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5 lessons from Dipa Karmakar, India's golden girl

5 lessons from Dipa Karmakar, India's golden girl

Inspirational. True grit. Rewards of perseverance.Dipa Karmakar's achievement, says's Divya Nair, has lessons for us all. IMAGE: Dipa Karmakar competes in the Vault final at the Rio Olympics on August 14, 2016. Photograph: Mike Blake/Reuters On the eve of Independence Day, if billions of Indians were glued on to the television sets with their fingers crossed, one young woman has to be credited for it. Dipa Karmakar, the first Indian gymnast to qualify for the Olympics, was waiting ..., 2 months ago

A date with nature

A temple on the mountain top. A lake and a waterfall. All in one day!'s Divya Nair recently trekked to Sondewadi, Maharashtra. This is what she discovered: IMAGE: The group at Sondewadi, the base of the trek. Photograph: Reuben NV/ Sondai is a small fort, more of an uninhabited temple, near Sondewadi, a village near Karjat, Maharashtra. It gets its name from Goddess Sondai whose shrine is atop the mountain. On a cloudy Saturday morning, 13 of us, including four children, ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Swing to the mood

Chetana Divya Vasudev and Surupasree Sarmmah, Oct 06, 2016, DHNS Cultural potpourri As the display of ‘Dasara’ dolls goes up in homes across the city, Bengalureans from other communities are gathering in ‘pandals’ and halls ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago

BookMyShow Proud to be Associated With Jio MAMI Mumbai Film Festival With Star

] MUMBAI , October 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Gears Up to Bring the Best of World Cinema to Mumbai as its Official Registration Partner BookMyShow, India's largest online entertainment ticketing brand, is preparing in full force for the Jio ...
 TMC Net4 days ago

Dear men: Don't expect your wives to be nice to your parents

'Dear men, don't expect your wives to naturally play the role of maid, cleaner, babysitter, a working professional and be nice to your parents.''It's her choice, and if she chooses not to, she may have her reasons too; that doesn't make her bad or less 'pious' as the Supreme Court pointed.''If you are looking for a full-time, unpaid maid or caretaker in your life partner, you do not understand marriage at all,' says Divya Nair. I couldn't sleep last night. I kept revisiting a verdict announced ...
 Rediff.com6 days ago

He wants to make India read

'Young Indians are reading, but the wrong stuff.''They are reading and sharing Pappu jokes, Alia Bhatt memes and all the irrelevant material online.''My aim is to get them interested in books.' IMAGE: Amrut Deshmukh wants to encourage the habit of reading among Indians. All photographs: Kind Courtesy Amrut Deshmukh Remember the last time you wanted to read a book, but gave up the idea because the book was 'too fat'? Well, you're not alone. According to Amrut Deshmukh, "People have stopped ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
Times of India

Irrfan Khan: Hollywood looking at Indian talent with keen eye

Be it Anupam Kher, Ali Fazal, Priyanka Chopra or Deepika Padukone, the common thread tying these Bollywood actors together are their global forays. Irrfan Khan, who has also worked with some of the biggest names abroad, says people from Hollywood ...
 Times of India1 week ago
Manorama Online

Junior athletics: Kerala win overall title

Karimnagar (Telangana): Young Turks from Kerala gave a fitting reply to official apathy and returned with overall title in the South Zone Junior athletics championship. The team travelled to the meet without proper track suit but competed in good ...
 Manorama Online2 weeks ago

Abhishek's dad is a NREGA worker. He's now in IIT

'Whenever I felt like giving up, I'd think about my father.''I think about all the hardships he'd undergone to put me in a good school and give me the best of coaching.'Abhishek Meena's life,'s Divya Nair discovers, is an inspiration for all of Young India. IMAGE: Abhishek with his parents Ramdayal and Sultanbai at his home in Chhathrapur, Rajasthan. All photographs: Kind courtesy Abhishek Meena Abhishek Meena was born in the small village of Chhathrapur in Jhalawar district, ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

The 24 year old who wants to feed India

At 24, Ankit Kawatra may not earn a six figure salary.But he is doing something to solve two important problems -- hunger and poverty.This is his inspiring story. IMAGE: Ankit Kawatra has facilitated one million meals through his organisation, Feeding India. All images: Kind courtesy Feeding India Do you know what kills millions of people in the world every year? Not AIDS, TB, cancer or malaria. "It's hunger," points out Ankit Kawatra. "India has the highest number of malnutrition deaths in ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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