Sonakshi Sinha on projecting healthy body image: ‘Growing up as an overweight girl gets difficult when…’

Sonakshi Sinhawho calls herself ‘Shotgun Junior’ on her Instagram bio, is a name to reckon with — not only as a Bollywood actor, but also a fashionista, makeup aficionado, and a crusader for body positivity. But, the actor also has an artistic side, glimpses of which she often shares with her followers. Buy Now | … Read more

Learning by experience: Finnish model of education is growing in India

In India, schools for children are usually the same for students across the country. Children wake up early, rush to school half-sleepy, rote-learn half of what is being taught, and then aimlessly complete their homework when they come back home. However, the scenario seems to be slowly changing with the introduction of the Finnish model … Read more

Explained: Why Armenia is witnessing growing anti-govt unrest over the Nagorno-Karabakh region

Armenia has been witnessing growing anti-government protests in recent weeks against possible concessions over the Nagorno-Karabakh territory, disputed with neighbor Azerbaijan. On May 18, protests briefly shut down metro services in the capital Yerevan, with social media posts showing agitators blocking the doors of metro carriages and preventing trains from moving. Reuters reported that protestors … Read more

There is a growing intolerance to difference

“Muslims in India and their so-called protectors would do well to realise that most Indians endorse the Karnataka High Court verdict […] because they are avowedly against any emotional or cultural secessionism or spreading a sense of separateness for the sake of being politically correct.” — Vinay Sahasrabuddhe, IE, April 1“We Indians love our freedom. … Read more