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Vaibhavi Mishra

Vaibhavi is the human embodiment of a pink evening cloud. She loves to explore, travel and meet new people and catch up on their vibes. She views the world with her poetic glasses; for her, every fellow human is a poem in him/herself full of stardust. She is a history enthusiast and the royalty' s bygone days fascinate her. She loves psychology and likes to meet new people, read into their feelings and their psyches. She wears carpe diem and Hakuna Matata on her sleeves. Her inquisitive explorations landed her up in journalism.

Documentaries on the Indian farmers’ suicides

Documentaries on the Indian farmers’ suicides

April 13, 2020

Indian farmers have been the subject of many films, with most big label productions romanticising their lives. However; a few documentaries have actually shown their lives; burdened by unpaid debts and damaged crops; leading to thousands of suicides each year. We bring you some of the most notable films on the issue. There is pin […]

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Rural tourism destinations in India

Rural tourism destinations in India

April 11, 2020

Almost two-thirds of India lives in villages and hence to discover the real India, head to the countryside, a trend that is rapidly catching up with other forms of tourism. Here are some of the rural destinations that made it to the list of Indian travellers. Through the windows of my wooden cottage, I can […]

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Evergreen Indian love stories

Evergreen Indian love stories

April 4, 2020

Like any other nation, Indian culture too is full of love stories, especially ones where lovers meet a tragic end. Perhaps the tragedy has made these tales evergreen. If we flip through the pages of Indian history, we’ll find many love stories that’ll leave a deep impact on their readers. Full of drama and twists, […]

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Unprecedented spike in online gaming amidst lockdown
Indian films on environment

Indian films on environment

April 3, 2020

From scarcity of water to the crippling challenge of deforestation, many Indian films have dealt with the subject over years in their own creative manner. Here are some of the Indian films that reiterate the damage caused by humanity to the environment. Bhoomi Geetha (1997) Many environmentalists around the world have repeatedly protested against the […]

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A day in Pangot, the hidden gem above Nainital

A day in Pangot, the hidden gem above Nainital

April 1, 2020

Nothing, but echoes of peace and greenery all around. Welcome to a hidden paradise in the Kumaoni hills where nature still rules. Inaccessible to telephonic networks, Pangot is a perfect getaway to recharge your batteries. Like a blank canvas painted with every possible shade of green, from olive to henna, are the foothills of Kumaoni […]

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New age stand-up comics of India

New age stand-up comics of India

March 30, 2020

With smartphones becoming a way of life, social media has become a powerful tool to reach the audience. Venturing into this, many new age comics from India decided to share their bone-tickling content on YouTube, attracting a great response. Here are some of them. With a userbase of over 265 million in the country, YouTube […]

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Nationwide lockdown- A mantra to heal the Nature?

Nationwide lockdown- A mantra to heal the Nature?

March 30, 2020

With the entire nation locked down in the fight against a deadly virus, several reports of clean air, reduced pollution levels and threatened species re-emerging have surfaced. Is a pandemic the only way nature can heal? Painted in the shades of light blue, the sky of Delhi is marked with strokes of red, pink, lavender, […]

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Devika Rani, the first lady of Indian cinema

Devika Rani, the first lady of Indian cinema

March 29, 2020

Devika Rani, the damsel who made her debut on the Indian silver screen in 1933, was known for boldness and a knack for perfection. The legendary actress shook the Indian cinema with her films that challenged patriarchy and the cringing hypocrisy of the society. It was a fine evening in 1933. The single screen theaters […]

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Mahadevi Varma, the pioneer Hindi writer

Mahadevi Varma, the pioneer Hindi writer

March 26, 2020

Hindi literature is incomplete without the mention of Mahadevi Varma, one of the four pioneers who introduced neo-romanticism in Hindi poetry. A strong supporter of feminism, Varma became one of the first female Indian poets to raise the subject of women empowerment. “I remember reading the story of Gillu, the squirrel. The story painted such a powerful […]

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Breathing exercises for enhancing lungs’ capacity

Breathing exercises for enhancing lungs’ capacity

March 24, 2020

Several reports have been putting forth the deteriorating impact of air pollution and smoking on our lungs from time to time. While it is natural for the lung capacity to decrease with ageing, factors like poor air quality and smoking, trigger the process much earlier. Here are some breathing exercises that help in enhancing our […]

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World Sparrow Day 2020

World Sparrow Day 2020

March 20, 2020

Relation of house sparrows and humans dates back to 400,000 years The social species separated from wild birds with the introduction of agriculture The peculiar creature stays near human settlements and avoids forests However, with modernisation the bird’s population saw a dramatic dip Almost each city saw a decline in its population, as per WWF […]

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