Isha Arora

Articles By Isha Arora

42 Articles

Problems we face in chess mirror problems in life: Viswanathan Anand | Interview

India’s first grand master and former World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand has penned an inspirational book, Mind Master, on his metamorphosis from a chess enthusiast to one of the finest players the world has ever s

Viswanathan Anand, World Chess Champion, Viswanathan Anand autobiography, Mind Master, India first grand master, sports news

Do you have food allergies? Here’s an alternative for you

Clinical nutritionist Ishi Khosla, who is also founder of Whole Foods, adds that while there is a genuine increase in cost, a rise in demand would help.

Lifestyle News

It is important for corporates to give back to society: Jay Shah

We first try to identify art forms or themes that need support — areas where there is a significant void and sizeable progress can be made with our participation.

Jay Shah, vice-president and head of cultural outreach at the Mahindra Group News

How dynamics of fashion industry are changing and empowering artisans

As part of Antaran’s first phase, Gautam and his team have targeted six clusters or communities — two in Odisha and Assam, respectively, and one in Nagaland — whose craft is not just peculiar, but also on the verge of e

fashion industry, handloom, artisans, handloom fashion, Odisha, Assam, Nagaland, eri, muga silk, Odisha, Assam, Loin Loom, Maniabandha artisan, handloom saree, handloom fabric, handloom shop News

Air pollution: As humans choke, brands make a killing

l Not only are anti-pollution products selling fast, brands are pegging products as anti-pollution

Air pollution, Anti-pollution, Amazon India, air purifier, air purifier sales, Dabur Chyawanprash, face masks, Gur Channa, air-purifying plants News

Assistive technology for persons with disabilities

Artificial intelligence & machine learning can be deployed to create products for enhanced productivity among the differently-abled

Assistive technology, Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning, Exoskeletons, IIT Delhi, Microsoft India News

Diwali 2019: In Odisha, Kauriya Kathi is practised on this day

Kali Puja pandals brimming with festivities come up across Odisha in the week leading to Diwali. In the city of Cuttack, pandals showcase tableaux made with silver.

Odias worship not just Goddess Lakshmi and Lord Ganesha, but also follow the Bengali-ritual of Kali Puja. News

Diwali 2019: How Sindhis celebrate the festival of lights

During this ritual, the phrase “Lakshmi aayi, Danat vaai”is said, which loosely translates into Goddess Lakshmi's arrival signifies the removal of poverty.

After having sweets, Sindhis light earthen lamps and keep their houses open throughout the night to welcome the Goddess of wealth. News

Why settle for gifts that are redundant? Ask away through gift registry

Whether it’s wedding, housewarming or birthday, why should one settle for gifts that are more redundant than useful? Ask away through gift registry, which is fast gaining currency in India

gifts for wedding, gifts for birthday, gifts for dad, gifts for mom, online shopping News

Decoded: Modi govt’s decision to ban e-cigarettes and their impact

In the absence of proper research and laws around vapes, it is almost impossible to arrive at a conclusive decision with respect to their use.

Lifestyle News

Jodhpur RIFF: Improvisation in tune with originality

In its 13th year, the Jodhpur RIFF promises to be bigger and better with a number of unique performances lined up.

Jodhpur RIFF, Rajasthan International Folk Festival, musical saga, Mehrangarh Fort, Irish musicians, Armenian musical instruments News

Swachh Bharat? Condition of public toilets continues to be dismal

Even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachh Bharat Mission is being implemented with great gusto, the condition of public toilets in our country continues to be dismal. We gather opinion from people on the street across t

Swachh Bharat, Condition of public toilets, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Chandni Chowk, urban public toilets, Restrooms toilets, open defecation, Swachh Bharat Mission, public washroom News

Kidding around: How children’s fitness is becoming big business

A few schools have gym facilities on their premises, but fitness activities always tend to be ignored when academics get tougher and pressure to score good marks takes centre stage.

fitness trainer, fitness tracker, fitness watch, fitness certificate, gyms near me, child health, gymnast, gymnast physique, gymnast body News

Hydroponic farming: Why soil-free agriculture might be the way forward

Research has put the market value of hydroponics at $8.08 bn in 2019, prompting entrepreneurs to believe that soil-free agriculture might be the way forward. We talk to some of them

Agiculture, Farming, Artificial Intelligence, PM Modi News

The Senior Zone: How the ‘elderly’ market in India is lucrative

A number of start-ups are catering specifically to senior citizens, be it retail stores, web platforms, healthcare or tutoring services. Find out how the ‘elderly’ market in India is a lucrative space.

Lifestyle News

Business with a heart

Last year, the AFSF Foundation was registered under Section 8 of the Companies Act, 2013, and is currently funding five sportspersons.

Lifestyle News

Indian distilleries have to get their barrels right: Jim Murray

In your personal capacity, which whisky do you prefer the most – a drink that you like to sit with at the end of the day.

Lifestyle News

Is it right to outrightly ban cannabis cultivation?

Legalisation of cannabis is a much debated topic. Is it right to outrightly ban its cultivation and production or can we use it selectively for our benefit?

Lifestyle News

Japanese flavours to discerning diners in the national capital

From refreshing additions to the menu like cold tomato soup with snow crab to flirting with different styles of cooking, including the use of clay pot, the new head chef, Shimomura Kazuya, is leaving no stone unturned to show

Lifestyle News

Boxout.fm: Know how this online community radio platform helping musicians in India

At a time when there is surplus musical content jostling for space on platforms like YouTube, SoundCloud, Spotify, etc, an online community radio platform with curated content comes as a breath of fresh air

Boxout.fm, online community radio platform, Spotify, SoundCloud, New Delhi, online community radio, YouTube music industry, DJ MoCity, Boxout Weekender News

How personal hygiene in the country is undergoing a transformation

From stand-and-pee products for women to anti-chafing creams and lotions for men, a wide variety of intimate-care products have expanded the hygiene market in India multifold. As the world celebrates World Health Day today, w

Lifestyle News

Bridging the gap: Apps that are bringing voters closer to their leaders

A tech-driven election: From providing information about the upcoming Lok Sabha polls to assisting voters in making an informed choice, there are apps and web-based platforms that are bringing voters closer to their leaders

Elections News

How retailers are cashing in on election merchandise

From saris, jackets, handbags and T-shirts to scarfs, hoodies, masks and balloons, election merchandise has found its way to shops across India ahead of the all-important Lok Sabha polls this year. And cashing in on the frenz

election merchandise, retailers, Old Delhi, lok sabha elections 2019, Sadar Bazaar, Bara Tooti Chowk, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Rahul Gandhi, Ghatkopar, Mumbai, Chowkidar Chor Hai, Amit Shah News

A rap for change: Gully Boy raked in the moolah, but Indian rappers, hip-hop artistes still striving for recognition

While Bollywood’s first-ever offering on the burgeoning Indian hip-hop culture, Gully Boy, has successfully raked in the moolah, rappers and hip-hop artistes in the country still strive to be recognised by the Indian music

Entertainment News

Women at work: 5 inspiring stories of achievers who tasted success despite all odds

At a time when India is battling its worst employment woes, it is heartening to see women taking up roles and jobs in the informal sector that society considers fit only for men.

India News

A slice of Sicily: This masterchef shows how ingredients can be celebrated in the era of complex fusion food

People think that the cuisine and way of cooking are the same throughout the country when, in fact, in the whole of Italy, there are many differences in the style of cooking, recipes and ingredients,” D’Angelo noted.

Lifestyle News

Exotic Peruvian spirit pisco is slowly gaining prominence

The clear, aromatic spirit traces its origins to the province that bears the same name, which lies on the shores of the Pacific Ocean, 143 miles south of Peru's capital Lima.

india, peru, spain News
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