Tags : India

‘Bollywood has helped build a bridge between India and Pakistan’

Saurabh Tankha Around four years back, Karachi-based journalist Taha Kehar gave up the prospect of a legal career and flew back to Karachi from London where he was pursuing a law degree from SOAS, University of London. He became a full-time journalist/ editor at The Express Tribune where he worked on the Peshawar city edition […]Read More

Spinal cord injury cases on rise in India

World Spinal Cord Injury Day tomorrow Team L&M Balkrishna Palkar, a farmer from Sindhudurg (Ratnagiri), suffered a major injury in his spine and leg after falling from a coconut tree. The 42-year-old underwent a spine and leg fracture surgery in Goa. Despite being hospitalised for over a month, his condition didn’t improve. He could neither sit nor […]Read More

A witty, satirical account of globalisation

Book The Sellout Nation: A Tryst with Globalisation Author Vikram Bhatti Pages 228 Publisher notionpress.com Price Rs 290   Rajkumari Sharma Tankha  Why I picked up The Sellout Nation …a Tryst with Globalisation is because I was thoroughly exhausted of the number of chick lit romances I was deluged with. I wanted something different, and […]Read More

Dance and paint to promote tourism

This beautiful world looks even more beautiful to us because of artistes who show us the various colours of life around. There are different types of artistes in this world. Some are singers, dancers, painters, musicians and many more. But there are a few who are all-in-one. It has been a while that I have […]Read More

We lost Tagore today

Team L&M It was on August 7, 1941 that Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore passed away in Kolkata, West Bengal. The first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1913, Tagore was the composer of three national anthems: Jana Gana Mana for India, Amar Shonar Bangla for Bangladesh and one of his students at Viswa Bharati University, […]Read More

Over four million Indians suffer from schizophrenia

Dr Ananya Choudhury Schizophrenia is one of the most devastating illnesses known to mankind. As with other illnesses, this one too does not discriminate on the basis of gender, religion, community, socio-economic strata or race. Statistics say one in 100 people suffer from schizophrenia. Shockingly, of the total 25 million schizophrenia cases, India accounts for anywhere between […]Read More

ChetChat provides authentic, unbiased career information

She heads one of the largest online chat shows in the career and education space, with special focus on education. In a conversation with www.lifeandmore.in, Chetna Vasishth talks about setting up ChetChat two years ago as a pro bono initiative with the goal of helping youth take the most informed career choices as she believed […]Read More

Sleep tight on SleepyCat box mattresses

Team L&M For many of you who, like me, are unaware of what a box mattress is, here it is… A box mattress uses advanced technology to easily roll-pack the mattress into a box that is one-third of its normal size. And the first company to bring it to India is SleepyCat. The box mattress […]Read More