4 Years Old Chinmay reads Sanskrit, recites Shalokas and even talks to his family members in Sanskrit

At an age when most kids learn English nursery rhymes, Chinmay, 4, reads Sanskrit, recites Shalokas and even talks to his family members in Sanskrit. The boy is a kindergarten student. Chinmay is now popular in seminars and workshops organized to promote the Sansktrit language. “Though fluent in English, Sanskrit continues to be the boy’s … More 4 Years Old Chinmay reads Sanskrit, recites Shalokas and even talks to his family members in Sanskrit

M F Husain

1915-2011 Hussain one of India’s most gifted artists, is an accomplished painter mostly famous for his paintings on Indian women and also for his habit of getting into controversies. With a career spanning several decades, this multi-faceted artist has made significant contributions in other fields also- as a director, photographer and member of the Indian Parliament … More M F Husain

Li Na: China’s tennis rebel is people’s idol

Li Na was hugely popular in China long before she won Saturday’s French Open final, becoming the first Asian tennis player to lift a grand slam singles title. To many Chinese, “China’s number one sister” is a maverick. She has a tattoo, has dyed her hair many different colors and has even been known to … More Li Na: China’s tennis rebel is people’s idol

Girls saved from a life of hell

INDIA – IN A western Mumbai suburb stands a six-storey building that houses 100 girls, mostly minors, where they are given vocational training and psychological counselling. What makes these girls special is that all of them have been rescued from brothels across Maharashtra state. Members of Rescue Foundation, a non-governmental organisation (NGO) in Kandivli, not only … More Girls saved from a life of hell