In conversation With Kulpreet Yadav

Do you keep procrastinating writing? Do you keep giving excuses as to why today is not a perfect day to write? If yes, you must read on.I recently read a book Catching the Departed, an entertaining thriller that has the elements of patriotism, romance and suspense. I loved...

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In Conversation With Anay Mann

Having done exhibitions all over the world and shot covers for some very famous magazines like Forbes, Newsweek, Better Homes, Anay Mann, a model turned software developer turned photographer, is a multifaceted photographer. Known for his bold, individualistic sensibility in photography, each of his portraits tells you all about...

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In Conversation With Chandni Mehta

Chandni Mehta is a young reformer in the making. who is pursuing her Ph.D. on “The Relevance of Swami Vivekananda’s Philosophy in Management Systems”. After doing her BBA and MBA from reputed institutions, she decided to continue with her studies, but chose what most people think to be a...

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In Conversation With Manish Gupta

About a month ago, Manish Gupta, author of English Bites had contacted me requesting a review for his book. He sent me a detailed introduction about the book, a few anecdotes from the book and also links to the reviews of the books. Let me confess, I didn’t need...

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In Conversation with Saket Modi

Do you have a Facebook account? A Twitter account? What about Google+, MySpace and every other social networking site there is? If you’re answer is yes (which I’m guessing it is) then here’s a little reality check for you. Warning: Social media junkies read on at your own...

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In Conversation With Madhumita Halder

After having graduated from IIT Bombay and having worked at, Rhythm & Hues, the animation company responsible for movies like The Golden Compass, Madhumita Halder went on to teach at Rishi Valley School. Later, she started a board game company, MadRat Games along with Rajat Dhariwal and Manuj Dhariwal....

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An Interview With Chris Guillebeau

This book is about micro-entrepreneurship andIndiais a nation of micro-entrepreneurs. There are all kinds of people starting all kinds of projects. Like even on the streets, the rickshaw-pullers, people starting little food projects, etc.; and these people are responsible for their own well-being. It’s not that I’m coming to...

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An Afternoon With Advaita

It wasn’t anything serious and formal. I met up with Chayan Adhikari at a nice little café and we talked over a nice cup of coffee. It didn’t feel like I was sitting with the western vocalist for one of Delhi’s most famous bands. I’m sure you’ve all...

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Getting Goofy With Dhruv Visvanath

I was very curious to interview this person, about whom I had always heard the nicest things. Dhruv Visvanath, the name would come up and everybody present would suddenly smile cheerily, look more interested and just…appear brighter, for some reason. Dhruv Visvanath, they would say, nodding and beaming, very...

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An Interview with Pooja Dhingra

Pooja Dhingra is a young, renowned pastry chef and the owner and Executive Chef of Le15 Patisserie, a dessert paradise in Mumbai for every person with a sweet tooth. Her passion for food began at a tender age. Not giving up on her “baking” dream, Pooja, trained at Le Cordon...

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A Tête-à-Tête with the CEOs

We were at the Porter Prize event at Leela Kempinski Gurgaon, where we couldn’t help but be in awe of the success stories of some companies. Here we are, in conversation with some candid CEOs, about their clever company strategies and their advice to today’s youth on chasing their dreams:

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Getting Chatty with the Suits

The Institute for Competitiveness held the Porter Prize in India for the very first time. In honor of the renowned philosopher; Professor Michael E. Porter, the Porter Prize was established to appreciate and recognize the strategic efforts made by Japanese companies that have made them successful. The award ceremony...

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An Interview with Bastab Chakraborty

Bastab Chakraborty is the founder editor of the flourishing website, Between The Lines (http://betweenthelines.in/). Between The Lines is a website that provides book reviews and interviews of authors. Here, Bastab talks to us about Between The Lines, balancing his day job and his passions amongst other things.

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A Tête-à-tête with Tuhin Sinha

Tuhin A. Sinha is the bestselling author of That Thing Called Love, Of Love And Politics, and The Captain. The versatile author, who is also a columnist and a scriptwriter, came to Delhi University recently, to interact with the students about his recently published political fiction, The Edge Of...

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Interview with Kryptos

Kryptos is a Bangalore-based heavy metal band. Formed in 1998 by Nolan Lewis (vocals/guitars) and Ganesh (ex-vocals/bass), Kyptos has gathered a lot of fame with its three albums— Spiral Ascent (2004), The Ark of Gemini (2008) and the recently released The Coils of Apollyon— and multiple gigs in...

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In Conversation with Munish Dewan

In a very short span, Munish Dewan was rising higher in his career, than anyone could expect. He had led 12 new development projects for the likes of Toyota, GM, Ford, Fiat, Suzuki and Mahindra and Mahindra. On a roll from then on, he became an expert in Supply...

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Interview with Heathen Beast

The three atheists Carvaka, Samkhya and Mimamsa (the three atheistic schools of Indian philosophy) are different in a way that their music is influenced by Indian context and lyrics are hard-hitting. In fact, the the video of one of the songs of their latest EP ‘The Drowning of the...

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Interview With Youth Icon

Mr.Samarth Agarwall is the National President of the NGO Make a Difference popularly known as MAD. In addition he also heads the Delhi chapter of the organisation. An SRCC alumnus he gave up a career as an investment banker to take up the challenging task of fighting educational inequity...

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Interview with Youth Icon

His life has been an inspirational story of a less-privileged but a talented youth making himself-reliant, despite of all odds heavily stacked him. He further nurtures dreams of striking it big in the vast world of self-employed entrepreneurs.

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Interview

joined John Lewis 5 and a half years ago. While I was looking, I selected John Lewis among many as it has a good name and if you want development, then John Lewis provides you with all the scopes.

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The Blogger of the Week – Miss Malini!

I started blogging on a whim back in 2008 when my friend Karan Wadhera suggested I start a blog along the lines of PerezHilton.com, the rest as they say is history and since February 2011 I quit my job at Channel [V] as digital content head to do this...

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Questioning a Clicker : Kunal Rajput

A software engineer by education, Kunal Rajput is a professional photographer based in New Delhi. He graduated in 2009 from the Army Institute of Technology, Pune and worked with Infosys, Bangalore for a year before leaving the job to follow his true calling in life. Since then, he has...

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In Conversation with Sumrit Shahi

What odds do you have on publishing a national bestselling novel, if you’re just 17, come from a business class family, are known to visit the principal’s office for all the wrong reasons and claim to be a laidback, not so pseudo intellect .Your head turns to the negative...

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“I’m not here to shatter a myth!” – Rajeev Khandelwal

“I’ve struggled a lot in the industry!” Say many, but “I want to struggle each time to get there!” is a path trodden by few. He dares to go by that approach and still manages to rule the hearts. With his offbeat films like Aamir, Shaitan and Soundtrack actually...

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An Interview with Shubhadeep Roy

An IIT Kharagpur (2005) and IIM Calcutta (2007) alumnus, he worked in marketing and advertising roles and then left it all to venture and live his dreams. This is Shubhadeep Roy for you. He is brilliant, determined, remarkably creative and above all courageous. His passion for theatre and cinema...

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A Conversation with Educational Therapist Reena Gupta

Some choose the corporate sector, some travel around, looking at the world through their lens and some entertain others with their theatre, art and words. Yet, here are people who are concerned with making a difference in the lives of many around them, those, whom the society generally looks...

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Interview With Mr.Yuvhraj Singh; An Artistic Genius

A friend, a mentor, an inspiration, creator of his own destiny, ‘YUHVRAJ SINGH’ is actually the king of all. He is a choreographer and a director of not only dance but of his lifestyle as well. He is a true motivator and a hardworking personal who believes in chasing...

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Interview with Sharen Kaur

With a pocket full of awards, this young and gorgeous designer is all set to hit the Indian market. Inspired from old bollywood and historic Victorian dresses, her latest silhouettes are structured and floaty. Sharen has a passion for design and making her own clothes and likes to keep...

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Interview with Varun Singhal

Varun Singhal, is a nineteen year old teenager, who dreams big. He is a young entrepreneur who is studying Bachelor of Commerce at Delhi University. He owns an E-commerce website GamesGarage in partnership with his cousin. He is responsible for the marketing and public relations of the firm....

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An Interview with Author Advaita Kala

In 2009, her ‘almost single’ girl’s 282 page rollercoaster ride left the readers wondering what is in store for them next. Came 2010 and Siddharth Anand entrusted her with the task of penning down the script of Anjana Anjani! It’s 2011 already and if you’re wondering about the whereabouts...

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Interview with Mr. Bimal Agarwal

Bimal Agarwal, owner of Plywood Agencies has made his mark in his hometown Jamshedpur and now even on a national level. He started off as a working hand at his fathers’ small firm and then with his intellect, hard work, patience and determination to carve a niche for himself...

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Interview with Rahul Saini

Reading his books make you feel that they are a part of your life. Your entity, your personality and your aura everything will be connected and reflected in his story. You will find yourself in his protagonists. I was really lucky or say fortunate to interview him as he...

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Interview with Mr. Krish Ashok

Krish Ashok is a popular blogger from Chennai who works as the head of Web 2.0 Innovation lab at TCS. He is a passionate open source enthusiast, an amateur Rubyist, a classical violinist and a guitarist, an amateur cellist,used to be a Radio Jockey with Chennai Live 104.8 and...

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An Interview with Abhijit Alka Anil – A Humanitarian

Abhijit Alka Anil, a social worker is working for innumerable social causes since the last 5 years. At 27 he is into grass root level work and has brought about a change. Salute to youth like him who re-define the word noble!

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Prashant Kumar – A Youth Icon

Prashant Kumar, an LLB student at Bharati Vidyapeeth University, Pune, Maharashtra has already started spreading his wings. He has his own social organization - SAVERA. Seeks inspiration in mother Teresa. He aspires to change the society by making a change at an early age of 25. He is also...

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Open interview of Gkhamba

We all need to be rescued from boredom, frustration and the sheer banality of our day to day life. Some wait for a tight spandex clad superhero while others sharp minded just type in www.gkhamba.com

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Interview with a Youth Icon

Our interaction took place with the youth Icon Prof. (Dr.) Umesh Saxena, the Director of St. Chitransh Public Senior Secondary School, Jaipur (Raj.) He was being interviewed by Ms Yashoda Verma, research Scholar from the University of Raj., Jaipur. The significant aspect of this youth icon appeared that Dr....

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Youth CUREs Ragging

Taking the first step has always been the most difficult task. More so, when you stand up against an evil which people feel doesn’t exist and you get criticized at every step moved forward. But to take all the criticism positively in your stride and pursue your vision is...

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Interview with Mr. Gaurav Makkar

VP: What does social entrepreneurship mean to you? Gaurav Makkar: In recent times there is a lot of debate going around what does ‘Social Entrepreneurship’ actually means. To me social entrepreneurship means solving a social problem through entrepreneurial means in an innovative and self sustainable way.

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An Interview with Dakshina Vaidyanathan

Dance is in her blood. At a young age of 21 she has moved audiences worldwide through a myriad of national and international performances, in in Japan, Africa, New Zealand and Russia to name a few and won many prestigious awards and scholarships as well. Dakshina Vaidyanathan, granddaughter of...

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Interview with Tishani Doshi – Author of The Pleasure Seekers

An Indian Poet, Dancer and Novelist Tishani Doshi, the author of ‘The Pleasure Seekers’ tells us about her interests and life…and they are indeed as interestingly as her name sounds...

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An Interview with Mr. Ajit Kamath

Mr. Ajit Kamath is enjoying a long and lustrous carrier as a trainer at various educational institutes and organizations. He is currently Senior Trainer and Director at WizTalks and has delivered corporate training workshops to companies such as RBI, Oberoi hotels and Resorts, J.P. Morgan Chase; these are just...

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Interview with Chitra Gurnani, Co-founder of Thrillophilia

Not everyone has the conviction to do things they believe in, but the co-founders of Thrillophilia Adventure Tours Pvt. Ltd. Abhishek Daga & Chitra Gurnani, do possess it. With a vision to become a one stop solution for adventure sports in the Indian sub-continent, they started Thrillophilia in May...

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An Interview with Nishant Sharma – Founder of Intuitive Thoughts

“The clock will tick, when the time is right” says Nishant Sharma, Founder of Intuitive Thoughts. An engineer by profession, Nishant quit his job with a top MNC to venture into the bewitching world of spirituality. He looks like your normal 23-year-old guy next door. He walks in wearing...

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An Interview with Abhinav Nayar – The British Airways Brand Ambassador

Viewspaper: What does this achievement mean to you? Abhinav: This certainly means a lot to me. It has given me a portal to help other applicants and that stands great credit. Till about a year ago, I was a little confused about things but my seniors have been patient and...

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An Interview with Sayan Das – The British Airways Brand Ambassador

Viewspaper: What does this achievement mean to you? Sayan: I never expected this opportunity would land on my doorstep. I was completely thrilled when it came my way and it has been a fantastic experience.

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An Interview with Aditya Zutshi – The British Airways Brand Ambassador

Viewspaper: What does this achievement mean to you? Aditya: Becoming the Brand Ambassador of British Airways India truly feels great. British Airways as a brand is very close to me because of its brand values-Safe and secure, Professional, Warm, Thoughtful and Responsible-which are some of the values that I very...

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An Interview with Shikhar Dogra, Founder of Straight and Direct

At the age of 25 Shikhar Dogra is the Founder and Director of SD Public Relations. He started his PR firm in December 2009 to provide media strategies, employee relations, media relations, marketing initiatives and crisis management services to his prospective clients...

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Interview with Kimneihat Vaiphei

The population of Manipur according to 2001 Census is 2,166,788. Of this 741,141 are Scheduled Tribes (STs), which constitutes 34.2 per cent of the total population of the state. There are a total of twenty nine (29) notified Scheduled Tribes in the state. One such tribe is the Vaiphei...

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Interview with Rock Band Null Friction

Null Friction is a Madras-based Indian rock band, started in 2005 by high school students Shreyans Jha, Abhishek Singhal and Ansh Sanyal. Rising in popularity after their first album ‘World Wide Quiet’...

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An Interview with Achala Pani, Founder of Let’s Live Together

This is the story of all those dogs whose precious lives have been saved by Achala Pani,the founder of Let’s Live Together, a volunteer animal helpline located in Bangalore...

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