Proud moment for India! The country’s Carnatic capital Chennai has been included in UNESCO’s Creative Cities Network. The creative artists from this beautiful city are known for their immense contribution in the field of music. Known for its cultural proclivity, Chennai truly deserved to be in the UNESCO Creative Cities list, which includes the total of 180 cities in 72 countries.
Art / Artists / Sketching
Fay Halliday from UK is a talented young artist who travels around the world to create intricate animal drawings for her project Haathi. ‘Haathi’ means elephant, which is where the inspiration originally came from. During her trip to India, she attended the Elephant Festival in Jaipur, Rajasthan and absolutely loved the way elephant owners covered the animals in colourful attires and also painted intricate patterns...
Artists / Inspirational / Painting
It’s heart-wrenching to see people begging in front of you, asking for food or money. Sadly, begging is one of the serious social issues in our country. Many poor handicap people opt to beg because of their inability to work and earn their livelihood. Even 27-year-old Anjana Malli from Rishikesh, Uttarakhand used to live the same life – as she was born with no hands,...
In our country, where most people are negligent towards certain issues in the society, four Australian bikers, Scott Grills, Ben Butcher, Cameron Perry and Taylor Hogan, have come together for a campaign called Ride for Rights – An Indian Odyssey. For the campaign, they will be taking up a 7,000 km journey across India on their Royal Enfield Himalayan motorcycles to highlight child right issues.
If you’re bored of eating out in regular restaurants, next time do visit Hawai Adda – India’s first ever airplane-themed restaurant. Situated in Ludhiana, the largest in Punjab, this swanky restaurant has been made out of a scrap Airbus 320 that used to fly for Air India. Created by four Ludhiana-based entrepreneurs, the plane-turned-restaurant lets the patrons experience what it’s like to eat inside passenger...
While we tend to load ourselves with clothes to stay warm in winter, poor animals have no way to escape the freezing temperatures that even drops to sub-zero at night. Fortunately, a few kind women in a village neighbouring the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Mathura have taken the initiative to make knitted jumpers for elephants to brave the winter chills.
Featured / Your story
Auto rickshaw, also known as tuk-tuk in some parts of the world, is a very common mode of commuting in India. However, how far have you travelled in an auto rickshaw – maximum 50 km to 100 km? But an Indian engineer, Naveen Rabelli, has crossed all the boundaries and drove a solar-powered auto rickshaw over 14,000 kilometres from India to London. He started this...