Month: August 2017

Delhi Citizens’ Handbook 2017 released

Team L&M Centre for Civil Society (CCS), an independent, non-profit, research and educational organisation devoted to improving the quality of life for common people, has come up with the Delhi Citizens’ Handbook 2017. The handbook is a compilation of research papers on issues of public policy. The research papers assess the impact and relevance of policies […]Read More

Biliscreen, an app to screen pancreatic cancer, developed

Team L&M Soon your smartphone selfie will be able to tell you whether or not you are suffering from a disease, including the fatal pancreatic cancer. Yes, you read it right. Called Biliscreen, the pancreatic cancer app uses a smart phone camera, computer vision algorithms  and machine leaning tools to find out the content of […]Read More

Protein deficiency? Add these five items to your diet

Team L&M A recent study has shown that we Indians suffer from significant protein inadequacy. As much as 73% Indians are protein-deficient people, says the survey. Lucknow tops the list with 90% of its population suffering from protein deficiency. The next in line are Ahmedabad and Chennai, with 84% protein-deficient people. Vijaywada with 72% and […]Read More

Experience the magic of Indian handicrafts from Amazon

Team L&M Even as contemporary fashion is on the rise, intricate ornate jewellery with a touch of age-old craftsmanship and artisanal ascendancy finds way in your wardrobe. This festive season, traditional art forms have made a comeback. These traditional art forms can be seamlessly paired with a ceremonial ensemble, be it the hand-painted Meenakari to […]Read More

Saplings as temple prasadam to spread green message

Team L&M Shree Sharavi Mahaganapathi Temple in Mangaluru did something innovative this Ganesh Chaturthi. Rising to the increasing global warming that has become a threat to the environment, the temple management opened a counter for Vriksha Seva on the day. The counter had saplings of 21 kind of trees, each sapling priced at Rs 50. […]Read More

Students clean-up beaches after Ganeshotsav celebs

Team L&M As the citizens of Mumbai enjoyed Ganeshotsav celebrations, dirtying the city’s beaches in the process, a group of 50 students from ITM Group of Institution’s Eco Club swooped down there for a Clean Beach Drive. Armed with brooms, gloves and masks, the students cleaned up the beach, filling up around 100 bags with […]Read More

Five tips for a healthy and stress-free life

Team L&M Have you ever wondered why some people are calmness personified while others you come across flare up at the slightest trigger? Why some people remain healthy all the time, while others keep battling with one or the other health issue? Well, it has all to do with how we live our life on […]Read More

Sudhakaran sculpts C(h)arbhujadhari

Rajkumari Sharma Tankha As the celebrations of the 10-day Ganesh Chaturthi kick-start, Mumbai-based sculptor Nishant Sudhakaran has come up with an eco-friendly Ganesha idol. Made for Ford Motors in association with Madhvi Pittie, co-founder at Workshop Q, the six-feet sculpture is made entirely from automobile scrap. A specialist in creating sculptures out of metal scrap, this is […]Read More

Shilpa Bhatia launches Terra Inde in New York

Team L&M Entrepreneur Shilpa Bhatia launched her new fashion store, Terra Inde, in New York. The launch, as stylish as the brand and the woman behind it, marked actress Neetu Chandra modelling at Brooklyn Bridge. Speaking at the launch, Bhatia said, “Every business needs digital presence, so this business would be both, offline and online. […]Read More

Ganesha, the God of Wisdom & Prosperity

Yogi Ashwini, the Guiding Light of Dhyan Ashram, talks about the importance of Lord Ganesh and Ganesh Chaturthi Lord Ganesh is said to be the deity closest to the physical world; he is the god of wisdom, knowledge and prosperity. On Ganesh Chatuthri, also known as Vinayak Chaturthi, it is easiest to access the energy […]Read More