‘Ladies Coupe’ by Anita Nair: an introduction!

Forty-five and single, Akhila has never been allowed to live her own life – always the daughter, the sister, the aunt, the provider – until the day she gets herself a one-way train ticket to the seaside town of Kanyakumari. In the intimate atmosphere of the ladies coupé, she gets to know her five fellow…

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Women Who Inspire: Books to Read this Women’s Day

“If you want something said, ask a man; if you want something done, ask a woman.” Margaret Thatcher This Women’s Day, get inspired by the women who make it happen. Penguin presents a list of books by women, about women who inspire for men, women and children of all ages. Take a look! The Women’s…

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#OutThisMarch Inspiring Stories For Your Little Ones

March brings along with it spring, the season of new beginnings. Fresh buds bloom, animals awaken and the earth seems to come to life again. Begin this month of March with a spring in your step. Take a look at these energising reads that will lift up your spirits and make for a very interesting…

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Business Books To Rev Up Your Entrepreneurial Spirit!

Whether you’re thinking of kick-starting own business – and need some sound advice – or whether you need to grow your existing business, we’ve got a set of books for you. This March, we have put together a list of books that will tell you how to take your business to new heights and avoid…

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Five Things That Prove Shivaji Was The Bravest

In the land of the Marathas, there was once a fearless young ruler called Shivaji. He was known for his bravery and effective war strategies. This young man went on to become Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj-one of India’s greatest kings and a thorn in the side of the mighty Mughal Empire. The Maratha Empire that he…

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Eight Things You Didn’t Know About The Indian Constitution

India became independent at the stroke of midnight on August 15, 1947. Three years later the Constituent Assembly, whose members were nominated by elected provincial legislatures, promulgated a new constitution declaring the state to be a “sovereign democratic republic. ” It has long been contended that the Indian Constitution of 1950, a document in English…

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The Reluctant Family Man – an excerpt

He’s the destroyer of evil, the pervasive one in whom all things lie. He is brilliant, terrifying, wild and beneficent. He is both an ascetic and a householder, both a yogi and a guru. He encompasses the masculine and the feminine, the powerful and the graceful, the Tandava and the Laasya, the darkness and the…

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Our Favourite Love-Movie Quotes!

There’s something absolutely lovely about love stories, whether it’s their heart-warming storylines, their ability to entertain us, or their relatable characters.  They almost always give us a new standard of love for ourselves and we can’t but help share and re-share the best quotes from them. With this spirit, we’ve partnered with Romedy Now to…

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