‘Tis the Season: Christmas Around the World

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Christmas is finally here! ‘Tis the season to be jolly, and around the world today, people will sing carols, drink eggnog, hang shiny baubles upon the needles of Christmas trees, and exchange presents with treasured family and friends. Though most Yuletide traditions remain the same around the world, the spirit of Christmas is celebrated in […]

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The Art of Citizenry: The Art from Politics

Courtesy: Deepak Ramarao

In a world where rules confine, art liberates. The sole creative expression breeding among an artist is what sets him apart. At the same time, there’s a connection that binds everyone with their feet firmly on the planet’s ground. The art of politics is a country of a few, but art from politics spells a world […]

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Coral Gardeners: Saving the Ocean’s Lungs One Reef at a Time

  Known as the rainforests of the oceans, coral reefs serve as a home for a dizzying array of underwater life. The most diverse of all marine ecosystems, approximately one-quarter of all oceanic species depend on reefs for food and shelter, an alarming statistic when considering that less than one percent of the Earth’s surface […]

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Towering bites of binge: The biggest burgers in India!

Once upon a time, there were two buns. They felt lonely, and life seemed to be quite dry. They decided to meat and got all saucy. And voila! The burger was born. But the story doesn’t end there. A bunch of crunchy green leaves thronged and pleaded, “Lettuce in too!” Along came tomatoes and onions, […]

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In Conversation with Olympic Alpine Skier, Aanchal Thakur

In the year 2012, Aanchal Thakur made headlines for scoring India a Bronze Medal in Alpine Skiing at the Alpine Ejder 3200 Cup which was held in Turkey and was organised by the Federation Internationale de Ski. Since then, Aanchal has been taking on the world of Indian Alpine sports by storm. We got talking […]

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The Baikal Expedition with Vijesh Kumar Raju

A long time ago, photographer and explorer Vijesh Kumar Raju came across a picture of a frozen lake of pristine blue ice, with frozen pearls of trapped air bubbles suspended within. Never in his wildest dreams had he imagined that he would find himself there one day, on a 600 km journey on the ice […]

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The Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019: A Primer

As tension peaks all over the nation in response to the supremely controversial Citizenship Amendment Act, and the country wears shattered glasses, tear gases and crackdowns, indifference tags along more perils than inaction. In a country renowned for diversity and inclusivity, the Act has brought along tremors throughout. Here’s a lay down of what it […]

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The Scent of Decay: Malaysia’s Stinking Corpse Lily

“You have to stop and smell the roses!” We’ve all heard the phrase, a tried and tested sentiment that implores you to take time off of your daily hassles and enjoy the finer aspects of life. If you happened to be walking through a forested area of Sumatra or Borneo, however, this advice might not […]

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A Living Fear: Eco-Anxiety

As a notification on her phone pops, 22-year-old Diya’s (name changed) face undergoes a triggered change. A perilous domino of thoughts inflict her mind, and she says in a muffled, worrisome tone, “What if I can’t make it? Am I too privileged? Will I die soon? Drowning? Why do I keep on picturing myself like […]

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