Ajay Saklani reminisces his schooling as a child in a Himachal village. But the apparent nostalgia also oozes his dissatisfaction with why six-year old kids like him had to walk six kilometers, on paths where even mountain goats would hesitate to trudge, to a school where education was never a priority...
By: Shikha Patial Shimla: There’s something amazingly special about Saturdays on the Shimla Mall Road. The century old Mall Road buzzes extraordinarily on Saturdays with the ensemble of city’s entire young crowd. It wasn’t always the same; Saturdays were no...
Women are synonymous with strength, care, devolution and round the clock support. Believe it or not, we women are serious multi-taskers and even researchers prove it. It's our thing to be best at managing hordes of things. That said, women...
By Dr. DALIP GOSAIN The Muslim tribal Gujjars of Himachal Pradesh exhibit varied ways of ‘Lifestyle’ viz pastoral, semi-nomadic and settled centering around dairy farming. They remained isolated from the mainstream of society, maintaining their own traditional cultural identity, but...
By: Shikha Patial Shimla: Khali’s journey from Sirmaur to Atlanta where he is currently based is well known to everyone. He is a big star today, and the media has spent reams of paper on him. Luckily being a Shimlaiite,...