Author: Nikita Tandon

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Valmik Thapar: On the Trail of the Tiger

A famous wildlife expert and conservationist, Valmik Thapar is an Indian natural historian who has dedicated his life to research on tiger protection in the country. A well known naturalist, he rose to worldwide fame...

Silambam, the martial art form fought using sticks and shields Photo Courtesy: cherarocks.com

Reviving the Lost Martial Arts of India

Martial Arts: The Indian Context The sharp and swift moves, disciplined mind and body, and courage like a tiger characterize the nature of the various martial art forms of India. Very broadly defined, any...

A dastangoi in progress | Photo Courtesy: dastangoi.blogspot.com

Dastangoi: The Fading Art of Urdu Storytelling

India has been a hub of storytelling and narration from time immemorial. Generations have literally grown up at the feet of our grandparents, listening fascinatedly to all time favourite bedtime stories in wide-eyed wonder....

Tree Walk, Trivandrum

Back to Nature: The Tree Walk of Trivandrum

The lush green cover, the cool morning breeze, and the immersive sight of beautiful huge trees scattered all over is what once defined the greenest city of India – Trivandrum. Sadly, with the advent of...