Section 2

Epitomising A Great Author

An evening at IIC presented its audience some of the best known plays by the renowned Hindi author Dharamveer Bharti. A review by Aruna Bhowmick.

Girl power to the fore

Bal Mitra Gram and Bal Panchayat are two initiatives of Kailash Satyarthi Children's Foundation that have helped children, especially girls, to fight against various issues that plague their villages. Whether it is campaign against child marriage, fight against child labour or for education, girls have played a leadership role.

BEWARE: The Locust Swarms are com-

The looming challenge of a locust invasion that could hit both India and Pakistan hard and lead to famine conditions in the threatened areas.

Town by the lake

Nestled beside the slopes of the Jura Mountains in Switzerland, Neuchâtel is the charm in the crest of its eponymous lake, a gorgeous primitive littoral city with an opulent history and a delightful Old Town, says Rupali Dean.

Co-working Trend in India

With start-ups showing the way forward for future entrepreneurship in the country, working space is at a premium. Co-working has come as a boon for these young businesses with big dreams. Alen Paul and Hasrat Sandhu explore this world of informal office spaces.

Parents, listen please

To highlight parental pressure, a thought-provoking play presented by a students theatre group Articoll on the eve of Independence Day, brought to fore the stress under which modern-day children live.

Food trail

A unique food festival traces the rich variety of cuisine in preIndependence India. Rakesh Kumar samples the fare offered at the ongoing festival.