From Being A Sweeper To A Rajasthan Administrative Officer, This Woman Proved Her Mettle
Asha Kandara from Rajasthan, went on to become an administrative officer from a sweeper, here’s her inspiring story.
Brave Women Firefighters of Rajasthan
Breaking the shackles of patriarchy. Women join fire service in Rajasthan.
The Meal that feeds Millions
Amidst the cacophony of laughter and ringing bells, you can get a whiff of delectable sambar and rasam, lacing the afternoon air. Around 500 boys excitedly sit on the floor waiting for their mid-day meal. Such is the scenario at 132-year old ‘Sourashtra Boys Higher Secondary School’ in Madurai. Hosting a variety of options for lunch, including savouries like payasam and appalam, it excites the taste buds of these young boys who sit and wait, in anticipation for their lunch. The Hand that Stirs Making lunch for these school boys is like a legacy, started by his grandfather Paramsamy Iyengar, […]
Work-life stressing you out? Find out how to cope!
Work stress is a growing problem world wide. It affects employees health and the productivity of the organisation.
#MeTooPositive: A shopkeeper I barely knew saved my day!
It has been over 15 years and I still remember this story like it were yesterday. I was a young engineering student in Bangalore. A loner by nature, I usually used to camp out in the college library after classes. The girls’ hostel, was situated off campus, so I had to walk from the library for another couple of miles, to reach the hostel. My finals were coming up, so, one evening I stayed out a bit too long. While walking back, there was a lonely stretch of a pebbled narrow lane, which was, in fact, a short cut to […]
#MeTooPositive: Stranger turned Samaritan
A stranger helping you when you are flustered feels like God has come to help you. And it is the best feeling, especially for a woman.
India and China have helped the Earth get greener over the last 20 years!
India and China have helped the Earth get greener over the last 20 years! NASA found this and reported in the journal, Nature Sustainability. Afforestation projects in India and China have together reversed the browning of the earth and made it greener than it was in the mid-1990s. Completely away from popular perception, that says that due to rapid industrialization, India or China or both, may be the real culprits in the browning of the planet and could be the prime reason for Climate change. It’s not. NASA, a US agency, has proven so. The maps that they have come […]
There is nothing called as a ‘man’s job’!
Capturing hearts and setting precedent to those who dare to fly, meet Indian women doing unusual jobs!
5 Indian Women Who ignited the Spark of Change
India is a land, which has worshipped its female-deities for centuries. However, the evils of society have brought up immense challenges of being a woman in India, especially in the pre-independence period. Women were abused, ill-treated, and downtrodden. To reach where we are today has taken a lot of dedication, courage, and resilience by the women of pre-independent India, who have given us freedom, education and basic rights to an independent life as their legacy, by overcoming the challenges of being a woman in India. Challenges of being a woman in India: Pre-independence era 1) Polygamy, a cultural practice mostly […]
6 things you should know about Animal Ark at Hemalkasa
‘Animal Ark’ a place where animals and humans both live the life of their dreams.
How to be a better co-worker?
Being a good co-worker is very essential for professional bonding and to achieve more as a team. This article provides a few tips and tricks.
BULA CHOWDHURY – THE QUEEN OF SEAS!
After swimming across 7 seas and 5 continents, Indian swimmer Bula Chowdhury has been swimming in compliments. A popular long-distance swimmer, in 2005, at the age of 35, braving icy cold waters, she was the first woman to conquer sea channels in 5 continents. Clocking the 30 km distance in 3 hours and 26 minutes, Bula became the 1st Asian woman to swim the stretch in such a short time. Just a year before that, she also became the 1st woman in the world to cross the 7 seas when she swam across the Palk Straits from Talaimannar in Sri […]