The joys of Bharatnatyam with Anjana Ramesh

Ananya Sampath talks to her Bharatnatyam teacher, Anjana Ramesh, about her journey to a seasoned Indian classical danseuse. Anjana talks about how overcoming challenges, following her heart, and being inspired and self-motivated are vital to pursuing one’s dream. If you’re an aspiring performing artist in the making, Anjana’s story may be just for you.

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Organic Farming for a more sustainable India

Do you think organic farming is a way to a more sustainable future? 10th Grader, Nithya AS, who is into organic farming herself, analyses farming in India and explores its various nuances on a more extensive spectrum. As she has reaped the benefits of organic farming, she feels that this could be a healthier option for people and the planet as well.

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Union Christian College – nostalgic over my alma mater

As the prestigious Union Christian College, Aluva in Kerala, recently completed 100 years, Sheema Shireen beams with pride as she shares the rich history of her college. She also recounts some of the fondest memories and favourite spots she was lucky to have enjoyed as a college student. For those of you who are caught up with life’s busy routine, this memoir is sure to take you down nostalgic moments of college life.

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Expo 2020 – A window to innovation and sustainable development

Sheema Shireen invites us to witness the 8th Wonder of the World – Dubai Expo 2020. A much-awaited international event in which countries from across the world are participating for a common goal – innovation and sustainable development. Sheema tells us all about Expo 2020 in her home city Dubai and the wonders we’re sorely missing out!

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Yoga for beginners – What you need to keep in mind

As we realise that immunity is not built in a day, we have to work on our mind and body for a healthier us. As there’s been a rise in yoga classes in the last couple of years, Sonal Srivastava talks to yoga experts, Gautam Sanwaria from Pune and Anuja Chowdhry from Hong Kong, about what beginners – young or seniors need to keep in mind, before embarking on a new journey with yoga.

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Kalaripayattu – the mother of all martial arts

Did you know that Kalaripayattu, or ‘Kalari’, is considered the mother of all martial arts? 10th Grader Nithya AS, shares her experience learning Kalaripayattu from her Kalari Gurukkal, Dr S Mahesh. She sheds light on how this ancient martial art form has survived centuries to teach people the art of self-defence and balancing the mind, body and soul.

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SOS: Fish in Troubled Waters 

6th Grade Students of The Green Acres Academy, Chembur, Mumbai, present to you ‘SOS: Fish in Troubled Waters’ a heartfelt detailed report on marine poaching as a part of their school project, led by Aimee Mohan. Their project sheds light on the adverse effects of marine poaching and how it affects human life. Their call for Save our Seas (SOS) tell us what we can do to minimise the damage.

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My breakup with cinema halls

Sonal Srivastava, a cinephile, recounts her love for watching films in the theatre ever since she can remember. But alas, with the onset of the pandemic, she had to bid a tearful goodbye to the cinema halls. Even though she watches her favourite films on the OTT platforms, nothing seems to fill up the experiences of watching a film on a large screen in a theatre. Read this wonderful heartfelt account of a film buff pining for a holistic film viewing experience.

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