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  • 5 common myths about organic skincare products

    5 common myths about organic skincare products

    Jagvir Singh, Founder and President, Refresh Botanicals shares five common misconceptions about organic skincare that will make you rethink your regimen:

    February 19, 2021
  • Amazons: Myths, realities and significance of the wondrous woman warriors

    Amazons: Myths, realities and significance of the wondrous woman warriors

    Title: Amazons – The Real Warrior Women of the Ancient World Author: John Man Publisher: Bantam Press/Penguin Random House Pages: 320 Price: Rs 699 Myths can have great staying power, even beyond their original catchment area. This one began as a major concern (or even worry) of Ancient Greece’s patriarchal society and then spread across …

    September 7, 2017
  • Myths behind management

    Myths behind management

    In the early 1990s Dr SK Chakraborty, professor of financial management at IIM Calcutta, made his way through the incredibly dense forest of our ancient scriptures to extract principles for setting up a new paradigm — the Indian system of management. The corporate world responded enthusiastically, helping to set up the unique Management Centre for …

    August 6, 2017
  • One for sorrow, two for joy

    One for sorrow, two for joy

    It’s been a busy week for animal activists. But recent contention of a Rajasthan High Court judge that peahens got impregnated by drinking the peacock’s tears tickled quite a few funny bones! This just goes to show how several myths and superstitions surrounding animals persist, even when one is highly educated. The most common superstition …

    June 4, 2017
  • Busting two myths about the railways

    Busting two myths about the railways

    The myth-making propensity of a self-contained, insular entity is immense and the insularity of the Indian Railways has given birth to various myths. Lack of knowledge about a huge organisation creates imaginary concoctions about its strength, potential and achievements. Indian Railways, projected as a huge organisation under a single management, has generated different myths in …

    January 31, 2017
  • Moon and its many faces

    Moon and its many faces

    “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”  ― Mark Twain  Moon has been a companion for man and his imagination since times immemorial. The good ‘ol moon has also been a constant source of musing for the earthlings who associate the celestial body with fascinating myths and …

    November 18, 2016
  • Moon and its many faces

    Moon and its many faces

    “Everyone is a moon, and has a dark side which he never shows to anybody.”  ― Mark Twain  Moon has been a companion for man and his imagination since times immemorial. The good ‘ol moon has also been a constant source of musing for the earthlings who associate the celestial body with fascinating myths and …

    November 18, 2016