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Getting your period while in transit is nothing less of a disaster. Especially when the cramps hit you, adding to the discomfort. In Karnataka, a passenger, Vishal Khanapure, along with his friend, were travelling on the 'Bengaluru to Hospet' train when the friend got her period and did not have...
It was just another day for the rest, but a special one for these Mumbai girls as for them it was the beginning of a new dream. A 22-year-old Aarohi Pandit and 24-year-old Keithair Misquitta embarked on a first-of-its-kind voyage to go around the world in a light sports...
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday wished the Indian Army on the occasion of the 71st Army Day. The Army Day is celebrated on January 15 as on this day in 1949, Field Marshal Kodandera M Cariappa took over as the first Indian commander-in-chief of the Indian Army. Field Marshal...
For over a decade, a movie theatre for watching a movie has been an alien concept. Of course, during this period, many movies were seen, mostly on TV, at home. Some on a laptop after downloading an interesting thing from YouTube! Since this luxury of watching 'The Accidental Prime Minister'...
Aapko bhi hota hai kya?” (Does this also happen to you?) asked a 40-something-year old woman from Rajasthan to Anurag Chauhan. The man, in his early 20s, was for sure taken aback at such an appalling question. Anurag and his team were at a village in Rajasthan, far away from the...
In a country of over 1.3 billion, it is Ladakh—a region with a population of approximately 300,000—that has produced every member of the Indian women’s ice hockey team. Members train on natural frozen ponds that last just two months. These natural rinks lack critical facilities needed to play the game...
Days after revealing recollections from his earliest memories, from even before he turned 10-years-old, as part one of a five-part 'The Modi Story' for the Humans of Bombay, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now recounted the extraordinary story of what happened almost a decade later as he left his...
Each year, the fifteenth of January is celebrated in India as Army Day. It marks the day when Field Marshal Kodandera M. Cariappa (then a Lieutenant General) took over as the first Commander-in-Chief of the Indian Army from General Sir Francis Butcher, the last British Commander-in-Chief of India, on...
A Kashmir with abundant resources, where you simply scatter seeds and harvest fruit, and everybody is a friend and a welcome guest. A place where stories are told under the stars and songs are sung around the fire, where wisdom passed on to robust, hopeful young people. That is...
After BJP’s fabulous winning the most essential province of India, Uttar Pradesh, Everybody is waiting eagerly for a New India that the PM has guaranteed. Individuals are eager after the elections and they are expecting a great deal of advancement to occur under the management of the BJP government.  The...