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A Woman’s Bhutannama

A Woman’s Bhutannama Insights on being single, travelling alone and Bhutan   August 24th, 2015 Anjali Lal Gupta, Assistant Professor, University of Hyderabad Many Indians love the award-winning film Queen where the female protagonist hailing from a traditional middle class family of Delhi decides to go on her “honeymoon” alone after being dumped by the [...]


Art IST Art stories curated from the web - a variety of non-mainstream media sources including individual blogposts, podcasts, Tumblr and an app. September 15th, 2015 Bengaluru & a clay Ganesha How a Claywork Studio in Bengaluru has sparked off an eco-friendly Ganesh Chaturthi ripple. Savita Hiremath’s blogpost.   Tasawwur - Opening the way with [...]

As wild as it gets: Two classic reads

As wild as it gets: Two classic reads   October 1st, 2015 National Wildlife Week and a long first weekend in October - time to pick up a book which takes you to the wild side. Tisha Srivastav’s take on two wild travel classics of our time. Great travel books are companions carrying the charming [...]

Zero Oil Recipe of Tangsa Tribe

  Sneha Lata Saikia, Food Researcher   Zero Oil Recipe of Tangsa Tribe Mosundory or Heart leaves are rich with medicinal properties and a common herb in North east cuisine. It helps with stomach ailments, blood purification and is also anti cancerous.   Ingredients you require, Roots- 5-6 Dry Shrimp- 2 tbsp One Tomato- Big […]

Anshu Jamsenpa: Notes From The Death Zone

Anshu Jamsenpa: Notes From The Death Zone   August 7, 2015 Anshu Jamsenpa, Everester Anshu Jamsenpa an Everester from Bomdilla, Arunachal Pradesh, the only Indian woman to have scaled the Mt. Everest thrice and the only mother in the world to have done so twice in 10 days. Whew! dream and finally you win. The [...]

Last among equals?

  October 14th, 2015 Women and property – A look at succession among Hindus and a recent ray of hope, by Ayushi Singhal, a student of III year at the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences. One of the facets of having a secular Constitution in India is ironically that different religions are governed […]

A Middle Ground

    Vipul Rikhi is a writer, translator and singer. His current work is with the Kabir Project, where he’s involved in building a vast archive of mystic poetry in the folk music traditions.   Performing Kabir’s Raam at a Ramayana Festival in Kozhikode organised recently by ‘Alter Text’ led to a spate of reflections. […]

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