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Female Entrepreneur: Bindu Menon – Founder of B&P Creatives

Specialist Expat Relocation Management and Cross-cultural understanding (India inbound). Freelance writer for travel, culture and women’s issues Tell us about yourself and your background I was born in God’s own country – Kerala, raised in Madras that is now Chennai, lived for a couple of years in Mumbai,  the commercial capital...
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YA fantasy novel Sceadu now available on Amazon

Crossword Book Awards finalist Prashant Pinge takes you on a journey inside your shadow Sceadu, a young adult fantasy novel by Crossword Book Awards finalist Prashant Pinge, has just been launched globally. The book has generated considerable attention over the past few months, thanks to an innovative promotional campaign along...
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WeAreTheCity India Launches Mumbai Micro-Site | Caroline Graham

WeAreTheCity India would not be complete with a micro-site dedicated to Mumbai! Mumbai or Bombay – whatever your preference – is the biggest, busiest city in India and we hope our new micro-site does it justice. If you are a would-be blogger living in Mumbai, or you are organising an...
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Culturama November 2014

Seventeen years ago, Global Adjustments started the Annual Beautiful India Photo Competition – that year, there were 12 entries in all. Today, around 500 entries are sent in each year, with each image offering an amazing insight into the country. These are the images that we use in Culturama. The...
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Female Entrepreneur: Caroline Joire – Founder of AGALINE

I am a French citizen who came to Indian five years back. I have done business studies and I have always known I would eventually create my own company. I first came to India for an internship in Delhi with a consulting company helping other French companies to develop their...
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Not a man’s world anymore… | Pooja Jalan

Eight Indian women were named in the Fortune list of 25 most powerful women in the Asia Pacific, four of whom were in the top 10. Placed at number two was Chanda Kochhar, the chief of ICICI Bank, Arundhati Bhattacharya from State Bank of India was at number four, Nishi...
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Videshi Women – An interview with Joan Hyman

Tell us about yourself, your background and what you do currently I am a yoga teacher based in Los Angeles and I travel the world leading retreats and teacher trainings. Where are you living currently and why did you choose that location? I live in Los Angeles because I am...
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Tea for Two | Jo Gaglani, Co-Founder of Iford Manor Collection

Everyone knows that tea is a healthy drink, but have you ever considered the benefits of added ingredients such as spices and flowers?  Herbs, spices and essential oils have long been added to improve the flavour and metabolic benefits of the drink. India has perhaps the best known example of...
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Sceadu Book Review | Leonnie Fisher

I read Sceadu in four nights, simply because I was hooked! From the very beginning it was full of intrigue and mystery, begging the reader to delve into the book to gain the answers. It was full to the brim with rich thought-provoking descriptions allowing the reader to picture the...
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“OH NO! NOT A GIRL AGAIN…..” | Vimla Patil

These are the words often heard in Indian homes when a second or third girl child is born to a family. Yes, social movements, governmental efforts and unbeatable tenacity from women themselves are changing the scenario in Indian society. But the girl child has a long way to go before...
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The Luxury of Giving Up | Shalini Chopra

Recently I was watching a talk on TV, where Sujoy Ghosh was the guest. For those who watched and liked the movie ‘Kahani’, Sujoy is the producer and director of that super successful movie. Before this huge box office hit, he had made three movies which did not do so...
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Why ‘Potential’? | Puja Kohli

“Everybody is talented because everybody who is human has something to express.” Brenda Ueland The word “potential’ transcends multiple fields from physics to social sciences. When we consider potential in electrons we discuss in terms of energy. In neuroscience, we refer to action potential as nerve impulses and when we relate...
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