonding has often been celebrated and appreciated a lot in mainstream cinema and in some of these popular movies, bromance overshadows the hero-heroine bonding and romance. The paradigm of friendship has been of utmost importance in many such films and this ‘friendship day’ can get better by fixing your

Popular

The One Minute Mom

The usual day would begin with mom crying her lungs out to get me out of the bed. Treated with an amazing cup of tea was the only thing that would help me function and that has not changed in years – by the time I take the first sip