By Somali K Chakrabarti Festive times are full of fun and frolic. These are the times when we cherish togetherness with our family, the most, and if we happen to be away from our family, we miss them the most. Just like festive celebrations, life too is incomplete without our family. From time to time,… Read More Five small changes can secure your family’s future
By Somali K Chakrabarti The story goes back to the late seventies and eighties when gizmos and gadgets were not yet a part and parcel of our lives. That was the time when landline phones were a rarity, mobiles and laptops were unheard of, we would wait for a whole week to watch a movie… Read More Celebrating Friendships with Yaaron Ki Baraat
By Somali K Chakrabarti impeccable grace perfected over nine lives nimbly the cat walks! . © Somali K Chakrabarti
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image Source ‘No means No,’ the message has been conveyed sharply and clearly in the movie ‘Pink’. Thankfully this time it has caught the fancy of viewers. The theme of gender and consent has often remained ambiguous or has been construed differently by different people, though lately we see that the message is… Read More I am my own Hero
By Somali K Chakrabarti Prejudices, biases and gender inequalities have always existed in our society, and from time to time these come to the fore front. But, when such points are raised by foreigners, there is always a risk that the writer may succumb to temptation of stereotypical or caricaturish portrayal of the characters or… Read More ‘Making Friends with the Crocodile’ by Mick Canning
By Somali K Chakrabarti “Innovation opens up new vistas of knowledge and new dimensions to our imagination to make everyday life more meaningful and richer in depth and content.” ~ Dr APJ Abdul Kalam While most people know about camel rides in the deserts of Rajasthan, not many would have heard about a bus that it… Read More Camel Bus – Social Innovation for desert transportation
By Somali K Chakrabarti Image source calm stillness surrounds; in silence they sing, yet the echoes are distinct! . © Somali K Chakrabarti
By Somali K Chakrabarti celestial cheer in festal times, clouds combine to usher the divine!.
By Somali K Chakrabarti “The mathematician destroyed all the poetry of the rainbow by reducing it to its prismatic colours.” is how Newton was once referred to by noted poets of his time. Poet William Blake had once said, “God is not a Mathematical Diagram“. But a flower surely is! Mathematics defines the shape of spirals and curves… Read More Mathematics and Poetry – What’s the connection?
In a country where official apathy towards sports-persons has sparked an outcry (at least on social media), the efforts of PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar have been lauded by one and all. Each of these gifted athletes have one thing in common – a dogged sense of self discipline. Their passion has… Read More How to develop self discipline: Lessons from young Indian athletes at Rio