Lessons from the Koyna

When Neuro-Linguistic Trainer and Behavioural Psychologist, Nafisa Master went camping with her grandson Aliasgar Master to Koyna over a weekend, little did they know, that apart from a grandmother-grandson bonding session, they would come back with some life’s lessons. Truly, as Nafisa puts it, ‘Not all classrooms have walls and here’s what I learned from Koyna’. She reminds us, just like how Koyna emerged strong in spite of a catastrophe, we too can come out strong from life challenges.

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A tribute to Auto Rickshaw Drivers

Dr Praba N narrates a couple of real-life incidents where auto-rickshaw drivers left an indelible mark in her mind. These life-altering incidents in her life will make all of us believe that there’s good in each one of us, and how the humble auto-rickshaw driver has carved a special niche in her heart. And yes, when we’re in trouble, help can arrive even in a small auto rickshaw with a large-hearted driver.

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My favourite spy films of all times

Amrita Paul, a Senior Programme Officer lists her favourite spy films of all times. While not giving away the actual plot, she briefly shares the gripping theme of these brilliantly crafted spy films that are based on some real life historic incidents that shaped the world. What are you waiting for? Set a date with these spy films and dive right in to some real life inspired action.

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Should farming be a part of our school & college curriculum?

With the pandemic changing our outlook towards life, Dr Praba N wonders whether farming and agriculture should be introduced as a part of our school and college curriculum. In a tech driven world, where children are being taught coding, will it help generations to survive without the basic necessity of human life i.e. food? Dr Praba lists out nine reasons why farming should be taught to our children so that it makes them more socially conscious human beings, which can also help in making our country self-reliant.

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The Night a city waged a war with Cyclone Amphan

When the Super Cyclone Amphan hit Bengal and Odisha early this year, it left an ever lasting impact on our minds. The cyclone reminded us that no matter how advance we may get, nothing can prepare us for nature’s fury and it will humble us when we get too proud. As Amrita Paul recounts her experience of surviving through that stormy night, she ponders about how precious each and every life form is and the need for us to learn better Disaster Management techniques.

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