If you have ever been to India you must know what ‘Horn Please’ means as it is carefully written on the back of all the trucks in the subcontinent as an advice for the driver who intends to go past them.These images are a part of ‘Horn Please – Trucks and Trucking in India‘; a … Read more
Trucking in india is not a simple way of life and India’s truck drivers do not get an easy ride. Away from their families for months at a time, their work requires concentration day and night. Some need to continue driving, despite poor eyesight, to provide for their families. But a new campaign by Shell … Read more
Lecoanet Hemant is a fashion label, founded by Didier Lecoanet and Hemant Sagar. The label initially was based in Rue du Faubourg Saint-Honoré, Paris and focussed only on haute couture designs. However, the label has transitioned the focus to ready-to-wear and has moved their base to Gurgaon, India.
Going To School in India Going to school in India is at times a very different experience than the private schools in Delhi or the boarding schools in the hill-stations where the upper middle class and foreign expats send their privileged children. Village India can sometimes be as close as twenty kilometres or less … Read more
Traditional Weddings in Modern India Behind The Indian Veil chronicles a journey through uncharted wedding traditions in India. It reveals the differences and similarities in Indian wedding traditions, while seeking the common essence of this grand, colourful, fantastic celebration. As I traveled the length and breadth of India, I was invited into sacred places and … Read more
Street Food of India is a stunning visual documentation of the mind-boggling array of roadside snacks available in even the remotest corner of the country. From masala chai to vada pao, from parathas to chole-bhature, this book will take you on a journey that no true-blue foodie can forget. The local flavour is palpable as … Read more
Malaria No More partners with Odisha state, India’s Malaria Elimination pacesetter. The WHO noted that India’s recent progress against malaria was largely due to substantial malaria case reductions in Odisha State, which has the largest burden of malaria among all the states. Through sustained efforts, such as expanding access to diagnostics and treatment, strengthening data … Read more
Displaced in Orissa ‘Displaced‘ is a project commissioned by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP India) as part of the R&R (Resettlement & Rehabilitation) project in the state of Odisha in eastern India. With the growing Indian economy grows the demand for land for new commercial and industrial projects and with that comes … Read more
Dharavi, often referred to as Asia’s largest slum, is a vibrant and dynamic neighborhood located in the heart of Mumbai, India. This densely populated area has garnered worldwide attention for its unique blend of resilience, entrepreneurship, and a strong sense of community. Covering an area of approximately 2.1 square kilometers, Dharavi is home to an … Read more
APD – ‘the Association for People with Disabilities’ runs a school for children with physical disabilities in Bangalore. The school caters to children with disabilities from varied socio-economic backgrounds. Children not only get to sharpen their academic skills, but also learn to manage their lives and work towards a brighter future.