July 7, 2018

“Live the Lakes” – The Kudikunta Restoration

‘Live the Lakes’ is a need of the hour initiative taken up by the not for profit society ‘Society for Advancement of Human Endeavour’ (SAHE) which […]
February 20, 2018

Hyderabad: Flying Kites or Creating Debris?

Every Indian adores the sport of flying kites. Memories of childhood summers and festivals such as Sankranti are all intertwined with kites. Whether one is trying […]
October 26, 2017

Jawahar Nagar: A Toxic Time Bomb

What are your worst nightmares made of? Getting lost on a mountain of filth or drowning in a lake of black ooze? This is not a […]
October 16, 2017

Hyderabad: A City in Danger

Floods are not something one normally associates with Hyderabad. We are residents who have become used to being water-deprived and pining for that extra bucket of […]
August 29, 2017

Stepwells – An ode to the Karez System of Bidar

The last post was about the state of Stepwells in our country and I shared about the Karez Water reservation system. Continuing from where I left […]
August 16, 2017

Respect the Environment and Your Bhakthi

Hyderabad produces 4,000 metric tons of garbage every day. During Ganesh festival 3,000 more metric tonnes of garbage is added every day of the festival. This […]
August 16, 2017

Protecting heritage buildings

What is a heritage building? ‘Heritage building’ means any building/structure/artefact and includes such portion of land adjoining such building or part thereof as may be required […]
August 16, 2017

Say No to POP Ganesha idols this year!

I remember the excitement in my childhood of waking up on Ganesh Chathurthi morning and rushing to the local market to bring a freshly-made Ganesha idol […]
August 16, 2017

Altruism: Continual or Continuous practice

India is the land of festivals, celebrations and many varieties of food. Festivals are filled with colours and mostly celebrated with lip smacking food, fun and […]
August 14, 2017

State of Stepwells in Telangana

In my last post, I shared an introduction about stepwells and their significance in history of Indian culture. These marvels are truly a symbol of amusing […]
August 11, 2017

The Ancient Bowlis of Hyderabad

We are all familiar with the areas of  Gachibowli, Enginebowli and Gangabowli but do you ever wonder how this places  got such quirky names that have […]
August 11, 2017

Drive for a healthy Hyderabad

WHO (World Health Organisation) once said, “Even the most sophisticated and well-equipped pre-hospital trauma care system can do little if bystanders fail to recognize the seriousness […]