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Diksha was eight years old when she lost her father, a soldier, in the Kargil War. Major Dwivedi would write many loving letters to his family when he was on duty. Diksha and her sister Neha would read and re-read those letters as a way to remember him. Three years ago, she decided to collect other such letters that...

Who are we Indians? And what are our origins? The most fought-over question in Indian history is slowly, but surely, getting answered. Did the Aryans, who composed Sanskrit and Hinduism’s oldest religious texts, the Vedas, come into India sometime between 2000 BC – 1500 BC? New DNA evidence based study has made...

They say you can always trust an author with a good reading recommendation. To help you find some excellent summer reads, we rounded up authors from across our different lists to answer a simple question: Which book would you recommend to your readers this summer? Here are 6 amazing suggestions –    Abhijit...

वर्चस्व की लड़ाइयां कभी-कभी बदलावों का संवाहक हुआ करती थीं। हालॉकि गॉव के हर नाके पर तनाव था, मगर चुहल भी थी, और कयासें तो...

Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) is a company that has gone through periods of extreme economic crises and has always managed to come out on top. HUL executive Sudhir Sitapati tells us about some of the principles and business strategies that make HUL almost recession-proof. 1. Entrepreneurial approach Most people...

उत्तराखण्ड की तहसील भटवारी में एक गाँव है, गंगोत्री। भागीरथी नदी के किनारे बसे इस गाँव से लगभग 20 कि.मी. ही होगा गोमुख, जिससे...

Have you ever wondered where the word parenting comes from? It comes from the Latin word parere, which means to bring forth. In week 4 of the #ReadInstead Lit fest, our author and clinical psychologist Dr. Anubha Majithia hosted a super helpful parenting masterclass in which she talked us through five things parents...

Historian and author Rana Safvi is not just an amazing author but has a wealth of traditional Muslim home recipes. Check out this mouth-watering mutton curry recipe she shared with us – For some one looking for a tasty, light home made #AlooGosht (Mutton and potato curry) The Ingredients: 1/2 Kg meat (goat) 1 large...

  This week, we had author and former Chief Economic Advisor of the Government of India, Arvind Subramanian have a riveting discussion with French economist Thomas Piketty, author of Capital and Ideology and many other bestselling books.  Watch their conversation here:   Following are some of the key takeaways from...

  Most writers have, in some way or the other, struggled with how to further the plot of their story. To help out with this all too familiar problem, Srishti Chaudhary, author of several short stories on the Juggernaut App, Once Upon a Curfew, and upcoming Lallan Sweets, takes us through her super helpful writing...