writing on the wall
About 15 per cent of the
school-going population in India is dyslexic. A remedial education
programme must be integrated in
the school system for a child to overcome it. What is needed is
sensitivity, patience and some crusaders
statement "Your child is dyslexic" can bring to halt
the world of any parent, largely due to ignorance. Dyslexia is not a
debilitating disease to be alarmed of. With some help from trained
educators, the challenge can be got around though with some effort.
glance at Shimla’s history
The recently inaugurated
photo gallery at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study gives a
glimpse into the glorious past of Shimla. The exhibition also
kick-started the year-long golden jubilee celebrations of the premier
inauguration of a mega photo gallery recently in the Viceregal
Lodge has set in motion the year-long golden jubilee celebration of
the founding of the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Shimla.
Before Independence, the Viceregal Lodge had been the summer seat of
13 Viceroys of India.
your skin loves
is rightly said that beauty is an inside job! Putting your best
face forward may be as simple as choosing to include specific foods
with powerful anti-aging, anti-inflammatory, and healing properties in
your diet. Whether you have aging skin, dry skin, wrinkles, rosacea,
puffiness or acne, there are certain foods that you can eat to help
your skin look its very best.
woes of a diabetic person
Dr Sandeep Sharma
is a major health concern. Its severity is compounded when it
leads to other health issues like heart ailments. But oral problems
arising out of high sugar levels can be as problematic as any other
disease. So diabetics also need to take care of their oral health.
The Chinese captured this
young Army officer in 1962 but they could not capture his spirit
Brig A. J. S. Behl (retd)
were heating up between Chinese and Indian forces in NEFA now
called Arunachal Pradesh in August/September 1962. Exchange of fire
between the Chinese and Indian forces was becoming almost a daily
feature. There was an urgent requirement of additional artillery fire
support in 7 Infantry Brigade Sector. To meet this requirement, Army
Headquarter decided to send one troop of guns from 17Para Field
Regiment to NEFA. I, as a young officer, was a part of this troop.
2015's top 5
along the monastic island
One of the prettiest islands
in Germany, Reichenau is also known for its three world heritage
Romanesque churches dating between 9th and 11th century, besides its
120 farms engaged in cultivating vines and vegetables
short, tree-lined avenue from the mainland led up to an
incredibly green island. Fresh, orchard- scented air filled the lungs.
Vineyards, greenhouses and fields loom as one drives into Reichenau.
The tiny island is dotted with innumerable vineyards, which led it to
be known as the Wine Island. It is also known as the ‘Vegetable
Island’ by the locals since the area under vegetable plantation is
larger than the area used for habitation. The churches on the island
have earned it a place on the list of Unesco Heritage sites.
tales from many lands
For lovers of good cinema,
the 45th International Film Festival of India, Goa, is the place to
be. Many award-winning films are scheduled to be screened at the
anticipated new titles from both established masters and
promising newbies, besides three major retrospectives, are among the
cinematic riches being showcased at the 45th International Film
Festival of India, being held in Goa.
has no place in creativity’
With three chartbusters in a
row, any other man would be walking on cloud nine. But singer
Sukhwinder Singh, who is not new to success, firmly believes that
arrogance can only hamper the creative pursuit
be fooled by his simple persona. Bollywood’s ace playback
singer Sukhwinder Singh of "Chaiyya Chaiyya" and
"Jai Ho" fame runs deep. Even though he is riding
high, what with three hit songs ("Bismill", "Radhe
Radhe" and "Happy Budday") in a row, when he
talks it’s not some man high on the adrenalin rush of success.
Rather philosophically, almost in a mood of contemplation, he shares
what it takes to be a good playback singer.