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.

Adventures in Bahrain

One of the things I love about travel is the prospect to take part in a diversity of varied and exhilarating experiences and I found this in abundance in Bahrain.

Casino Goan

Offshore casinos boost Goa’s tourism economy to a large extent. But, what goes on inside those shiny cruise ships on Mandovi River?

A dramatic fiesta

To celebrate the amazing works of some of the brilliantly-talented playwrights, Shri Ram Centre for Performing Arts (SRCPA) held its annual Summer Theatre Festival this year at Shri Ram Centre, Mandi House.