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Culturama September 2014 | Global Adjustments

2 India may be celebrating 67 years of independence this year, but its culture is 3,000 years old. Another ancient culture flourished in China. And the two countries share a common thread – thanks to a monk called Bodhidharma, who travelled from Kanchipuram in South India to the Henan province...
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Window to my World | Vimla Patil

2 Why do we want to know what we want to know? This question has been asked by many learned people through the centuries. The only satisfactory answer they have all given is that knowledge enriches us in a unique manner and makes us rooted human beings who understand many cultures and their expressions through...
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Inspirational Woman: Mishti Verma | Founder of Inner Katha Interventions

1 I am an experiential corporate trainer, theatre director and founder of Inner Katha Interventions. My company brings the magic of theatre and alternative experiential learning to the corporate stage. We do behavioural and soft skills training for women, students and organisations, and have conducted programs at leading multinationals pan India. I started theatre at the age of 16. I...
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Culturama August 2014 | Global Adjustments

0 The month of August brings with it two reasons for celebrations. One, the country’s Independence Day, which falls on August 15; and two, the city of Chennai celebrates its 375th birthday on August 22. In lieu of Independence Day, this month’s Culturama magazine present some glimpses of some milestones...
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The Good Old Lady | Payal Gandhi Hoon Blog

0 I travelled to assist my NLP mentor on a training course in Cherai, Kerala by the beach. I checked into a home stay owned and run by a lady called Ms. Panioty. There she was in a long, wide, ankle-length printed dress, her hair tied in a small tuft, lines of experience and life running down her face, coupled...
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Women Coming Into Focus: India’s Budget 2014-15 Impact | Laila Dastur Haksar

0 Last week (10 July 2014), Union Finance Minister, Arun Jaitley, presented the Union Budget 2014 to the Indian Parliament. A controversial announcement in this years budget has been the allocation of Rs 200 crore for a giant statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat. Along with the expected audience of businesses and markets, the budget was closely followed by house wives, the working class and senior citizens as its provisions were expected to...
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