India Life Poverty

Conceptualizing Urban Poverty: A Case Study

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Post Views: 3 Malathy Madathilezham has conducted a tour among communities of the urban poor. Here is a case study on urban poverty – the health, housing and livelihood problems of the urban poor. The Moragaon community, located in Juhu, which initially developed as a community largely dependent on fishing and fishing related activities for their livelihood has grown both in number and diversity. There are about 400 households currently in this community which comprises

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Career Moms India Life Love Marriage Mothers Day

Love, Life, Career…and Mommyhood

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Post Views: 0 Another must-read from Gurulakshmi Iyer- Hait. This time she writes about the new and most adored addition to her family, who is not a part of her life but LIFE itself! How confusing and emotionally-racking the transition was from a full-time professional to a full-time mother, but how rewarding it feels at the end of the day!  “Making the decision to have a child – it’s momentous. It is to decide forever

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Education Generation Y Happiness India Life Opinion Social Issues

यही है वेदना कि मर गई सवेंदना – इंसान ही कर रहा इंसान की अवहेलना

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Post Views: 0 Our second Hindi writer Satish Tehlan makes you reflect into whats wrong with the modern society in this heart wrenching article.  कल मैंने इंसान ओर इंसानियत को एक साथ मरते देखा. संवेदनहीनता का वो नजारा देखने को मिला जो बेहद दर्दनाक, शर्मनाक और दिल दहला देने वाला था. बीते कल दोपहर के समय सपरिवार बाइक से शुभ समारोह में ससुराल जा रहे कन्हैया लाल के साथ अशुभ घटना घट गयी. एक लापरवाह ट्रक चालक उन्हें

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Happiness Life Love Optimism

Learning Optimism With the 24×7 Rule

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Post Views: 0 It is a gift to understand how to embrace optimism within oneself and in others. It is an even greater act of generosity to be inspired by optimism from others and to be willing to receive it. “We have the capacity to be a natural recipient of ideas”, says Anthony Tjan, CEO and Managing Partner of the VC firm Cue Ballad and Vice Chairman of the Advisory firm, Parthenon. Do we truly see

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India Life Love Marriage

Of Love, Marriage and Broken Promises

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Post Views: 2   As a young teenage girl, she had all the dreams about love and romance that girls her age would have. These dreams were only enriched more by the constant input of love stories from the movies of Bollywood and the Mills and Boons novels. There was this excitement about finding you ultimate love who would sweep you off your feet, followed by a whirlwind romance and then a happily ever after.

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Sports Terrorism

Be Thankful There Aren’t More Bostons

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Post Views: 0 The Boston Marathon blasts have taken many by surprise, but what one should marvel at is the fact that few sports events have been hit, says Jaideep Ghosh Terrorism in sports isn’t as new as many are making it out to be. The 1972 Munich Olympics, which saw the Israeli contingent being decimated after being taken hostage, sowed the seeds of violence in sport. What is dismaying is that some of our

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Book Review Entertainment Generation Y Life Love Marriage

Love In The Times of Recession: The Last Day

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Post Views: 0 Our Anonymous Author gives us her first, a prologue of yet to be published book “Love In The Times of Recession”. Have a read.  Till 3 a.m. they were together speaking to each other, both were portraying they were normal, but then there was something in there mind. Tomorrow they will probably see each other for the last time. The only question in their mind was “Whether they will be able to see

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Education Generation Y HR Workforce

Organizational Values – New Age Ingredient for Sustainability

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Post Views: 1 Gurulakshmi Iyer- Hait talks of why Business of business need not always be business and why importance to culture and value building can actually yield positive bottom line results That business purpose and business mission are so rarely given adequate thought is perhaps the most important cause of business frustration and failure – Peter Drucker “Don’t lie”,” Do not steal”,” Respect the elders” are some of the gyaan our parents and teachers

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Cricket IPL

5 Reasons Why You Can’t Write-Off Sehwag

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Post Views: 1 Geoffrey Boycott, the legendary former England opener has opined that we might have seen the last of Virender Sehwag. Here are five reasons why we think he is wrong. Sehwag has been written off many times previously but he has always come back stronger. People write him off stating his attitude towards hard work and his work ethic but what they forget is the huge amount of talent and the reason for

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Opinion Tour Travel

Melaka: Venice Meets Goa Meets Madurai

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Post Views: 0 Kartik Kannan writes about his visit to the World Heritage City of Melaka, which is a blend of Goa, Madurai, Venice and China! He offers a succinct view of his expedition of the beautiful place. What is Melaka? Imagine the Tamil song Va Da Maplillae competing with the yesteryear Hindi classic Do Lafzon Ki Hain – that is Melaka! The town has Venetian vibes with canals running through the periphery of the town, even

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